ACC212 - Financial Analysis

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Subject Title
Financial Analysis

Subject Description
This subject develops your understanding of the basic financial tools used by managers in planning and controlling their areas. This subject will be approached from the non-accounting students' perspective.

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Analyze and classify different types of costs, and use cost analysis for future planning.

2. Understand, analyze and prepare selected financial statements for manufacturing companies.

3. Make basic business decisions using relevant costs and incremental analysis.

4. Understand the benefits and process of budgeting in an organization, and prepare operating budgets for various companies.

5. Make capital budgeting decisions using analytical methods.

Essential Employability Skills
Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.