Corporate Reporting Insights for Managers

Accounting and Finance

Audit, Governance, and Risk

Unit Code
Level 7
Distance Learning
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Unit Code
Level 7
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Course Overview

The aim of this unit is to help learners in the preparation and interpretation of financial statements for a group of companies where they are prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and to understand and evaluate the key aspects of accounting theory. On completion of the unit learners will be able to communicate complex numerical and qualitative information effectively and solve problems in a selective and critical manner.

Course Content

Introduction to the module

Introduction to Corporate Finance

  • Principles and Regulations in Corporate Reporting
  • What is Corporate Reporting
  • Paradigm Shift in Corporate Reporting

Regulatory Framework

  • Introduction
  • Three Components of Regulatory Framework
  • Sources of Regulatory Framework
  • Impacts of Regulatory framework

Accounting concepts and theories

  • Accounting Concepts
  • Types of Accounting Concepts
  • Accounting Conventions
  • Types of Accounting Convention

Accounting Information and Theories

  • Introduction to Accounting Information
  • Components, Advantages and Disadvantages of Accounting Information Systems
  • Types of Accounting Information System

Implement Accounting Calculations and Information

  • The Mechanics of the Accounting Process
Learning Outcome & Assessment Criteria

1.  Identify and understand the main sources of the regulatory framework

  1. Identify the main sources of the regulatory framework
  2. Identify and explain on the use of accounting information
  3. Identify and explain on the exploitation of accounting information

2.  Explain the significance and the general impact of the regulatory framework on the businesses

  1. Identify and explain the impact of regulatory framework on businesses

3.  Identify and assess accounting concepts and theories

  1. Identify conventions. the accounting concepts and
  2. Assess the concepts and theories identified

4.  Understand how to implement accounting calculations and information

  1. Identify appropriate accounting calculation and implement the computation

5.  Critically evaluate accounting information

  1. Interpret accounting information gathered
  2. Critically assess the accounting information gathered

6.  Be able to study and criticise on specific accounting regulations

  1. Identify specific accounting regulations on a chosen sector
  2. Critically analyse the specific accounting regulations identified

7.  Identify and appraise key accounting policies and practices within corporate accounting

  1. Identify and evaluate key accounting practices and policies
  • The assessment strategy for this course is designed to test all the learning outcomes.
  • Learners must demonstrate successful achievement of all learning outcomes to pass the course.
Assessment Marking Criteria


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  • The assessment criteria for a pass will be presented with the summative exercise.
  • Further information and guidance on the assessment will be made available through the tutor.
Unit Pass Requirements

To pass the unit a 40% overall grade must be achieved.

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