FACULTY OF BUSINESS

Department of Business Administration

ACC 440 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Accounting and Auditing Seminar (Powered by PwC)
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ACC 440
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Discussion
Case Study
Q&A
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives This course aims students to strength their accounting and auditing related theoretical background, discuss current accounting and auditing issues while improving their presentation skills. The students will also have opportunities to gain experience of auditing practices beyond the theory of auditing concept. They will also have chance to meet with the financial affair manager of reputable companies to learn about the value-add of auditing to the companies those are audited.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explain the latest developments in accounting
  • Explain the latest developments in auditing and other related areas.
  • Evaluate the role of accounting, auditing and corporate governance in capital markets.
  • Improve their presentation skills.
  • Improve their interpersonal commincation skills
Course Description The topics on the recent developments in accounting and auditing filed will be determined by the students and instructors together. Students will be required to study and present a current topic in the class.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Current developments in accounting and auditing
2 Current developments in accounting and auditing – Selection of the discussion topics Selected Readings
3 Discussion Topic I Selected Readings
4 Guest Speaker Selected Readings
5 Discussion Topic II Selected Readings
6 Company Visit Selected Readings
7 Discussion Topic III Selected Readings
8 Midterm Exam Selected Readings
9 Company Visit Selected Readings
10 Discussion Topic IV Selected Readings
11 Discussion Topic V Selected Readings
12 Discussion Topic VI Selected Readings
13 Discussion Topic VII Selected Readings
14 Students’ Presentations Selected Readings
15 Students’ Presentations Selected Readings
16 Review of the semester

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
40
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
50
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
50
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
32
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
1
15
15
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
10
10
Final Exam
1
15
15
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to solve problems with an analytical and holistic viewpoint in the field of business administration.

2

To be able to present the findings and solutions to the business problems in written and oral formats.

X
3

To be able to interpret the application of business and economic concepts, and philosophies at the national and international levels.

X
4

To be able to use innovative and creative approach for real-life business situations.

5

To be able to demonstrate leadership skills in different business situations.

6

To be able to interpret the reflections of new technologies and softwares to business dynamics.   

7

To be able to integrate knowledge gained in the five areas of business administration (marketing, production, management, accounting, and finance) through a strategic perspective.

8

To be able to act in accordance with the scientific and ethical values in studies related to business administration.

9

To be able to work efficiently and effectively as a team member.

X
10

To be able to have an ethical perspective and social responsiveness when making and evaluating business decisions.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of business administration and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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