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 (Spring 2017). It is instructed by J. Granja.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 4-237.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 15.501 was rated 5.6 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Introduction to Financial and Managerial Accounting site or on the 15.501 Stellar site.

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