Accounting and Financial Analysis for Non-Accountants (AFA101)

Day/Time:
Thursday 19:10-21:00
Start Date:
January 23rd
Hours:
20
Instructor:
Hirohisa Shimura
Prerequisite:
Accounting and Financial Analysis for non-Accountants is managerially oriented and focuses on the important aspects of accounting. It teaches students how to read, analyze and interpret financial accounting data to make informed business decisions. Several real company and industry data, both in the body of the module and throughout the assignment material are analyzed. Some Harvard cases and problems will be solved using Excel applications in the computer lab.

The convergence of U.S. GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) is an important aspect of contemporary financial accounting. Throughout the course, "IFRS Alert" marginal annotations and "IFRS Insight" boxes- are introduced for the purpose of informing students about IFRS and identifying where key agreements and differences with current US GAAPs rest.
Location:
Tokyo (Maps & Directions)
Fees:
¥54,800
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¥46,580
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¥49,320

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Course Details

Accounting and Financial Analysis for non-Accountants is managerially oriented and focuses on the important aspects of accounting. It teaches students how to read, analyze and interpret financial accounting data to make informed business decisions. Several real company and industry data, both in the body of the module and throughout the assignment material are analyzed. Some Harvard cases and problems will be solved using Excel applications in the computer lab.

The convergence of U.S. GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) is an important aspect of contemporary financial accounting. Throughout the course, "IFRS Alert" marginal annotations and "IFRS Insight" boxes- are introduced for the purpose of informing students about IFRS and identifying where key agreements and differences with current US GAAPs rest.

Special Note:

Accounting and Financial Analysis for non-Accountants is managerially oriented and focuses on the important aspects of accounting. It teaches students how to read, analyze and interpret financial accounting data to make informed business decisions. Several real company and industry data, both in the body of the module and throughout the assignment material are analyzed. Some Harvard cases and problems will be solved using Excel applications in the computer lab.

The convergence of U.S. GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) is an important aspect of contemporary financial accounting. Throughout the course, "IFRS Alert" marginal annotations and "IFRS Insight" boxes- are introduced for the purpose of informing students about IFRS and identifying where key agreements and differences with current US GAAPs rest.

Instructor

Hirohisa Shimura

Hirohisa Shimura, DBA, CPA, CFA is a Finance/Accounting/Economics professor at the Undergraduate Program and Corporate Education at Temple University, Japan Campus. He teaches both financial and managerial accounting, global finance, company valuation, and health economics. He has the US certified public accountant certificate, and the title Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Market Analyst. He published many academic papers including "analyzing the generic penetration trend in the Japanese dispensing market by therapeutic category (Journal of Generic Medicines (May, 2012)" and "How has the Japanese pharmaceutical industry been handling the challenge of the competitive dynamics in the industry? (Iryo to Shakai, May, 2011)."

He earned two bachelor degrees in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, and a Master of Science in Computer Science at Montana State University. He also earned DBA at department of pharmaceutical Sciences, the University of Tokyo. He spent nearly twenty years as a security analyst specialized in pharmaceutical, consumer discretionary (HPC, Food and Retailers) and Chemical industries at several financial institutions including Lazard Japan Asset Management and UBS. After 2007, he started teaching Accounting/Finance/Economics courses at TUJ (Undergraduate Program). He also served as an advisor to several pharmaceutical companies based on Japan and Korea.

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