Accounting Communication and Environmental Reporting 7,5 Credits
Course ContentsThis 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.
PrerequisitesBachelor’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
Previous and ongoing course occasions
Type of courseProgram
SemesterAutumn 2019: Aug 19 - Oct 27
Rate of Study50%
Course coordinatorArgyris Argyrou
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students15000kr