ArtLectures/Practical Seminars/Tutorials
ECTS Points6
Teaching CycleWinter Semester
Type of ExaminationWritten exam (120 Minutes)

Teaching Staff

Prof. Dr. Brigitte Eierle, Aaron Kasischke, Isabell Keller




This module introduces the basic principles of financial accounting and preparation of the annual financial statement.  Posting essential business transactions as well as profit and loss accounting will be explained and practised in corresponding tutorials and practice sessions.

Key learning topics are:

  • Concept and functions of accounting
  • Operands in accounting
  • Basic legal principles
  • Relationships between Inventory, balance sheet and income statement
  • Basic principles of double-entry bookkeeping: account entries, organisation of accounts, booking in T-accounts
  • Booking in company operating divisions (particularly: movement of goods, production, personnel, fixed assets, financial issues)
  • Preparation of financial statements (accruals, depreciation, reserves, non-corporate accruals)

Please note

All information is issued for guidance and can be subject to change.

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