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  1. ACC 230 TUTORIALS peer educator/abs200helpdotcom

  2. ACC 230 TUTORIALS peer educator • ACC 230 Week 1 Checkpoint Financial Statements • ACC 230 Week 1 DQ 1 and DQ 2 • ACC 230 Week 2 CheckPoint Differentiating Depreciation Methods • ACC 230 Week 2 Assignment Lucent Technologies Case • ACC 230 Week 3 CheckPoint Preparing an Income Statement • ACC 230 Week 3 DQ 1 and DQ 2 • Check Point: Assessing Financial Statements • Resource: Ch. 2 of Understanding Financial Statements, and Ch. 1 PowerPoint® (pp. 1-10, 1-11, and 1-13) • Search the Internet for the financial statements of your favorite ACC 230 Entire Course (UOP) ACC 230 Week 1 Checkpoint Financial Statements (UOP)

  3. ACC 230 TUTORIALS peer educator • Discussion Questions • Go to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Web site at http://www.sec.gov and the Financial Accounting Standards Board’sWeb site at http://www.fasb.org. Identify the mission and main activities of each organization. Then, analyze the similarities and differences between the roles of each entity. Which entity has more influence over financial statement reporting? Explain your answer. • Resource: Ch. 2 of Understanding Financial Statements • Read Case 2.1: Lucent Technologies on pp. 79-80 (Ch. 2) of the text. • Compose a 500- to 750-word paper that includes your answers to ACC 230 Week 1 DQ 1 and DQ 2 (UOP) ACC 230 Week 2 Assignment Lucent Technologies Case (UOP)

  4. ACC 230 TUTORIALS peer educator • Check Point: Differentiating Depreciation Methods • Resource: Ch. 2 of Understanding Financial Statements • Compose a 200- to 300-word response to Question 2.4 on p. 74 (Ch. 2). In addition, include a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of using different depreciation methods, such as straight line versus accelerated. • Check Point: Preparing an Income Statement • Resources: Ch. 3 of Understanding Financial Statements, andmultistep_template.xls • Complete Problem 3.10 on p. 109 (Ch. 3). • Use multistep_template.xls to prepare a multiple-step income statement. ACC 230 Week 2 CheckPoint Differentiating Depreciation Methods (UOP) ACC 230 Week 3 CheckPoint Preparing an Income Statement (UOP)

  5. ACC 230 TUTORIALS peer educator • Check Point: Preparing an Income Statement • Resources: Ch. 3 of Understanding Financial Statements, andmultistep_template.xls • Complete Problem 3.10 on p. 109 (Ch. 3). • Use multistep_template.xls to prepare a multiple-step income statement. • Discussion Questions • Post your answer to Problem 3.5 on p. 109 (Ch. 3). How might the information contained within the stockholder equity statement be used for management and investor decision-making? Provide specific examples of situations in which the stockholder equity information might be used. ACC 230 Week 3 CheckPoint Preparing an Income Statement (UOP) ACC 230 Week 3 DQ 1 and DQ 2 (UOP)

  6. ACC 230 TUTORIALS peer educator • Assignment: Web Sites Search • Resource: Ch. 3 of Understanding Financial Statements • Research Web sites that contain examples of stock dividends, stock splits, and reverse splits. Yahoo! Finance at http://finance.yahoo.com is a helpful starting point for locating these Web sites. • Check Point: Analyzing an Income Statement • Resource: Ch. 3 of Understanding Financial Statements • Complete Problem 3.16b on p. 111 (Ch. 3). ACC 230 Week 4 Assignment Web Sites Search (UOP) ACC 230 Week 4 CheckPoint Analyzing an Income Statement (UOP)

  7. ACC 230 TUTORIALS peer educator • Check Point: Preparing a Statement of Cash Flows • Resource: Ch. 4 of Understanding Financial Statements • Complete Problem 4.5 on p. 141 (Ch. 4). Refer to Exhibit 4.1 on p. 118 (Ch. 4) to create your statement of cash flows. • Discussion Questions • In what ways does the statement of cash flows relate to the balance sheet and income statement? • Discuss how the statement of cash flows is utilized by investors. If you were an investor reviewing a statement of cash flows, what section might interest you most? Why? Discuss the circumstances in which other sections of the statement might be important to an investor. ACC 230 Week 5 CheckPoint Preparing a Statement of Cash Flows (UOP) ACC 230 Week 5 DQ 1 and DQ 2 (UOP)

  8. ACC 230 TUTORIALS peer educator • Assignment: Candela Corporation Case • Resource: Ch. 4 of Understanding Financial Statements • Compose a 500- to 750-word paper responding to questions 1 and 2 of the Candela Corporation Case on p. 146 (Ch. 4). • Check Point: Analyzing Statements of Cash Flows • Resource: Ch. 4 of Understanding Financial Statements • Complete Research Problem 4.8a on p. 142 (Ch. 4); however, choose three companies to compare instead of five. • Post your table in a Microsoft® Excel or Word document. ACC 230 Week 6 Assignment Candela Corporation Case (UOP) ACC 230 Week 6 CheckPoint Analyzing Statements of Cash Flows (UOP)

  9. ACC 230 TUTORIALS peer educator • Check Point: Findwhat.com Case • Resources: Ch. 5 of Understanding Financial Statements, and Exhibit 5.1: A Checklist for Earnings Quality on p. 153 (Ch. 5) • Post your answer to Study Question 5.2 on p. 180 (Ch. 5). As you read your classmates’ responses, consider the following scenario: If you compared two different companies that utilized two different valuation methods, how might the quality of the results differ? Also, comment on the difficulty of making comparisons between two firms that use different valuation methods. ACC 230 Week 7 CheckPoint Findwhat.com Case (UOP) ACC 230 Week 7 DQ 1 and DQ 2 (UOP)

  10. ACC 230 TUTORIALS peer educator • Check Point: Analyzing Financial Data • Resource: Ch. 6 of Understanding Financial Statements • Complete Problem 6.6 on p. 232 (Ch. 6). • Submit your answers to questions A and B. • Assignment: Presenting to Stakeholders • Resource: pp. 192-193 (Ch. 6) of Understanding Financial Statements • Read the scenario in Problem 6.9 on p. 234 (Ch. 6). • Compose a 350- to 500-word response that includes a paragraph about the main ideas of the annual report and an explanation of how you might present these ideas to stakeholders. ACC 230 Week 8 Analyzing Financial Data (UOP) ACC 230 Week 8 Assignment Presenting to Stakeholders (UOP)

  11. ACC 230 TUTORIALS peer educator • Check Point: Interpreting Financial Ratios • Resource: Ch. 6 of Understanding Financial Statements • Complete Problem 6.2 on p. 230 (Ch. 6). • Submit your answer in 200 to 300words. • Capstone Discussion Question • What have you learned in this course about the process of analyzing financial statements? ACC 230 Week 8 CheckPoint Interpreting Financial Ratios (UOP) ACC 230 Week 9 Capstone DQ (UOP)

  12. ACC 230 TUTORIALS peer educator • Final Project: Evaluating Financial Health • Resources: Appendix A, Ch. 1 PowerPoint®, and Ch. 6 of Understanding Financial Statements • Write a 750- to 1,050-word paper evaluating the financial health of a company. Highlight the importance of industry comparisons and trends. ACC 230 Week 9 Final Project Evaluating Financial Health (UOP)

  13. ACC 230 TUTORIALS peer educator