Courses shown below are graduate level. Undergraduate level courses will have different course numbers.
Enlivening the Laws of Nature Governing Financial Accounting
The course explores the fundamental laws of nature that structure success in financial accounting. Content covered includes knowledge of alternative business organizations, economic concepts, financing and working capital, information technology, and management accounting. Topics covered in CPA Exam Part 1. (4 credits) Prerequisite: Intermediate Accounting I & II (MGT 5141 & 5142)
The Science and Technology of Consciousness (STC) is a basic course in
Consciousness-Based education that is the unique educational approach of Maharishi University of Management. Our university was inspired by the teachings of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, a scientist and Vedic scholar from India. The practical aspect of STC is the Transcendental Meditation technique, a simple non-religious mental technique that produces positive effects on mental health, physical health, and social behaviors. For more information, go to www.tm.org. (2 credits)
The goal of this course is for you to gain experience and understanding of consciousness as the unifying basis of all branches of knowledge. This course provides a foundation for all other courses you will take at Maharishi University of Management and introduces you to key ideas and terms relevant to your studies and to your experience here.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Utilizing the Principle of the Second Element to Verify Financial Statements
As independent auditors, CPAs verify the fairness of corporate financial statements and thereby enhance the confidence of those making investment decisions. Auditors play the role of the Second Element by dispelling doubts about the truthfulness of financial statements. Topics include audit engagement planning, verification and testing of internal controls, and evidence sampling, collection and testing. In addition, the various types of audit report formats are examined. Topics covered in CPA Exam Part 2. (4 credits) Prerequisite: Intermediate Accounting I & II (MGT 5141 & 5142)
Reflecting Collective Coherence in the Field of Accounting
Students explore and gain the knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for business enterprises, not-for-profit organizations, and governmental entities, and the skills needed to apply that knowledge. GAAP is seen as a reflection of collective consciousness that specifies rules for financial reporting. Topics covered in CPA Exam Part 3. (4 credits) Prerequisite: Intermediate Accounting I & II (MGT 5141 & 5142)
Following the Path to Right Action
Man-made laws are created to restore the path to right action and meet social needs. In this course, students gain knowledge of legal and ethical responsibilities required for professional accountants. Topics include business law concepts (such as contracts and agency) as well as specific laws (such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act). In addition, the course covers federal taxation for individuals, partnerships and corporations. Topics covered in CPA Exam Part 4. (4 credits) Prerequisite: Intermediate Accounting I & II (MGT 5141 & 5142)
If the student has already taken STC or SCI courses through the University sometime in the past, then the STC course is waived, and the cost of the program is reduced by $800.
Registration: To register for this certificate program, contact MBA Program Team Leader, Karen Slowick at 641-472-1128 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.