Company Auditing

ACC80003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

    This unit will be delivered on-line in Semester 2 2020.  

Contact hours

  • 36

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
2 Nov 20 - 7 Feb 21

Results:
2 Mar 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Nov 20

Census:
27 Nov 20


Prerequisites

Concurrent pre-requisites: Units can be completed either before or in the same study period.
 
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Aims and objectives

The broad objective of this unit of study is to familiarise students with the underlying concepts, objectives and reporting function of the auditor. The unit deals with both theoretical and practical aspects of auditing. The aim is to integrate the concepts of auditing with practical approaches taken by the auditor to ensure participants gain a complete picture of the audit process.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Apply coherent and advanced knowledge of the nature and purpose of auditing within the regulatory auditing environment.
 
2. Utilise knowledge of research principles to plan and execute a piece of research on a critical and current topic of auditing.
 
3. Operate effectively as a leader and member of a diverse group to achieve set goals relating to building of knowledge of auditing.
 
4. Critically evaluate the audit process and the need for financial report audits.
 
5. Apply the concepts of good corporate governance and ethical business practice and their significance for the auditor.