Accounting for Managers and Entrepreneurs

MS&E240

Stanford School of Engineering


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Description

Learn essential accounting concepts and operating characteristics of accounting systems in this introductory course. Focus will be on both financial and managerial accounting with emphasis on the basics of financial statements, how to interpret these statements, and how to make good decisions based on them. Use accounting information to identify and analyze alternative decisions that will help you take the course of action yielding the greatest benefit to your company. This course is designed for a user of accounting information, not as an introduction to a professional accounting career.

Instructor(s)

  • John Lord

Prerequisites

  • 1 year of college level calculus (through calculus of several variables, such as CME100 or MATH51)
  • Background in statistics
  • An undergraduate degree with a GPA of 3.0 or equivalent

Topics include

  • The principles of financial and cost accounting
  • Design of accounting systems
  • Techniques of analysis
  • Cost control

Note on Course Availability

The course schedule is displayed for planning purposes – courses can be modified, changed, or cancelled. Course availability will be considered finalized on the first day of open enrollment. For quarterly enrollment dates, please refer to our graduate certificate homepage.

035 Winter 2018-19 Online

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Dates:January 7 - March 13, 2019
Days: Mon, Wed
Times:09:30 am - 11:20 am
Units: 3.00-4.00
Instructors: John Lord
Delivery Option:
Online
Fees:
For Credit $3,780.00-$5,040.00 ?

Notes

Enrollment Dates: October 28 to December 10, 2018

This course may not currently be available to residents of certain states.