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For courses in Principles of Accounting I and II, Financial and Management Accounting, and Introduction to Financial Accounting. This novella uses a fun and fictional story setting to highlight how an understanding of basic accounting concepts and related information is necessary to operate a business successfully. Each chapter focuses on a key event in the exciting life of a hypothetical start-up company. The book's unique format will engage and motivate non-majors in the study of accounting, and enlighten them as to the need and use of accounting in their various future professional careers. Ideal as a supplement for all core accounting courses.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 137 pages
  • 149.9 x 223.5 x 7.6mm | 181.44g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 013061047X
  • 9780130610478

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What if you had a great idea for your own business? What if you also had the manpower and funds to do it? What if you had no accounting background whatsoever? Imagine having the tools to build a successful business of your own, but no idea how to use them. You'd likely end up with a lot of headaches, lost revenue, and the nagging thought, "if only I'd known ...." Like many unsuccessful entrepreneurs, most students just don't understand the importance of accounting in their future business lives. Fortunately, Movies DoorToDoor.com; How Accounting Helped Make the Difference can help. This novella presents a situation that any college student can relate to-the desire to be your own boss-while driving home the importance of accounting in starting your own business. An engaging story and an important lesson in one, your students will learn from the ups and downs of three recent college grads starting their own business without a solid background in accounting. Do you enjoy the convenience of pizza delivered right to your door? Would you like the same service for video rentals? "MoviesDoorToDoor.com: How Accounting Helped Make the Difference " is the fictional story of three recent college grads who sense this unique business opportunity and act on it. Find out how accounting helped them in the early stages of setting up their new business.show more

Table of contents

1. The Light Goes On. 2. Begging Their Parents. 3. Starting the Business. 4. Buying Videos-Can't Turn Back Now. 5. Rentals at Last. 6. Becoming the Boss. 7. The Search Engine Blossoms. 8. The Crash! 9. Going to the Bank. 10. Getting Smart-Tapping the Market. 11. The Negotiations Begin. 12. What Next?show more