Linda Vincent is an Associate Professor in the Accounting Information and Management department. Prior to joining Kellogg in 1999, Professor Vincent was an Associate Professor at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
Professor Vincent’s research interests are in the areas of financial reporting and capital markets with a focus on business combinations, divisive restructurings, real estate, pensions, and the informativeness of financial reporting data for securities returns under different information environments and capital structures.
Professor Vincent has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Accounting Horizons, and the Journal of Accounting Research. She is an ad hoc reviewer for The Accounting Review; Contemporary Accounting Research; Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance; Real Estate Economics; Review of Accounting Studies; and the Review of Financial Studies.
Professor Vincent was awarded the Chairs’ Core Course Teaching Award in 2000 and the Sidney J. Levy Teaching Award in 2001, 2003, and 2007. She received an MBA in Accounting and Finance from Kellogg and a PhD in Accounting from Northwestern University.
**This course was formerly known as FINC-934-0**
Recommended prerequisite: FINC 431 Finance II
Co-requisites: Over the three-quarter sequence students must take three quarter credits in additional asset management-related courses from the list below.1. One of FINC 442, FINC 444, FINC 463, or FINC 477 - must be taken during or before the first quarter of the practicum. 2. FINC 950 Capital Markets 3. One course from the Additional Courses list
- ACCT-451 (Financial Reporting and Analysis)
- ACCT-452 (Financial Reporting and Analysis II)
- FINC-442 (Financial Decisions)
- FINC-444 (Advanced Topics in Finance)
- FINC-447 (Financial Strategy and Tax Planning)
- FINC-451 (Money Markets and the Fed)
- FINC-460 (Investments)**
- FINC-462 (Portfolio Management)
- FINC-463 (Security Analysis)
- FINC-464 (Fixed Income Securities)
- FINC-465 (Derivative Markets I)
- FINC-467 (Derivative Markets II)
- FINC-477 (Global Entrepreneurial Finance)**
- FINC-936 (Asset Management Practicum IV)
- FINC-941 (Macroeconomic Policy and Global Capital Markets)
- FINC-950 (Capital Markets)
Accounting For Decision Making (ACCT-430-0)
This course acquaints students with the process used to construct and understand the financial reports of organizations. The objective is to understand the decisions that must be made in the financial reporting process and to develop the ability to evaluate and use accounting data. Emphasis is placed on understanding the breadth of accounting measurement practices and on being able to make the adjustments necessary for careful analysis. The course highlights the linkages between accounting information and management planning, and decision making and control. Course sections that end in "H" will be taught in a format that combines the convenience and flexibility of online learning with the social and instructional benefits of face-to-face classroom experiences. Online sessions are conducted synchronously with classmates and faculty.
Prior to beginning ACCT 430, students are required to complete a prep course based on their specific academic program.
Evening and Weekend Students are required to complete this Accounting Essentials Prep Course
1Y and MMM students are required to complete this Accounting Essentials Prep Course
2Y students are required to complete this Accounting Essentials Prep Course