EDUCATION PROGRAM – Business Analytics and Audit
Branch of knowledge – 07 Management and Administration
Specialty – 071 Accounting and Taxation
The program is compiled to meet modern requirements of the labor market for the training of specialists in the field of management, taxation and analytics, finance and economy, control and audit, accounting and auditing, and research activities. This is a comprehensive program that allows the specialist to work in four main areas: accounting, auditing, business intelligence and taxation.
Study mode – Full time
Course duration – 4 years
Amount of Credits – 240 ECTS
The purpose of the program is to train highly qualified specialists, who have fundamental knowledge and practical skills, able to solve complex specialized tasks in the field of accounting, analysis, control, audit and taxation.
The educational program is aimed at training highly qualified specialists in the field of audit of economic processes, patterns of functioning of economic entities and the organization of accounting for their activities; preparation of financial and statistical reporting, accrual and payment of taxes and preparation of tax reporting, determination of financial results; implementation of financial and management accounting and analysis, internal control over operations and business processes, preparation of internal reports for the needs of management for managerial decisions.
The educational process is aimed at advanced professional training in the fields of management, taxation and analytics, finance and economy, control and audit, accounting and auditing, and research activities. The program signature is the focus on in-depth special training of modern accountants, analysts, auditors, taxpayers, specialists in various sectors of the economy, who are proactive and able to quickly adapt to modern changes in the market environment, given modern requirements for practical issues, specialists with new promising principles of thinking, able to apply existing research methods. Students have the opportunity to participate in short-term academic exchange programs abroad.
Professional competencies of the educational program include the ability to keep accounts and document business transactions, and accordingly form and interpret business reports, develop accounting policies, use specialized information systems and computer technology to solve practical problems in the field of professional activity; ability to apply the methodology of analysis of economic activity of enterprises and organizations, assess the financial and economic condition of economic entities, analyze and identify reserves to improve the efficiency of their operation and make managerial decisions; ability to calculate the cost of production and the formation of accounting and analytical information about production activities in the cost management system of the enterprise and interpret the information presented in the report in the process of justifying decisions as for operational and strategic management of economic entities; ability to carry out control and analytical processes (apply the basic methods of auditing, tax control, audit and provision of audit services), focused on information support of management decisions; the ability to process large arrays of accounting information, to group and systematize them in order to compile reports and form the optimal system of taxation of the entity and on this basis to make management decisions.
Students are taught according to a student-centered, interactive and problem-oriented learning approach, within discussion lectures with the use of multimedia equipment, seminars, workshops, webinars, small group work, teamwork, independent work, business cases, business games, trainings, discussions, individual classes, practical training, consultations with teachers who develop analytical abilities and skills to work in a team.
During the study period, students, in addition to the diploma of the state standard, have the opportunity to obtain international certificates “M. E. Doc “,” Is-pro “, “Cambridge ESOL” and are trained in training firms and foreign companies via real software accounting and analytical systems, which significantly increases their competitiveness in the labor market.
Upon completion of the program, the graduate can continue his studies at the second (Master’s) level of higher education and receive a specialty that allows him to apply for a wide range of economic positions, namely: accountant and assistant auditor or assistant of chief accountant, accounting manager and accountant of various legal forms of ownership, analyst of public and financial service, specialist (fiscal inspection and anti-corruption bureau, pension fund and social insurance, state treasury and audit service), customs inspector and broker, stock trader, controller, economist, cashier, bank controller and non-banking institutions, inspector and auditor, auditor, tax inspector.
The educational program also provides training for foreign citizens.