The Center for Global Business (CGB) at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is pleased to announce that Progyan Basu, a clinical professor in the accounting and information assurance department, received the third annual CIBER Award for Teaching Innovation in Global Learning. The award recognizes a Smith faculty member who has demonstrated a commitment to teaching for a global mindset, meaning an openness to and awareness of diversity across cultures and markets.
Dr. Basu has over 25 years of experience teaching accounting at undergraduate and graduate levels. He has also taught accounting courses and seminars for professionals in the US and abroad. His research interests include financial accounting, and he has had a number of academic presentations and publications. He was recognized for his contributions to the undergraduate and EMBA programs at Smith School, and was awarded the Krowe Teaching Excellence Award for the 2011-12 academic year. Basu also received several teaching awards and recognitions at his previous appointment at the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.
On April 19, 2018, the Accounting and Information Assurance Department (AIA) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted its annual Accounting Teaching Scholars (ATS) reception and dinner. The event honored the current class of ATS fellows, welcomed the newly selected students into the program, celebrated ATS alumni and offered appreciation for the program’s corporate partners. It was hosted by the AIA department chair Martin Loeb and the faculty champions of the ATS program, Progyan Basu and Gary Bulmash.
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It’s the most dreaded, vilified, and painful week of the semester. No, not Shark Week. Finals Week. Students at the University of Maryland know too well when it’s Finals Week; sleep becomes a forgone luxury, and eating either a temporary solution to avoid work or the only break you get from studying. Of course, fun, becomes but a forgotten fairytale, obliterated by the reality of final exams. But for one night, this is not the case.
Toshiba is known for producing televisions, computers and, as of this summer, an epic accounting scandal. Its CEO resigned in July after an outside investigator documented that the Japanese company had overstated earnings by $1.2 billion since 2008. Smith School accounting professor Progyan Basu says detecting the point at which reasonable managerial discretion crosses the line into something more nefarious remains "more of an art than a science." Read more...
On April 20, 2015, the Accounting and Information Assurance Department at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted its annual Accounting Teaching Scholars (ATS) dinner.
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A recent Wall Street Journal article reported that U.S. companies have been stockpiling cash and cash equivalents. According to the Federal Reserve, cash balances at nonfinancial companies are at the highest level ($1.84 trillion) since 1952. On a different measure, Cash represents 7% of all assets, the highest level since 1963. What’s causing companies to stockpile and how will this effect the economy?
Dr. Progyan Basu has been selected for the 2014 Undergraduate Studies Faculty Fellows at the University of Maryland.
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Progyan Basu, Tyser Teaching Fellow of accounting and information assurance, discusses how why businesses are stockpiling cash.
Dr. Basu has over 25 years of experience teaching accounting at undergraduate and graduate levels. He has also taught accounting courses and seminars for professionals in the US and abroad.