In this Financial Accounting - Foundations offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Illinois, 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.
In the meantime, you will learn about the most important concept in contemporary financial accounting: accrual accounting. You will then critically analyze how firms recognize revenues. Finally, you will finish the course with an analysis of accounting for short-term assets where you will go into detail on how firms account for accounts receivables and inventories.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Understand main financial statements and the financial information they provide
- Write a financial transaction in financial accounting language and understand how this impacts main financial statements
- Understand how accrual accounting and fundamental accounting concepts work
- Understand revenue recognition principles and how they impact main financial statements
- Account for accounts receivables and inventories.
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- Financial Accounting
- Recording Transactions and Financial Statement Preparation
- Fundamental Accounting Concepts and Revenue Recognition
- Short-Term Assets
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- 1 months
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DisciplinesEconomics Finance Accounting View 45 other Short Courses in Accounting in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
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