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Woche
1
1 Stunde zum Abschließen

Accounting and Business

Welcome to the first module of this course! In this module, You will learn (1) what accounting is and (2) how it contributes to the health and growth of a business and, in turn, the society. Furthermore, you will come across (3) the various forms of business setups and (4) how limited liability companies become the mainstream business concerns for corporate governance practices....
5 Videos (Gesamt 37 min), 1 Lektüre, 1 Quiz
5 Videos
1.1 Module Introduction; Nature of Accounting5m
1.2 Inter-relationship amongst accounting, business and society6m
1.3 Forms of Businesses11m
1.4 Shareholders, managers and directors of a limited liability company9m
1 Lektüre
Assessment Critieria5m
1 praktische Übung
End-of-Module Quiz 130m
Woche
2
1 Stunde zum Abschließen

The Accounting Profession and Roles of Accountants

We often hear that accounting is essential for businesses for various reasons, and that as a profession, accountants are looked upon to for protecting financial interests of stakeholders. In the second module, you are going to learn the institutional and regulatory frameworks of accounting professionals, that give accountants the creditability in their work, and brings the professionalism that they command. In addition, I shall show you not only the mainstream practices of accounting (1) Financial Reporting and (2) Auditing, but also other services that accounting professionals provide....
4 Videos (Gesamt 24 min), 2 Lektüren, 1 Quiz
4 Videos
2.2 Regulatory framework of accounting4m
2.3 Mainstream practices of accounting6m
2.4 Other types of accounting practices5m
2 Lektüren
Regulatory units of different countries10m
Websites of the "Big Four" CPA firms10m
1 praktische Übung
End-of-Module Quiz 230m
Woche
3
1 Stunde zum Abschließen

Ethics and Accounting Profession

From the previous modules, you have fully understood how accounting can help businesses perform for the betterment of society. Society may also demand businesses to be operated by conforming to his expectations by using accounting. Yet, the most crucial factor for success in the above is the quality of all parties concerned in regard to understanding the roles and also performing them faithfully. This quality is primarily founded on the notions of ethics. In this module, you will learn the notions of ethics. How it serves as the foundation for proper conduct of individuals, businesses and also professionals like accountants. You will have an opportunity to practice how to make ethical decisions using a classical case in this module....
5 Videos (Gesamt 26 min), 2 Quiz
5 Videos
3.2 Ethical decisions in practice7m
3.3 Personal vs Business Ethics5m
3.4 Professional Ethics1m
3.5 Accounting as a profession and the related code of ethics2m
2 praktische Übungen
Ethical decision making practice - Ford Pinto Case30m
End-of-Module Quiz 330m
Woche
4
1 Stunde zum Abschließen

Corporate Governance (CG) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Ethical decisions made by companies are assured by way of corporate governance practices. In this module, I shall elaborate on the concept of corporate governance (CG), its latest development, and how the Board and corporate governance professionals like accountants function as key players in the practices. I shall also cover Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), which is a thriving area of companies’ practice. ...
5 Videos (Gesamt 31 min), 1 Quiz
5 Videos
4.2 Latest development of CG practice and reporting10m
4.3 Key areas of CG practices4m
4.4 Roles of CG practitioners4m
4.5 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and values to business5m
1 praktische Übung
End-of-Module Quiz 430m
Woche
5
3 Stunden zum Abschließen

Corporate Governance Case Study and Guest Interview

The Enron Case is one of the biggest corporate scandals in recent years. Enron turned from an acclaimed company into the most infamous company in the world overnight. There were a number of corporate governance issues, leading to the scandal. In this module, let us now take a look at the case, as to how it happened and how he changed the world of corporate governance practices in his aftermath. To conclude the course, I invited an accounting practitioner for an interview and discuss the multi-faceted role of accounting professionals in the new era....
4 Videos (Gesamt 30 min), 1 Lektüre, 2 Quiz
4 Videos
5.2 Corporate Governance issues of Enron11m
5.3 Lessons learnt from the Enron Case2m
Expert interview - Mr. Leo Lee (ACCA President 2017-18)10m
1 Lektüre
Please rate this course!2m
1 praktische Übung
Post-course survey5m

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Dennis Chan Suk Sun

Associate Professor of Business Education
Department of Accounting

Über The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

HKUST - A dynamic, international research university, in relentless pursuit of excellence, leading the advance of science and technology, and educating the new generation of front-runners for Asia and the world....

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