Financial Management, Construction Economics, and Budget Control:
Income Statements and Profit Recognition
Lesson Plan #2
LESSON GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:
This lesson continues the topic of general accounting principles. Students will understand the main elements of the income statement and how it relates to the balance sheet. The fundamental accounting equation will be reinforced. Different methods of recognizing income will be presented.
This lesson builds on the foundation of financial management topics from the last lesson. Students will continue their study of financial reports with the income statement. Students can then use the information from the financial statements to calculate profit for a company..
o Income statement elements
o Relating the income statement to the balance sheet
o Methods of profit recognition