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. This Introduction to Financial Accounting Introduction to Financial Accounting certificate is offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Pennsylvania This course is part of the Business Foundations specialization and is part of the Business Foundations specialization.
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. Then you can apply these skills to a real-world business challenge as part of the Wharton Business Foundations Specialization.
4 weeks, 5-6 hours/week
No specific background is required—this Specialization is ideal for entrepreneurs, small business owners, managers, consultants, or anyone aiming to hone their core business skills. Knowledge of high-school level math (through pre-calculus) is suggested.
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