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Jul 18, 2017 by Arnold Grossblatt (arnieg)
PSPB 6222 : Accounting and Finance for Publishers
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:04:13 GMT
Tue, 16 May 2017 20:29:09 GMT
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Professional Studies Publishing (PSPB)
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College of Professional Studies
Professional Studies-Publishing (PSPB)
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Accounting and Finance for Publishers
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Accting&Finance for Publishers
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Fundamentals of accounting from a publisher's perspective; accounting and financial reporting for a publisher's operating results and what these results mean in terms of financial success and viability.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will have developed the ability to:
- Analyze and evaluate an entity's financial statements including footnotes.
- Understand product profit and loss reporting including direct and indirect costing. This knowledge will be key to analyzing product acquisitions and dispositions.
- Understand the difference between cash flow from operations and accrual accounting and how integral this is in a publishing environment.
- Perform initial research regarding accounting and financial issues, formulating conclusions, and how best to proceed when further information is necessary.
- Understand the auditing, tax, and financial reporting processes and requirements.
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Course Reviewer Comments
Thu, 11 May 2017 01:57:17 GMT
Rollback: Please document the amount of time spent in and out of class. Students should be spending more time in direct instruction and out-of-class learning to justify the two credits.