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ACC7520 - AUDITING

AUDITING

All Monday evening classes will meet 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Meeting Dates: Mon Sept 8 Mon Sept 15 Mon Sept 22 Mon Nov 3 Sat Nov 8 8:30 to 4:30 Mon Nov 10 Sat Nov 15 8:30 to 4:30 Mon Nov 17 Mon Dec 1 Mon Dec 8 Wed Dec 10 (Babson Monday) ACC7520 Auditing 3 credit graduate elective Financial auditing is the process of rendering an opinion on a client’s financial statements. This course will teach the responsibilities associated with being in the auditing profession, what an audit opinion is, the risks associated with rendering that opinion, how an auditor plans and executes an audit engagement, including the assessment of a client’s internal control structure and the evidence gathered to support the assertions of management with respect to the account balances within the financial statements. You will become familiar with generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS), which are the guidelines by which an auditor professionally conducts a financial audit. You will see the effects that the Sarbanes-Oxley Act has had on the auditing profession in the USA. By the end of the course, you will have learned the fundamental concepts, risks, and procedures needed to audit all of the major financial statement areas within a typical audit. For the Babson students, a secondary objective is that this course will prepare you to successfully complete the Auditing and Attestation section of the CPA exam.

3.00 credits

ACC7500 - BL FIN REPORTING AND STATEMENT ANALYSIS

BL FIN REPORTING AND STATEMENT ANALYSIS

ACC7500 Financial Reporting & Statement Analysis Blended Learning MBA electives will open up to Non-Blended Learning MBA students on March 12th at noon. Students who take ACC7500 may not take ACC7502 and vice versa. F2F Meeting Dates- Friday, July 24 and Saturday August 22 Focuses on developing and analyzing financial statements, and explores how particular transactions and their accounting treatment affect financial statements. Topics such as leases, pensions, income recognition, and other current issues are studied to understand their impact on financial statements. These topics are covered within the larger context of industry cases in which multiple companies are analyzed and evaluated using profitability and risk ratios. This course is designed for anyone who intends to use corporate financial statements intensively in valuation, credit or equity analysis, or strategic competitor analysis Prerequisites: Evening: (ACC7000 or MBA8510) or ACC7200 Fast Track: MBA7335 or (ECN7201 and MIS7200) One Year: MBA7210 or ACC7200 Two Year: MBA7320 or ACC7301 or ACC7200 This course is typically offered in the following semesters: Fall and Spring

3.00 credits

ACC7200 - BL1 FINANCIAL REPORTING

BL1 FINANCIAL REPORTING

2.00 credits

ACC7200 - BL1 FINANCIAL REPORTING

BL1 FINANCIAL REPORTING

F2F Meetings - February 20 and February 21st.

2.00 credits

LAW7200 - BL1 LAW

BL1 LAW

1.00 credits

LAW7200 - BL1 LAW

BL1 LAW

F2F Meeting Dates: October 10th and October 11th LAW7200 Law Law (LAW) - This course teaches students to create business structures and make business decisions that effectively manage legal issues in order to create and capture value for their business while managing law-related risks.

1.00 credits

ACC7201 - BL1 MEASURING AND MANAGING STRAT PERFORM

BL1 MEASURING AND MANAGING STRAT PERFORM

F2F Meeting Dates: April 24th and April 25th

2.00 credits

ACC7201 - BL1 MEASURING AND MANG STRATEGIC PERFORM

BL1 MEASURING AND MANG STRATEGIC PERFORM

F2F Meeting Dates: October 16th - October 18th ACC7201 Measuring & Managing Strategic Performance Measuring & Managing Strategic Performance (MMSP) – This course is focused on the connection between strategy execution and profitability. Students develop skills in quantitatively-grounded logical analysis in order to be able to: >Judge the financial feasibility of plans for launching new businesses or for redesigning existing ones. >Grow profitable and sustainable ventures. >Create business models that make money.

2.00 credits

ACC7200 - BL2 FINANCIAL REPORTING

BL2 FINANCIAL REPORTING

F2F Meetings - February 20 and February 21st.

2.00 credits

LAW7200 - BL2 LAW

BL2 LAW

1.00 credits

ACC7201 - BL2 MEASURING AND MANG STRATEGIC PERFORM

BL2 MEASURING AND MANG STRATEGIC PERFORM

F2F Meeting Dates: October 16th - October 18th ACC7201 Measuring & Managing Strategic Performance Measuring & Managing Strategic Performance (MMSP) – This course is focused on the connection between strategy execution and profitability. Students develop skills in quantitatively-grounded logical analysis in order to be able to: >Judge the financial feasibility of plans for launching new businesses or for redesigning existing ones. >Grow profitable and sustainable ventures. >Create business models that make money.

2.00 credits

ACC7200 - BOS FINANCIAL REPORTING

BOS FINANCIAL REPORTING

ACC7200 Financial Reporting Financial Reporting (FINACC) - Whether you are starting your own business, working in the not-for-profit sector, managing your personal finances, or working for a large corporation, you will need to be able to incorporate financial information into your decision making process. The purpose of this course is to review the concepts surrounding financial reporting and to emphasize the importance of being an informed user of financial information. Financial reports will also be analyzed across companies, industries, and countries, providing linkages to entrepreneurial and strategic decision making. The course also addresses the ethical responsibility managers have to carry out their fiduciary responsibility to all stakeholders of the company, including the growth in corporate social responsibility reporting and how companies are incorporating this information into their reports and websites. ACC7200 will meet for 7 face-to-face sessions, plus a 3 hour online session, and an integrated session with MOB7200 and EPS7200 held on Saturday, December 13, 2014. ACC7200 is part of Cluster A, but can be taken prior to MOB7200 and EPS7200 as a prerequisite or students can take ACC7200 as a co-requisite while enrolled in MOB7200 and EPS7200. All of the courses in Cluster A must be taken at the same location. ACC7200 is a prerequisite for ACC7201, FIN7200, and Cluster F MOB7202 and MBA7201. ACC7200 is equivalent to ACC7000 Introduction to Financial Reporting or MBA8510 Financial Reporting and Corporate Finance.

2.00 credits

ACC7500 - FIN REPORTING AND STATEMENT ANALYSIS

FIN REPORTING AND STATEMENT ANALYSIS

ACC7500 Financial Reporting & Statement Analysis Students who take ACC7500 may not take ACC7502 and vice versa. Focuses on developing and analyzing financial statements, and explores how particular transactions and their accounting treatment affect financial statements. Topics such as leases, pensions, income recognition, and other current issues are studied to understand their impact on financial statements. These topics are covered within the larger context of industry cases in which multiple companies are analyzed and evaluated using profitability and risk ratios. This course is designed for anyone who intends to use corporate financial statements intensively in valuation, credit or equity analysis, or strategic competitor analysis Prerequisites: Evening: (ACC7000 or MBA8510) or ACC7200 Fast Track: MBA7335 or (ECN7201 and MIS7200) One Year: MBA7210 or ACC7200 Two Year: MBA7320 or ACC7301 or ACC7200 This course is typically offered in the following semesters: Fall and Spring

3.00 credits

ACC7500 - FIN REPORTING AND STATEMENT ANALYSIS

FIN REPORTING AND STATEMENT ANALYSIS

ACC7500: Financial Statement Analysis for Entrepreneurs, Investors and Managers This is a course for anyone who wants to get better at using the financial statements to evaluate a firm’s financial health, to forecast future performance, and to create a valuation model that can be used in a variety of ways (e.g., to evaluate a firm’s current stock price; to justify pricing for a round of financing; to improve strategic execution, etc.). The course will focus on how the information contained in the financial statements can be used to answer a variety of questions of interest to entrepreneurs, investors, and managers, such as: How can financial statement information be used to forecast performance and value a company? How will different business models and strategies impact the financial statements and the key ratios used to evaluate performance? How do key operating and financing decisions effect how a business will look to investors? The main deliverable for the course is an analysis/forecasting/valuation project that can be done on either a group or individual basis. You are free to pick a company to be the subject of your analysis: either a public company that is of interest to you or a private company that you are trying to move forward. Blended Format: This course is a 7-week, 3-credit blended elective. Daylong F2F sessions will occur on November 8 and December 13. Students should expect to check the online course website regularly during each week. Credits: 3 Prerequisite: Completion of the core Financial Reporting course, ACC7200.

3.00 credits

ACC7200 - FINANCIAL REPORTING

FINANCIAL REPORTING

2.00 credits

ACC7200 - FINANCIAL REPORTING

FINANCIAL REPORTING

2.00 credits

ACC7200 - FINANCIAL REPORTING

FINANCIAL REPORTING

ACC7200 Financial Reporting Financial Reporting (FINACC) - Whether you are starting your own business, working in the not-for-profit sector, managing your personal finances, or working for a large corporation, you will need to be able to incorporate financial information into your decision making process. The purpose of this course is to review the concepts surrounding financial reporting and to emphasize the importance of being an informed user of financial information. Financial reports will also be analyzed across companies, industries, and countries, providing linkages to entrepreneurial and strategic decision making. The course also addresses the ethical responsibility managers have to carry out their fiduciary responsibility to all stakeholders of the company, including the growth in corporate social responsibility reporting and how companies are incorporating this information into their reports and websites. ACC7200 will meet for 7 face-to-face sessions, plus a 3 hour online session, and an integrated session with MOB7200 and EPS7200 held on Saturday, May 2, 2015. ACC7200 is part of Cluster A, but can be taken prior to MOB7200 and EPS7200 as a prerequisite or students can take ACC7200 as a co-requisite while enrolled in MOB7200 and EPS7200. All of the courses in Cluster A must be taken at the same location. ACC7200 is a prerequisite for ACC7201, FIN7200, and Cluster F MOB7202 and MBA7201. ACC7200 is equivalent to ACC7000 Introduction to Financial Reporting or MBA8510 Financial Reporting and Corporate Finance.

2.00 credits

ACC7200 - FINANCIAL REPORTING

FINANCIAL REPORTING

ACC7200 Financial Reporting Financial Reporting (FINACC) - Whether you are starting your own business, working in the not-for-profit sector, managing your personal finances, or working for a large corporation, you will need to be able to incorporate financial information into your decision making process. The purpose of this course is to review the concepts surrounding financial reporting and to emphasize the importance of being an informed user of financial information. Financial reports will also be analyzed across companies, industries, and countries, providing linkages to entrepreneurial and strategic decision making. The course also addresses the ethical responsibility managers have to carry out their fiduciary responsibility to all stakeholders of the company, including the growth in corporate social responsibility reporting and how companies are incorporating this information into their reports and websites.

2.00 credits

ACC7200 - FINANCIAL REPORTING

FINANCIAL REPORTING

ACC7200 Financial Reporting Financial Reporting (FINACC) - Whether you are starting your own business, working in the not-for-profit sector, managing your personal finances, or working for a large corporation, you will need to be able to incorporate financial information into your decision making process. The purpose of this course is to review the concepts surrounding financial reporting and to emphasize the importance of being an informed user of financial information. Financial reports will also be analyzed across companies, industries, and countries, providing linkages to entrepreneurial and strategic decision making. The course also addresses the ethical responsibility managers have to carry out their fiduciary responsibility to all stakeholders of the company, including the growth in corporate social responsibility reporting and how companies are incorporating this information into their reports and websites.

2.00 credits

ACC7200 - FINANCIAL REPORTING

FINANCIAL REPORTING

ACC7200 Financial Reporting Financial Reporting (FINACC) - Whether you are starting your own business, working in the not-for-profit sector, managing your personal finances, or working for a large corporation, you will need to be able to incorporate financial information into your decision making process. The purpose of this course is to review the concepts surrounding financial reporting and to emphasize the importance of being an informed user of financial information. Financial reports will also be analyzed across companies, industries, and countries, providing linkages to entrepreneurial and strategic decision making. The course also addresses the ethical responsibility managers have to carry out their fiduciary responsibility to all stakeholders of the company, including the growth in corporate social responsibility reporting and how companies are incorporating this information into their reports and websites.

2.00 credits

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