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1 Department of Accounting NUS Business School National University of Singapore Course syllabus for ACC1002X Course: Financial Accounting, ACC1002X Semester: Semester 2, 2010/2011 Required Material: Financial Accounting , 6th edition , Libby, Libby and Short, McGraw Hill. Non-graphing, non-programmable calculator is required for all exams. Time: Lecture: (Section 1) Monday 16:00 p.m. – 18:00 p.m. (Section 2) Wednesday 14:00 p.m. – 16:00 p.m. Lecture Room: BIZ/LT17 Teaching Team: Name Role Email address Office Dr. Luo Shuqing Coordinator, Instructor and Tutor bizlsq@nus.edu.sg biz1-7-13 Elaine Tan Instructor and Tutor biztsje@nus.edu.sg biz2-2-18 Belinda Lee Tutor accv29@nus.edu.sg Andrea Low Tutor accv28@nus.edu.sg Philip Toh Tutor accv21@nus.edu.sg Course Description: This course helps students to become informed users of firms’ external financial accounting reports. The basic structure and contents of such reports and the process by which they are prepared will be studied. Discussions will involve what items are included in financial accounting reports, how such items are measured, and how various economic events affect the reports. An understanding of what can be inferred from the reports about the past performance, present position, and future prospects of the firm will be developed. Student Learning Objectives: This course is designed to help students who are studying outside NUS Business School to achieve the following learning objectives: 1. To comprehend accounting terminology, concepts and methods. 2. To understand the structure of financial statements. 3. To understand how business transactions are measured and reported and how such transactions impact the financial statements.
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2 4. To analyze and interpret financial reports. More specifically, to understand how to use financial accounting information to evaluate company performance, to compare the performance of different companies and to make decisions. 5. To introduce the concepts of ethical principles and social responsibility in business interactions. Appropriate assessments of student learning will be administered throughout the course. Course Format and Requirements:
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2011 for the course ACCT 1002 taught by Professor Ng during the Spring '11 term at National University of Singapore.

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