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Accounting Activities for Schools and Colleges


All sessions will be delivered online this term

In this session we will explore the different avenues available to companies in raising finances for day to day operations and for future long-term growth/expansion. 

We will consider several internal and external financing options available, looking at what they are predominately used for and the advantages and disadvantages of each of them. 

The session will conclude with a group exercise on suggesting alternative financing methods for non-current assets and current assets used by companies.

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Using our Global Investor’s Finance Lab simulation online, students will have an opportunity to try out their financial trading skills in our Trading Room - reacting to price movements and news items relevant to a portfolio of shares and commodities – providing an insight into the skills and psychology of financing trading.

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Recent publicity surrounding the payments made to sports-stars and organisers has highlighted the problems associated with the commercialisation of sport.  This session will discuss ethical and financial issues surrounding this topical issue.

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An introduction to the world of fraud. Join Jon Evans - Certified Fraud Examiner - for a brief tour of the many devious and not so complex fraud schemes. Examine the role of forensic accountants in fraud prevention and detection. 

Finally meet a rogues’ gallery of cheats, liars and fraudsters and find out the study and career opportunities in the fast growing world of forensic accounting.

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Credit score and credit reference.  What are they and how are they used?  Why are they so important in modern society?  How to build a strong credit profile.  How to avoid a poor credit profile.  The discussion will revolve around a lifetime scenarios that everyone will experience.

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This session will explain the process behind planning the cash-flows associated with the organisation of an art exhibition.  It will require consideration of the nature and timing of cash-flows and their effect on the success or otherwise of an event of this type.

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Accountants are typically well rewarded, highly respected and trusted people, whatever industry and organization type they work in whilst many go on to be leaders in the business world because of their accounting background.

This session covers an overview of the field and what a career look like. We also outline our multi accredited accounting and finance degrees and the varying routes to qualifying as an accountant at the University of South Wales.

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Mr. Wolf claims he was set up by the three pigs, forensic auditors called in to investigate

In this session you will take the role of the forensic auditor and it will be up to you to investigate the financial and non-financial evidence to draw conclusions about what really happened. You will then have to give evidence about your findings.

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This session will cover the main concepts and issues in relation to product costing and cost volume profit analysis. These are two areas undertaken by the management accountant which help to provide vital information that will assist in business decision making.

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