Joint-honours information for 2017 entry

Introduction to Accounting

Module N1086

Module details for 2017/18.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 4

Module Outline

This module is designed as an introduction to accounting and financial management for managers. The module introduces accounting and financial management topics gradually, examining basic principles and underlying concepts before demonstrating how accounting statements and financial information can be used to improve business decision-making. The module focus is for students of business and management as decision makers and users of financial information.

Module learning outcomes

Interpret and analyse a company income statement, statement of financial position and statement of cash flows.

Perform simple cost-volume-profit analysis.

Perform simple investment appraisal techniques.

Explain ways to finance a business and manage working capital.

TypeTimingWeighting
Coursework30.00%
Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
TestT2 Week 8 (1 hour)100.00%
Unseen ExaminationSemester 2 Assessment70.00%
Timing

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.

Weighting

Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Spring SemesterLecture1 hour111111111111
Spring SemesterWorkshop2 hours111111111111

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Dr Sami Adwan

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/378664

Miss Lauren Cornford

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/406985

Mr Peter Comber

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/211228

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