BAT4M


FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES

Course Description
This course introduces students to advanced accounting principles that will prepare them for post-secondary studies in business. Students will learn about financial statements for various forms of business ownership and how those statements are interpreted in making business decisions. This course expands students’ knowledge of sources of financing, further develops accounting methods for assets, and introduces accounting for partnerships and corporations.

What do we do?
Students will review the accounting cycle for both service and merchandising businesses. Through a variety of assessments, there will be an emphasis on financial analysis techniques and ethical practices in the accounting profession. Accounting for partnerships and corporations plays a large part in our curriculum focus, so we will be interpreting a variety of business news and real world financial reports.

Major Task
Students will complete a detailed financial analysis of a Canadian corporation.

Key Readings/ Highlights
Class notes, practice questions/solutions, articles, annual reports, news, videos, cases.


*This course counts as one credit toward the Business Certificate.