This course is designed to expose students to the International Financial Reporting Standards which are the accounting standards currently used by the European Union and which are soon to be adopted by the Students will learn about these standards by the London body that created and implemented them. Students will also visit the Bank of England where we will attend a presentation on the international monetary price stability and interest rates. Students will also attend a presentation by KPMG, one of the big 4 international accounting firms on accounting for multinational corporations and the impact of IFRS accounting standards.
Program Capacity: 10
Required Credits: 3
- ACCTG 201 & 202
- Permission of Instructor
- Good academic and judicial standing
: October 15th
- ACCTG 325: International Financial Reporting- Advanced Financial Reporting introduces and examines the international accounting standards as promulgated by the International Accounting Standards Board located in London. The SEC is scheduled to adopt the IFRS for U.S. companies and we will focus on the differences between current GAAP rules and the IFRS rules as applied to the recognition, measurement and reporting of assets, liabilities, revenue and expenses.
Student Accommodations will consist of a hotel stay in the Russell Square area.
January 10, 2020 - January 20, 2020
Program Fee: $2,661
PROGRAM FEE DEADLINES:
October 15: $500 NON-Refundable Deposit Due
- Includes Tuition, lodging, 2 dinners, daily breakfast, admissions, in-country transportation
- Does not include airfare
November 30: Remaining Balance
Financial Aid and Scholarships
RWU students applying to RWU-sponsored short term study abroad programs are not eligible for financial aid, however, they may apply to one or both of the scholarships listed below. Students apply for the scholarship(s) at the same time they submit their application for a short-term program abroad. In order to be considered for the Global Engagement Scholarship, they must submit their application by stated program application deadline.
The Bridging the World Scholarship:
Scholarship awards based on academic merit only
Scholarships awards based on financial need and academic merit
The Global Engagement Scholarship:
Scholarship awards based on financial need only (limited funds available)
Associate Professor Lynn Ruggieri, Accounting
Office: SB 221
Health & Safety Abroad:
Students should review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website for complete information regarding the health concerns and vaccine recommendations specific to London. Students should also review the U.S. State Department’s consular information website for complete information on safety and security.
All information subject to change - Roger Williams University reserves the right to cancel any faculty-led program offered during the academic year for insufficient enrollment or for any other reason. These reasons may include safety and security concerns at the program location. Should it prove necessary to do so, the School will promptly notify all registrants.