Accounting - Principles of Financial Accounting, Certificate

Accounting - Principles of Financial Accounting, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 1 month
    Duration

About

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! 

This Accounting - Principles of Financial Accounting Accounting - Principles of Financial Accounting Course offered by Coursera in partnership with IESE Business School will provide you with the accounting language's essentials. Upon completion, you should be able to read and interpret financial statements for business diagnosis and decision-making. More importantly, you will possess the conceptual base to keep learning more sophisticated accounting and finance on your own. Do not forget that, as with any other language, becoming proficient with accounting requires constant practice.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date This course is offered on a rolling basis.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Intensity 4 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Course Structure:
  • Course Overview & Week 1: Introduction to Accounting - The Balance Sheet
  • Week 2: The Income Statement
  • Week 3: The Cash Flow Statement
  • Week 4: Accrual Accounting

Audience

This course if primarily aimed at recent college graduates just beginning their career and anyone (managers, entrepreneurs, etc.) who needs to understand basic accounting concepts on the job.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

The Foundations of Management Specialization is designed for people with no prior knowledge of business.

Tuition Fee

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    79 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 79 USD per module and a duration of 1 months.
  • National Applies to you

    79 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 79 USD per module and a duration of 1 months.
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Funding

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