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Course Description

This introductory course covers the basic concepts of financial accounting. Special emphasis is placed on the interpretation of financial statements and the computation of basic cost and financial relationships for external reporting management purposes. The following pertinent concepts will be introduced:

  • Financial ratios
  • Balance sheet
  • Income statement
  • Statement of cash flows
  • Assets/liabilities
  • Stockholders' equity

Course Objectives

 

Upon completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Describe the basic concepts of financial accounting.
  • Explain basic concepts relating to: financial ratios, balance sheets, income statements, statement of cash flows, assets/liabilities, stockholders’ equity.
  • Construct basic financial statements such as a balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cashflows and understand how each is linked.

 

Notes

This course is an open enrollment course. No application is required and registration is available by clicking "Add to Cart." Current students must register with their Georgetown NetID and password. New students will be prompted to create an account prior to registration.
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Type
Class
Days
W
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Aug 14, 2019 to Aug 21, 2019
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Aug 17, 2019 to Aug 24, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Course Tuition
Tuition non-credit $1,055.00
Type
Online
Dates
Dec 09, 2019 to Dec 20, 2019
Contact Hours
18.0
Course Tuition
Tuition non-credit $1,055.00
Section Notes

Students should obtain access to the following textbook.   

Kimmel, P., Weygandt, J., & Kieso, E. (2014). Introduction to Financial Statements & The Accounting Information System in Kimmel, Weygandt, & Kieso (Eds.), Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making. Wiley Publishing Company. 

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