Courses Bachelor Display 2017-2018

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Course title Auditing
Course code EBC2058
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessement Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
5 16-4-2018 8-6-2018 X/E X/E
Level Intermediate
Coordinator Ann Vanstraelen
For more information: a.vanstraelen@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Solid understanding of the audit process;
Basic knowledge of the academic literature on auditing;
Obtain problem solving skills in auditing settings and develop experience in using and interpreting data in common decision contexts.

Graduates have academic, evidence-based knowledge and understanding of theories, methods and tools in business/economics.
Graduates can apply their knowledge and understanding to identify and solve real life business/economic problems. This includes demonstrating analytical skills and a problem-solving attitude.
Graduates can inform judgments on theoretical and practical business/economic issues.
Graduates can find, read and understand relevant research.
Graduates have largely self-directed learning skills and the ability to regulate their own learning process.
Description
The course is aimed at giving students a solid introduction to auditing. The evolution of the auditing function, the role of auditing in a modern economy, the audit process of auditing, as well as the most elementary auditing techniques are discussed.
The course is linked to audit practice by means of case-studies and a workshop in collaboration with a large audit firm.
Literature
Textbook and academic articles
Prerequisites
Internal control & accounting systems
Knowledge and understanding of internal control and accounting systems (level comparable to: course Internal control & accounting systems).

An advanced level of English
Teaching methods PBL / Lecture / Assignment
Assessment methods Participation / Written Exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
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