Carnegie Mellon University

Corporate Financial Reporting

Course Number: 45800

This course is designed to strengthen your ability to correctly interpret financial statements and their accompanying disclosures. The course is aimed at anyone whose career might involve working with accounting data and should be especially useful for those interested in consulting and financial analysis. Throughout the semester we will discuss the key disclosure rules in the United States, the communication methods available to managers managers' incentives and ability to exert discretion over reported earnings and the interplay between a company's corporate strategy and its financial reporting policies and practices. The course covers a number of topics of recent interest to the business community. (10/12)

Degree: MBA
Concentration: Accounting
Academic Year: 2019-2020
Semester(s): Mini 2
Required/Elective: Elective
Units: 6

Format

Lecture: 100min/wk and Recitation: 50min/wk