Learning goal and objectives: The course provides an overview of research traditions in accounting covering main areas of research in financial accounting, management accounting, auditing, and corporate governance. The course discusses how research is carried out in each of these areas, connecting 'state-of-the-art' overview of accounting research to different research approaches and strategies.
Instruction and examination: Seminar type of lectures, in a four-day intensive format. Participants prepare for a course studying the readings indicated by each lecturer and answer the homework questions. Participants are expected to participate actively, and write an essay after the sessions.
Credits: 6 ECTS
Grading: Evaluation is based on participation in lectures, pre course assignments and an essay. Evaluation is Passed/failed.
Prerequisites: No prerequisites. Introductory course to accounting research.
Admittance: The maximum number of students is 25 and the participants will be selected on the basis of KATAJA’s general instructions. There is no course fee. However, each student is responsible for her/his travel expenses, accommodation and meals.
Application deadline is 3 January, and students are notified of acceptance 10 January.