I received an email from my regional ACCA office (ACCA GHANA) announcing that they were organizing a support program for those who qualified and were interested in completing the BSc in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University. Interested students were asked to come and register at their office. I went to their office and registered myself and was informed of when i would have my first Meeting, the venue, the time and what I needed to do before that meeting. I had to go online and download the BSc in Applied Accounting information pack from the ACCA website and read it before the meeting, which I did. The information pack talked about Oxford …show more content…
He also directed me to a link were I could prepare myself for the presentation. I felt tensed again but after looking at the presentation from the link he gave, I became relaxed. I then studied my entire research report again evaluating the results while reflecting on the skills I had acquired at each stage. As a way to practice, i even presented my report to a few friends who acted as my audience. It was during this time that I actually wrote my skills and learning statement. I emailed it to my mentor who reviewed it and replied me before my presentation date.
On my presentation day, the friends who had helped me in preparing, and my mentor were there. I was formally dressed and had made three copies of my research report and distributed to my mentor and friends. I started my presentation while referring my audience to the pages in my report at every stage of it. The presentation was followed by a question and answer session from my mentor and friends to me. After that he congratulated me and told me I had done well and that I could go ahead and submit my project work. I was very happy and I thanked him for being my mentor and for all the guidance he had given me.
1.3 THE EXTENT TO WHICH I HAVE ATTAINED MY RESEARCH OBJECTIVES.
I think I have been able to meet my research objectives pretty well. My objectives were; * To evaluate BP’s performance over 2008-2010 by calculating and soundly analyzing its financial