Introduction Web CT

Introduction Web CT - Final exams 50% 9/13/11 Post Class...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/13/11 LECTURE 1 Corporate Financial
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9/13/11 Introduction Course Objective: Introduce the student to the role that financial accounting plays in reporting the financial results of an enterprise from the perspective of the user of the financial statements.
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9/13/11 Think of Accounting as a Language
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9/13/11 Financial Statements To communicate with various parties involved, a company will prepare Financial Statements You need to understand accounting principles in order to interpret what the Financial Statements mean. To see financial statements: www.sedar.com
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9/13/11 Introduction Book Financial Accounting – A user perspective by Hoskin, Fizzell and Cherry, 5th edition l Detecting Earnings Management by Gary Giroux.
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9/13/11 Introduction Course outline l Available on WebCT Course evaluation Pre-Class Problems (individual)10% Post-Class assignments 10% Mid-term Exam 30%
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Unformatted text preview: Final exams 50% 9/13/11 Post Class and Pre-Class Problems Pre-Class Problems should be completed prior coming to class Pre-Class Problems will be randomly picked up at the beginning of class Post class assignments should be done in groups of 4 or 5. Post class assignments will be due the following class week after the lecture on the related chapter is completed. Post class assignments will also be 9/13/11 Mid-Term October 8th, from 3pm to 5:30pm. Any conflict with this date must be communicated with the instructor as soon as possible. 9/13/11 Introduction Importance of Accounting l Present in every department of a company l Allows management and investors to understand and evaluate the performance of a business l Includes financial reporting, budgeting, financial reviews l Present in your every day life: your finance & investments...
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