tut 2 handout - LH Fall 2010 How to Plan a Case (for...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
LH Fall 2010 Page 1 of 1 How to Plan a Case (for beginners) RSM 323 Tutorial #2 Handout General Frame of Mind 1. Do not let the case intimidate you. 2. Think of yourself as a CA/CGA/CMA and really put yourself in the shoes of the role you are assigned. The whole time you are reading the case, think to yourself “If this was real, what would I do? What would I say?” Reading 1. Read the case slowly. 2. Watch for any recurring issues or thoughts that pop into your head as this usually means it is an issue that needs to be discussed. 3. Use the question paper and/or the case outline to write down your thoughts. Components of the Template Plan 1. Timeline a. A timeline is very useful if there are a lot of dates given in the case. Make sure to record all date given to you in the case. b. Make sure you review your timeline to identify any issues/constraints. 2. Role a. What role are you given? External auditor? Controller? Advisor? etc. 3. User(s) of the Report
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course RSM 323 taught by Professor Lisaharvey during the Spring '11 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online