15.501 / 15.516 Introduction to Financial and Managerial Accounting

Spring 2004

A diagram from lecture 1.
A diagram from lecture 1 that illustrates how Financial Accounting promotes the exchange of resources. (Image courtesy of Prof. Sugata Roychowdhury.)

Course Highlights

This course features a full set of lecture notes and assignments.

Course Description

This course studies basic concepts of financial and managerial reporting. The viewpoint is that of readers of financial and managerial reports rather than the accountants who prepare them.
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Prof. Sugata Roychowdhury

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session


Undergraduate / Graduate