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Financial Accounting

Harvard Business School Online

56 days
1750 USD/full
1750 USD/full
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The Financial Accounting course from Harvard Business School Online teaches key accounting concepts and principles to illuminate financial statements and unlock critical insights into business performance and potential. Explore how managers, Wall Street analysts, and entrepreneurs leverage accounting to drive strategic decision-making.

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What you'll learn on this Financial Accounting course from Harvard Business School Online :

  • Discover how balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements are developed and how each interact
  • Evaluate the financial health of a business using financial statements
  • Understand GAAP and IFRS standards
  • Prepare and evaluate financial forecasts to make strategic decisions
  • Value a venture, project, or investment opportunity and perform a sensitivity analysis

Who Will Benefit

  • Aspiring Finance or Investment Professionals

Prepare for a career on Wall Street by gaining the skills and knowledge needed to analyze financial statements.

  • Those Considering an MBA

Prepare for the MBA classroom with the program Harvard Business School offers to incoming students.

  • Mid-Career Professionals

Gain confidence in your ability to understand financial statements and communicate financial results.

Harvard Business School Online offers a unique and highly engaging way to learn vital business concepts. Immerse yourself in real challenges faced by business leaders across a variety of industries. Financial Accounting puts you in the shoes of an equity research analyst, yoga studio owner, and leader of one of the largest nonprofits in the United States. You’ll wrestle with the same issues they faced, while problem-solving and interacting with fellow learners from around the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Accounting Equation
  • Recording Transactions
  • Financial Statements
  • Adjusting Journal Entries
  • The Statement of Cash Flows
  • Analyzing Financial Statements
  • Forecasting and Valuation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 56 days

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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

  • Our easy online application is free, and no special documentation is required. 
  • All applicants must be at least 18 years of age, proficient in English, and committed to learning and engaging with fellow participants throughout the course. 
  • We confirm enrollment eligibility within one week of your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1750 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1750 USD for the full programme during 56 days.
  • National

    1750 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1750 USD for the full programme during 56 days.


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