Course: Financial Accounting & Management
Course Code: FINM6001
Credit Hours: 3
This course seeks to prepare students for senior management positions in business by exposing them to advanced topics in financial accounting. It is intended to attract students with progression in an already established career or for those seeking to switch careers typically into accounting or finance. The intention is to provide corporations with candidates who possess the required financial accounting skills to effectively manage them and also provide relevant stakeholders with financial information.
This course will focus on key issues that face managers in accounting environments. Its aim is to provide students with the skills needed to deal with theoretical and practical accounting issues that present themselves in business. Topics are integrated in such a way as to provide students with a broad overview of factors which impact accounting in organisations. Its major focus is on accounting in corporations especially consolidation and taxation, but coverage also includes accounting for a sole trader business, accounting for partnerships and measuring business performance through financial analysis.