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Summer IV 2020
5361 Financial Statement Analysis and Business Practices for Lawyers - BRENNAN- 16405

Professor(s): Dan Brennan (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Business and Commercial Law 

Time: 6:00P-8:45P  MTW  Location:  

Course Outline: If UH mandates during this term that alternate delivery of courses is required, as occurred during Spring of 2020, please note that this course may be delivered via distance education and/or primarily electronic interaction.

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

Course Notes:   

Prerequisites: No  

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Final Exam Schedule: 08/05 6-9pm      

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

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election:

Course Materials (4/29/2020 12:46:35 PM)

Book(s) Required