AICPA Blames Boring Accounting Professors for Pipeline Problem

Blake and David discuss updates from the AICPA's Talent Pipeline Committee, including surprises about the high dropout rate of accounting majors in college. They also explore new custom AI capabilities in ChatGPT that allow users to create specialist bots and speculate on applications for accounting firms. They also cover lawsuits alleging Hollywood accounting tricks used by Disney to deprive financial partners of profits. Grab some snacks and enjoy!


Chapters
  • (01:34) - NASBA is hiring a new COO
  • (05:33) - What we'll cover on this week's show
  • (07:19) - AICPA talks about the pipline issues on Accounting Today's podcast
  • (13:34) - Blake checks in on the live chat
  • (22:15) - Two vastly different articles on CPAjournal.com about how to solve the accountant shortage
  • (31:06) - Making the CPA more accessible
  • (42:12) - Blake demonstrates OpenAI's new custom GPT maker
  • (54:39) - Disney sued for "Hollywood Accounting" methods
  • (01:01:14) - Thanks for listening and how to reach us
 

Show Notes
NASBA Begins Search for New President and CEO | NASBA
 
Rethinking the 150-Hour Requirement for CPA Licensure - The CPA Journal
 
The Accounting Pipeline - The CPA Journal
 
Disney sued over accounting by film financiers

A pipeline progress report            
 
Rethinking the 150-Hour Requirement for CPA Licensure
 
Accounting Education Disrupted 
 
KPMG, Deloitte Ask Staff to Use Burner Phones for HK Visits: FT
 
Deloitte and KPMG encourage use of burner phones in Hong Kong
 
NASBA starts search for CEO successor    

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