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INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING

CODE 41162
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019
CREDITS 9 credits during the 1st year of 8706 Accounting and Finance (LM-77) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/07
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Accounting and Finance)
SEMESTER 2° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Today the International Financial Reporting Standrards issued by the IASB are the international language of financial reporting. Their knowledge is necessary for every administrative tasks in the current businesses.

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at providing the framework for the preparation of financial statements according to the IFRS/IAS.

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons, class discussion, case analyses.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  • The IASB: structure and activity. The IFRS within EU.
  • Conceptual framework, fair value (IFRS 13)
  • Presentation of financial statements (IAS 1, IAS 8, IAS 10, IAS 24, IFRS 1, IFRS 8)
  • Revenues form contracts with customers (IFRS 15)
  • Fixed assets (IAS 16, 17, 23, 36, 38, 40, IFRS 5)
  • Financial Instruments (IAS 32, 39, IFRS 7, IFRS 9)
  • Investments in assocites, jouint ventures and other enetities (IAS 27, IAS 28, IFRS 10, 11, 12)
  • Buinsss combinations (IFRS 3)
  • Inventory (IAS 2)
  • Provisions and foreign currencies (IAS 37, IAS 21)
  • Stock options and employeee benefits (IFRS 2, IAS 19)

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lessons and basic materials are in Italian but foreign students could use for their preparation the following book:

Kieso,Donald E.

Intermediate accounting : IFRS edition / Donald E. Kieso, Jerry J. Weygandt, Terry D. Warfield

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ALBERTO QUAGLI (President)

FRANCESCO GIOVANNI AVALLONE

PAOLA RAMASSA

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lessons, class discussion, case analyses.

LESSONS START

27 febbr. 2017 - 1 giu. 2017 (2° semestre)

EXAMS

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The final exam is composed of a written assessment (regarding both theory and cases), and an oral part starting from a brief analysis prepared by the student on a real example of consolidated financial statement of an European publicly listed company.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
08/01/2019 14:30 GENOVA Scritto
22/01/2019 14:30 GENOVA Scritto
05/02/2019 14:30 GENOVA Scritto
04/06/2019 14:30 GENOVA Scritto
18/06/2019 14:30 GENOVA Scritto
11/07/2019 14:30 GENOVA Scritto
03/09/2019 14:30 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance

Free attendance, not mandatory.