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Summer IV 2013
5297 Financial Statement Analysis and Business Practices for Lawyers - BRENNAN- 19167

Professor(s): Dan Brennan (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 2

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Time: 6:00p-8:35p  MWLocation: 215  TU2

Course Outline: Financial Statement Analysis and Business Practices for Lawyers is a graduate level course that will cover the area of introductory financial reporting and analysis. Included in the course will be introduction to the mechanics of financial accounting, the building of financial statements, reporting and analysis of financial information and in depth study of accounting principles and procedures. Certain business and financial practices are also covered.

The reporting of the financial and operating results of the business entity through the financial statements is a major objective of any company or organization. By the end of this course you will know the reporting requirements of public companies, how the information in the financial statements is used and analyzed and how the information is accounted for and derived in the form of financial statements. You will also know how to read financial statements as a decision maker in evaluating companies and how lawyers must use this information in their practices.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus pdf

Course Notes: Daniel Brennan, new Adjunct Professor  

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Final Exam Schedule: 08/08 6-8pm  215 TU2    

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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No