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Mfon Akpan

Assistant Professor Of Accounting Methodist University

As an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Methodist University, Mfon has over ten years of experience in teaching, research, and service in accounting and financial management. He holds a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree from Indiana Wesleyan University and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). This credential demonstrates his expertise and commitment to the highest standards of ethics and professional practice.

His mission is to provide quality education and mentorship to students, to advance knowledge and practice in accounting and related disciplines, and to contribute to the community and the profession. He has developed and taught courses in accounting, finance, business, and management at undergraduate and graduate levels, using innovative pedagogical methods and online platforms. Mfon has also published and presented his researches on accounting topics in peer-reviewed journals and conferences and participated in various academic and professional committees and organizations. Additionally, he has leveraged his analytical, customer relationship, and new business development skills to serve as an Audit Committee Member for the City of Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), Accounting 2019 - 2022
Professional Certificate, Master Online Teaching Certificate
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AI Advances Can Lead to Ethical Dilemmas in Accounting and Finance

Mfon Akpan - February 23, 2024

In an era where technology's evolution outpaces its regulation, AI advances can lead to ethical dilemmas in accounting and finance. The integration of artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies into these sectors not only heralds a new dawn of efficiency and transparency but also introduces a myriad of ethical dilemmas, particularly concerning data privacy, security, and financial reporting integrity.

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Effective Debt Management Holds the Keys to Small Business Cash Flow and Growth

Mfon Akpan - December 8, 2023

Effective debt management through a robust accounts receivable system is essential for small business cash flow and growth, necessitating automated payment schedules and strategic policy adjustments. Collaborating with a collection agency as a strategic partner can enhance revenue recovery while preserving positive customer relationships.

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Maintaining Customer Relationships Creates a Tricky Proposition for Businesses Collecting Outstanding Debt

Mfon Akpan - December 8, 2023

Could the desire to maintain strong customer relationships hinder a businesss need to collect outstanding debt? There are many factors businesses weigh when dealing with such delicate matters.

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Efficiency in Accounting Practice Gets a Turbo Boost with Generative AI

Mfon Akpan - August 30, 2023

Generative AIs seismic shift in accounting is more than just numbersits revolutionizing the very fabric of the industry by driving efficiency in accounting practice.Recent discussions amongst over 20 accounting thought leaders, highlighted the transformative potential of AI in the accounting sector.

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