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Management Accounting und International Financial Reporting (focus module)

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Management Accounting und International Financial Reporting (focus module)
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BIBW-431
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam (90 minutes / can be repeated annually)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BIBW-431 (P420-0205) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 4, optional course
BIBW-431 (P420-0205) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 4, optional course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BIBW-210 Accounting
BIBW-310 Cost Accounting
BIBW-320 Investment and Financing

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Mana Mojadadr
Prof. Dr. Mana Mojadadr
Prof. Dr. Günter Pochmann
Prof. Dr. Michael Zell

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Learning outcomes:
Management Accounting:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
- know and have mastered the application possibilities of cost accounting instruments for solving short-term problems,
- be able to assess and analyze the profitability of a company according to different aspects,
- have mastered the main instruments of operative controlling,
  especially for planning, control and deviation analysis, and be able to
  implement them using computer technology (e. g. in Excel),
- be able to apply their knowledge to practical questions, e. g. in the form of exercises and case studies.
International Financial Reporting:
- Students will have acquired structured knowledge of the basics of
  the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
- They will have deepened their specialist knowledge of German accounting standards by comparing them with the IFRS.
- Students will be able to understand and critically interpret a company´s practical financial information from economic journals and the company´s annual reports.
Management Accounting:

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Module content:
- Decision-based costing
- Profitability analysis and contribution costing analysis
- Planning, control and deviation analysis
 International Financial Reporting:
- History, supporting organizations and structure of the IFRS
- Objectives and underlying assumptions of the IFRS
- Comparative presentation of significant financial reports:
  balance sheet, statement of comprehensive income, cash flow statement, segment reporting
- Accounting and valuation methods in the balance sheet, especially the "fair value"
- References to accounting policy options

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Teaching methods/Media:
This course combines lectures with exercises and case studies and requires a high degree of student participation.

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Recommended or required reading:
- Horngren, C.T., Foster, G., Dater, S.M.: Cost Accounting _ A Managerial
  Emphasis, latest edition.
- Weygandt, J.J., Kieso, D.E., Kimmel, P.D.: Managerial Accounting, latest
- Hansen, D.R., Mowen, M. M., Heitger, D.,L.: Managerial Accounting, latest
- Zell, Michael: Kosten- und Performance Management, latest edition.
- Bieg, Hartmut u.a: Handbuch der Rechnungslegung nach IFRS. Grundlagen und
  praktische Anwendung. Wiesbaden (IDW-Verlag), latest edition.
- Coenenberg, Adolf/ Haller, Axel/ Schultze, Wolfgang: Jahresabschluss und
  Jahresabschluss-analyse. Betriebswirtschaftliche, handelsrechtliche,
  steuerrechtliche und internationale Grund-sätze - HGB, IFRS, US GAAP.
  Stuttgart, latest edition.
- Pellens, Bernhard/ Fülbier, Rolf/ Gassen, Joachim/ Sellhorn, Thorsten:
  Internationale Rechnungslegung. IFRS 1 bis 8, IAS 1 bis 41. IFRIC-
  Interpretationen, Standardentwürfe. Mit Beispielen, Aufgaben und Fallstudie.
  Stuttgart (Schaeffer-Poeschel), latest edition.
- Pochmann, Günter u.a.: Internationale Bilanzpolitik. Düsseldorf 2012

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