Introduction to Accounting

Introduction to Accounting

Professor Bala Dharan
Fall 2020 course
W 5:00pm - 7:00pm
1 classroom credit

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule

This 1-credit module fall course is designed to help students develop an understanding of the accounting information presented in corporate financial statements. Students will learn the basics of how the three basic financial statements -- balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement -- are prepared to capture the financial effects of management decisions, and how accounting reports are analyzed to aid management decisions. The course will be relevant for students who wish to learn the basic language of accounting and its use in capital markets, corporate transactions, commercial litigation, mergers and acquisitions, and other related areas.

Note: The course meets for the first six weeks of the semester, followed by an exam given in the seventh week.

Textbook(s): 
Custom print book: Introduction to Accounting
ISBN-10: 1307611834
ISBN-13: 9781307611830
Order the print book from the following URL: http://shop.mheducation.com/mhshop/connect/productDetails?isbn=1266331611 The ordering page will describe the book as “FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING, 9th edition”

Custom ebook name: Introduction to Accounting
ISBN-10:  1307611842
ISBN-13: 9781307611847
These books can be ordered by students from: https://create.mheducation.com/shop/

Subject Areas: Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance, Procedure & Practice