- Code BUSN8181
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Accounting
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Business
- Areas of interest Accounting, Commerce, Management
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Hai Wu
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2017
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BUSN8181 Financial Reporting and Analysis is one of the courses offered principally for the MBA, MMgt and certain Grad Cert programs offered by the ANU College of Business and Economics.
The course provides a user perspective on the role of accounting and financial reporting in capturing and conveying economic information about an organisation. Through a series of workshops, case studies and exercises, you will acquire confidence in using the concepts and vocabulary of accounting to analyse and communicate about business performance and resource allocation. You will become familiar with the format and use of financial statements and the role of accounting in making business decisions.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:
1. read, understand, interpret and analyse general purpose financial reports;
2. understand differing accounting policies and their impact on financial statements;
3. evaluate different types of performance measurement systems in accounting and commonly used financial control systems;
4. demonstrate knowledge of management accounting concepts and techniques; and
5. make sound financial decisions in real world settings.
See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available.
- Mid-semester Exam 20%
- Group Assignment 40%
- Final Exam 40%
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Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 12 hours a week (including non-teaching weeks) to completing the work. This will include attending classes, course reading, research, writing and assignment work.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8098||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|