Course Syllabus Page 2
together with others in a financial, global, and ethical environment. In addition, you willgain the ability to communicate information to others in the organization using a criticalthinking approach via cases and case presentations
In this course, I will emphasize six areas. They include (1) competence in accountingBalance Sheet, Income Statement & Cash Flows (2) critical thinking, (3) globalperspective, (4) ethical awareness, (5) social and organization skills, and (6)technology. Please take a moment to
these objectives and how I propose tomeet them during the semester.
To understandaccounting theoryand processes andapply them to real-world problems.This is the mainobjective of thecourse. The classlectures viaPowerPoint slides,discussions, andthe Websitereadings aregeared to thisobjective.
To identifymanagementproblems andapply thetheory/tools taughtin class in solvingthe problems.The exams will testyour ability toidentify and applythe relevant theoryto the classlectures & notes.
To understand thatbusiness decisionsneed to be adaptedto different culturesThe sessions onInternationalOrganizations aregeared tounderstandingpolicies &procedures.
To recognize theethical dilemmasthat companiesoften face inpursuing marketshare and profit.The session onEthics is geared tothis objective alongwith the SECwebsite and ourdiscussions.