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2012/2013  KAN-ASC_AS55  Project

English Title

Course information

Language English
Exam ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Full Degree Master
Duration One Semester
Course period Spring
Time Table Please see course schedule at e-Campus
Study board
Study Board for MSc in Economics and Business Administration
Course coordinator
  • Allan Hansen - Department of Operations Management
Ivar Friis
Main Category of the Course
  • Economics, macro economics and managerial economics
Last updated on 09-07-2012
Learning objectives
The objective of the course is to provide the students with a competence in the application of the theories, models and tools taught at the program. The students are encouraged to carry out case studies to analyse and reflect upon the various accounting issues in practice, and develop analytical, design and implementation competencies.
At the exam the students must be able to:
Formulate relevant accounting problems.
Apply theories to an empirical setting.
Solve real practical issues.
Show an ability to choose relevant theories.
Critically reflect upon accounting practices.
Type of test Oral Exam
Marking scale 7-step scale
Second examiner Second internal examiner
Exam period May/June
Aids Please, see the detailed regulations below
Duration 20 Minutes
The project is conducted in groups over a period of 1 month with 3-5 students per group. The report must not exceed the allowed number of standard pages (10-12 pages per student) excluding front page and appendix. Individual oral examination. The duration of the individual oral exam is 20 minutes (including assessment). Students will be evaluated on the basis of the project and the oral exam. Each group will receive 5 hours of supervision. The deadline for handing in the project is in May and the date will be announced by the program administrator. The oral exam will take place in June. Make-up/ re-exam will take place in August. If the student was ill during the exam period a new project must be handed in to a new deadline in August announced by the programme secretary. If the student did not pass the regular exam, a new project must be handed in to a new deadline in August announced by the programme secretary. The make-up/re-exam report can be written individually or in groups (provided that other students are taking the make-up/re-exam)
Course content

The student should formulate relevant accounting problems and use theories to solve these problems

Teaching methods
The aim of the course is to train the students in the use of the different theories and models used in the concentration. The course provides an opportunity to apply the theoretical foundation in a real life setting, and develop their analytical, design and implementation competencies.
Additionally, it is sought to train the student in the application of theory through the writing process.

Development of individual and social skills (competencies)
Writing and cooperative skills are developed through teamwork and the writing process.
Expected literature

Materials from the other courses

Last updated on 09-07-2012