Department of Business Administration

Financial Accounting I(G131)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
G131 Financial Accounting I 1 3 0 0 3 6
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Oğuzhan BAHADIR obahadir@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
Assistant
Objective This course aims to teach the fundamental of financial accounting and reporting. It aims to present methodologies for structuring the accounting theory. Thus, in the context of the French and Turkish Accounting Systems, the student becomes familiar with key elements of accounting theory, measurement models and learns to analyze the main items of assets, liabilities and stockholders’ equity.
Content 1. General principles of accounting
2. Analysis of the balance sheet
3. Income statement
4. General ledger entry
5. Journal entry and trial balance
6. Plan Comptable
7. Inventory
8. Sales and value added tax
9. Expenses
10. Salary expenses
11. Bonds payable and bonds receivable
12. Collections and payments
13. Case study
14. Exercises
Course Learning Outcomes At the end of the course, the student will be able to,
1. Develop an understanding of the framework of accounting and the concepts, principles, and procedures that govern how the financial statements are prepared.
2. Prepare financial statements
3. Understand how financial information, primarily that provided by the financial statements, can be used to analyze business operations and make economic decisions
4. Understand the difference between accrual and cash basis accounting
5. Recognize and understand ethical issues related to the accounting profession.
Teaching and Learning Methods
References Langlois, Georges et Micheline Friédérich, Comptabilité financière Comptabilité générale, 16e edition, LMD Collection, Foucher, Paris, 2011.

Robert Maeso, André Philips ve Christian Raulet, Comptabilité Financière Comptabilité Générale, 12e edition, Dunod, 2011.

Dick, Wolfgang et Frank Missonier-Piera, Comptabilité Financière en IFRS, Pearson, 2009.

Richard Jacques et Christine Collette, Système comptable français et normes IFRS, 7e édition, Dunod, 2005.

Fayel, Alain et Daniel Pernot ; Comptabilité générale de l’entreprise, Cas pratiques, 9e édition, Dunod, 1996.

Colasse, Bernard, Comptabilité Générale, 7e édition, Economica, Paris, 2001.
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 General principles of accounting
2 Analysis of the balance sheet
3 Income statement
4 General ledger entry
5 Journal entry and trial balance
6 Plan Comptable
7 Inventory
8 Sales and value added tax
9 Expenses
10 Salary expenses
11 Bonds payable and bonds receivable
12 Collections and payments
13 Case study
14 Exercises
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 13 60
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 40
Toplam 14 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 10 10
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 30
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 2 20
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 13 60
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The acquisition of high-level knowledge of the functions of production management and marketing, management, accounting and finance; the skill of using this knowledge. X
2 The acquisition of basic conceptual knowledge about scientific fields related to professional life, such as law, economics, sociology, psychology, social psychology and quantitative methods. X
3 The ability to work effectively in a team; the ability to pass on knowledge to other members of the team. X
4 The competence to use his/her knowledge on the field, to analyze and interpret the data obtained, to identify the problems encountered, to provide appropriate solutions and scientifically defend these solution suggestions when necessary. X
5 The competence to determine the aims and objectives of the company or institution in which he/she is employed by taking into account the needs, the competitive dynamics of the market and by calculating the risks incurred; the ability to engage in entrepreneurship and establish and manage a business. X
6 Awareness of constantly updating his/her professional knowledge and skills; the ability to adapt to change and innovation; the competence to evaluate critically the information he/she has acquired. X
7 Basic knowledge of information and communication technologies required for professional life; the ability to use core office programs at an advanced level; expertise in data processing and report writing in the IT environment. X
8 Ability to follow current information in his/her field in both English and French and to communicate in writing and verbally with stakeholders in both languages. X
9 The ability to conduct researches and studies taking into account the market, dynamics of competition, organizational and global factors and scientific methods; contribute to projects, take responsibility in projects, display competence to make innovative and effective decisions. X
10 Ability to develop strategies, find creative solutions to management problems by building relations with other areas of the social sciences and take the responsibility of these decisions. X
11 Consciousness of taking into account ethical values, when making decisions and being involved in business life. X
12 Awareness of the impact of practices related to his/her field on the global and social dimensions (universality of social rights, social justice, cultural values, environmental problems, sustainability, etc.) and their legal consequences. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 12 3 36
Assignments 10 2 20
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 9 9
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 14 14
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 121
Total Workload / 25 4,84
Credits ECTS 5
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