• Application Deadline
  • 56 days
    Duration
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.

About

What you'll learn on this Financial Accounting course:

  • 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 56 days
    • Duration description
      8 weeks
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Financial Accounting consists of approximately 60 hours of material delivered over an eight-week period. You can complete the coursework on your own time while meeting regular deadlines.

Lecturers

Professor Narayanan is the Thomas D. Casserly, Jr. Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and chair of the MBA program’s second-year elective curriculum. He has served as the course head for the first-year required accounting course for MBA students, Financial Reporting and Control, and chairs several executive education programs.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

The easy online application is free. All applicants must be 18 years of age and be proficient in English. Admissions are on a rolling basis with decisions sent within one to two weeks.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1500 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 56 days.
  • National Applies to you

    1500 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 56 days.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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