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Prerequisite(s)

Nil


Corequisite(s)

Nil


Course aim

This course provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the application of accounting information to inform effective management decision making, and explores the role of accounting information in organisational management and leadership, business strategy, and business conduct.

Students completing the course develop a body of knowledge that contributes to a comprehensive and integrated application of the use of accounting information for decision making to the field of senior organisational management and leadership.


Course content

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Understanding financial statements.
  • Cash flows & annual reports.
  • Ratios & financial analysis.
  • Contemporary issues in financial accounting.
  • Understanding costs, analysing cost behaviour, and costs of responsibility centres and products.
  • Budgeting and control.
  • Strategic profit management.


Teaching method

ComponentDuration
Internal, City West
Seminar3 hours x 10
External, City West
External (Asynchronous and Synchronous Online Discussion)30 hours equiv. x N/A
External, Hopkins Training and Education Group, Offshore
External (Asynchronous and Synchronous Online Discussion)30 hours equiv. x N/A
Internal, City West, (intensive)
Seminar30 hours x N/A
External, City West, (intensive)
External (Asynchronous and Synchronous Online Discussion - Strategic Partnerships seminars)30 hours equiv. x N/A
External, City West, (intensive)
External30 hours equiv. x N/A
Internal, Hong Kong Management Association, Offshore
Seminars 15 hours AND online 15 hours equiv.30 hours equiv. x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

TaskLengthWeightingDuration
Internal, City West
Group Project: Students to prepare an analysis of financial statements3000 words30%N/A
Individual Case study reports (3 cases)2250 words35%N/A
Assignment2500 words35%N/A
External, City West
Group Project: Students to prepare an analysis of financial statements3000 words30%N/A
Individual Case study reports (3 cases)2250 words35%N/A
Individual Online ParticipationN/A35%N/A
External, Hopkins Training and Education Group, Offshore
Group Project: Students to prepare an analysis of financial statements3000 words30%N/A
Individual Case study reports (3 cases)2250 words35%N/A
Individual Online ParticipationN/A35%N/A
Internal, City West, (intensive)
Group Project: Students to prepare an analysis of financial statements3000 words30%N/A
Individual Case study reports (3 cases)2250 words35%N/A
Assignment2500 words35%N/A
External, City West, (intensive)
Group Project: Students to prepare an analysis of financial statements3000 words30%N/A
Individual Case study reports (3 cases)2250 words35%N/A
Individual Online ParticipationN/A35%N/A
External, City West, (intensive)
Group Project: Students to prepare an analysis of financial statements3000 words30%N/A
Individual Case study reports (3 cases)2250 words35%N/A
Assignment2500 words35%N/A
Internal, Hong Kong Management Association, Offshore
Group Project: Students to prepare an analysis of financial statements3000 words30%N/A
Individual Case study reports (3 cases)2250 words35%N/A
Assignment2500 words35%N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation


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