Cal State Fullerton Debuts New Accounting Courses, and More – Los Angeles News

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We’ve rounded up the biggest news stories coming from business schools in the Los Angeles metro area this week, including the introducing of new Cal State Fullerton accounting courses.

CSUF Mihaylo Accounting Program Debuts New CoursesMihaylo Newsroom

The Mihaylo College of Business at the California State University, Fullerton recently announced new courses in the school’s accounting program. The accounting department, which aims to provide students with a well-rounded introduction to the field, hopes the new courses will offer the skills necessary for students to succeed in the industry, whether within major companies or smaller firms.

The new courses will include: Accounting Data Analytics, Seminar in Contemporary Accounting Problems, and Accounting for Income Taxes.

All classes will be available in either fall 2018 or spring 2019 semester. Classes will be taught by professionals in the field, such as Ernst & Young Executive Director of Tax Services Roger Idnani, who teaches the Accounting for Income Taxes.

Click here for more information on the Department of Accounting at Cal State Fullerton Mihaylo.

Report from the Summit: Blockchain, Tariffs and Transformation Were the Buzz at Sixth Annual Global Chain Excellence SummitUSC Marshall Newsroom

Visitors from around the world gathered in at USC’s Marshall School of Business this August for the sixth annual USC Marshall Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit. The two-day conference which gathered more than 500 leaders in the field to share their thoughts and industry insight.

USC Marshall dean, James G. Ellis, comments:

“We are fortunate to be able to facilitate a meeting of the institutions, government agencies, entrepreneurs, professionals and students engaged at the highest levels of the global supply chain.”

The conference included a lineup of keynote speakers, presentation of industry awards, and updates from the field. In addition to staying current within the industry, the conference helps to connect business students with those in the field seeking fresh talent. At the close of the summit, attendees were invited to join for a reception and industry career fair, allowing for networking opportunities.

Read more about USC Marshall and the Supply Chain Excellence Summit here.

L.A. County Jobless Rate Steady at 4.5 Percent in July – Los Angeles Business Journal

A new report from the Los Angeles Business Journal reveals that the county’s unemployment rate has remained steady throughout the summer, staying at roughly 4.5 percent throughout July.

Despite seasonal job losses throughout the education sector, the rate of unemployment in L.A. County remains the same. Adjusting for the payroll jobs that dropped in June with the end of the academic year, L.A. County reported a net gain of 7,300 jobs in July. Over the past year, the net gain has been roughly 49,000 jobs, or 1.1 percent. The slow growth seems to indicate the fact that L.A. County has been operating at nearly full-employment for some time.

To read more about job growth in L.A. County and read the Los Angeles Business Journal‘s full report, click here


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