- George Bawuah |
This course introduces students to the principles, concepts, and applications of financial accounting. The course gives students the necessary background to: (1) understand the concepts and measurements that underlie financial statements, (2) develop the skills needed to analyze financial statements effectively, and (3) gain an understanding of the choices enterprises make in reporting the results of their business activities. (4) You will understand how accounting provides essential support to routine operations, decision making, and effective business control.
Students will be exposed to the decisions firms make relating to their operating, capital investment, and financing policies. Emphasis is placed on understanding both the mechanical elements of financial accounting and the discretion managers have when reporting financial results.