Assessment Type: Written Report – individual assessment
Purpose: This assessment is designed to reinforce the subject content and develop students’ skills and application of knowledge of the subject content to business situations.
This assessment relates to learning outcomes a, b and c.
Word Count – 1800 (Plus Minus 10% is acceptable – excludes References)
Due Date: Students are to upload their submission to the Tumitin link on the KOI Moodle subject home page by 11:59pm on Tuesday of Week 8 on 1- September 2020.
Topic: This assignment covers the in-depth theoretical concepts with some practical accounting task application based on the topics from the subject.
Task Details: This assignment task requires a consideration and application of accounting theories and concepts with critical analysis based on General Purpose Financial Reporting by corporations. Students are required to prepare a comprehensive report directed to an Australian ASX Top 100 listed corporation detailing a critical analysis of the effectiveness of the corporation to meet the obligations of the conceptual framework of accounting. Students are to analyze the company’s accounting policies and corporate governance matters under the concepts discussed during the classes such as accounting Theories, harmonization, standards settings, positive accounting theories, normative theories, measurement approaches and others.
Weekly Progress Report: Your lecturer / tutor will assign each student specific weekly targets. All students must demonstrate to their lecturer / tutor each week (weeks 5, 6 & 7) that their tasks are on schedule. The purpose is to ensure students do not leave the task till the last minute.
The Summary Report: should include data extracted from the Annual Report of the selected company relevant to the material analyzed.
Analysis – 30%
Theory support – 30%
Recommendations/conclusions – 20%