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Data Analytics for Accounting and Audit 6 op, 2024-2025, UEF


This is an intermediate studies level course.The course belongs to the Intermediate studies, Accounting and Finance.

Content: The course covers the fundamental understanding of accounting and auditing data analytics. Defines and explains the impact of data analytics on the business and accounting profession. In addition, it develops an analytical mindset supported with a provided toolkit to extract, transform, validate, and visualize the data. The course includes various models and techniques used for data analytics as an increasingly important skill for accountants. All the techniques are supported by accounting-specific examples and cases.


04.12.2024 – 20.04.2025


Basics of accounting.


Student can identify questions, access to necessary data, clean and verify, work with various analytics models, visualize, interpret and communicate findings and conduct a full cycle of data analytics by setting the business problem, getting the data, analyzing and presenting the results, compare them with theoretical knowledge, and create an essay collaboratively with peer students.


6 op


Will be announced later.


Course implementation:
– Online lecture (24 hours)
– Pre-study assignments (38 h), group work (40 hours)
– Independent and collaborative learning (60 h)


Scale on grade 0 -5.


– Richarson, V., K. Terrell and R. Teeter (2018). Data analytics for Accounting. (1st ed.)
– Article package and other material provided by the lecturer


Itä-Suomen yliopisto


Tiina Laurikainen
p. 050 3754 977

Lisätietoja hakeutumisesta

Registration takes place through the registration form found on this page.

Each participant is also instructed to register with the Open University of Eastern Finland.

Participants will receive an information letter about the studies by email during week 33, and for registrations made after that, approximately 2 working days after registration.

Muu informaatio

You may start your studies as early as July 1 with the ”Aikuisopiskelijan opiskelutaidot” -section organized by Päijät-Hämeen kesäyliopisto.

Aikuisopiskelijan opiskelutaido -section does not grant ECTS credits and is not part of the official degree requirements. Participation in the Study Skills section is voluntary and it is conducted on Päijät-Hämeen kesäyliopisto EduGo learning platform. Participants will receive a username to log in to the EduGo platform. Aikuisopiskelijan opiskelutaidot -section can be completed at your own pace during the 2024-2025 academic year.

We reserve the right to make changes to the teaching program.


– The fee charged by Päijät-Hämeen kesäyliopisto is 90 euros.
– The fee charged by the Open University of Eastern Finland for an individual course is 12 euros per ECTS credit.

The studies are included in the annual tuition fee of Päijät-Hämeen kesäyliopisto. The annual fee charged by the Päijät-Hämeen kesäyliopisto is 90 euros. This one-time fee allows you to study an unlimited number of specific Open University courses at Päijät-Hämeen kesäyliopisto during the 2024-2025 academic year. Kesäyliopisto will collect the annual fee from the participant at the beginning of the studies.

In addition to the annual fee, you will pay the fee charged by the Open University of Eastern Finland directly to the Open University of Eastern Finland. Kesäyliopisto will provide instructions at the beginning of the studies.

Further information about tuition fees:


27.02.2025 mennessä


Cancellation Policy of Päijät-Hämeen kesäyliopisto:

You can cancel your participation free of charge if you do so by August 11, 2024.

For registrations made from August 12, 2024, onwards, you can cancel your participation free of charge within 7 days of registration. If you cancel your participation more than 7 days after registration and the invoice has already been issued, we will charge a study fee of 90 euros. Please cancel in writing by sending a message to or

Cancellation Policy of the Open University of Eastern Finland:

Study fees will not be refunded nor will the invoicing of the study fee be waived after registering as a student at the Open University of Eastern Finland.

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