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Accounting School (Chuo Graduate School of International Accounting)

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The Chuo Graduate School of International Accounting, which opened in April 2002, is a new professional graduate school specializing in accounting and finance. In April 2003, with the revision of a portion of the School Education Law, the School was reorganized to reflect the upgrading of the School. The aim here is to cultivate experts with a high professional commitment and specialist knowledge in global standards of accounting, capable of taking an active part in a variety of arenas. The School will take mature professionals who seek to upgrade their skills and become accounting professionals suited to the new society and businesses of the 21st century, as well as fresh graduates aiming to become accounting professionals. Emphasis in the curriculum will be given to seminars, and the aim will be to foster, by discussion and individual guidance, individual autonomy and initiative, and a high sense of professional commitment.

 

An Introductory Curriculum will first apprise students of the basic mathematics and statistics required for accounting and finance. Students will take courses in Principles of Accounting I and II, Introduction to Quantitative Analysis Methods for Finance (Statistics and Mathematics), and Financial Market. To help them grasp the role of accounting in modern society as well as the conceptual methodology to deal flexibly with problems encountered, they will also take case study courses in Accounting and the Network Society, Accounting and Management, and Accounting and Environment. Next, to deepen their overall understanding of international accounting and theories of finance, the Basic Curriculum will offer courses in Introduction to International Accounting, and the Fundamentals of Finance I and II. Students aiming for a degree in International Accounting will be required to take Introduction to International Accounting and the Fundamentals of Finance I, while those aiming for a degree in Finance will be required to take Introduction to International Accounting and the Fundamentals of Finance I and II. Finally, students will go take courses from the Advanced Curriculum, to acquire further skills and specialist knowledge for future business tasks. Students aiming for a degree in International Accounting will take subjects from course groups of International Accounting, Public Sector Accounting, Environmental Management, and Management Consultant, while those aiming for a degree in Finance will take subjects in the groups of Tax-Related Subjects, and Financial Manager.

URL: http://www.chuo-u.ac.jp/chuo-u/cgsa/

 

Inquiries: Office for Chuo Graduate School of International Accounting

 

Tel: 03-3513-0311

Fax: 03-3513-0319

E-mail: cgsa@tamajs.chuo-u.ac.jp

Chuo Graduate School of International Accounting: An Overview of Key Concepts, Objectives, and Curriculum

Key Concepts

・ The first professional school specializing in accounting and finance in Japan

・ Responses to and international applicability of the "Big Bang" in finance and     accounting

・ New developments in the field of accounting: environmental accounting and public 

・ Training for Chief Financial Officers

・ Organic relationship between business and education

 

・ Introduce pliability to the thinking of accounting specialists
・ Internationalize the thinking of accounting specialists
・ Provide training in finance to accounting specialists
・ Provide knowledge specialization for accounting specialists

 

Curriculum

Introductory Curriculum

 

Principles of Accounting I and II; Introduction to Quantitative Analysis Methods for Finance (Statistics and Mathematics); Financial Market; Case Studies: Accounting and the Network Society, Accounting and Management, Accounting and Environment

 

Basic Curriculum

 

Introduction to International Accounting; The Fundamentals of Finance I and II

 

Advanced Curriculum

 

International Accounting Group

  International Accounting Standards; Financial Reporting System in America; Accounting System in France (and other courses)

Management Consultant Group

  Global Marketing Management; Risk Management; Cost Management (and other courses)

Tax-Related Subjects Group

  Basic Theory of Taxation (Tax Laws and Economics); Financial Transactions and Taxation; Business Strategy and International   Taxation (and other courses)

Financial Manager Group

  Options and Derivatives; Portfolio Theory and Investment Analysis (and other courses)

 

Seminar: Research Papers

Teaching Staff

Teams composed of academic teaching staff and professionals, offering a synthesis of immediately useful and basic knowledge and expertise

New Teaching Methods

・ A comprehensive and logically ordered curriculum in finance
・ Case studies in which to consider accounting and the advance of a network society
・ Groups of lecture courses designed to develop business solutions capability

Hiroshi ISHIJIMA Dean, Accounting School

The Chuo Graduate School of Accounting (CGSA) was established in 2002 at the launch of International Accounting Standards Board. Since then, CGSA has evolved along with the international developments in accounting standards. Our objective is to provide highly specialized advanced professional education, particularly in the area of international accounting and finance. To date, approximately 800 students have graduated from CGSA. As the importance of international accounting standards increases by acceleration of the globalization, the role CGSA serves in our society is becoming more and more crucial. Please look forward to the continuing evolution of CGSA.

Hiroshi ISHIJIMA Dean, Accounting School