Gather the knowledge and skills necessary to study the pervasive issues in Accounting and Finance today.
Short Course on Critical Issues in Accounting
The course ‘Critical Issues in Accounting’ will provide you the knowledge and skills necessary to study the pervasive issues in Accounting and Finance today. The course also helps you adopt a critical perspective throughout in studying these issues.
The course content is designed under 04 lessons which helps you understand the skills of accounting and finance professionals, the pervasive issues in accounting and finance, the pervasive issues in CSR, Ethics and Global business finance and the pervasive issues in Environmental Accounting and Financial Sustainability.
You are not required to demonstrate previous experience or knowledge to succeed in this course. As future decision makers it is important to work on novel and hypothetical scenarios and know the required tools and theories to identify and analyse the dynamic global accounting and finance environment. Such frames the overall aim of this short course on Critical Issues in Accounting.
However, remember to build dialogue with your online class mates and share your ideas and understanding of each of the lessons and topics. Please also ensure that each week you complete the assigned tasks and activities to reap the full benefit of this course.
Finally, the summative assessment will consolidate your learning over the 04 weeks which requires you to answer a key question covering the key learning outcomes of this course. The assessment requires you to submit a report worth 2,000 words answering the set question.
How it works
The skills of accounting and finance professionals
Pervasive issues in accounting and finance
Pervasive issues in CSR, Ethics and Global Business Finance
Pervasive issues in Environmental Accounting & Financial Sustainability
Your Tutor for the Short Course on Critical Issues in Accounting
A course leader at LSM, Chrishanthi Ranaweera is a double Master’s holder. She possesses a Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from CIM, UK and is a Chartered Management Accountant of CIMA, UK. She is currently a doctoral candidate and has hands on experience in lecturing, tutoring and supervising over 2000 students for the past eight years
Understand hard and soft skills required by an accounting and finance professional and its importance for employability and professional practice
Define and understand the influential issues in the field of accounting and finance.
Understand CSR, Ethics and global business finance with the identified issues in the accounting and financing perspective
Define and understand the concept of Environmental accounting and financial sustainability along with its relevance to accounting and financing