MGT 326 Financial Accounting

Objective and Overview

The goal of this course is to enable the student to appreciate and understand financial accounting - the language of business - from the perspective of the user/manager.  By the end of the course, the student will understand the basic rules governing the preparation of financial statements, the flexibility that exists within theses rules, possible incentives for management to make choices from within these rules, and the output from this environment.  This course will benefit anybody wishing to further his or her understanding of management.

Prerequisites

None.

Who should take this course?

This course is required for all MSFE students.

Basis for Evaluation

Grades depend on two midterm exams and a final exam.  My pledge to you is that I will do everything within reason to aid your learning experience and make every effort to assist you if you require extra help in understanding the material.  I encourage you to talk to me if you feel grade anxiety or undue stress.  The best way to meet with me is to request an appointment via e-mail, since my time in the office varies from day to day.

 

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