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MACC7012 Financial Accounting TheoryCourse OverviewGuochang Zhang © 2022The University of Hong Kong
Course OverviewA.Course objectivesB.Course topicsC.Teaching / learning activities2Financial Accounting TheoryProf Guochang Zhang, HKU 2022S
A. Course objectivesAfter taking this course, you will better understand:ØWhy and how accounting is important in an economy(beyond the rules and procedures that you learned before)ØHow decision makers use accounting information:-Capital market investors-Banks/creditors-Company directors, managers-Regulators, etc.ØHow company insiders might behave opportunistically, evenfraudulently, in information reportingØHow capital markets process financial reporting information3Financial Accounting TheoryProf Guochang Zhang, HKU 2022S
Who uses accounting information?Analysts and investors:Tesla stock information from Yahoo Finance7 Jan 20224Financial Accounting TheoryProf Guochang Zhang, HKU 2022S
Who uses accounting information?

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