Sustainability Accounting and Reporting
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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Discuss sustainability issues in accounting and reporting practices.
- Explain the differences between conventional accounting and triple bottom line accounting.
- Evaluate the quality of a company's sustainability/environmental report.
- Identify and classify environmental costs and impacts.
- Apply environmental costing methods and sustainability indicators.
- Collaboratively research sustainability issues.
- Demonstrate Business Enterprise Skills in the context of the Accounting discipline.
- Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)/Sustainability: An Introduction
- Corporations and Sustainability
- Stakeholders and Sustainability
- Accountability and Theories of Sustainability Accounting
- CSR Trends
- Sustainability Reporting
- Consolidation and Collaboration Week
- Management Systems for Sustainability
- Integrated Reporting
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
Every corporation has responsibilities that are much broader than merely generating shareholder wealth. Stakeholders are groups which are affected by, and can affect, corporations. In this course, you’ll study how sustainability accounting and reporting practices can be used as a mechanism by corporations to extend their accountability when it comes to their social and environmental impacts. You’ll discover why it’s important for a corporation’s accountability to extend beyond financial disclosures to shareholders.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a third-year course from UniSA Online’s Accounting degree. Please note: you are responsible for completing any relevant prerequisite courses before enrolling in this course.
- Continuous Assessment (40%)
- Case Study - 4500 words (60%)