Course Code: MBA621
Hours Distribution: 3 Lec
Course Type: Major Requirements (Major R)
This course will prepare students to analyze, interpret and use financial accounting statements from management and investor perspectives. In addition to developing the practical understanding needed to analyze an organization’s income statement, balance sheet and statement cash flows the course will also integrate such understanding into consideration of corporate strategy, accounting choices, budgeting and forecasting. The course prepares students to be financial detectives, showing how to take a closer look at reported accounting numbers and how to look behind those numbers to really understand what is going on in a company. The course is aimed not only at those charged with the responsibility for preparing financial statements, but also those who will use financial statements for making decisions. Completion of the course will enhance the student’s ability to read, interpret and analyze financial statements for making investment, credit, acquisition and other evaluation decisions.