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Accountancy Professor Tracy Noga Partners with KPMG to Identify Latest Skills Needed in the Workplace
Noga was awarded a Professor in Residence with KPMG, a global professional services firm, and is spending her fall sabbatical working in the Chicago office. KPMG established the Professor Residency program to strengthen ties with the community of schools in which the firm recruits. As a Professor in Residence, Noga will have the opportunity to improve her technical skills and gain up-to-date experience in a profession that has always has been changing, but even more so in the current economic climate.
Working closely with upper-level KPMG personnel, Noga will be able to increase her understanding of the KPMG workplace and the demands her students will face after graduation. Noga, who is in charge of developing the tax curriculum at Bentley, will return in January and share with the faculty her experiences and the needs that must be addressed in the classroom.
“This is an exciting opportunity for me to update the curriculum to address the most current and pressing issues of the profession, as well as introduce the latest technology in the classroom,” said Noga.
BENTLEY UNIVERSITY is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader – one with the deep technical skills, broad global perspective, and high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Our rich, diverse arts and sciences program, combined with an advanced business curriculum, prepares informed professionals who make an impact in their chosen fields. Located on a classic New England campus minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers. The Graduate School emphasizes the impact of technology on business practice, in offerings that include MBA and Master of Science programs, PhD programs in accountancy and in business, and customized executive education programs. The university enrolls approximately 4,200 full-time undergraduate, 82 part-time undergraduate, 1,000 graduate, and 24 doctoral students. Bentley is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; and the European Quality Improvement System, which benchmarks quality in management and business education.
In the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings of America’s Best Colleges 2017, Bentley University is ranked #3 among “Best Regional Universities - North.”