15.501 Corporate Financial Accounting

Class Info

Preparation and analysis of financial statements. Focuses on why financial statements take the form they do, and how they can be used in evaluating corporate performance and solvency and in valuation of corporate securities. Introduces concepts from finance and economics (e.g., cash flow discounting and valuation) and explains their relation to, and use in, accounting. Students taking the graduate version complete additional assignments. Permission of Sloan Educational Services required for all cross-registrants.

This class has no prerequisites.

15.501 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019).

Lecture occurs 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E51-149.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the 15.501 Class Site site.

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