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Course Details in 2020/21 Session

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Module Title LC Widening Accounting Horizons A
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 08 33975
Module Lead Rob Fleming
Level Certificate Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-22 hours
Practical Classes and workshops-6 hours
Guided independent study-72 hours
Total: 100 hours
Description This module will focus on introducing subjects linked to accounting that will help to introduce the foundation of business and accounting that will help our students to settle into life in the Business School. Business knowledge will be introduced that will enable students to transfer to the Business Programme if desired at the end of year one.The info systems content of the module focuses on the nature, detail and development of information accounting systems.

This module will provide a broad overview of organisational behaviour. The topic is to be examined through a look at key concepts, their applications and limitations.The module will include a general introduction to business that will help students to have greater appreciation of the subject that they are about to study.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Identify the different levels at which organisations operate and the different perspectives from which they can be studied;
  • Appraise the role, function and operation of internal controls and corporate systems within modern business environments;/li>
  • Identify what it means to study business.
Assessment 33975-01 : 1,500 word Learning Portfolio : Coursework (80%)
33975-02 : 750 word Reflective Report : Coursework (20%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment:
1500 word Learning Portfolio (80%);
750 word Reflective Report (20%).

2000 words Portfolio and Reflection (100%)
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