Public and private companies naturally want to put a positive spin on their quarterly and annual results. The objective of this program is to review the tools accountants and attorneys may use to gain a complete and accurate picture of a company's financial and competitive positions. Subject areas include an introduction to income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, ratio analysis, and the relevant adjustments to properly evaluate historical trends.
- Review basic accounting principles that lay the foundation for income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements
- Calculate various key performance measures
- Design a system to understand and interpret financial performance
Dr. Joseph Ugras is the Dean of the College of Professional and Continuing Studies at La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Ugras also teaches Accounting for Managerial Decision Making at the Graduate Level. He holds a Ph.D. in accounting from Temple University, an M.B.A. in Accounting and Taxation from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). His areas of expertise include managerial accounting, activity based costing/management, strategic cost management, measurement of financial performance, and ethical issues in business. Dr. Ugras has consulted with an international pharmaceutical company, Subaru America, UNISYS, Binney and Smith and Carpenter Tech. He has made presentations at the American Accounting Association National and Regional Conferences, European Management Accounting Conference, Annual Management Accounting Research Symposia and Philadelphia Controllers Conference. He has also served as the President of the American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Region, as well as a variety of positions with the Institute of Management Accountants. Dr. Ugras’ research has been published in Advances in Management Accounting, Accounting Enquiries, Southern Business and Economic Journal, Journal of Business Ethics and Journal of Management Systems.
||Saturday, October 12th, 2019. 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST
|Where:||Penn State Abington, Lares Building - 1600 Woodland Road, Abington, PA 19001
||Joseph Ugras, Ph.D.|
||8 Accounting CPE
||7 Substantive CLE
||Bill Kline Email:
[email protected] or Phone: 267-251-3805
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