APPLIES TO ACADEMIC YEAR 2012/2013
JUR 3624 Accountant practice and ethics|
Responsible for the course
Roy Kristen Kristensen
Department of Accounting - Auditing and Law
According to study plan
Language of instruction
This course is part of the curriculum for approval as Norwegian certified accountant. The programme meets the requirements of the certified accountant regulation of 8 February 1999 no. 196 (education requirements for certified accountants).
The course will give the students in-depth knowledge about the stututory regulations regarding certified accountants, including the requirements in Norwegian generally accepted accountancy practice. The students shall also have basic knowledge about assessing and solving ethical dilemmas in accountancy.
The students shall be able to adress and discuss problems related to best practice in exercising of accountancy and generally accepted accountancy principles. The students shall also be able to discuss cases on ethical behaviour.
Be conscious about the importance of good ethical behaviour and exercising best practice in accountancy.
Following courses or equivalent:
BØK 3411 Finance and Managerial Accounting I and
BØK 3541 Managerial Accounting and Control or BØK 3551 Practical Managerial Accounting and Control.
Høylie, Knut, Roy Kristensen og Hanne Opsahl. 2011. God regnskapsføringsskikk : med kommentarer til lov og standarder. 2. utg. Gyldendal akademisk. Hele boken
The program includes the following main topics:
Computer-based tools are not used in this course.
Learning process and workload
The course is taught in teaching sessions over 45 hours, including 36 hours of lecturing and 9 hours of case work. The cases will help the students apply the theory in practice.