Financial and Managerial Accounting

module description

Accounting information is crucial to the management and evaluation of any business. The field of accounting has two parts, financial accounting and managerial accounting. In this course, both types of accounting will be studied. This first part of the module will introduce the financial accounting framework and enable students to properly evaluate financial statements. In the second part of the course, managerial accounting will be the focus. Students will develop tools and concepts that will help them with decision making, budgeting and performance evaluation. Altogether, this module provides students the foundation to be able to utilize a variety of information to be able to assess any organization’s performance and strategically plan for the future.

instructors

Robert Felix, PH.D.

PROFESSOR OF Accounting

Dr. Felix earned his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in 2013. His research focuses on corporate governance, financial reporting and auditing. His research has appeared in scholarly journals such as Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Accounting and Business Research. Dr. Felix teaches intermediate financial accounting, auditing and managerial accounting. He has taught undergraduate as well graduate students including at the MBA level. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Felix worked as an auditor and consultant for a public accounting firm. Dr. Felix also holds an MBA and a CPA license.