[ 572BWEFBUHK15 ] KS Accounting (Basics)

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
2 ECTS B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year Business Administration Katharina Maschek 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)keine
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Business and Economics 2021W
Objectives The aim of this course is to gain basic knowledge of accounting, especially for the system and the function of bookkeeping.
Subject The course starts with a general introduction to the world of accounting by discussing objective, function, stakeholder and legal basics of accounting. Moreover, essential terms of accounting are explained and a detailed insight into the balance sheet, the main element of accounting, is given.

A core part of this course are the principles of double entry bookkeeping. Therefore the construct “account” as a basic component of the balance sheet is reviewed, and accounting records as well as opening and final balance are presented on the basis of important business cases of trading and industry organizations.

Criteria for evaluation written exam
Methods Lecture
Language German
Study material Schneider W./Dobrovits/Schneider D./Grohmann-Steiger (2020): Einführung in die Buchhaltung im Selbststudium, 23. Auflage, Band 1 und Band 2. For this course relevant chapters are no. 1-11, 16, and 18.1-18.2.3.
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture (*)Studierende, die ihre Reifeprüfung im Rahmen des Lehrplanes von kaufmännischen höheren Schulen oder von höheren Lehranstalten für wirtschaftliche Berufe, für Tourismus, für Mode und Bekleidungstechnik sowie für künstlerische Gestaltung innerhalb der letzten 6 Jahre ab Antragstellung abgelegt haben, erhalten den Kurs Buchhaltung jedenfalls anerkannt. Sonstige Prüfungen werden im Einzelfall nach Maßgabe der Gleichwertigkeit anerkannt.
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
1BBUHAK: KS Accounting (Basics) (2009W-2015S)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority