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Tuck Undergraduate Courses

1. Financial Accounting

10W, 11W: 10A, 2A

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the principles of financial accounting and to teach students to be critical users of financial statements. The course is divided into two parts. The first part introduces students to the concepts and measurements underlying financial statements. The second part focuses on analyzing financial statements and understanding the choices firms make in reporting financial results. Students will be exposed to the decisions firms make relating to their operating, capital investment, and financing activities and how managers use discretion to affect reported financial results. Priority given to seniors, juniors, and then sophomores; first-year students are not eligible.

2. Principles of Marketing

10S, 11S: 10A, 2A

Marketing deals with identifying and meeting human and social needs and is an organization function with a set of processes for creating, communicating, and delivering value to customers in ways that benefit the organization (for profit, not for profit, and public sector) and its stakeholders. The overall objective of this course is to introduce students to the substantive and procedural aspects of marketing strategy and implementation and to sharpen their skills for critical analytical thinking and effective communication. The course will involve case discussions and a marketing strategy simulation game. Priority given to seniors, juniors, and then sophomores; first-year students are not eligible.

3. Business Management and Strategy

10F: 10A, 2A

This course is intended to introduce students to the basics of how organizations are managed, with a special focus on the role played by an organization’s strategy. Strategy plays a central role not only in setting the direction of an organization, but also in ensuring that the activities of the organization are aligned accordingly. The course surveys a broad range of strategy topics and introduces students to a variety of frameworks developed to aid strategic analysis. It also exposes students to a wide range of business practices and industry contexts, including the strategies of major global corporations. The course will involve interactive case discussion. Priority given to seniors, juniors, and then sophomores; first-year students are not eligible.