Module Catalogues

Skills for Professional Accountants

Module Title Skills for Professional Accountants
Module Level Level 4
Module Credits .00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

This Additional Learning Activity (ALA) aims to equip students with a range of skills which are not directly related to accounting but are increasingly in demand from the part of recruiters in the audit, assurance and consulting services sector today, including behavioural and interpersonal skills, cross-cultural skills, ethical reasoning skills, personal and professional development skills. The course is divided into two parts: the first covers topics related to organization behaviour and the need for personal development.

Learning outcomes

A. A Learn about how to secure positive outcomes through interpersonal interactions in organizational networks
B Understand how to reduce risk and maximize opportunities inherent to cultural differences and similarities
C Apply ethical decision-making to help resolve ambiguous ethical situations
D Explain the role of coaching and personal development in achieving career objectives

Method of teaching and learning

Seminars, case studies, self-assessments workshops, class discussions.