ACCTN102-20B (HAM)

Introductory Financial Accounting

15 Points

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Division of Management
School of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Staff

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Convenor(s)

Lecturer(s)

Administrator(s)

: maxine.hayward@waikato.ac.nz

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: cslt1@students.waikato.ac.nz
: joshualmare@gmail.com
: jameshall621@gmail.com
: william.warnock@waikato.ac.nz
: zarajackson@hotmail.co.nz

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Paper Description

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An introductory computer-based accounting paper emphasising the preparation of accounting records. This paper provides opportunity to learn the language of accounting through addressing practical problems.
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Paper Structure

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  • 1 x 2-hour lecture per week
  • 1 x 2-hour workshop per week
  • 1 x 1-hour computer lab per week.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • 1. Demonstrate knowledge of computerised accounting systems and recording procedures
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  • 2. Demonstrate knowledge of the “language of accounting” through practical problems.
    Linked to the following assessments:
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Assessment

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Assessment is by course work during the trimester.

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Online Tests
Average of All
10
2. Online Test Chapter 1
24 Jul 2020
10:00 AM
-
3. Online Test Chapter 2
31 Jul 2020
10:00 AM
-
4. Online Test Chapter 3
7 Aug 2020
10:00 AM
-
5. Online Test Chapter 4
14 Aug 2020
10:00 AM
-
6. Online Test Chapter 5
21 Aug 2020
10:00 AM
-
7. Online Test Chapter 6
11 Sep 2020
10:00 AM
-
8. Online Test Chapter 7
18 Sep 2020
10:00 AM
-
9. Online Test Chapter 8
2 Oct 2020
10:00 AM
-
10. Online Test Chapter 9
9 Oct 2020
10:00 AM
-
11. Online Test Chapter 10
16 Oct 2020
10:00 AM
-
12. Computer Lab Exercises
12
  • Email: Lecturer
13. Test 1
20 Aug 2020
9:00 AM
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
14. Test 2
16 Oct 2020
9:00 AM
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
15. Perdisco
16 Oct 2020
6:00 PM
6
  • Other: Completed online
16. Xero Test
20 Oct 2020
1:00 PM
10
  • Hand-in: In Lab
17. Workshop Homework
12
  • Hand-in: In Workshop
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Low, M; Davey, H., Ling, A., Sharma, U; Cheng, A. (2013), Accounting Principles and Practices for New Zealand Students, Cengage Learning, Australia (3rd Edition).
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Recommended Readings

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Hoggett, J., Medlin, J., Chalmer, K., Beattiem C., Hellmann, A., Maxfield, J. (2018) Accounting, Wiley, Milton, Qld (10th edition)

Tankersley, B. (2014). 2014 Review of Xero Accounting and Xero Partner Platform, CPA Practice Advisor, Vol.24(1), p.7

Academic research

Endrawes, M., Feng, Z., Lu, M., & Shan, Y. (2018). Audit committee characteristics and financial statement comparability. Accounting & Finance, online, 35 pages. doi:10.1111/acfi.12354.

Park, K. (2018). Financial reporting quality and corporate innovation. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, vol. 45(7-8), pp.871-894
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Other Resources

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Online Support

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If you require online support for myweb please email helpdesk at: wmshelp@waikato.ac.nz
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Workload

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Course Requirements:Time Required per Week:Total Time required:(12 teaching weeks)

Lectures

2 hours

24 hours

Workshops

2 hours

24 hours

Computer Lab

1 hour

12 hours

Complete readings and prepare for weekly online tests, workshop and lab problems

5 hours

60 hours

Totals

10 hours

120 hours total

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Linkages to Other Papers

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Prerequisite(s)

Corequisite(s)

Equivalent(s)

Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: ACCT102, ACCT209

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