The audit profession and the public interest

  • Teaching

    Details

    Faculty Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
    Domain Business Administration
    Code UE-EGE.00027
    Languages English
    Type of lesson Lecture
    Level Master
    Semester SP-2021

    Schedules and rooms

    Summary schedule Tuesday 15:15 - 18:00, Hebdomadaire
    Hours per week 3

    Teaching

    Teachers
    Assistants
    Description

    The topic of the course are legal and professional standards regulating the audit profession in Switzerland and internationally. Major focus is placed on the role of the auditor, ethics, independence as well as responsibility and fraud.

    Moodle Link

    Training objectives The course covers the various influences on the audit profession. A major focus is placed on the role of the auditor in the current environment, ethics, independence as well as responsibility and liability. After the course a student should be able to follow the current discussions regarding the audit function.
    Softskills
    No
    Off field
    No
    BeNeFri
    Yes
    Mobility
    Yes
    UniPop
    No

    Documents

    Bibliography Rick Hayes (3rd edition): Principles of Auditing – An Introduction to International Standards on Auditing, Pearson Longmann, ISBN 978-0273768173 / International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board: Handbook of International Quality Control, Auditing Review, Other Assurance, and Related Services Pronouncements, vol. 1+2, free download from the website of the International Federation of Accountants (www.ifac.org)
  • Dates and rooms
    Date Hour Type of lesson Place
    23.02.2021 15:15 - 18:00 Cours PER 21, Room C230
    02.03.2021 15:15 - 18:00 Cours PER 21, Room C230
    09.03.2021 15:15 - 18:00 Cours PER 21, Room C230
    16.03.2021 15:15 - 18:00 Cours PER 21, Room C230
    23.03.2021 15:15 - 18:00 Cours PER 21, Room C230
    30.03.2021 15:15 - 18:00 Cours PER 21, Room C230
    13.04.2021 15:15 - 18:00 Cours PER 21, Room C230
    20.04.2021 15:15 - 18:00 Cours PER 21, Room C230
    27.04.2021 15:15 - 18:00 Cours PER 21, Room C230
    04.05.2021 15:15 - 18:00 Cours PER 21, Room C230
    11.05.2021 15:15 - 18:00 Cours PER 21, Room C230
    18.05.2021 15:15 - 18:00 Cours PER 21, Room C230
    25.05.2021 15:15 - 18:00 Cours PER 21, Room C230
    01.06.2021 15:15 - 18:00 Cours PER 21, Room C230
  • Assessments methods

    Oral exam - SP-2021, Session d'été 2021

    Date 07.06.2021 13:00 - 14.06.2021 17:30
    Assessments methods By rating
    Descriptions of Exams

    Examination time 15 min.

    Oral exam - SP-2021, Session de rattrapage 2021

    Date 26.08.2021 08:00 - 12:00
    Assessments methods By rating
    Descriptions of Exams

    Examination time 15 min.

  • Assignment
    Valid for the following curricula:
    Complementary learnings in SES
    Version: ens_compl_ses
    803 - MA course offering for Mobility Students

    Ma - Accounting and Finance - 90 ECTS
    Version: 2021/SA_V01
    Course - 72 ECTS > Modules "Data Analytics" and "Audit et Fiscalité": min. 3 courses > Domain Taxation and Audit
    Course - 72 ECTS > Minimum 0 / maximum 1 optional master course offered at the University of Fribourg, if 72 ECTS not yet reached in the above modules > SES Master level courses
    Course - 72 ECTS > Accounting and control Module: the two compulsory courses and at least one of the 3 core courses https://www.unifr.ch/bwl/en/studies/master/master-in-accounting-and-finance.html must be validated > ACC: Accounting and Control

    Ma - Business Communication : Business Informatics - 90 ECTS
    Version: 2020/SA_V01
    Courses - 60 ECTS > Option Group > Information Management > Cours > Modules management > ACC: Accounting and Control

    Ma - Business Communication : Management - 90 ECTS
    Version: 2021/SA_V01
    Courses - 60 ECTS > Chosen Option > Management > 30 ECTS parmi les modules : > ACC: Accounting and Control

    Ma - Business Informatics - 90 ECTS
    Version: 2020/SA-v01
    Classes - min. 45 ECTS > Modules management - max. 15 ECTS > ACC: Accounting and Control

    Ma - Communication and Media Research - 90 ECTS
    Version: 2015/SA_V01
    Courses - 60 ECTS > Inter- and Transdisciplinary Perspectives > SES Master level courses

    Ma - Communication and Society - 90 ECTS
    Version: 2021/SA_V03
    Forschungsbereiche > Forschungsbereiche > Inter- & Transdisciplinary Perspectives > SES Master level courses

    Ma - Economics - 90 ECTS
    Version: 2021/SA_V03
    Elective courses > Wahlkurse der SES-Fakultät - max. 15 ECTS > SES Master level courses

    Ma - European Business - 90 ECTS
    Version: 2017/SA_v01
    Courses - 63 ECTS > Additional courses: Any Master courses of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, as well as maximum 9 ECTS from all Master programmes of the University. > SES Master level courses
    Courses - 63 ECTS > Modules - Min one extra module with 12 ECTS > One complete module taken from the following list > ACC: Accounting and Control

    Ma - Information Management - 90 ECTS
    Version: 2019/SA_V01
    Classes - min. 45 ECTS > Modules management - max. 15 ECTS > ACC: Accounting and Control

    Ma - International and European Business - 90 ECTS
    Version: 2021/SA_V01
    Courses > Modules > One complete module taken from the following list > Groupe d'élément de validation du Module ACC > ACC: Accounting and Control
    Courses > Additional courses: Any Master courses of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, as well as maximum 9 ECTS from all Master programmes of the University. > SES Master level courses

    Ma - Management - 90 ECTS
    Version: 2021/SA_V01
    Courses: min. 72 ECTS > Modules - min 54 ECTS > Groupe d'élément de validation du Module ACC > ACC: Accounting and Control
    Courses: min. 72 ECTS > Elective Courses : max. 18 ECTS > SES Master level courses

    Ma - Management - 90 ECTS [MA]
    Version: 2017/SA_v01
    Courses: min. 63 ECTS > 3 modules with min 12 ECTS each > ACC: Accounting and Control
    Courses: min. 63 ECTS > Cours facultatifs : max. 18 ECTS > SES Master level courses

    Ma - Marketing - 90 ECTS
    Version: 2021/SA_V02
    Courses > Elective Master courses from the whole university > SES Master level courses

    MiMa - Business Informatics - 30 ECTS
    Version: 2020/SA_V01
    Cours > Modules management > ACC: Accounting and Control

    MiMa - Gestion d'entreprise - 30 ECTS
    Version: 2021/SA_V01
    Elective courses - 30 ECTS > ACC: Accounting and Control