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Financial Accounting - Lecture 1

Lecture 1 - Overview and Introduction

Overview and Introduction - Setting the Stage and the Course Framework

1. Build a working relationship: What are our responsibilities?
2. Answer the following: What do accountants do and why is it important?
3. Understand the course objective and challenges, and our strategy to meet them.
4. Begin to gain an understanding of the course framework.
5. Understand how individual events affect financial statements.

Prof. Richard Frankel, Prof. George Plesko, Prof. Kin Lo
15.515 Financial Accounting, Fall 2003
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare)
Date accessed: 2009-04-30
License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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