Course Title: Financial Accounting and Analysis

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Financial Accounting and Analysis

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ACCT1178

Kolej Metropolitan

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Offsh 3 09,
Offsh 1 10,
Offsh 3 10,
Offsh 1 11

ACCT2033

City Campus

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017

ACCT2062

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Offsh 3 09,
Offsh 1 10,
Offsh 3 10,
Offsh 1 11,
Offsh 3 11,
Offsh1 12,
Offsh3 12,
Offsh1 13,
Offsh3 13,
Offsh1 14,
Offsh3 14,
Offsh1 15,
Offsh3 15,
Offsh1 16,
Offsh3 16,
Offsh1 17,
Offsh3 17

ACCT2158

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2008,
Viet2 2008,
Viet3 2008,
Viet1 2009,
Viet2 2009,
Viet3 2009,
Viet1 2010,
Viet2 2010,
Viet3 2010,
Viet2 2011,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2013,
Viet2 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet1 2014,
Viet2 2014,
Viet3 2014,
Viet1 2015,
Viet2 2015,
Viet3 2015,
Viet1 2016,
Viet2 2016,
Viet3 2016,
Viet1 2017,
Viet2 2017

ACCT2243

Universitas Pelita Harapan

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 15,
Offsh3 16

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ACCT2243

Universitas Pelita Harapan

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

OFFSe22017 (UA2)

Course Coordinator: Dr David Ji

Course Coordinator Phone: 992551338

Course Coordinator Email: david.ji@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Level 10, Building 80


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Assumed Knowledge
Knowledge of foundational accounting concepts and practices are assumed


Course Description

In this course you will learn both how to prepare financial reports and, the impact of these reports on society. In other words you will learn that accounting is both a technical and social practice in all its contexts. This course provides you with a fundamental understanding of accounting requirements, concepts & principles underlying financial accounting, which are necessary for you to, evaluate and assess the impact of financial accounting information in organisations and society. While the explicit objective of financial reporting is to provide information for resource providers you will appreciate its pervasive influence in the larger context of a changing and interconnected world.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

1. Evaluate the application and social impact of financial accounting concepts, principles, and procedures that govern the recording and reporting of financial information.
2. Apply the principles of double-entry and accrual accounting to generate financial statements.
3. Analyse, interpret and evaluate financial information for economic decision making and its effect on organisatons and society.
4. Identify and explain the use of general purpose financial reports in the context of the financial, social, environmental and regulatory systems
5. Analyse case studies to identify instances that justify accounting is both a technical and a social practice in a changing and interconnected world.


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through myRMIT Studies\Blackboard. These may include topic notes and slides, a study schedule, assessment details, links to relevant internet information, readings and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and sharing of information.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator and will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: 30%
Linked CLOs:1 2,3 5

Assessment Task 2: 20%
Linked CLOs: 1,2

Final Exam: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.