BUSI 1001 R - Principles of Financial Accounting

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Discussion of the concepts of asset valuation and income measurement underlying the preparations and interpretation of financial statements.
Precludes additional credit for BUSI 1003 and BUSI 1004.

BUSI 1001 is the first accounting course in a two-course sequence (with BUSI 1002). This financial accounting course is an integrated introduction to accounting principles and practices. Accounting has often been called "the language of business." This course is designed to help you begin to understand and communicate in this language, something that is important for users of accounting information - not just preparers of it. The course should also help you gain an appreciation for the uses of accounting information and the limitations inherent in accounting information. Successful completion of this course will also give you a solid foundation for additional study and careers in business.

CRN for section R: 10535

Instructor: Jacques Maurice

Jacques Maurice

About the instructor: Jacques Maurice is a Chartered Accountant (CA), a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA). He is also a fellow for all three accounting designations: FCPA, FCA and FCMA. In addition, he holds an MBA from McGill University with a concentration in finance and strategic Management. He was the author and lead instructor for the nationally run CMA Accelerated Program from 1999 to 2015. He delivered this program in an online format, which started off with taping lectures on videos to streaming videos of the whole program.

Professor Maurice has developed four accounting courses at Carleton that are currently delivered in an online format: BUSI 1001, 1002, 2001 and 2002. Teaching online reaches out to students who find it difficult to come to a face-to-face class. It also provide a platform whereby the whole course is made available to students. One of the major advantages of an online class is that one cannot 'miss' class as students can watch the course videos when they want and as often as they want.

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