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Swayam Central

Decision making using financial accounting

By Prof.G Arun Kumar   |   IIT Madras
This course aims at developing skills to understand, evaluate and use financial information in business decision making. The course will introduce participants to the vocabulary of financial. It will develop in the participants an understanding of the important tools and techniques used in analyzing financial information.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Generic at the PG level
PREREQUISITES: Graduate
INDUSTRY SUPPORT: Basic Introductory course

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Core
Duration : 8 weeks
Start Date : 29 Jul 2019
End Date : 20 Sep 2019
Exam Date : 29 Sep 2019
Category :
  • Management
  • Level : Postgraduate
    This is an AICTE approved FDP course

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week 1: Conceptual Basis of Financial Accounting
    Week 2: Concepts and Interactions of Financial Statements
    Week 3: Financial Statements: Balance sheet
    Week 4: Financial Statements: Income Statement
    Week 5: Accounting Records and Systems Credit and debit Journal and Ledger
    Week 6: Financial Statements: Cash flow Statement
    Week 7: Financial Statement Analysis Reading financial statements Financial Ratios
    Week 8: Accounting Fraud and Governance I


    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    • Accounting: Text and Cases; Robert N Anthony, David F Hawkins and Kenneth A Merchant
    • Management Accounting; Atkinson, Kaplan, Young, Matsumura and Kumar; Pearson Education Asia.
    • Accounting for Management, S.K. Bhattacharyya & John Dearden, Vikas Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.
    • Introduction to Financial Accounting, Charles T Horngren, Prentice Hall Publication

    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Dr.. Arun Kumar G is a Professor at the Department of Management Studies,IIT Madras. He is an applied researcher in the area of finance with specific focus on Corporate Valuation, Corporate Governance, and Development Finance He has co-authored two books one on Management Accounting with Prof. Robert Kaplan of Harvard Business School and Prof. Atkinson of University of Waterloo and another on Public perception of security which encompasses food and health security. He has worked on many development projects related to emerging economies pertaining to financial inclusion, migration and remittances, state and non-state justice systems, etc. 

    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    • The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
    • The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
    • Date and Time of Exams: 29 September 2019 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
    • Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
    • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
    • Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

    CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE
    • Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 6 assignments out of the total 8 assignments given in the course. 
    • Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
    • Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score
    YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75
    • If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
    • Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Madras. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.
    • Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies are being discontinued from July 2019 semester and will not be dispatched

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