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AFW2491

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedBerwick First semester 2010 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Gippsland Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Sunway First semester 2010 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2010 (Day)
Singapore First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Peninsula First semester 2010 (Day)

Synopsis

The current Australian reporting and regulatory framework applicable to reporting entities including an analysis of significant accounting standards, professional reporting requirements and legal and stock exchange requirements. Accounting for corporate groups and issues in financial reporting are also explored.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. explain the nature and regulation of companies in Australia
  2. apply accounting standards and the framework in the preparation and presentation of financial statements for both single and consolidated entities
  3. demonstrate accounting knowledge in areas such as company operations, taxation, property, plant and equipment (acquisition and impairment), and group accounting
  4. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with company reporting and demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by AFW2491.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (3 hours): 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Janet Jackson

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must have passed AFW1000 and AFW1002 before undertaking this unit.

Prohibitions

AFC2120, AFF2491