Introduction to Accounting

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Bachelor of Business Administration LEARNING MATERIALS INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING

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SUBJECT OVERVIEW
How to use your study pack ........................................................................... 2 Learning from the Workplace ......................................................................... 2 Introduction to the subject............................................................................. 5 Content .......................................................................................................... 5 Resources....................................................................................................... 7 Assignment .................................................................................................... 9 Online Revision Quizzes ................................................................................10 Information on Examination .........................................................................11

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How to use your study pack
Your study pack for this subject contains the following materials: - These learning materials, including the following: - Subject Overview (which includes the introduction, subject content, list of resources and assignment), and - Topics - Sample Exams - Articles - Supplementary Resources (if any) The information contained in your study pack has been designed to lead you through your learning process. Note that the learning materials are not a replacement for the textbook. Learning materials for each topic in the subject are based on specific chapters in the textbook. You should read the textbook along with these learning materials, and concentrate your study on the issues raised. Learning activities and/or discussion questions are included in the learning materials. Advanced students might wish to pursue more of the discussion questions at the end of the appropriate textbook chapters. Note that the examiner does not expect that you to memorise all of the issues that are discussed in the textbook or in these learning materials. It is more important in the exam to be able to demonstrate that you understand the various concepts and to show how they can apply to practical examples of organisations in your country or region. Some of the topics list one or more journal articles related to that topic’s content. For exam purposes, the textbook will be the primary source to answer exam questions, but if you are able to do additional reading, information from the journal articles or elsewhere may help you to achieve a higher grade. Finally, online quizzes and sample exam papers are provided to help you test your understanding of the subject.

Learning from the Workplace
Studying at the Australian Institute of Business is a unique experience. There are no artificial boundaries between the workplace and the classroom. The world of work is never far away from everything we do. It is no coincidence that the Institute’s strap-line is ‘The Practical Business School’. Indeed, our very mission is

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to provide distinctive business and management education in national and international environments based on AIB’s orientation towards work-applied learning. So how do we do this and how will you experience the difference? The answer is that learning from the workplace is embedded in all aspects of your course. Let us see how this works in practice. Practitioner experience as entry requirement for students For a start, most students will already have experience of the workplace and in postgraduate programmes this is a prerequisite. This will enable you to see whether theories make...
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