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Accounting Communication and Environmental Reporting 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

This course emphasizes the importance of communication of various types of accounting information. Specific situations involving accounting communication will be examined to help students to critically assess communicating strategies, including the use of standardized reporting criteria, in different types of organizations. The course will introduce students to theoretical as well as practical issues of communicating accounting information and environmental reporting. Analyses of the information needs of various types of accounting addressees, such as potential investors, consumers, or capital markets, should help students develop an understanding of the complexity of accounting information. The course takes practical approach and students are asked to study cases and evaluate environmental reporting.


The course also equips you with the requisite knowledge and skills to interpret and review critically literature in Accounting, formulate research questions as well as collect and analyze data. It helps you to understand the main topics and methodologies in Accounting research; and, it enables you to practice and develop written communication skills.

Prerequisites

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university).

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: JACR28
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Upcoming course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2019: Aug 19 - Oct 27
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Examiner
Argyris Argyrou
Course coordinator
Argyris Argyrou
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
15000kr
Syllabus
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Application code
HJ-J9071

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