Accounting Issues in Business Decisions   [Archived Catalog]
2015-2016 School of Law Academic Catalog

LAW 614 - Accounting Issues in Business Decisions

Credits, 3 sem. hrs.
The course provides an introduction to the analysis and use of corporate financial reports from the perspectives of investors, creditors and other external users. Coverage ranges from the pressures faced by management, accountants and auditors as they prepare financial statements to the impact of accounting information on strategic decisions. From an internal decision-making perspective, the course examines the preparation and use of managerial accounting information. Topics include activity based costing, decision support systems including relevant costs and benefits, and budgeting systems. This course is limited to joint J.D./M.B.A. candidates.

[Crosslisted with: ACC 6501.]