This course examines the conceptual framework of accounting, including cash versus accrual accounting, the income statement and balance sheet, the time value of money, revenue recognition, statement of cash flows and full disclosure issues.
Explain the importance of the statement of cash flows.
Prepare a statement of cash flows using the direct and indirect methods.
Balance Sheet and Full Disclosure
Perform basic financial analysis using ratios.
Identify items included in the notes to financial statements.
Explain the need for full disclosure in financial reporting.
Prepare a balance sheet.
Income Statement and Revenue Recognition
Apply the guidelines for revenue recognition to various business situations.
Prepare single-and multiple-step income statements.
The Accounting Environment
Identify the roles and hierarchy of the various accounting governing bodies.
Apply accounting concepts to business situations.
Explain the overall accounting cycle.
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