The course gives students a thorough understanding of accounting from an international perspective. It is tailored to students with little or no previous knowledge of financial accounting.
- The concept of double-entry bookkeeping
- Purpose and uses of accounting
- Fundamentals of recording financial data
- Concepts of accounting
- Regulation of accounting
- International differences and harmonization
- The contents of financial statements
- Financial statement analysis
- Recognition and measurement of the elements of financial statements
- Tangible and intangible fixed assets
- Financial liabilities and equity
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