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Gain an overview of how to use accounting and financial data for more effective and profitable decisions. Learn the information necessary to interpret and evaluate the financial effects of day-to-day management decisions. This course emphasizes the interpretation of accounting concepts that underlie basic financial statements without focusing on detailed mechanics.

During this course, students will learn about:

  • Differences and uses of financial and managerial accounting, and auditing
  • Basic financial statement analysis
  • Ways to understand and interpret the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow
  • Accounting for planning, budgeting and control in various types of organizations
  • Cost-volume-profit relationships

Note: Students are required to bring the textbook to the first day of class.

For questions about this course, please contact FinanceProgram@ucsd.edu.

Course Number: BUSA-40009
Credit: 4.00 unit(s)
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