2A: Special TA Office Hour (Accounting)

Date: 
Monday, January 13, 2020

When and Where: 11AM PST at Room TBD in a Special Office Hour by a TA

Summary: We will review the basics of financial statements by answering any questions from enrolled students without any background in accounting. As knowledge of basic accounting is useful for getting the most from E145, we will focus on the structure, terminology or process associated with financial statements.

Required Readings

MBA Mondays by Fred Wilson
  1. Accounting
  2. Balance Sheet
  3. P&L Statement
Overview of Key Financial Ratios and Concepts by  Investopedia
  1. Profit Margin
  2. Current Ratio
  3. PE Ratio or price-earnings ratio
  4. Market Valuation
  5. Return On Assets (skim only)