Current Research in Accounting and Operations Management (CURA)

Course description



The course presents classical and new research in accounting or operations management. The course is organized around reading, reviewing and discussing papers in these two areas. The overall aim of the course is to advance students’ understanding of research in accounting or operations management, and thereby furthering their knowledge about constructing research problems incorporating ethical and sustainable viewpoints.

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:
Knowledge and understanding
1. Explain problems and findings of research in accounting or operations management.
2. Demonstrate their knowledge to follow the academic format of writing papers.
3. Describe central themes in current accounting or operations management research.
Skills and abilities
4. Demonstrate their skills and abilities to communicate findings in accounting or operations management research, both orally and in written form.
5. Demonstrate their ability to link and juxtapose research findings from accounting or operations management research.
6. Demonstrate ability to, both orally and in writing, discuss and problematise theoretical issues on research in accounting or operations management.
Judgement and approach
7. Developing a reflective approach to accounting or operations management by critically examining earlier research problems and findings incorporating ethical and sustainable viewpoints.

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Course title:
Current Research in Accounting and Operations Management
Semester: Spring term 2020
Study period: 1
Rate of studies: 100%
Level: Graduate level (second cycle)
Credits: 7.5
Language of instruction: English

Course code: fe4435

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Course coordinator:
Alexandra Kontcell
Head of course:
Gunilla Eklöv Alander
Examiner:
Gunilla Eklöv Alander
Student services:
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