Part 1 due in 8 hours
Look ahead to the Unit 6 Assignment requirements and determine a topic of interest to you. Because this is a capstone course a variety of topics are applicable from financial accounting to auditing. Select an area you are interested which will allow you to evaluate the ethical and social implications of business and accounting decisions in a global context (such as the ethics associated with earnings management decisions). For the Unit 6 Assignment, you are required to critique the ethical situation AND evaluate its potential outcomes.
Submit your topic on a word document and a short explanation of why you chose this topic for your final paper. After receiving instructor approval you may begin working on your Unit 6 Assignment.
Part 2 due in 7 days
Communicate professionally through writing and presentations with stakeholders.
For Assignment 2 you will be required to complete a written assignment based on the topic you chose during Unit 3
Write a 1,000–1,350 word essay based on the topic you chose in Unit 3.
Include the following in your essay:
- Identify an underlying ethical issue (like the ethics associated with earnings management decisions).
- Critique of ethical situation
- Determine who could be harmed by the ethical situation
- Assess the potential outcomes of the ethical situation from an accounting perspective
- Evaluate how these decisions could be avoided or prevented.
Include a reference list incorporating a minimum of three credible sources and a title page.
Use Times New Roman 12 point font, with one-inch margins on all sides and one-and-half inch line spacing.
Format your work consistent with APA guidelines.
Visit the virtual library as it houses many sources you can use, including information regarding APA formatting and ABI-inform. Additional information regarding ABI-inform can be found in Course Documents. You are not limited to the university’s library and may use other databases for sources (like the public library).
Save your Assignment in the following format: Last name First name Assignment. (Example: SmithJohn_Unit_Assignment2).