Course detail

FP-UfifPAcad. year: 2020/2021

The purpose of the subject is to acquaint students with fundamental trends of accountancy harmonization in the world and International Financial Reporting Standards. The intent is also to introduce International Financial Reporting Standards. Further more the subject is intended to be descriptive in matter of recognize and measure of the Financial Statement issue in unity with Standards. At the end of this course, the students should be able to: - characterize the general methods of harmonization in accounting, - use regulations of recognition and measurement of the elements in financial statements according to the International Financial Reporting Standards. - apply these Standards

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Not applicable.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Understanding IFRS Fundamentals: International Financial Reporting Standards. Wiley, 2010. 1st e., 416 p. ISBN 9780470399149
Nobes, Ch. W. and Ch. Stadler. The qualitative characteristics of financial information, and managers' accounting decisions : evidence from IFRS policy changes. 2015. Accounting and business research : a research quarterly publ. by the Inst. of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. - Abingdon : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, ISSN 0001-4788, ZDB-ID 831128. - Vol. 45.2015, 5, p. 572-601
Brouwer, A., M. Hoogendoorn, and E. Naarding. Will the changes proposed to the conceptual framework’s definitions and recognition criteria provide a better basis for IASB standard setting? . Accounting and Business Research 45(5): 2015. 547–571 pp.
PACTER, P. Pocket Guide to IFRS® Standards: the global financial reporting language. Dostupné z: http://www.ifrs.org/-/media/feature/around-the-world/documents/pocket-guide-2017.pdf
Da Paixão Duarte, A. M., Saur-Amaral. IFRS Adoption and Accounting Quality: A Review. Journal of Business & Economic Policy. 2015. Dostupné z: http://jbepnet.com/journals/Vol_2_No_2_June_2015/10.pdf

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. The nature and operations of the IASB, structure of the IFRSF/IASB, the framework.
2. The status and use of IFRSs around the world, IFRS 1, first time adoption of IFRS
3. Presentation and profit (IAS 1, IFRS 15)
4. Accounting for longterm assets ( IAS 16, IAS 38, IAS 40, IAS 36)
5. IFRS 16, Leases
6. IAS 20, Accounting for government grants and disclosure of government assistance
7. IAS 2, Inventories
8. Financial instruments - presentation IFRS 32, IFRS 9 a IFRS 7
9. IAS 37, Provisions, contingent liabilities and contingent assets
10. IFRS 13, Fair Value Measurement
11. Group accounting - IFRS 10, Consolidated Financial Statements
12. Principal differences between UK/US GAAP and IFRS
13. Proposals for change

Aims

The purpose of the subject is to acquaint students with fundamental trends of accountancy harmonization in the world and International Financial Reporting Standards. The intent is also to introduce the key elements of these international accounting standards. Further more the subject is intended to be descriptive in matter of recognize and measure of the Financial Statement issue in unity with Standards. At the end of this course, the students should be able to: - characterize the general methods of harmonization in accounting, - use regulations of recognition and measurement of the elements in financial statements according to the International Financial Reporting Standards. - apply these Standards

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BAK-UAD Bachelor's, 3. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

20 hours, compulsory

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