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Seminar: Accounting, Auditing and Finance

Module name (EN): Seminar: Accounting, Auditing and Finance
Degree programme: Accounting and Finance, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: MARPF-230
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4S (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Term paper with presentation (Can be repeated annually)

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Curricular relevance:
MARPF-230 Accounting and Finance, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 2, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
MARPF-310 Master´s Thesis

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Jochen Pilhofer
Prof. Dr. Jochen Pilhofer

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
_        be familiar with the basic aspects of scientific work;
_        be able to prepare a scientific paper on a given selected topic from the fields of accounting, auditing and finance on their own and in compliance with scientific criteria;
        In this context, students will be able to work with predominantly national scientific literature on their given topic;
        They will be able to comprehend relevant problems in this context and recognize complex correlations;
        Students will be able to apply scientific-theoretical findings to practical questions in this context;
        They will be able to demonstrate their knowledge freely and in a targeted manner in the form of a presentation or lecture,
Current key topics and problems from the fields of accounting, auditing and finance, with particular emphasis on international aspects that will promote the application of the knowledge acquired by students in the program modules.

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Module content:

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Teaching methods/Media:
Seminar with individual talks
Preparation of a term paper with subsequent presentation and discussion
Feedback discussions

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Recommended or required reading:
- Ebster, C./Stalzer, L.: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftler, Wien, latest edition
- Theisen, Manuel R.: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten. Technik, Methodik, Form., München, latest edition
Additionally: topic-specific literature on current topics from the fields of accounting, auditing and finance

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