- 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
- AsPr Hai Wu
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2022
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This course involves on campus teaching. For students unable to come to campus there will be a remote option. See the Class Summary for more details.
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:
- Read, understand, interpret and analyse general purpose financial reports;
- Understand differing accounting policies and their impact on financial statements;
- Evaluate different types of performance measurement systems in accounting and commonly used financial control systems;
- Demonstrate knowledge of management accounting concepts and techniques; and
- Make sound financial decisions in real world settings.
- Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to, class participation, assignment(s), quizzes and examination(s) as appropriate to assess the learning outcomes of the course. (null) [LO null]
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Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours a week to completing the work. This will include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average on course reading, research, writing and assignment work.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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