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Accounting and Governance - ACCG101

This unit focuses on the role of accounting in governance and accountability. The unit aims to create awareness amongst students concerning the regulatory framework and related factors that impact on accounting professionals. The link between accounting and governance is discussed through the concepts of measurement, valuation, conceptual framework, reporting and communication of financial and non-financial information. Students are introduced to ideas of entrepreneurship, objectivity, and professional attributes with emphasis on understanding the relationships between managers, shareholders, boards, and other key stakeholders. The unit develops graduate capabilities centred upon discipline specific knowledge and their application to problem solving, with one particular learning outcome being the demonstration of working in teams effectively.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 Evening - Session 1, North Ryde, Evening

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 Evening - Session 2, North Ryde, Evening

Staff Contact(s): Accounting and Corporate Governance staff

ACCG100 or ACCG106 Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):


Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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