Issues in Financial Accounting
|Course code ACFI3002||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Business School|
Focusing upon a wide range of resources incorporating both accounting standards and national and international information sources, he course evaluates issues arising from the use of financial accounting data in a globalised environment. Teaching modes include seminars, workshops and guest lecturers, designed to deliver relevant and practical perspectives on contemporary issues.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||Upon successful completion of this course you will have the skills required to: |
1. Evaluate financial accounting as a mechanism for generating useful financial data;
2. Debate issues where it might appear financial accounting is not generating useful data.
3. Apply modes of inquiry and research processes to investigate and engage in contemporary financial accounting issues
reflective of social and cultural change.
4. Analyse, evaluate and synthesise both quantitative and qualitative data communicating outcomes in formats reflective of
audience and purpose.
5. Expand your awareness of appropriate professional practice and ethical conduct across diverse financial accounting
contexts and environments.
6. Engage in independent and collaborative work processes to plan, develop, deliver and evaluate a project.
|Content||Lectures will include, but not be restricted to, the following topics|
1. Images of accounting
2. Professional responsibility
3. Standards setting
4. Indigenous accounting
5. Corporate social reporting
6. Culture and reporting
7. New forms of reporting
8. Human resource accounting
|Replacing Course(s)||This course replaces ACFI3020.|
|Transition||This course is not available to students who have successfully completed ACFI3020.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Seminar: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for ACFI3002|