Classroom Materials on "Auditor Independence" Available
Mark Chain and Mark Peecher would like to remind you about the availability of auditor independence education materials for your fall 2009 and spring 2010 classes. You may recall that we previewed these materials at the Enhancing Audit Education Workshop preceding the AAA Auditing Section’s 2009 Midyear Meeting in St. Petersburg, Florida. Early feedback has been very positive from audit professors who were able to use the materials in spring 2009.
Developed by Deloitte & Touche LLP, in conjunction with the University of Illinois Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society, these materials will help facilitate your students’ learning about core concepts, real-world applications, and prevailing rules related to auditor independence. The materials are designed to create a greater awareness among students about why independence is important to our profession as well as the capital markets.
These materials are available free of charge and include a video program and discussion questions, an in-class laboratory market game, five case studies, suggested solutions, and teaching notes. Portions of the education materials can be used for undergraduate and graduate courses and may be particularly useful for introductory accounting, auditing, and advanced auditing courses.
To access these materials, please click on the link below to go to the Auditor Independence Education Materials webpage. From this webpage you can register to receive a username and password for the faculty webpage that includes the in-class market game, discussion questions, suggested solutions and teaching notes. Additionally, to allow for student learning outside the classroom, a student webpage has been created to allow your students to access a student version of materials without a username and password.
Auditor Independence Education Materials Web Link:
If you have any questions or comments regarding the materials or would like more information, please contact Mark Chain, Deloitte & Touche LLP, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mark Peecher, University of Illinois, at email@example.com.