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Graduate Profile - Department of Accountancy

Graduates of the DoA are singled out as accounting and financially trained leaders in the technology-driven modern business environment who possess a high level of resilience and perseverance to meet challenges.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Bachelor of Business Management (Special) Degree in Accountancy

Subject/theoretical knowledge

The degree programme offers a learning experience that is intended to enable student to:

1.3.1        Demonstrate an advanced knowledge and understanding of accounting concepts, and accounting and auditing standards in the preparation, presentation and auditing of financial statements.

1.3.2        Identify the advanced aspects of financial reporting and explain reporting issues in accordance with Sri Lanka Accounting Standards/Sri Lanka Financial Reporting Standards.

1.3.3        Demonstrate awareness of the contemporary knowledge on advanced accounting theories and financial reporting.

1.3.4        Obtain in-depth understanding of the role of accounting theory, theory formulation and the development of accounting thought.

1.3.5        Equip with the knowledge and skills required in research methods necessary for understanding and completion of business research projects.

1.3.6        Think logically and promote the attitude of scientific inquiry for accounting issues.

1.3.7        Improve the basic knowledge for interpreting research results and understanding research papers in the field of accounting.

1.3.8        Equip with the knowledge and skills required in research methods necessary for understanding and completion of business research projects

Practical knowledge and application

The degree programme offers a learning experience that is intended to enable student to:

1.3.9        Demonstrate and apply theoretical knowledge acquired through the learning of prior course units to practice.

1.3.10    Apply different accounting and auditing procedures and practices in a context of business.

1.3.11    Identify, evaluate and contextualize a range of accounting and financial reporting issues in accordance with Sri Lanka Accounting Standards and discuss their implications on business.

Communication

The degree programme offers a learning experience that is intended to enable student to:

1.3.12    Present information, ideas, issues and solutions efficiently and effectively.

1.3.13    Demonstrate higher order written and oral communication skills.

Teamwork and leadership/ Networking and social skills

The degree programme offers a learning experience that is intended to enable student to:

1.3.14    Develop skills to work as a team in any business organisation.

1.3.15    Demonstrate effective team working skills including giving and receiving feedback, collaboration and cooperation.

1.3.16    Comprehend leadership concepts and apply them in work place practices.

1.3.17    Analyse group dynamics, how to build empowered work teams, create shared vision and how to resolve conflicts.

Creativity and problem solving

The degree programme offers a learning experience that is intended to enable student to:

1.3.18    Identify, apply and evaluate a range of tools and techniques to solve accounting and financial reporting problems

Managerial and entrepreneurship

The degree programme offers a learning experience that is intended to enable student to:

1.3.19    Develop critical awareness about managerial decision making.

1.3.20    Ability to understand theories concerning the role of entrepreneurship and small businesses in a market economy.

1.3.21    Ability to understand the impact of risk on small business performance and the consequences for obtaining financial resources.

1.3.22    Understand the process of business strategy, gathering resources and launching new ventures

Information usage and management

The degree programme offers a learning experience that is intended to enable student to:

1.3.23    Summarise and synthesize information to produce coherent and professional documentation

Adaptability and flexibility

The degree programme offers a learning experience that is intended to enable student to:

1.3.24    Comprehend the complexity of the crafting strategies within turbulent and complex environment.

1.3.25    Develop the ability to think strategically

1.3.26    Preview the environment realistically, craft strategies practically, and select the best strategies among the alternatives.

Attitudes, values and professionalism

The degree programme offers a learning experience that is intended to enable student to:

1.3.27    Exercise personal responsibility and accountability in tasks performed and behave in a professional manner.

1.3.28    Identify the impact of business decisions on stakeholders, including the environment and society.

Vision for life

The degree programme offers a learning experience that is intended to enable student to:

1.3.29    Comprehend and engage in self-discovery through learning styles, personal preferences, self-reflection and developing emotional intelligence.

Updating self/life-long learning

The degree programme offers a learning experience that is intended to enable student to:

1.3.30    Comprehend and engage in self-discovery through learning styles, personal preferences, self-reflection and developing emotional intelligence.

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 September 2018 02:25

 

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