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Corporate Accounting (MBS632)

Organisational Unit School of Business and Governance
Credit Points 4
Availability KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal
Description This is an advanced unit in financial accounting which focuses on issues that arise because a business is incorporated. The topics include those that have a high degree of specific relevance to large public companies and include share issues, tax-effect accounting, consolidations, asset impairment and intangibles, leases, extractive industries, accounting for foreign currency and accounting for associates. These topics will be discussed in the context of the law, International and Australian Accounting Standards and generally accepted accounting practices.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures/seminars/workshops: 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites MBS513/ MBS539 Accounting for Managers.
Notes It is strongly recommended that Accounting Processes is completed before taking this unit.
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