Center for Publishing

Principles of Finance in Publishing

This course covers the introductory fundamentals of accounting and financial analysis for non-financial managers. Increasingly in business, a knowledge of and facility with basic financial concepts and accounting issues is required in the decision making process. Students will learn the basics of the accounting process and how transactions, when summarized, become the building blocks of the major financial statements. The course will cover the basic preparation and interpretation of the balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows. Students will come to learn the interrelationships and interdependencies of the major financial statements and generally accepted accounting principles in financial reporting. Attention will be given to those aspects of finance and accounting that are unique to publishing books, magazines and multimedia product. This course will prepare students for the second semester course entitled Finance in Publishing II.
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Associated Degrees