Financial Accounting/MBA

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Welcome to the Financial Accounting learning project of the Wikiversity Master of Business Administration Program.

Getting started[edit | edit source]

A good place to start is Accounting. While most MBA's are not a big fan of double entry book keeping, finance starts with accounting. Understanding what depreciation (the spreading of the cost of a tangible asset over time) and amortization (the spreading of the cost of an intangible asset over time) are is going to be essential to understanding corporate finance (if only because you are going to need to reverse out the effects from GAAP Income Statements to get cash flows).

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