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Stapp, Liz Cole Senior Instructor

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  • Business Law, Corporate Governance, Contract Law, Employment Law, and Judicial Decision Making

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courses taught

  • ACCT 4250 - Financial Statement Analysis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Focuses on the use of U.S. and international accounting information by decision-makers external to the firm. Considers judgments made by investors, security analysts, bank lending officers, and auditors. Emphasizes equity valuation and risk analysis. Same as ACCT 5250.
  • ACCT 4620 - Auditing and Assurance Services
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Emphasizes the value of assurance services, including the market for financial-statement audits, and the audit decision process, from obtaining a client through planning and testing, to issuance of the audit report. Focuses on making judgments and decisions under conditions of uncertainty and continually evaluating the substance of business transactions over their form. Same as ACCT 5620.
  • ACCT 5250 - Financial Statement Analysis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Focuses on the use of U.S. and international accounting information by decision-makers external to the firm. Considers judgments made by investors, security analysts, bank lending officers, and auditors. Emphasizes equity valuation and risk analysis. Same as ACCT 4250.
  • ACCT 5620 - Auditing and Assurance Services
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Emphasizes the value of assurance services, including the market for financial-statement audits, and the audit decision process, from obtaining a client through planning and testing, to issuance of the audit report. Focuses on making judgments and decisions under conditions of uncertainty and continually evaluating the substance of business transactions over their form. Same as ACCT 4620.
  • BASE 2104 - BCOR Applied Semester Experience
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
    Focuses on major business decisions integrating across business functional areas. Students complete multiple business projects drawing on knowledge and tools from previous BCOR courses. Recommended corequisites: BCOR 2301 2302, 2303 and 2304.
  • BCOR 2003 - Business Law, Ethics and Social Responsibility
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Throughout the course students will consider the interconnectedness of law, ethics, values, public policy and regulation. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of individual and organizational responsibility for business. Allows students to consider the relationship between law and ethics in the broader social context, which is necessary to successfully navigate an increasingly complex, global business environment. Credit not granted for this course and BCOR 3000.
  • BCOR 2301 - Business Law
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Provides an introduction to the U.S. legal system including its various sources of law and their interplay. Additionally, the court system, both its structure and process, is explored. Finally, contract law and its role in business is examined in detail. Credit not granted for this course and BCOR 3000, BCOR 2003.
  • BCOR 2302 - Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Throughout this course students will consider the interconnectedness of law, ethics, values, public policy and regulation. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of individual and organizational responsibility for business. Allows students to consider the relationship between business and ethics in the broader social context, which is necessary to successfully navigate an increasingly complex, global business environment. Duplicate degree credit not granted for BCOR 3010, BCOR 2003.
  • BSLW 4120 - Advanced Business Law
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Continuation of BCOR 3000. Covers sales and lease transactions, negotiable instruments, creditor rights and bankruptcy, secured transactions, agency, business organizations, protection of property, and other advanced topics in legal and regulatory environments. This course and BCOR 3000 cover the business law topics tested on the CPA exam. Same as BSLW 5120.
  • BSLW 5120 - Advanced Business Law
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Covers sales and lease transactions, negotiable instruments, creditor rights and bankruptcy, secured transactions, agency, business organizations, protection of property, and other advanced topics in legal and regulatory environments. This course and BCOR 3000 cover the business law topics tested on the CPA exam. Same as BSLW 4120.
  • CESR 4430 - Corporate Boards in Action
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2019
    Allows students from any functional area of business to appreciate the difficulties modern boards and management face. Issues addressed include financial strategy; board composition; executive succession, tenure and compensation; management through crisis; sustainability and corporate social responsibility; the challenges and opportunities presented by globalization and international governance issues. Same as ORGN 4430.
  • MGMT 4430 - Corporate Boards in Action
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Allows students from any functional area of business to appreciate the difficulties modern boards and management face. Issues addressed include financial strategy; board composition; executive succession, tenure and compensation; management through crisis; sustainability and corporate social responsibility; the challenges and opportunities presented by globalization and international governance issues. Formerly MGMT 4430. Same as CESR 4430.
  • ORGN 4430 - Corporate Boards in Action
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Allows students from any functional area of business to appreciate the difficulties modern boards and management face. Issues addressed include financial strategy; board composition; executive succession, tenure and compensation; management through crisis; sustainability and corporate social responsibility; the challenges and opportunities presented by globalization and international governance issues. Formerly MGMT 4430. Same as CESR 4430.

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