A Credit to their Profession?

Skillman, Brad
November 1997
Accounting Technology;Nov97, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p24
Trade Publication
Examines the disparity in the number and kinds of continuing professional education (CPE)-accredited courses offered by state societies of certified public accountants in the United States. Opportunities presented by Internet technology in CPE for accountants; Absence of enough staff resources to be able to offer a wide variety of resources; Criteria for selecting course content. INSETS: Some state boards offer resistance.;Become more involved?..


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