AICPA seeks minority faculty college students for 2021 Management Workshop

The American Institute of CPAs announced it is accepting college student programs for its 2021 Accounting Students Management Workshop, to be held Oct. 13-15, 2021, in New Orleans.

The once-a-year workshop invites minority higher education accounting college students pursuing CPA licensure to bolster their capabilities and community with fellow learners and CPAs. Classes vary from business enterprise etiquette, interviewing skills, and CPA Examination planning.

“ASLW provides ethnic minority pupils an possibility to really see the gains of a occupation in the accounting occupation and delivers instruments to put together them as they launch their careers,” explained Chris Mitchell, senior supervisor of diversity and inclusion for the Association of International Qualified Qualified Accountants, in a assertion. “It also supplies these learners with access to a network of professionals with whom they can develop operating relationships.”

“The accounting profession is dedicated to operating towards increasing the selection of ethnic minority CPAs,” stated Crystal Cooke, the Association’s director of variety and inclusion, in a statement. “ASLW is one particular of our initiatives centered on pipeline, a crucial place that the AICPA is undertaking to achieve this significant target.”

The method is open up to sophomore, junior, senior, 5th calendar year or graduate higher education pupils. Applicants need to be majoring in accounting, finance or tax and intend to go after the CPA credential. The Management Workshop is funded by the AICPA Foundation and covers the charge of attendees’ transportation, lodge accommodations and meals.

Applications are getting accepted by means of May perhaps 15, 2021. Students approved to the 2020 workshop, which was cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, are invited to this year’s celebration and do not need to reapply. For a lot more facts, head to ThisWaytoCPA’s web-site below.