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Financial Accounting Fundamentals

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. By the end of this course, you will be able to: - Use journal entries to record transactions - Prepare and use t-accounts to summarize transactions recorded during an accounting period - Describe the three most commonly used financial statements and how they fit together - Prepare these financial statements based on transactions recorded during an accounting period - Draw basic conclusions about a company's financial health

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Rating 4.7 based on 68 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 5 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
Starts Feb 11 (6 weeks ago)
Cost $79
From University of Virginia via Coursera
Instructor Luann J. Lynch
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Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Business Essentials Finance

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financial accounting in 9 reviews

I have already taken several Intro to Financial Accounting courses online elsewhere and NONE of the instructors have done even half of the job that she does.

Very Good Course For Non Finance Guys understanding financial accounting fundamentals Easy to understand and broken up in easily digestible content.

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one responds to the questions asked in the discussion forum One of the Best course on Financial Accounting.

Professor Lynch teaches the core concepts of financial accounting in a very easy-to-understand way.

this is the best course to person who not know the basic of accounting and you will get the perfect level of financial accounting !

very good in 8 reviews

very good fundamentals information ...

overall it is very good.

A very good introductory course that is not too heavy for a time commitment (2-3 hours a week) + has the practice tests that are available even if you are auditing the class, so you can get a sense if you understand the material.

a must do course for an mba aspirant Very good and benfit course Concepts were very well and easily explained.

Very good course for learning accounting for non commerce graduate.

This course is very good and interesting and the tutor is really great.

very informative in 4 reviews

It was a very informative and interesting course Certainly a great refresher for reporting and fundamentals.

I found this course very informative and a good refresher for anyone that completed accounting courses many years ago.

? The course was very informative.

The UVA professor was very informative in a way that made the financial information relatable and easier to understand.

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This is a great course to learn the fundamentals of financial accounting .

I definitely recommend the course to students who want to learn the fundamentals of financial accounting!

Recommended A great course to learn the fundamentals of accounting!

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This is very good course to learn some financial Accounting basics , I will recommend this course for who ever wanted to learn financial accounting The material was enough to take one from basics to the advanced level of accounting.

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Rating 4.7 based on 68 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 5 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
Starts Feb 11 (6 weeks ago)
Cost $79
From University of Virginia via Coursera
Instructor Luann J. Lynch
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Business Essentials Finance

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