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. 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.
About this Course
Skills you will gain
- Financial Accounting
- Financial Statement
- Balance Sheet
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Week 1: Introduction and Balance Sheet
Week 2: Accrual Accounting and the Income Statement
Week 3: Cash Flows
Week 4: Ratio Analysis and Final Exam
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TOP REVIEWS FROM INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
The professor made lectures fun and easier to digest, and the hands-on case studies are good practice to cement the lessons taught. Will definitely recommend to people who want to learn accounting!
The course was very educational and taught me the fundamentals so I can think about a career in accounting. The learning style isn't boring and provides good information about real world problems.
It is a great course for beginers like me to start to learn about accounting. The concepts are easy to understand, and the examples are very helpful for understanding. I like the virtual students btw.
This course offered a thorough and concise review of Financial accounting concepts. Correlating these concepts to 3M Financial statements made the learning real-time. Thank you, Professor Bushee!
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