Foundations of Finance and Accounting, course
Instructor: Elaine Grogan Luttrull
Dates/Times: Tuesdays, 1/15-5/10, 2013, 6:45 - 8:00 pm
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This course examines the interpretation and use of basic financial information, including finance's core concepts, such as analysis, planning and budgeting, and the concepts of basic accounting, with a focus on accounting systems and their use for planning and control purposes within any business. This course prepares students for successful professional pursuits by focusing on the practical application of basic financial concepts in the context of real-world companies, covering three fundamental accounting areas: building sustainable financial habits for artistic career paths, developing an understanding of accounting systems and financial controls, and comprehending tax responsibilities and benefits for individual artists and artistic entities. Students will engage in practical exercises tailored to their areas of interest, as well as discussions helping to develop a practical level of financial literacy and financial planning to assist in securing funding and navigating the finance industry and activities with the expressed intent of empowering students financially, while liberating them creatively