Financial Accounting

 


 
iMSA (Masters of Science in Accountancy) from the University of Illinois



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Aug 21st 2017

Financial Accounting is often called the language of business; it is the language that managers use to communicate the firm's financial and economic information to external parties such as shareholders and creditors. Nobody working in business can afford financial illiteracy. Whether you run your own business, work as a manager or are just starting your career, you want to understand financial information and be able to interact with accountants, controllers, and financial managers. You want to talk business!

Average: 8.6 (8 votes)
Aug 21st 2017

This course builds upon what you learned in Financial Accounting: Foundations and Financial Accounting: Advanced Topics and introduces you to formal foundations of financial accounting. The main purpose of the course is to familiarize you with technical terms in financial accounting, such as debit, credit and T-account.

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Aug 14th 2017

This course will teach you the tools you'll need to understand the fundamentals of financial accounting. Concise videos, the financial records of a small business, and "your turn" activities guide you through the three most commonly used financial statements: the Balance Sheet, the Income Statement, and the Statement of Cash Flows. Beyond recording transactions, you'll learn how to prepare these financial statements, and read and analyze them to draw basic conclusions about a company's financial health.

Average: 8.7 (7 votes)

Aug 14th 2017

The course builds on my Introduction to Financial Accounting course, which you should complete first. In this course, you will learn how to read, understand, and analyze most of the information provided by companies in their financial statements. These skills will help you make more informed decisions using financial information.

Average: 5.9 (8 votes)
Aug 14th 2017

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.

Average: 4.9 (9 votes)
Aug 14th 2017

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 (4 votes)

Aug 7th 2017

Master the technical skills needed to analyze financial statements and disclosures for use in financial analysis, and learn how accounting standards and managerial incentives affect the financial reporting process. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to read the three most common financial statements: the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows.

Average: 4.5 (33 votes)
Aug 7th 2017

Start learning at your own pace to get a qualification and a career in business and finance, with this introduction level course from ACCA-X. Interested in a career in business? Knowledge of accounting will be key to your success.

Average: 4.3 (6 votes)
Self Paced

Get business-ready and prepare for a qualification by building your finance and accountancy skills with this course from ACCA. Intermediate Financial and Management Accounting is part two of a programme designed for anyone who is just starting out on their business, finance or accountancy journey and wants to expand their accounting and finance skills.

Average: 4 (2 votes)
Jul 31st 2017

This course is the first course in a five-course Financial Reporting Specialization that covers the collection, processing, and communication of accounting information (via financial reports) about economic entities to interested parties (i.e., managers and external stakeholders such as stockholders and creditors).

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Jul 10th 2017

Learn how to read and analyze financial statements and understand basic techniques to manage costs and capital investment decisions. This is an introductory course on financial and management accounting. How many times have you heard of net profit, operating profit, operating margin, cash, earning and so on? But are they referring to the same concepts or are they different things?

Average: 9.2 (9 votes)

Self Paced

Learn how to read and interpret financial statements and manage costs to take informed business decisions. In order for a manager to effectively perform their role they must have an understanding of accounting information, as accounting systems generate information that is used by both internal and external stakeholders. Having a good understanding of accounting allows managers to communicate with the finance department, bankers, suppliers and even tax authorities.

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