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    Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
   
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 SGPP Catalog and Handbook
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ACCT600 Financial Communication (3 cr.)


This course provides students with an understanding of how accounting and other information necessary to assess a firm’s economic status is created, packaged, and disseminated to a company’s management team and external users such as investors, customers, analysts, and the financial media. The course also covers academic writing used in the program and information literacy required for research. 

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Evaluate methods used to communicate complex accounting concepts.
  2. Interpret how effectively annual reports communicate an organization’s objectives.
  3. Develop different communication strategies for all stakeholders.
  4. Employ multimedia, hypermedia, and electronic literature resources to gather and distribute accounting and business knowledge and information.
  5. Employ clear writing and speaking skills appropriate to the audience.
  6. Capture ideas, data, and relationships visually.



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