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PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION CENTRE (PACE)

UNIVERSITI UTARA MALAYSIA


DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAMME (PJJ)
SEMESTER JANUARI 2014/2015 (JJ141)
BKAL1013 BUSINESS ACCOUNTING
(LECTURER: FAIDZULAINI MUHAMMAD, PNA)
ASSIGNMENT QUESTION (20%)

INSTRUCTION:

1. Each student must choose ONE (1) listed company (on Bursa Malaysia) and obtain/print the
2013 annual report.
2. Each student must choose different company. To fulfill this purpose, students are required to
e-mail the proposed company name to the lecturer before Tuesday (18 February 2014).
Lecturer then may assist in organizing the companies to students.
3. Students are allowed to proceed with the selected company only after they get the approval
from the lecturer.
4. Students are required to submit the assignment in class, on Friday (11 April 2014) during the
fourth meeting.
5. IMPORTANT! :
Students are required to refer to the given ASSIGNMENT GUIDELINE for details.
The assignment must be prepared according to the guideline.

REQUIREMENT:
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1. Using the chosen/printed companys annual report, identify/highlight and briefly discuss at
least 10 (TEN) components of the annual report.
(5 Marks)
2. Using the chosen/printed companys annual report, calculate:
a) Horizontal analysis for the Income Statement and Balance Sheet.
(5 Marks)
b) Vertical analysis for the Income Statement and Balance Sheet.
(5 Marks)
c) Current Ratio, Return on Assets, Return on Owners Equity, Inventory Turnover and
Equity Ratio.
(5 Marks)

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PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION CENTRE (PACE)


UNIVERSITI UTARA MALAYSIA
DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAMME (PJJ)
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SEMESTER JANUARI 2014/2015 (JJ141)


BKAL1013 BUSINESS ACCOUNTING
LECTURER: FAIDZULAINI MUHAMMAD, PNA
(e-mail: faidzulaini@uum.edu.my / Mobile: 012-2186101)
ASSIGNMENT GUIDELINE (for 20% individual assignment)

Students are compulsory to do and submit the individual assignment as required (by the lecturer).

The assignment should be computer printed with following specifications:


ITEMS
Fonts size
Fonts type
Line spacing
Paper size
Paper colour
Paper design
Paper weight
Margin:
Top
Bottom
Left
Right
Header
Footer

SPECIFICATIONS
12
Arial
1.5
A4
White
None
80 grams
1
1
1.5
1.25
0.5
0.5

The fonts size and line spacing for text which is prepared in specific format (such as tables,
figures, diagrams, charts, pictures or other illustrations) are adjustable for change according to
suitable view. However, other specifications such as fonts type (Arial) are restricted for any changes.

Students are not allowed to include any content in the Header or Footer which will appear at the top
or bottom of each printed pages. Just leave the Header or Footer blank without any content in it.

The page number should be centre printed at the bottom of each printed
pages.
Students should show the proper title and number for any tables, figures, diagrams, charts, pictures
or other illustrations included in the assignment.
Students should create a clean look along the left and right side of each printed pages. Students
should align text to both the left and right margins, adding extra space between words as
necessary. See the example below:
Align text to the left. WRONG!

Align text to the right. WRONG!

Students should create a clean look along the left


and right side of each printed pages. Students
should align text to both the left and right margins,
adding extra space between words as necessary.

Students should create a clean look along the left and


right side of each printed pages. Students should
align text to both the left and right margins, adding
extra space between words as necessary.

Center the text. WRONG!

Justify: Align text to both the left and right


margin. CORRECT!

Students should create a clean look along the left


and right side of each printed pages. Students
should align text to both the left and right
margins, adding extra space between words as
necessary.

Students should create a clean look along the left


and right side of each printed pages. Students
should align text to both the left and right margins,
adding extra space between words as necessary.

No indent level is required for every paragraph. See the example below:
Insert indent level of the paragraph. WRONG!

None

indent

level

of

the

paragraph.

Students should create a clean look along


the left and right side of each printed pages.

CORRECT!
Students
should create a clean look along the
left and right side of each printed pages.

Students should align text to both the left


and right margins, adding extra space between
words as necessary.

Students should align text to both the left and


right margins, adding extra space between
words as necessary.

Front page of the assignment should be computer printed with following specifications:
ITEMS
Fonts size
Fonts type
Line spacing
Paper size
Paper colour
Paper design
Paper weight
Margin:
Top
Bottom
Left
Right
Header
Footer

SPECIFICATIONS
12
Arial
1.5
A4
White
None
160 grams
1
1
1.5
1.25
0.5
0.5

Front page of the assignment must be exactly presented as shown in the following page.

PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION CENTRE (PACE)


UNIVERSITI UTARA MALAYSIA
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DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAMME (PJJ)


SEMESTER JANUARI 2014/2015 (JJ141)

BKAL1013 BUSINESS ACCOUNTING

INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT

COMPANYS NAME

PREPARED FOR:
LECTURERS NAME

PREPARED BY:
STUDENTS NAME AND MATRIC NO.

11 APRIL 2014

The assignment should include the followings as well:


Table of Content should include the page number for each of the content (including the subtopic).
References list down all of the references used in preparing the assignments. Make sure to
write the references using the APA format.
Appendix enclose the printed 2013 annual report of the approved company and attached in
the assignment as the appendix. Any other related materials used in preparing the assignment
are also required to attach.

The assignment should be properly bind (comb binding) and submitted on time as
required.

Students are required to place the plain transparent plastic as to cover both of the front
and the back page of the assignment.

Marks of the assignment will be awarded for contents, quality, presentation, on time
submission as well as the ORIGINALITY of the assignment.

Students are reminded that academic misconduct is the most serious academic offence.
Students will be penalized for any academic dishonesty such as cheating, copying the assignment
from others, as well as straightly cut/copy and paste from the original source of information.
Once the student is convicted of any of the above offences, penalties may be taken against the
student and NO MARKS will be given for the assignment.

Students are advised to commence the assignment early and discuss with the lecturer for
any problem encountered. BEST OF LUCK!