Research Design and Analysis in Behavioral Accounting Research

REG506 Research Design and Analysis in Behavioral Accounting Research

  • Topics

    Topics

    • Determinants of auditor performance
    • The audit process
    • Disclosure, accountability and performance
    • Fraud
    • Audit judgment.

  • Learning outcome

    Learning outcome

    The course will address a range of behavioral accounting topics including:

    Knowledge - The candidate:

    • Can contribute to the development of new knowledge in the audit process, including making recommendations to regulatory authorities about the impact of potential regulatory changes.
    • Is in the forefront of knowledge within his or her academic field and masters the philosophy of science issues appropriate to the field.

    Skills - The candidate:

    • Can formulate problems in the area and can plan and carry out research in the area.

    Competence - The candidate:

    • Can communicate research work through recognized international channels.
      • Can carry out his or her research with scholarly integrity.

  • Teaching

    Teaching

    • Lecture and class discussions of the reading material.

  • Requirements for course approval

    Requirements for course approval

    • Attendance at all class meetings
    • Submission of a research proposal

  • Assessment

    Assessment

    • Class presentation of research proposal in the area.
    • A pass on the final paper due by March 1 of the following semester.

  • Grading Scale

    Grading Scale

    Grading: Pass / fail.

  • Computer tools

    Computer tools

    none

  • Semester

    Semester

    Autumn

     

     

  • Literature

    Literature

    Sarah E. Bonner's Judgment and Decision-Making in Accounting (Pearson Prentice Hall 2008)

    Selected journal readings as assigned

Overview

ECTS Credits
7.5
Teaching language
English.
Semester
Autumn

Course responsible

Iris Stuart, Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law