Module Identifier AC34010  
Academic Year 2007/2008  
Co-ordinator Dr Kelum N Jayasinghe  
Semester Semester 2  
Pre-Requisite AC30520  
Course delivery Lecture   2 Hours.  
  Seminars / Tutorials   2 Hours.  
  Other   12 Hours. Group Work  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment 2 individually assessed pieces of 20% and 60% respectively  80%
Semester Assessment 1 piece of group work20%
Supplementary Assessment Individual pieces of work only, students will resubmit only failed pieces of work.100%

Learning outcomes

Having successfully completed the module students will:


The module is designed to assist students in integrating the various disciplines studied in an accounting and finance degree.

Brief description

The module intergrates finance, financial accounting and management accounting through the use of an interactive business game. Groups of students acting as company directors are required to run a company.


Working in teams, students take the role of directors of a company through the use of an interactive business game. As a member of a board of directors you are responsible for the running of a company competing against other student-run companies, requiring you to make key decisions after performing appropriate analyses of detailed information about your company and its environment. As a board of directors you are required to make decisions concerning staffing, raw material costs, quality and quantities, product prices and terms, marketing, research and development and financing. You will draw on the disciplines of financial accounting, management accounting, finance and management in general, and will use statistical and economic analyses as appropriate.

Reading Lists

The course manual which is distributed at the briefing lecture is essential reading


This module is at CQFW Level 6