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Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The objectives of this course are to give an understanding of the basics of financial accounting and financial statement analysis.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course students should understand the financial accounting cycle and, be able to draw up a simple income statement, balance sheet and a cash flow statement, as well as analyse and interpret accounting data.

Course contents

The Mechanics of Double-Entry Accounting The Accounting Cycle. The Income Statement. The Balance Sheet. The Cash Flow Statement. Accounting for International Operations Financial Statement Analysis

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Previous course names

None

Additional information

Will be given in class

Recommended or required reading

Horngren, et al. 2000. Introduction to Financial Accounting. Prentice Hall. Knapp, M. C. 1998. Financial Accounting, South-Western College Publishing Material handed out during lectures (articles and such) Material regarding the new international accounting standard (to be decided)

Study activities

  • Lectures - 24 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 24 hours
  • Individual studies - 85 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Teacher

Finne Thomas

Examiner

Stenius Andreas

Home page of the course

None

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

Will be given in class

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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