ACCTN102-21A (TGA)

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)

: uwt@waikato.ac.nz

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Tutor(s)

: ncd5@students.waikato.ac.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 tutorial per week.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • Explain the fundamental principles of ethics and their applications to the business world, particularly with regard to internal controls.
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  • Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles of accounting and the ability to construct journal and ledger accounts.
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  • Demonstrate how to control and account for assets such as cash, inventory, accounts receivable, property, plant and equipment.
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  • Prepare financial statements including statement of changes in owner's equity, cash flow statement and cash budgets.
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  • Demonstrate knowledge of computerised accounting systems and recording procedures,
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  • Communicate effectively in writing the financial statements.
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Assessment

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Assessment is by internal course work during the semester. (100:0 Internal) No formal examination. .l mark and grade for the paper will be a weighted ..

There is a paper policy that students are required to attend no less than 80% of lab tutorials and workshops. Please note that for the ACCTN102-21A: Introductory Financial Accounting paper, this means that you cannot miss more than 1 (2 hours) lab tutorial and 1 (2 hours) workshop. If you miss more than 1 lab tutorial and 1 workshop and you have not discussed the situation with your paper convenor, you will be deemed to have unsatisfactorily completed the course-work requirements and may fail the paper.

Important Notice:
Please note very carefully that any issues of plagiarism will be taken up for Disciplinary Action and the student(s) affected may either receive a zero mark for the assessment item and/or receive a fail grade for the paper.

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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
6
2. Online Test Chapter 1
12 Mar 2021
10:00 AM
-
3. Online Test Chapter 2
19 Mar 2021
10:00 AM
-
4. Online Test Chapter 3
26 Mar 2021
10:00 AM
-
5. Online Test Chapter 4
9 Apr 2021
10:00 AM
-
6. Online Test Chapter 5
16 Apr 2021
10:00 AM
-
7. Online Test Chapter 6
7 May 2021
10:00 AM
-
8. Online Test Chapter 7
14 May 2021
10:00 AM
-
9. Online Test Chapter 8
21 May 2021
10:00 AM
-
10. Online Test Chapter 9
28 May 2021
10:00 AM
-
11. Online Test Chapter 10
4 Jun 2021
10:00 AM
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12. Lab Work
12
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
13. Test 1
29 Mar 2021
2:00 PM
30
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14. Accounting Practice Case Set 2
31 May 2021
6:00 PM
6
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15. Xero Lab Test
3 Jun 2021
5:00 PM
6
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16. Workshop Homework
7
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
17. Test 2
17 Jun 2021
12:00 AM
33
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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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Online Support

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If you require online support for moodle 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

Lab Tutorials

1 hour

12 hours

Complete readings and prepare for weekly online tests, workshop/lab tutorial 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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