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Financial Accounting (Canadian) - 03 edition

Financial Accounting (Canadian) (ISBN10: 0070891737; ISBN13: 9780070891739)
ISBN13: 978-0070891739
ISBN10: 0070891737

Summary: The first Canadian edition ofFinancial Accountingis based on two overarching principles: career relevance and the need to engage students of accounting. Based on the belief that the subject of financial accounting is inherently interesting, this text successfully incorporates real Canadian companies in chapters to explain financial statements and accounting procedures. The engaging pedagogy, decision-making focus, and four-colour design are added motivational tools to keep students interested an
d involved.Because many accounting texts fail to elicit students' interest, the authors deliberately chose a variety of successful Canadian companies located across the country from Halifax to Vancouver, companies that provide everything from a Second Cup of coffee to Sympatico Internet services. Any student who has purchased a T-shirt, a hamburger, or relaxed at home with pizza and a Sleeman Ale after a day on the slopes of Mont Tremblant or Whistler will recognize the goods and services provided by the focus companies used in this text. These Canadian companies are used to illustrate not only the mechanics of accounting and analysis, but also the meaning and limitations of financial disclosure.This text fits the single-term introductory financial course at the University Undergraduate and MBA levels. Its real-world focus and strong user-orientation make it an appropriate text for both majors and non-majors courses.
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Summary: The first Canadian edition ofFinancial Accountingis based on two overarching principles: career relevance and the need to engage students of accounting. Based on the belief that the subject of financial accounting is inherently interesting, this text successfully incorporates real Canadian companies in chapters to explain financial statements and accounting procedures. The engaging pedagogy, decision-making focus, and four-colour design are added motivational tools to keep students interested and involved.Because many accounting texts fail to elicit students' interest, the authors deliberately chose a variety of successful Canadian companies located across the country from Halifax to Vancouver, companies that provide everything from a Second Cup of coffee to Sympatico Internet services. Any student who has purchased a T-shirt, a hamburger, or relaxed at home with pizza and a Sleeman Ale after a day on the slopes of Mont Tremblant or Whistler will recognize the goods and services provided by the focus companies used in this text. These Canadian companies are used to illustrate not only the mechanics of accounting and analysis, but also the meaning and limitations of financial disclosure.This text fits the single-term introductory financial course at the University Undergraduate and MBA levels. Its real-world focus and strong user-orientation make it an appropriate text for both majors and non-majors courses....show less

Edition/Copyright: 03
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson
Year Published: 2003
International: No



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