Subject matter and learning objectives
In companies and other organisations, such as charities or non-for-profit or public organisations, accounting is of central importance. It is used for quantitative evaluation, presentation, analysis and the planning of company sales processes. Accounting provides specific information on the realisation of key success and financial goals.
Accounting can be divided into two main sections: Financial accounting (company accounting) and the cost accounting (performance or cost accounting); supplemented by statistics, analyses and special accounts.
Upon completion of the course, you will be able:
- to recognise the importance of accounting within the context of the entire corporate activity
- to understand the legal framework of accounting
- to perform financial accounting according to the system of double-entry bookkeeping for straightforward conditions
- to grasp the importance of computer science for solving accountancy problems
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