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Fall 2020
5361 Financial Statement Analysis and Business Practices for Lawyers - BRENNAN- 17075

Professor(s): Dan Brennan (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Business and Commercial Law 

Time: 9:00a-10:30a  TTH  Location:  

Course Outline: This 3-credit course is designed to introduce students to business administration and related financial analysis skills. This course should be considered for the law student with little or no prior course work in business or finance. The course will use the financial statements of publicly held corporations as the basis for introducing many of the and disciplines and functional areas of business. The following topics will be covered: corporate finance, management/organizational behavior, accounting/auditing, entrepreneurship and Marketing, information technology, review and analysis of financial statements, business strategies and personal financial planning.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes: DistanceEd  The instructor for this course has expressed a preference to operate the course as distance education. This means no physical classroom is assigned for this course. This also most likely means synchronous internet videoconferencing class sessions during the day(s) and time(s) when the course is scheduled to meet. However, other, more flexible modalities are possible, such as not using some of the scheduled class sessions to meet but instead supplementing with asynchronous distance education techniques. More details should be made available from the instructor via their syllabus or via other means as the start of the semester nears.

Prerequisites: Yes  Students must not have taken more than one semester of accounting and not more than one semester of finance at the undergraduate or graduate level. Students will certify that they comply with prerequisite.

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Final Exam Schedule: 12/15 9am - noon     

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Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Instructor Preference)

Course Materials (8/12/2020 3:11:26 PM)

Book(s) Required

Financial Accounting in an Economic Context, 10th Edition
Author: Peters, Pratt
Edition: 10th
Format: Ebook
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
ISBN-13: 9781119306160
Available Until: Ebook Type: Web