Module code: ACFI 3424
The module introduces international accounting and international finance to a non-expert audience (there are no prerequisites). The topics this module would touch upon includes the following:
- It will look at and compare different approaches to developing accounting rules and regulations on the international stage.
- It will look at current issues such as convergence/harmonisation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the problems associated with implementation.
- It will look at control of global operations and performance evaluation in the context of globalisation.
- It will look at the role of international financial institutions such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, as well as the impact of globalisation on finance
Contact hours per student per year
- Lectures: 44 hours
- Tutorials: 22 hours