Essentials of Accounting

Course Objectives

 

Accounting is a minimal requirement for business managers. The objective of this course is to provide students with fundamental knowledge and understanding of financial and managerial accounting, as well as the ability to make decisions based on accounting data.

In this course students will:

  • Develop a general understanding of accounting
  • Learn how management strategies and/or business characteristics can be reflected in accounting data

This course is intended for those students who are interested in learning about the basics of financial and managerial accounting, or those who are have fragmentary knowledge of accounting and are hoping to build on it.

 

Course Details

Programs: Full-time MBA, Part-time & Online MBA, Pre-MBA
Discipline: Accounting and Finance
Course Level: Fundamental Course
Required/Elective Courses: Elective Course
Number of Credits: 1.5
Report: No Report
Hours Per Class: 3 hours
Class Capacity: 35

12 weeks, every other week
Online/On-Campus
JPY 128,000
Fundamental

 

Theme/Reading Materials

Day 1
Session A
THEMEMeasuring Business Activities through Financial Figures
CASE・ Interactive Lecture: Accounting -2nd Edition-; Units 1 and 2
Session B
THEMEMeasuring Business Activities through Financial Figures (Continued)
CASE・ Interactive Lecture: Accounting -2nd Edition-; Unit 3
 
Day 2
Session A
THEMEBusiness Activities and Relations with Three Financial Statements
CASE・ Interactive Lecture: Accounting -2nd Edition-; Unit 4
Session B
THEMEBusiness Activities and Relations with Three Financial Statements (Continued)
CASE・ Interactive Lecture: Accounting -2nd Edition-; Unit 5
 
Day 3
Session A
THEMEFinancial Ratio Analysis (Interactive Lecture)
CASE・ Interactive Lecture: Accounting -2nd Edition-; Unit 6
Session B
THEMEFinancial Ratio Analysis (Case Exercises)
CASE・Financial Analysis of Saizeriya and Hiramatsu
Day 4
Session A
THEMEUnderstanding Business Structures (1): Break-Even Analysis (Interactive Lecture)
CASE・ Interactive Lecture: Managerial Accounting -2nd Edition-; Units 1 and 2-1 to 2-2
Session B
THEMEUnderstanding Business Structures (2): Break-Even Analysis (Case Exercises)
CASE・ Interactive Lecture: Managerial Accounting -2nd Edition-; Unit 2-3 to 2-5
 
Day 5
Session A
THEMEFinancial Projections (Case Exercises)
CASE・ Outlook for Saizeriya’s Business  
・ Interactive Lecture: Managerial Accounting -2nd Edition-; Unit 3
Session B
THEMEDesigning and Implementing Control Systems (Interactive Lecture)
CASE・ Interactive Lecture: Managerial Accounting —2nd Edition—; Unit 4
 
Day 6
Session A
THEMEComprehensive Exercises (Corporate Strategies and Financial Planning)
CASE・ HEALTHY LIFE GROUP
Session B
THEMEComprehensive Exercises (Corporate Strategies and Financial Planning (Continued)
CASE・ HEALTHY LIFE GROUP

 

If you wish to start from the Pre-MBA,

Tuition Fee per course: 128,000 yen
Please find more about the Pre-MBA Program

Course Schedule

Faculty

Akio Mori
Akio Mori
Accounting and Finance
COURSES:
Accounting I (Financial Accounting)
Essentials of Accounting
Finance I (Corporate Finance)
Megumi Taoka
Megumi Taoka
Accounting and Finance, Organizational Behavior and HRM, Specialization
COURSES:
Essentials of Accounting
Accounting I (Financial Accounting)
Power and Influence
Cross Cultural Management
Satoshi Ito
Satoshi Ito
Accounting and Finance
COURSES:
Essentials of Accounting
Accounting I (Financial Accounting)
Accounting II (Managerial Accounting)
Hiroshi Okura
Hiroshi Okura
Accounting and Finance
COURSES:
Essentials of Accounting
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