Financial accounting and reporting
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  • 2014-05-15T15:26:00.000Z
  • 2014-05-15T15:31:27.000Z
  • 2014-05-15T16:26:00.000Z
  • 2016-01-13T11:01:40.000Z
  • 2016-01-15T09:22:00.000Z
  • 2016-01-15T09:31:49.000Z
  • 2016-02-11T09:50:00.000Z
  • 2016-02-11T10:02:26.000Z
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Title Financial accounting and reporting
Description
  • This free course, Financial accounting and reporting, discusses how accountants act as processors and purveyors of information for decision making and the needs of those who use accounting information. It also looks at the role performed by accountants and notes the need to be aware of relevant regulatory and conceptual frameworks.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-management/financial-accounting-and-reporting/content-section-0" /> First published on Thu, 11 Feb 2016 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-management/financial-accounting-and-reporting/content-section-0">Financial accounting and reporting</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2016
  • This free course, Financial accounting and reporting, discusses how accountants act as processors and purveyors of information for decision making and the needs of those who use accounting information. It also looks at the role performed by accountants and notes the need to be aware of relevant regulatory and conceptual frameworks. <link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-management/financial-accounting-and-reporting/content-section-0" /> First published on Thu, 15 May 2014 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-management/financial-accounting-and-reporting/content-section-0">Financial accounting and reporting</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2014
  • <p>This Openlearn unit serves as an introduction to financial accounting, introducing the basic terminology, purpose and different types of accounting. You will learn about what accounting is, the purposes for which accounting information is used, how to distinguish between management and financial accounting, the components of accounting information, and the main financial reports in which this information is presented to its users.</p><p>You will also have a clear understanding of how accountants act as processors and purveyors of information for decision making, of the needs of those who use accounting information, and of the role performed by accountants. Accounting does not exist for its own sake or in a vacuum: there must be a reason why accounting is being done. This unit is also meant to enable you to understand the relevance of the course to your own career. For example, if you are thinking about becoming a professionally qualified accountant or studying business or management, or using knowledge of accounting in your own work situation or your own business.</p><p>This unit is an adapted extract from the Open University course <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course/b291.htm">B291 <i>Financial accounting</i></a></span>.</p>
  • <p>This Openlearn course serves as an introduction to financial accounting, introducing the basic terminology, purpose and different types of accounting. You will learn about what accounting is, the purposes for which accounting information is used, how to distinguish between management and financial accounting, the components of accounting information, and the main financial reports in which this information is presented to its users.</p><p>You will also have a clear understanding of how accountants act as processors and purveyors of information for decision making, of the needs of those who use accounting information, and of the role performed by accountants. Accounting does not exist for its own sake or in a vacuum: there must be a reason why accounting is being done. This course is also meant to enable you to understand the relevance of the course to your own career. For example, if you are thinking about becoming a professionally qualified accountant or studying business or management, or using knowledge of accounting in your own work situation or your own business.</p><p>This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/modules/b291?LKCAMPAIGN=ebook_&amp;MEDIA=ou">B291 <i>Financial accounting</i></a></span></p>
  • This free course, Financial accounting and reporting, discusses how accountants act as processors and purveyors of information for decision making and the needs of those who use accounting information. It also looks at the role performed by accountants and notes the need to be aware of relevant regulatory and conceptual frameworks.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-management/financial-accounting-and-reporting/content-section-0" /> First published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-management/financial-accounting-and-reporting/content-section-0">Financial accounting and reporting</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2016
  • This free course, Financial accounting and reporting, discusses how accountants act as processors and purveyors of information for decision making and the needs of those who use accounting information. It also looks at the role performed by accountants and notes the need to be aware of relevant regulatory and conceptual frameworks.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-management/financial-accounting-and-reporting/content-section-0" /> First published on Thu, 15 May 2014 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-management/financial-accounting-and-reporting/content-section-0">Financial accounting and reporting</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2014
  • This unit discusses how accountants act as processors and purveyors of information for decision making and the needs of those who use accounting information. It also looks at the role performed by accountants and being aware of relevant regulatory and conceptual framework.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-management/financial-accounting-and-reporting/content-section-0" /> First published on Thu, 15 May 2014 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-management/financial-accounting-and-reporting/content-section-0">Financial accounting and reporting</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2014
  • <p>This Openlearn unit serves as an introduction to financial accounting, introducing the basic terminology, purpose and different types of accounting. You will learn about what accounting is, the purposes for which accounting information is used, how to distinguish between management and financial accounting, the components of accounting information, and the main financial reports in which this information is presented to its users.</p><p>You will also have a clear understanding of how accountants act as processors and purveyors of information for decision making, of the needs of those who use accounting information, and of the role performed by accountants. Accounting does not exist for its own sake or in a vacuum: there must be a reason why accounting is being done. This unit is also meant to enable you to understand the relevance of the course to your own career. For example, if you are thinking about becoming a professionally qualified accountant or studying business or management, or using knowledge of accounting in your own work situation or your own business.</p><p>This free course is an adapted extract from an Open University course <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/modules/b291?LKCAMPAIGN=ebook_&amp;MEDIA=ou">B291 <i>Financial accounting</i></a></span></p>