120Asyllabus08summer

120Asyllabus08summer - Management 120A Summer 2008 Ms...

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Management 120A Summer 2008 Ms. Tamara Berges
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Contact Information: Tamara L. Berges Office: D406 Email: [email protected] Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 9:45 – 11am Class Detail: Meeting Times T & TH , 11:00am - 1:20pm Class Location PUB AFF 2270 Final Exam Date Thursday, July 31 st 11:00am – 1:20pm Prerequisites: Course Description: The course covers the interpretation, use, processing, and presentation of accounting information. The course examines the preparation of the principal accounting statements. Other topics include valuation, revenue recognition, recording, presentation, and control of cash; receivables; inventories; valuation, recording and presentation of plant, equipment and intangible assets. This is an “impacted” class and you may only drop within the first two weeks. Course Goals and Objectives: Develop an understanding and comprehension of generally accepted accounting principles and their application to the basic accounting process. This class is the first part of the two part series of Intermediate Financial Accounting. After completing this course, the student should be able to: Understand the accounting concepts and prepare and use the accounting information. Recognize where traditional financial statements may and may not be adequate. Recognize emerging approaches, understand how they may improve on the traditional, and integrate the two. Develop skills in group problem solving. Topics Include: The Accounting Process Balance Sheet & Risk Analysis Statement of Income & Statement of Cash Flows Revenue Recognition Profitability Analysis Time Value of Money Cash & Receivables Inventory Valuation Property, Plant and Equipment Natural Resources Intangible Assets Investments
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Required Course Readings: Intermediate Accounting , Spiceland, Sepe and Tomassini, 4th Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2007. at Lu Valle Commons bookstore (Do not use an earlier edition. The page and problem assignments will not match the syllabus and some of the rules have changed.) The Course packet, available at Course Reader Material, 1137 Westwood Blvd. Please bring the course packet to every class session.
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2008 for the course MGMT 120A taught by Professor Litt during the Summer '08 term at UCLA.

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