Accounting, Auditing and Taxes
Accounting and auditing professions are dynamic, and they demand continuous training, professional education, and a following of prevalent global trends. Because of the demanding nature of these fields, the Zagreb School of Economics and Management provides a solid foundation for anyone wishing to embark on a career in the fields of Accounting, Auditing or Tax advising through this concentration.
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Key elements of the program
This concentration enables students to acquire knowledge that will form the basis for further development and eventual acquisitions of relevant professional certifications in auditing, be it internal, external or forensic, or tax advise. This concentration tracks current trends in accounting and auditing practice and pays special attention to areas of accounting that are currently relevant, such as the detection of financial fraud within forensic auditing and financial instruments accounting.
ZSEM’s MBA in Accounting, Auditing and Taxes Concentration lasts two semesters and is completed with the defense of a Graduate Thesis. Courses offered include Financial Reporting, Financial Statement Analysis, Accounting for Decision Making, Financial Fraud Detection, and many more. Students must also take two elective courses in the second semester of the concentration. Students will also be become familiarized with the Croatian tax system through the Direct Taxes in Croatia and Indirect Taxes in Croatia courses. As with other concentrations, ZSEM’s MBA in Accounting, Auditing and Taxes also include the Business Ethics and CSR course, to provide students with an insight in moral dilemmas and how to solve them.
This concentration was designed for accountants, auditors, and tax professionals who plan to continue their professional development in these areas, as well as for managers who wish to supplement their skills with those from these areas. For those that wish to improve their corporate governance and advance their fraud prevention efforts, this concentration provides an outstanding theoretical and practical foundation.