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questions will be posted on the blackboard the following week.
The second hour is focused on helping students to understand the topic and to
practice MCQ and additional exercises.
practice 4 • MidSemester Exam ASSESSMENT
ASSESSMENT Due date: TBA (alternative dates: 9th April, 16th April or 7th May) Weight: 25% Perusal: 10 minutes; Duration: 60 minutes Format: Multiplechoice, practical exercises, problem solving. Topics covered: Lectures 1 to 4 (and related tutes) • Project: Financial (Statement) Analysis Due date: 4 pm, Thursday 26th May Weight: 20% The project is to be done on groups of 3 students prefereably attending (and signed on to) the same tutorial • Final Exam Due date: Examination period Weight: 55% Perusal: 10 minutes; Duration: 120 minutes Format: Multiplechoice, short answer, practical, problem solving Topics covered: ALL topics covered in the course (but particular emphasis will be placed on Lectures 5 to 12) 5 Overview of Course Aims
To have you: • Understand the language of accounting, the purpose
of accounting information, and the role of accounting
in business and decision making.
in • Appreciate the need for a business plan (CVP and
Budgeting) • Appreciate what an accounting system is and how
business activities (operating, financing and
investing) are recorded as part of the accounting
process 6 • Build an understanding of the “output” of the
Build accounting system (the major financial statements:
the Income Statement, the Balance Sheet and the
Cash Flow Statement) and how to interpret each
statement and the relationships between them
particularly in relation to “performance”.
particularly • Understand the fundamentals of the investment
decision and the time value of money.
decision In summary, the course aims
• tto provide you with an understanding of
accounting and its various roles in decision
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