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Accounting and Finance

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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Accounting and Finance Program in collaboration with Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore - IIMBx. Develop financial acumen to manage your business successfully.

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The Accounting and Finance course is part of the Entrepreneurship MicroMasters Program from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore - IIMBx.  

This business course helps you to read and understand financial statements to evaluate how business performance is affected by four fundamental drivers of profitability viz., asset management, cost management, leverage management and tax management. It will also help you to identify areas for improvement.

The second part of this finance course deals with managing costs. You will learn how to prepare cost sheets, budget and make cost-based decisions.

The third part of the course provides an overview of financial markets to raise capital of different types. You will develop the ability to prepare and evaluate finances for your business plan and manage working capital.

The overall objective of the course is to build financial acumen to make you a successful entrepreneur or manager.

What you'll learn:

  • Financial statement analysis
  • Cost management
  • Financial Management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mechanics of Financial Accounting
  • Reading Financial Statements
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Product Costing
  • Cost Analysis for Decision Making
  • Budgeting and variance analysis
  • Financial Markets
  • Capital Budgeting 
  • Working Capital Management
  • Course Review

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months
    • 2 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements


  • Graduate level course
  • An overall understanding of business environment is required

Tuition Fee

  • Add a Verified Certificate for $150 USD

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