BERspringl2010ba122_sylabus+revised-2 - UNIVERSITY OF...

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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY HAAS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Course: UGBA 122 Instructor: Mr. Stanton Spring 2010 Office : F-528 Class Hours: 8:00-9:30 A.M. Office Hrs . Mon. & Wed. 9:30-10:30 A.M. Class Days: Classroom: C135 Graduate Student Instructors: Jung Hoon Kim Phone : 642-3168 Email: Office: F428 Office Hrs. TBD Phone: Text: Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation, 2 nd . Edition, by Easton, McAnally, Fairfield, Zhang, and Halsey; published by Cambridge Business Publishers. RECOMMENDATION: Successful completion of Introduction to Accounting UGBA 102A COURSE OBJECTIVE: This Course introduces the student to concepts, theory and applications to: 1.) develop basic skills in financial statement analysis; 2.) teach students to identify the relevant financial data used in a variety of decision contexts, such as equity valuation, forecasting firm-level economic variables, distress predictions; and 3.) help students appreciate the factors that influence the outcome of the financial reporting process, such as the incentives of reporting parties regulatory rules, and the firm’s competitive environment. COURSE OPERATIONS: This class meets three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. The regular classes on Monday and Wednesday will be led by Mr. Stanton. These classes will include lecturing, some group work and analysis of videos showing "real world situations". Students are expected to have read the assigned materials and attempted the suggested problems before class. In addition students will need to take notes since lectures use a white board and power points. Copies of power point slides will not be distributed. Attendance is especially important since group work is done in class and can’t be made up. Thursdays are review sessions, led by teaching assistants. During these sessions, teaching assistants will discuss solutions to assigned homework problems and suggested problems; they will not cover new material. I will attend some of these review sessions on both an announced and unannounced
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