DETAILED COURSE CONTENT



Course Code :

COMF42542


Title :
Contemporary Topics in Accounting & Finance

Type/Status :

Elective

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This course module is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of contemporary theories and research findings related to accounting & finance and to improve student’s ability to critically evaluate such theories and findings
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By the end of this course unit students should be able to:
  • describe international perspectives and new developments by taking into the account the existing domestic environment related to accounting and finance
  • locate, extract and analyze data from multiple sources including the acknowledgment and referencing of sources
  • solve issues in accounting & finance through the critical evaluation of arguments and evidence


Course Content : Case studies; Empirical and research findings on accounting & finance; Application Guidance on Sri Lanka Accounting standards

Method of Teaching & Learning:

Lectures, Class room discussions, Presentations

Scheme of Evaluation:

Assignments, Presentations and End semester examination.

The weights given to each component of the evaluation method is announced at the commencement of the module.


Recommended Readings: Application Guidance on Sri Lanka Accounting Standards [International Financial Reporting Interpretation Committee Guidelines- IFRICs, Standard Interpretation Committee Guidelines-SICs] (casrilanka.com)

Companies Act no 07 of 2007

Consultation papers, Security Exchange Commission Sri Lanka (sec.gov.lk)

International Journal of Accounting (elsevier.com)

Journal of Economic perspectives (elsevier.com)

Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and money (elsevier.com)

Journal of Multinational Financial Management (elsevier.com)

Sri Lanka Accounting Standards (casrilanka.com)