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Basic Financial Accounting 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

This is an introductory course designed to give students an overall picture of the accounting cycle.
Important topics covered during the course include:

• Basic financial accounting concepts according to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
• Recording of selected business transactions
• Preparation of annual accounts and annual financial statements
• Introduction to financial ratios and their use in analyzing financial statements

Connection to Research and Practice

This is a theoretically and practically oriented course in basic financial accounting. Students are introduced to accounting research that is both empirical and conceptual in nature, by having journal and other academic articles as complementary reading. The topics covered in these articles are aligned with the fundamental concepts of accounting. The articles enhance students’ knowledge by offering real business organizational settings and issues and may include criticisms against various topics in financial accounting.

Prerequisites

General entry requirements and English B, Mathematics C, Civics A

Level of Education: Undergraduate G1N
Course code/Ladok code: ACBG13
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2021: Nov 01 - Jan 16
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Examiner
Caroline Teh
Course coordinator
Caroline Teh
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
12500kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-J1074
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