Oktay Urcan

 

 


 

Oktay Urcan is an Associate Professor of Accounting at the University of Illinois. He holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas. Prof. Urcan teaches financial accounting related classes at the undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA, and PhD levels. He has been associated with the University of Illinois since 2014. Before that, he was an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the London Business School in the United Kingdom. Prof. Urcan conducts research in the archival capital markets area. His recent research interests are in the growing interdisciplinary research area called macro-accounting, which studies the interaction between macro-economy and accounting. His research investigates how aggregated accounting numbers help predict important macroeconomic variables including GDP growth, employment growth, and inflation.




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Dec 5th 2016

In this course, you will learn foundations of financial accounting information. You will start your journey with a general overview of what financial accounting information is and the main financial statements. You will then learn how to code financial transactions in financial accounting language.

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Dec 5th 2016

In this course, you will explore advanced topics in financial accounting. You will start your journey with accounting for assets with more than one-year life. You will learn in detail how firms account for fixed assets. You will then move to financing of assets and discuss accounting for liabilities. The course will continue with an in-depth exploration of shareholders’ equity. Finally, you will critically evaluate preparation, components, and analysis of cash flows statement.

Average: 7.7 (3 votes)