Principles of Financial Accounting

Course Code
WMBA 501
Hours
2.25 hours
Type
Core
Offered
  • Spring 18
  • Spring 19

Principles of Financial Accounting --- This course introduces the basic concepts and methods used in corporate financial statements for the information of investors and other interested external parties. Readings, problems, and cases are used. Major topics included are: the basic accrual model; analysis of transactions; and balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement construction and analysis. The course also emphasizes analysis of cases and actual financial reports and concerns the applications of the basic concepts and methods of financial accounting to issues such as long-term assets, inventory, sales, receivables, debt securities, corporate ownership, international operations, and analysis of financial statements.

Taught By
Dave Wright
  • Associate Professor of Accounting
Dr. Wright's current research interests include the topics of off-balance sheet financing through operating leases; delayed recognition of corporate...