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Pilon School of Business

Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting)

An accounting program designed to respond to the changing business world.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively in a variety of organizational settings.
  • Evaluate complex qualitative and quantitative data to support strategic and operational decisions.
  • Develop comprehensive strategic and tactical plans for an organization.
  • Work independently and collaboratively in inter- and/or multi-disciplinary and diverse environments.
  • Use creative, critical and reflective thinking to address organizational opportunities and challenges.
  • Apply problem solving and decision-making frameworks that propose defensible solutions to organizational opportunities, challenges, change and risk.
  • Demonstrate ethical and socially responsible behaviour.
  • Integrate appropriate technologies in developing solutions to business opportunities and challenges.
  • Build effective internal and external relationships using influencing, communication and consultative skills.
  • Evaluate the dynamic of the global business environment from a competitive and economic perspective.
  • Develop self-leadership strategies to enhance personal and professional effectiveness.
  • Assess business processes relative to organizational goals.
  • Perform robust research through the application of accepted applied research methodologies.
  • Develop critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, written, and oral communication.
  • Knowledge of society and culture, and skills relevant to civic engagement.
  • Create relevant, complete and accurate financial statements and information reports using the appropriate accounting principles to provide information to measure the entity’s performance.
  • Interpret financial statement and organizational results to enhance the entity’s decision-making performance.
  • Assess the measurable objectives of an entity’s strategic plan using appropriate quantitative and qualitative analyses.
  • Use appropriate technological tools and information systems necessary to provide the required financial information for effective decision-making.
  • Evaluate strategic opportunities that add value and are consistent with operational goals, policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to the development of investment plans, business plans and financial proposals to assist in converting the entities financial strategies into specific financial objectives.
  • Evaluate internal controls and audit requirements in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.
  • Prepare regulatory filings in accordance with legal requirements.
  • Analyze the implications of an entity’s tax-planning strategies.
  • Apply legal concepts within the domestic and international business environment identifying the need for professional legal guidance.