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1 Core Financial Accounting Background ± Ph.D in Accounting: ASU ± MS in Taxation: UIUC ± BA in Business (Accounting and Finance): SAPC ± Research Interests: ± Financial Statement Analysis ± Financial Reporting and Valuation Implications of Taxes (ETRs) ± Tax Policy ± Experience ± 5 th year at Columbia GSB ± Director of Accounting PhD Program ± Taught a similar class over 10 semesters at ASU ± IRS Revenue Agent ± CPA (Illinois)
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2 Course Materials ± Pre course Materials: Hawkins, D., P. Healy, and R. Sarkar. Financial Accounting: An Introductory Online Course . ± Class Handouts ± Lecture Notes, Practice Exercises/Solutions, Problem Sets ± Recommended Text : Easton, P., J. Wild, R. Halsey, and M. McAnnaly. 2010. Financial Accounting for MBAs . 4 th Ed: Cambridge Business Publishers. ± Stickney, C., R. Weil, K. Schipper, and J. Francis. 2010. Financial Accounting . 13 th Ed. ± Revsine, L., D. Collins, B. Johnson, and F. Mittelstaedt. 2009. Financial Reporting and Analysis . 4 th Ed. ± Kieso, D., J. Weygandt, and T. Warfield. 2010. Intermediate Accounting . 13 th Ed. ± Weekly review sessions will be held each Friday (09/18/09 – 12/11/09) in Uris 332 from 10:30am to 12:00pm. ± Not required to attend! Course Grading Grades are Determined as Follows : Homework ( Type B : Best 7 of 11 problem sets) 14% or 14% Quizzes (Best 16 of 22) 16% 16% Midterm 30% 20% Final 40% 50% ± Any queries about grading must be submitted in writing. ± Readings and practice exercises for each class are for your benefit and will not be collected (books and solution manuals are on reserve in the library). ± The homework is graded based on effort, so you receive full credit as long as an honest attempt is made to complete each problem. Specifically, ± All problems were properly attempted 2 points ± Low effort or missing problems ( 15% missing) 1 points ± Late or no submission 0 points
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3 Other Course Information Student Response Cards ± During the second week of class, each student will be issued a “clicker” device that will be used to take in class quizzes and respond to various in class questions and practice exercises. ± Once issued, students are required to bring these devices to class every day. ± If you lose the device, you will be personally responsible for replacing it, which costs approximately $45. ± Information about the “clicker” used in this course is available at http://www.turningtechnologies.com . Other Course Information Office Hours : By Appointment 618 Uris Hall 212.854.0768 aps2113@columbia.edu Teaching Assistants : Jon Kerr JKerr13@gsb.columbia.edu Raquel Fernandez Porras RFernandezPorras10@gsb.columbia.edu
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4 Course Outline Overview F/S Line Items IBS 1) Accounting Concepts 2) Accounting Cycle 3) Statement of Cash Flows 4) Ratio Analysis & Valuation 1) Revenue Recognition 2) Accounts Receivable 3) Long Lived Assets 4) COGS/Inventory 5) Equity 6) Liabilities 1) Earnings Management 7) Taxes 8) Investments 9) Ratio Analysis & Valuation Objectives: Handout 01 1 Understand the primary objective of financial reporting 1) 2) Identify the qualitative characteristics of accounting information
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