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Area/Catalogue
ACCT 3010

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
105462

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To introduce students to the fundamental concepts of corporate sustainability and how sustainable development issues influence company accounting and reporting practices, as well as to introduce students to contemporary approaches and techniques to account for a company’s social, economic, and environmental impacts.

Course content

The content of this course covers the topics of corporate sustainability and legitimacy, critical review of conventional accounting, sustainability issues in financial accounting and reporting, sustainability reporting guidelines, environmental management accounting framework and tools, environmental costing methods, integration with eco-efficiency indicators, and the role of accounting in corporate sustainability management.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
ACCT 1006 Financial Accounting 1

Successful completion of a minimum of 72 units.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Workshop 2.5 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Workshop 35 hours x N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 35 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Workshop 35 hours x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment 2500 words 40% N/A
Team Project 4500 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Continuous assessment 2500 words 40% N/A
Team Project 4500 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2500 words 40% N/A
Team Project 4500 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Continuous assessment 2500 words 40% N/A
Team Project 4500 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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