Course code BUS112

BUS112 Accounting and Computing

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Course responsible: Ole Gjølberg
Teachers: Harald Moskvil
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Depending on the availability of computers. 2012: 35
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in August block. This course has teaching/evaluation in August block, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2004H
Preferential right:
Firstly: Bachelor´s degree students in Business Administration, secondly: Bachelor´s degree students in Economics.
Course contents:
The course is designed so that it can be attended by students without a background in economics. It would nevertheless be beneficial if the students have taken an introductory course in business administration and external accounting. For students who shall continue: the course should be taken before the courses BUS210 and BUS220. The course is based on a specific, practical approach by building up an account plan, posting different receipts, aggregating and conducting a yearly balance.
Learning outcome:
The student shall acquire qualifications in accounting and balance of independent businesses based on the software "Duett" or "Agro Økonomi". The students shall develop, through a practical approach of the software, an understanding of the way accounting is built up, how accounting can be evaluated, tax calculated etc.
Learning activities:
The course combines lectures with the use of the software "Duett" or "Agro Økonomi" plus exercises in discussion groups.
Teaching support:
Accounting programme \'Duett\' from Daldata AS eller \'Agro Økonomi\" from Agrodata.
Syllabus:
Information about the syllabus is provided at the start of the course.
Prerequisites:
Preferably some knowledge of accounting (BUS110).
Recommended prerequisites:
BUS110 or equivalent.
Mandatory activity:
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Assessment:
Final individual examination, using a computer and the software "Duett" or "Agro Økonomi". More information about the examination aids is given at the beginning of the course.
Nominal workload:
The course is designed so that it can be attended by students without a background in economics. It would nevertheless be beneficial if the students have taken an introductory course in business administration and external accounting. For students who shall continue: the course should be taken before the courses BUS210 and BUS220. The course is based on a specific, practical approach by building up an account plan, posting different receipts, aggregating and conducting a yearly balance.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
BUS111 - 5 credits.
Type of course:
Lectures and exercises in auditorium.: ca. 35 hours. Exercises in seminar groups: ca. 20 hours.
Note:
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Examiner:
External examiner will control the quality of syllabus, questions for the final examination, and principles for the assessment of the examination answers. The examination papers can be assessed by an external examiner.
Allowed examination aids: All types of calculators, all other aids.
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått