Accounting and Governance (1B)

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Accounting and Governance (1B)

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Accounting, Finance

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Accounting 1A

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit aims to assist students an awareness of the overall concept of governance, accountability, risk and regulatory factors that impact accounting professionals in society. The link between accounting and governance is discussed through the concepts of measurement, valuation, conceptual framework, reporting and communicating financial and non-financial information. Students will be introduced to ideas of entrepreneurship, objectivity, and professional attributes with emphasis on understanding the relationships between managers, shareholders, boards, and other key stakeholders.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.