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    The 2016 Auditing Section Meeting will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona, at the DoubleTree Paradise Valley Resort on January 14-16, 2016.

2016 Auditing Section Midyear Meeting

WORKSHOP 1:  Excellence in Auditing Education Workshop

"Big Data" and Audit Education: Exploring Ways to Foster a Data Mindset Among Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s Financial Professionals

Presenters:  Jason Smith, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, et al., TBA
Date:  Thursday, January 14, 2016
Time:  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Field of Study:  Auditing
Credit Hours:  4.0 CH
Program Level:  Basic
Method of Delivery:  Group Live

Intended Audience:  Auditing Educators

Learning Objectives:  With the recent emphasis on the importance of integrating “big data” and a data analytics mindset in auditing, educators and practitioners are interested in developing a data mindset and familiarity with data analytics in their students and professional staff.  The purpose of this Excellence in Auditing Education Workshop is to bring together auditing academics and practitioners to explore best practices relating to developing analytical skills and data mindsets in today’s students and early-career professionals.  Presenters from practice and academia will offer their perspectives and insights on these important topics, will introduce and discuss practical teaching cases and technologies, and will participate in break-out sessions to share and develop new ideas.

Prerequisites:  None

Advanced Preparation Required:  None

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