llsms2017  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

In view of the health context linked to the spread of the coronavirus, the methods of organisation and evaluation of the learning units could be adapted in different situations; these possible new methods have been - or will be - communicated by the teachers to the students.
See also the list of assessments for the June 2020 session.
5 credits
30.0 h
Main themes
The main objectives can be summarized as providing the students with : - a good understanding of the main theoretical concepts and of the actual practices underlying the international accounting standards; - a good awareness of the major challenges faced by companies in these matters.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


During their programme, students of the LSM Master¿s in management or Master¿s in Business engineering will have developed the following capabilities¿

2.1 Master the core knowledge of each area of management..

2.3 Articulate the acquired knowledge from different areas of management.

2.4 Activate and apply the acquired knowledge accordingly to solve a problem.

2.5 Contribute to the development and advancement o the management field.

5.1 Understand the inner workings of an organization : develop a global approach and integrate the internal logic used within the organization


The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Content Analysis of the main IAS/IFRS standards A comparative approach of IAS/ IFRS, US GAAP and European directives The evolution of the relationships between accounting and taxation for companies adopting IAS standards Methods In-class activities - Lectures - Exercices/PT - Project based learning At home activities - Readings to prepare the lecture - Exercices to prepare the lecture - Paper work - Students presentation
Evaluation methods
Continuous evaluation
  • Date: will be specify later
  • Type of evaluation:  papers and class participation
  • Comments: No
Evaluation week
  • Oral: No
  • Written: No
  • Unavailability or comments: No
Examination session
  • Oral: Yes
  • Written: Yes
  • Unavailability or comments: No
Other information
Prerequisites (ideally in terms of competiencies)Financial accounting and financial statement analysis Evaluation : Final exam, papers, oral presentations and Class participation, in French or English Support : Slides provided through icampus References : Provided during the class Corporate features - conference - case study - corporate guest Skills - presentation skills - writing skills - team work - individual autonomy - problem solving - decision making - time management - project management - critical thinking
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Actuarial Science

Master [60] in Management

Master [120] in Management

Master [120] in Management