Course detail

Accounting

FP-ucePAcad. year: 2020/2021

The subject is focused on the bases and basic principles of accounting, i.e. stress is placed on construction of the balance sheet, on changes in the balance sheet, on recognition of costs and revenues, on creation of profit/loss accounts and on cash-flow in an enterprise.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will be able understand the basic principles of accounting and interconnection in accounting operations and in financial statements. Students will gain the skills of identification of accounting operations and their influence on the items of financial statements, and skills of preparation of financial statements.

Prerequisites

Basic general knowledge of business economics.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

BŘEZINOVÁ, H. Rozumíme účetní závěrce podnikatelů. 4. vyd. Praha: Wolters Kluwer, 2020. ISBN 978-80-7598-913-0 (CS)
ÚZ č. 1412 Účetnictví podnikatelů, Audit, 2021.Vyd. Sagit, 2021. ISBN: 978-80-7488-448-1 (CS)
SKÁLOVÁ, J. a a kol. Podvojné účetnictví 2020. 26. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2020, ISBN 978-80-271-1034-6. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course contain one two-hour lecture per week that explains the basic principles, problems and methodology of the discipline. A two-hour seminar per week promoting practical applications of the material presented in the lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Credit:
Credit written test (at the end of the semester, usually in 12th week). Pass mark is 50 %.
Examination:
Written test with closed questions. Pass mark is 50 %.
The credit will have a 40 % weighting in the overall course mark while the examination will account for 60 %.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

In the course students are acquainted with the general characteristic of accounting, its metodological instruments and legal treatment. The main attention is paid to the content of financial statements, the links between individual statements and the use of accounting information in the financial management of the company.

Characteristics of double entry accounting, main principles. Balance sheet, 4 balance sheet changes. Costs and revenues, profit and loss, P/L statement.
Fundamentals of bookkeeping, account, ledgers and other methodological instruments.
Characteristics, evaluation and accounting procedures for financial
accounts and inventory, stocks of material and goods, recivables and payables, fixed assets, equity, long-term outside sources.
Summary of costs and revenues, closing of accounts, publication and audit of the finacial statements.
Accounting regulation, national and international accounting systems. History of the accounting and ICT in bookkeeping and reporting.

Aims

The objective of the subject is to explain to students in the basic principles of accounting and in the primary interconnections in financial statements that are the key to an understanding of any accounting system.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Student´s participation on seminar is monitored.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BAK-UAD Bachelor's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, compulsory
  • Programme BAK-EP Bachelor's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BAK Bachelor's

    branch BAK-UAD-D , 1. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, compulsory
    branch BAK-EP , 1. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, compulsory
    branch BAK-EPM , 1. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BAK-MIn-D Bachelor's

    branch BAK-MIn , 1. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BIT Bachelor's, 2. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective

  • Programme IT-BC-3 Bachelor's

    branch BIT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, elective

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

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