ACCTN102-21B (HAM)

Introductory Financial Accounting

15 Points

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Division of Management
School of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Staff

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Administrator(s)

: maxine.hayward@waikato.ac.nz

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: christine.mmarathamuthu@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 per week.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • 1. Explain the fundamental principles of ethics and their application to the business world, particularly with regard to internal controls
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  • 2. Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles of accounting.
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  • 3. Construct journal and ledger accounts to record business information.
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  • 4. Prepare and clearly communicate information in the financial statements including statements of changes in equity, cash flow statements and cash budgets
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  • 5. Demonstrate how to control and account for business non current and current assets.
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  • 6. Demonstrate knowledge of computerized accounting systems and recording procedures
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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
6
2. Online Test 1 Chapter 1
19 Jul 2021
10:00 AM
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3. Online Test 2 Chapter 3
26 Jul 2021
10:00 AM
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4. Online Test 3 Chapter 4
2 Aug 2021
10:00 AM
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5. Online Test 4 Chapter 5
9 Aug 2021
10:00 AM
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6. Online Test 5 Chapter 6
16 Aug 2021
10:00 AM
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7. Online Test 6 Chapter 2
6 Sep 2021
10:00 AM
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8. Online Test 7 Chapter 7
20 Sep 2021
10:00 AM
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9. Online Test 8 Chapter 8
27 Sep 2021
10:00 AM
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10. Online Test 9 Chapter 9
4 Oct 2021
10:00 AM
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11. Online Test 10 Chapter 10
11 Oct 2021
10:00 AM
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12. Computer Lab Exercises
10
  • Hand-in: In Lab
13. Test 1
5 Aug 2021
9:00 AM
10
  • In Class: In Lecture
14. Test 2
16 Sep 2021
9:00 AM
20
  • In Class: In Lecture
15. Test 3
26 Oct 2021
9:00 AM
25
  • In Class: In Lecture
16. Accounting Pod- Xero
18 Oct 2021
9:00 AM
10
  • In Class: In Lab
17. Excel Test
7 Sep 2021
5:00 PM
9
  • In Class: In Test
18. Workshop Homework
10
  • 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).

Accounting Pod to purchased in Week 9 online

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Recommended Readings

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Goosen-Botes, V. (2013). Creating a history of accounting: a visual approach. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 26(4),Retrieve from

from https://doi-org.ezproxy.waikato.ac.nz/10.1108/aaj.2013.05926aa.002.

Lenk, M. M. (2020). A survey of diversity ethics in the accounting profession. In The Routledge Handbook of Accounting Ethics, pp. 405-415.

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

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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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Prerequisite(s)

Corequisite(s)

Equivalent(s)

Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: ACCT102, ACCT209

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