acc230 | undergraduate
Financial Reporting: Peeking Under The Financial Hood
This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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- Identify quality issues of a company’s reporting practices.
- Analyze the effect of accounting choices on the quality of financial reporting.
- Describe various accounting choices and assumptions that may affect financial statements.
Financial Statement Analysis
- Evaluate a firm’s financial health based on financial statement information.
- Summarize the process of analyzing a set of financial statements.
Income Statements and Stockholder's Equity
- Interpret income statements using analysis methods for valuing companies.
- Analyze operating income, earnings per share, and comprehensive income.
- Define stock dividends, stock splits, reverse splits, and effects on per share calculations.
Introduction to Financial Statements
- Assess the strengths and weaknesses of a company’s financial statement.
- Determine the influence of the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).
- Discuss the importance of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
- Outline advantages and disadvantages of using different depreciation methods.
- Analyze a consolidated balance sheet.
- Analyze the various key components of a balance sheet.
Statement of Cash Flows
- Distinguish cash flow from operating, investing, and financing activities.
- Prepare a consolidated statement of cash flows using the indirect method.
Statement of Cash Flows
- Analyze key components of statements of cash flows.
- Assess the importance of the cash flow statement as a financial statement analysis tool.
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