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Course OutlineFall 2020 – August 1, 2020Page1of7Department:Financial Management, School of ManagementCourse Number:FMGT 2293Course Title:Introduction to Financial AccountingCredits:3Semester Year:Fall 2020Section:W01Delivery:Online via Brightspace and ZoomHours:Wed 8:30am – 10:20amClassroom:Online and weekly Zoom sessionsCRN:31675Instructor ContactName:Sze YipPhone:NAOffice:Zoom ID:8499190611Email:[email protected]Office Hours:Zoom:Monday8:30am – 9:30amOnline DeliveryIn response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Langara has moved fall courses online to allow you to maintainacademic continuity with your program plans. As a result, midterms and final exams will not be held inperson, and you will be required to complete final exams online during the December exam period asdetermined by the College.This course may or may not use the entire 2 hours of scheduled class time each week and this may changefrom week to week. Specific details will be given as the class progresses. In addition, the live synchronoussessions may be combined with components of online delivery of course content and assessment, whereyou’ll be guided in the independent completion of work.Course DescriptionThis course provides an overview of financial accounting and the construction and interpretation of financialreports prepared for external users. Major consideration is given to accounting techniques for corporatefinancial statements. Emphasis is placed on accounting principles and policies and the underlying rationalefor these principles.
Course OutlineFall 2020 – August 1, 2020Page2of7Course Learning OutcomesLearning OutcomeMeasurementOn successful completion, students will be able to:1.Understand the concepts, principles and conventionsupon which financial accounting is based, and tofurther the intelligent use of the reports that result.2.Understand the accounting policies as well as theimplications for the users of financial accountinginformation.3.Analyze results formulated in the financial reports.Assignment, tests, finalexaminationPrerequisite(s)NoneUniversity TransferabilityFor information, visitbctransferguide.ca.Required TextbooksFINANCIAL ACCOUNTING, Seventh Canadian Edition, Thomas/Tietz/Harrison ISBN: 978013522217-1MyAccountingLab(mandatory for homework/tests/final)You’ll need two pieces of information to access MAL1)MAL Course ID: yip841412)Access code from Textbook, or can purchase access code directly from Pearson PublishingRecommended Readings and TechnologyTo successfully complete the requirements and assessments for this course, we strongly recommendyou have access to a laptop or desktop, reliable internet access, and ideally, a quiet place to work.You should read widely and be comfortable accessing the Internet for resources and research. Read,watch and listen to a wide variety of resources related to the world of business. A few ideas: CBC News,Radio, CBC The National, Al Jezeera, The National Post, Marketing, Business in Vancouver, Profit,

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