Oxford Brookes University Research and Analysis project (RAP) for B.Sc (Hons) Degree
For Updated Details regarding this project visit the official link: https://www.brookes.ac.uk/acca/
(Below details Source: OBU Information Pack June 2021 edition - click to download full information pack)
Period 43 - 1st Nov to 10th Nov 2021
Period 44 - 1st May to 11th May 2022
Full list of New 20 Research Topic list for Period 43 and 44 is mentioned in the Information Pack.
Topics requiring publicly available Secondary data to be used are:
Topic 3) An assessment of the potential impact of an aspect of impending legislation on the operations and financial position of an organisation.
Topic 4) Analyse and evaluate the business and financial performance of an organisation which has performed exceptionally poorly over a three-year period with a critical analysis of the reasons for its difficulties.
Topic 5) Analyse and evaluate the business and financial performance of an organisation which has performed exceptionally well over a three-year period with a critical analysis of the reasons for its success.
Topic 8) Analyse and evaluate the business and financial performance over a three year period of an organisation operating in a sector that has faced strategic and operational challenges with an emphasis on how management have addressed these challenges.
Topic 12) An investigation into the possible effects of a proposed accounting standard on the financial statements and business activities of an organisation.
Topic 17) Select an organisation that has been identified as having weak corporate governance structures within the past 5 years. Critically evaluate their corporate governance practices including an assessment of the origins of the corporate governance issue(s) and the organisation’s response.
Topic 18) A review of the marketing strategy of an organisation and its effectiveness.
Topic 19)An analysis and evaluation of the financial and operational consequences of a merger between two organisations or of the acquisition of one organisation by another.
Topic 20) Select an organisation that has been identified as having weak social responsibility practices within the past 5 years. Critically evaluate their social responsibility practices, including an assessment of the origins of the
problem(s) and the organisation’s response and the impact of this on the organisation’s key stakeholders.
Remaining topics require access to internal Primary data sources.
(Source: Oxford Brookes Information Pack June 2021 edition)
Details and terms and conditions regarding my mentoring
The mentoring will be conducted by Mr. Gaurav S. Vaidya. Apart from being an Registered Mentor for Oxford Brookes University (OBU) Project, he is highly qualified international chartered professional, with five prestigious IFAC recognised international qualifications like FCCA (Fellow member of Chartered Certified Accountant by ACCA UK), ACMA (Chartered Management Accountant by CIMA UK), CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant), and Formerly CPA-CGA (Chartered Professional Accountant Canada), as well as MCSI (Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment CISI UK). He is also a tuition provider for various professional courses like ACCA, CIMA etc. at Pune, India.
Minimum 3 meetings are required for the OBU RAP. The frequency and/or duration of the meetings may be increased, at the sole discretion of the mentor. The timings of the meeting will be mutually decided. The time table for meetings mentioned / discussed are only indicative and subject to change. The face-to-face / online mentoring will be done using a suitable mode of communication.
STUDENT / MENTEE RESTRICTIONS
The use of mentoring and study material, if any, is restricted to the enrolled student only. No part of the mentoring, tuitions, lectures or course material may be copied, photocopied, reproduced, distributed or republished in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise. It is strictly prohibited. The opinions expressed are tutor / mentor’s own views and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the professional bodies or universities concerned. Any completed RAP / RR / SLS shared with mentee are only for the reference of the student or mentee (i.e. samples) and must not be copied in final submission to OBU. Please note Mentor is not allowed to write the project on your behalf.
STUDENT / MENTEE RESPONSIBILITIES
1. It is your responsibility to confirm that you are eligible for the Oxford Brookes University BSc in Applied Accounting before registering for my mentoring service.
2. Full payment of mentoring fees is required before the mentoring can begin.
3. The mentor operates zero tolerance policy towards plagiarism and cheating in general, and expects the mentee to be honest and ethical. If the mentor were to find out that your work is not your own, or that you have cheated any other way on your RAP, then the mentoring service will be terminated and no refund will be provided.
USE OF RAP MATERIAL
The RAP project material or part thereof mentored by Gaurav Vaidya and/or Vaidya tutorials may be used for guidance / illustrative example for future mentees.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Every effort has been made to ensure complete and accurate information is given during the mentor meetings. However, the mentor and/or Vaidya Tutorials cannot be held legally responsible for any mistakes / faulty instructions / misinterpretations contained within the mentor meetings. Vaidya Tutorials and/or the mentor will not be responsible if mentee copies parts of sample RAP / RR / SLS in the final submission to OBU, in such case it will be the responsibility of mentee to prove to OBU that it is his/her own work, and the mentor and/or Vaidya Tutorials will not be responsible for any action, legal or otherwise, taken by OBU and/or ACCA against the mentee. Vaidya Tutorials and/or the mentor do not give any pass guarantee.
FEES AND OTHER COSTS
The mentor may recommend suitable e-books, authorised study material etc. which the student may purchase at his own cost. The mentoring fees do not include exam fees or any other fees or costs, that are payable to OBU and/or ACCA.
TERMINATION OF CONTRACT
Vaidya Tutorials and/or the mentor reserve the right to terminate the contract, at any time, by refunding the fees.
Refund of Fees, if any, will be at the sole discretion of Vaidya Tutorials. If you wish to defer your project to the following submission period, revised mentoring fees may be applicable. If you fail your RAP, the mentoring fee for resubmission may be payable. The opinion of Vaidya Tutorials will be final and binding on the student / mentee, in case of any disputes.
The classroom teaching / office address is Vaidya Tutorials located at Kothrud, Pune, 411038, India.
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These terms and conditions shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with Indian Laws, and shall be subject to Pune jurisdiction to resolve any disputes.
If for whatever reason, the ACCA and/or OBU ask for details regarding our mentoring relationship, I will of course comply.