Prescribed textbooks Vorster et al., F (2007); Introduction to IFRS, LexisNexis, ISBN: 978 0 409 10107 2 (Should this not be the latest edition, please purchase the latest edition) AND Binnekade et al. (2008); (Cillers and Mans) Group Statements Volume 1, LexisNexis, ISBN: 9780409104363 (Should this not be the latest edition, please purchase the latest edition) PLUS: You need to work through the sample questions on consolidated cash flow statements and/or you may study Section 15 from the following recommended textbook: Binnekade et al. (2008); (Cillers and Mans) Group Statements Volume 2, LexisNexis, ISBN: 9780409104370 (Should this not be the latest edition, please purchase the latest edition)
LEARNING OUTCOMES The knowledge, understanding and cognitive, practical and transferable skills which a student is expected to be able to demonstrate after studying this module is expressed in the following learning outcomes.
The Independent nature of this Module is designed to develop the Learner’s ability to undertake research and to prepare and submit a mini dissertation for evaluation. There is no formal examination for this Module. The mini dissertation serves as the Summative Assessment. Students will demonstrate competence in the following.
The Nature of Accounting Research Identifying and Articulating the Problem or Issue Formulating Research Objectives
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Selecting Relevant Theories, Concepts and Models to provide a Theoretical Framework for conducting the research. Analysing and Interpreting Findings Drawing Conclusions and making Recommendations
Achievement of these Learning Outcomes will be 100% assessed by the mini dissertation only. No further formative or summative assessments will be completed.
Required: You are required to research the current critique that exists with respect to any ONE of the following International