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Course Description

Gain an understanding of financial accounting principles and practices as you learn how to go through the full accounting cycle of recording business transactions, making adjustments and final closing entries. Topics include internal controls and cash, receivables, property, merchandising, plant and equipment, goodwill and intangible assets. Learn how to read financial statements, calculate financial ratios and apply this knowledge to management problems and decision-making.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Build basic income statements and balance sheets for service and merchandising operations.
  • Use fundamental accounting principles to determine how to recognize and record business transactions.
  • List and describe the components of internal control and control procedures.
  • Understand the role accounts receivable plays in a company.
  • Measure the cost of capital assets and assess their impact on the financial statements.
  • Calculate and analyze standard financial ratios.
  • Undertake a preliminary evaluation of the financial performance of a company.
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Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jan 16, 2024 to Apr 15, 2024
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $639.99
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Horngren's Accounting Volume 1 and 2
Edition: 12th
Authors: Miller-Nobles, Norwood, Matsumura, Mattison, Johnston, Meissner, Meissner, Horngren
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 978-0136889700 and 978-0136852972 (Volumes 1 and 2 digital textbooks - 180 day rental) 

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online Synchronous
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Feb 20, 2024 to May 14, 2024
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $639.99
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Horngren's Accounting Volume 1 and 2
Edition: 12th
Authors: Miller-Nobles, Norwood, Matsumura, Mattison, Johnston, Meissner, Meissner, Horngren
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 978-0136889700 and 978-0136852972 (Volumes 1 and 2 digital textbooks - 180 day rental) 

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

To fully participate in the live sessions, students will need: an internet connection, a reliable headset with microphone and a webcam.

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registering on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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