Mar 31 2014

Research Methodology in Auditing Regulation and Corporate Governance

Published by at 7:46 pm under PhD Courses

This course considers five current topics in auditing regulation: Costs and benefits of requiring engagement partner signaures on audit reports. Market reaction to the regulator’s inability to conduct foreign inspections, Social Ties, audit quality, and audit fees, Audit quality and fee gender effects in Sweden, and Investor reaction to proposed mandatory audit firm rotation.

Place: NHH
Time: May 5th – May 9th, 2014 09:15 – 16:00

To register for the course, please send an email to: heidi.wageningen@nhh.no

Course responsible

Prof. Joseph Carcello, University of Tennessee
Prof. Iris Stuart, NHH

Learning outcomes:

This course considers five current topics in auditing regulation: Costs and benefits of requiring engagement partner signatures on audit reports, Market reaction to the regulator’s inability to do conduct foreign inspections, Social Ties, audit quality, and audit fees, Audit quality and fee gender effects in Sweden, and Investor reaction to proposed mandatory audit firm rotation.

Knowledge – The candidate…

  • is in the forefront of knowledge within research related to audit regulation and masters the research methods used in this research,
  • can contribute to the development of new knowledge in the field

Skills – The candidate…

  • can carry out research of a high international standard

Competence – The candidate…

  • can identify new relevant ethical issues and carry out his/her research with scholarly integrity
  • can communicate research and development work through recognized Norwegian and international channels

Topics

audit regulation and corporate governance

Prerequisites

PhD status

Literature

Journal articles

Teaching

Discussion, Class presentation of research projects

Requirements for course approval

Exam

presentation of research proposal on last day of class

Grading: Pass / fail.

Computer tools

none

REG519NFB – Research Methodology in Auditing Regulation and Corporate Governance