This course is designed and guided by Prof. V.G. Narayanan, the Thomas D. Casserly, Jr. Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and chair of the MBA program’s second-year elective curriculum.
This course on Financial Accounting teaches key accounting concepts and principles to illuminate financial statements and unlock critical insights into business performance and potential. You will explore how managers, Wall Street analysts, and entrepreneurs leverage accounting to drive strategic decision-making.
- Discover how balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements are developed and how each interact
- Evaluate the financial health of a business using financial statements
- Understand GAAP and IFRS standards
- Prepare and evaluate financial forecasts to make strategic decisions
- Value a venture, project, or investment opportunity and perform a sensitivity analysis
You should have a minimum of 1+ Year of Experience with min 50% in any UG Program.
Who Will Benefit
College Students and Recent Graduates : Learn the language of business through accounting as you gain the skills and knowledge to analyze financial statements.
Those Considering an MBA : Prepare for the MBA classroom with the program Harvard Business School offers to incoming students.
Mid-Career Professionals : Gain confidence in your ability to understand financial statements and communicate financial results.
Thomas D. Casserly, Jr. Professor of Business AdministrationChair, MBA Elective Curriculum
Faculty at Harvard Business School
V.G. Narayanan is the Thomas D. Casserly, Jr. Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and chair of the MBA program’s second-year elective curriculum. He has served as the course head for the first-year required accounting course for MBA students, Financial Reporting and Control, and chairs several executive education programs. His research in management accounting focuses on understanding how firms can use incentives and feedback to improve performance.
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