Department of Accounting

Charting the Course of Business: Accounting at Shanahan University The Department of ...

Charting the Course of Business: Accounting at Shanahan University

The Department of Accounting stands as a pillar of excellence in the educational landscape, sculpting astute professionals poised to navigate the complexities of the financial world. Our program merges rigorous academic inquiry with practical expertise, preparing graduates to excel in a dynamic economic environment and to uphold the highest standards of fiscal accountability.

Program Overview:

1. Comprehensive Academic Foundation:

  • Fundamental Accounting Principles: Students gain a deep understanding of financial, managerial, and cost accounting.
  • Corporate Finance: Explore the intricacies of financial management within corporate frameworks, focusing on investment, financing, and dividend decision-making.

2. Specialized Knowledge Areas:

  • Auditing and Assurance Services: Learn the critical skills needed for performing audits and providing assurance services with integrity and accuracy.
  • Taxation: Delve into the complexities of tax law and its application across various jurisdictions, focusing on compliance and strategic tax planning.

3. Practical Application and Analysis:

  • Case Studies and Simulations: Engage in realistic business scenarios to apply accounting theories and methodologies in addressing complex financial issues.
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis: Master the art of constructing and interpreting financial statements to gauge organizational health and guide decision-making.

4. Ethical Foundations and Professional Development:

  • Ethics in Accounting: Emphasize the ethical considerations and responsibilities of accountants as stewards of public trust.
  • Continuing Professional Education: Prepare for certifications such as CPA (Certified Public Accountant) and CMA (Certified Management Accountant), which are integral to advancing in the field.

5. Global Perspective and Network Building:

  • International Accounting Standards: Study the principles of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and their application in global finance.
  • Alumni and Professional Networks: Connect with a vast network of alumni and professionals who provide mentorship, guidance, and opportunities in the global marketplace.

Career Pathways: Graduates are equipped for a variety of influential roles, including:

  • Public Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Corporate Controller
  • Chief Financial Officer

Why Choose Shanahan University?

  • Distinguished Faculty: Our instructors are renowned experts in their fields, combining academic excellence with real-world financial acumen.
  • Innovative Learning Environment: Benefit from state-of-the-art facilities and resources designed to foster an immersive learning experience.
  • Career Success: Our comprehensive approach to education ensures that graduates are not only ready to meet the challenges of today but also to lead innovations in the practice of accounting.

Join Us: Shanahan University’s Department of Accounting invites ambitious students to forge their path in the accounting profession. Through our program, you will acquire the skills, knowledge, and ethical grounding to thrive in and contribute to the global financial community. Apply now and begin your journey to becoming a leader in the accounting field.

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We urge all prospective students and the general public toexercise caution in dealing with anyone posing as Shanahan University agent as the University will not be liable to any damage incurred through such illicit and unauthorised transactions.

Rev.Fr Dr Emmanuel Emenu
Acting Registrar