Information and Opportunity Costs

About TMA:
The TMA covers the financial accounting concepts and practices in the businesses. It is marked out of 100 and is worth 20% of the overall assessment component. It is intended to assess students’ understanding of some of the learning points within Books 9 and 11. This TMA requires you to apply the course concepts.
The TMA is intended to:
ØIncrease the students’ knowledge about the reality of the accounting as a profession.
ØAssess students’ understanding of key learning points within the books.
ØDevelop the ability to understand and interact with the nature of the financial statements in reality.
ØDevelop students’ communication skills, such as memo writing, essay writing, analysis and presentation of material.
ØDevelop basic ICT skills such as using the internet.
The TMA:
This TMA is based around two cases of Compass Group and Relevant Information and Opportunity Costs. Marks will be awarded for blending the context of each case and with relevant theory by means o
f your own interpretation. In addition to this, some research is required.
The TMA requires you to:
1-   Review various study Books (9 and 11) of ’Certificate in Accounting’.
2-   Conduct a simple information search using the internet.
3-   Present your findings in not more than 1,550 words (700 words for part A and 850 for part B). The word count excludes headings, references, title page, and diagrams.
4-  You should use a Microsoft Office Word and Times New Roman Font of 14 points.
5-   You should read and follow the instructions below carefully. Each part of the process will carry marks for the assignment.