Executive MBA's Accounting Skill Acquisition: An Accounting Boot-Camp Approach

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Executive MBA programs have grown in popularity in the United States as well as in many other countries. These programs accept students from a broad range of professional backgrounds: corporate executives, entrepreneurs, physicians, nurses, accountants and engineers to name a few. These individuals also come from many sectors and organizations:the public sector, the private sector, for profit organizations, non-profit organizations, and more. Given the diversity of backgrounds and work experience of these individuals, it is a difficult task ensuring minimum business skill levels necessary to be successful in an EMBA program. his paper will examine the results of using an "Accounting Boot-camp" to ensure a minimum level of financial accounting proficiency in an EMBA program.

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