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University of Exeter Business School

 David Kolitz

David Kolitz

Senior Lecturer in Accounting

 D.L.Kolitz@exeter.ac.uk

 6261

 +44 (0) 1392 726261

 Streatham Court 1.02

 

Streatham Court, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK


Overview

David Kolitz joined the Accounting Discipline in the University of Exeter Business School in September 2010. Previously he was an Associate Professor in the School of Accountancy at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. His career there spanned 22 years, where he also served a term of office as Assistant Dean in the Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management. He is also a past president of the University of the Witwatersrand Convocation.

He has held visiting positions at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, England and at the Arhus School of Business, Arhus, Denmark.

David Kolitz is the author / co-author of numerous books in the field of financial reporting and is a licenced trainer for Wealthvox, powered by The Colour Accounting Learning System.

Nationality: Dual South African / British

Administrative responsibilities

  • Module leader for the following modules
    • BEP1070 Accounting (Penryn)
    • BEP2190 Understanding financial statements (Penryn)
    • BEA2019 Financial Accounting A (Exeter)

Qualifications

BComm (Natal), BCom(Hons) (SA), MCom (Wits), SFHEA

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Publications

Books

Kolitz D (2023). A Concepts Based Introduction to Financial Accounting. Cape Town, Juta. Abstract.
Kolitz D (eds)(2023). Questions, Exercises and Problems in Financial Accounting : a Concepts Based Introduction. Cape Town, Juta. Abstract.
Kolitz D, Service C (2022). Generally Accepted Accounting Practice: Graded Questions. Durban, Lexis Nexis.
Kolitz D, Service C (2020). Generally Accepted Accounting Practice : Graded Questions. Durban, Lexis Nexis.
Kolitz D (2019). A Concepts-Based Introduction to Financial Accounting. Cape Town, Juta.
Kolitz D (2019). Questions, Exercises and Problems in Financial Accounting : a Concepts Based Introduction. Cape Town, Juta.
Kolitz DL (2017). Financial accounting:A concepts based introduction., Routledge.
Sowden-Service C, Kolitz DL (2017). GAAP Graded Questions 2017., LexisNexis.
Picker R (2016). Applying International Financial Reporting Standards., John Wiley & Sons. Abstract.
Kolitz DL, Service CL (eds)(2016). GAAP: Graded Questions., LexisNexis.
Kolitz DL (2015). A Concepts-Based Introduction to Financial Accounting., Juta.
Kolitz DL, Adams G, Kolitz MA, Service CL (2015). Questions, Exercises and Problems in Financial Accounting a Concepts-based Introduction.
Kolitz DL, Service CL (2011). Generally Accepted Accounting Practice: Graded Questions. Durban, LexisNexis.
Kolitz D (2010). Questions, Exercises and Problems in Financial Accounting., Juta and Company Ltd. Abstract.
Kolitz DL, McAllister GA (2009). A Concepts Based Introduction to Financial Accounting., Cape Town, Juta.

Journal articles

Kolitz DL (1995). A concepts based model for the teaching of an introductory accounting course. De Ratione

Conferences

Kolitz D (2023). A Concepts-Based approach for the teaching of an introductory accounting module. BAFA Accounting Education SIG Conference. 16th - 19th May 2023. Abstract.
Kolitz D (2019). Teaching introductory accounting using Colour Accounting – a two-campus study. the International Association for Accounting Education and Research, International Conference. 25th - 28th Jun 2019. Abstract.
Kolitz DL (2005). The impact of the introductory accounting course on the attraction and retention of high quality students to professional accountancy studies. Irish Accounting Association, National Conference. 1st - 1st Apr 2005.
Kolitz DL (2004). Provisions :Has IAS 37 achieved its objective?. the International Association for Accounting Education and Research, International Conference. 1st - 1st Jul 2004.
Kolitz DL (2000). A study of the relationship between students’ mid year results for an introductory accounting course and the final results for that course. South African Accounting Association, National Conference. 1st - 1st Jul 2000.
Kolitz DL (2000). Are extraordinary items exceptional? Are exceptional items extraordinary? a discussion of the issues and empirical survey. European Accounting Association, Annual Conference. 1st - 1st Apr 2000.
Kolitz DL (1999). A response and alternative to the debit and credit debate. European Accounting Association, Annual Conference. 1st - 1st Apr 1999.

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External Engagement and Impact

External positions

External examiner at Brunel University, MSc Accounting and Business Management, 2013 - 2018

Licenced trainer of Wealthvox, poweerd by the Colour Accounting Learning System

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