AC4308 - Accounting Meets Culture - Int'l Std Setting Bodies, Sustainability & Cultural Insights from Europe

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Accountancy
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

1. Provide Students with an in-depth understanding of the functioning of the International Accounting Standards Board in the development of IFRS and the transfer to HKFRS respectively.
2. Develop and strengthen student’s skills and professional knowledge in terms of how International Financial Reporting Standards are developed and how the alignment with other EU member states works (e.g. Germany).
3. Consolidate and enrich students’ knowledge with the knowledge from professionals and other students from Europe, especially in the field of sustainability. 
4. Provide students a cultural background and bringing them in touch with history and politics in Europe. 
5. Enable students to share their experience and the new knowledge with others during the tour (e.g. via Instagram) and at the end of the tour (e. g. movie).

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Accountancy

Additional Information

Course Duration:

Within one month (Most of the activities will take place in the span of the study tour)