Courses NonDegree Display 2021-2022
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|Course title||Intermediate Financial Accounting|
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|Language of instruction||English|
Understanding the sources and implications of international differences in accounting approaches,
Becoming familiar with IAS/IFRS, but more importantly,
Developing the conceptual knowledge of financial accounting in order to facilitate the understanding (i) of current financial accounting practice, (ii) of why IAS/IFRS prescribes certain accounting methods, (iii) of why other standard setters (such as the US FASB) may have chosen to prescribe alternative methods, (iv) of how financial statements may be used to base business decisions on.
The course covers corporate financial accounting and reporting. The objectives of and international differences in financial accounting are discussed. However, the focus of the course will be on the understanding and application of financial accounting methods required by IAS/IFRS in various areas. During the meetings the required literature, questions, and assignments will be discussed. The last tutorial will focus on accounting data analytics and how accounting numbers may signal important information to the market.
Kieso, Weygardt and Warfield, Intermediate Accounting: IFRS Edition (3rd edition), 2017, Wiley.
This course has changed status from compulsory to elective.
The following rule applies to bachelor Fiscal Economics students who started the programme prior to academic year 2019/20.
TRANSITIONAL REGULATION (EBC2056):
This course is a third year COMPULSORY course.
A basic understanding of financial accounting (e.g., introductory accounting course) is necessary.
|Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive)||PBL / Presentation|
|Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive)||Participation / Written Exam|
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