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KDEC 9010 - ACCOUNTANCY FOR LAWYERS

Type d'enseignement : Seminar

Semester : Autumn 2018-2019

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English

Pre-requisite

There is no prerequisite for this class. It is addressed to student with no background in accountancy and finance.

Course Description

The course aims at providing an appropriate grasp of the basic tools of accountancy & finance. Although this class is addressed to students with no prior background in finance, it will contribute to develop valuable skills required to practice business law. At the end of the course, the student shall be familiar with financial statement such as P&L and main key financial ratios in order to appreciate the financial and strategic situation of a company.

Teachers

DUVAL, Ludivine (Enseignant - Chercheur en sciences de gestion)

Pedagogical format

Oral presentations, case studies, press review. The quality of the formalization of both oral and written exercises will be considered as a key issue.

Course validation

Continuous assessment : 30 %. Written exam (3h00) : 70 % of the final grade.

Workload

The course will require a strong involvement of the students both in terms of preparation and learning capacity.

Required reading

  • Quinn, Martin, Brilliant Accounting, Prentice Hall, Person, 2011
  • Lerner, Joe, Principles of Accounting, Schaums Easy Outlines, 2012
  • Mason, Roger, Bookkeeping and Accounting, Teach Yourself, 2012