About this Course

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What you will learn

  • Apply the concepts of accounting and finance

  • Understand key accounting and finance terms

  • Examine financial statements by using key ratios

  • Explain the importance of budgeting process

Skills you will gain

AccountingFinancial RatioFinancial StatementFinance

Learner Career Outcomes

29%

started a new career after completing these courses

23%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

10%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Course 3 of 10 in the

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 7 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: Arabic, Ukrainian, Chinese (Simplified), Vietnamese, Korean, English, Spanish...

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Foundations of Finance and Accounting

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 38 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
1.1 The Building Blocks of Accounting5m
1.2 Overview of the Finance Principles4m
1.3 The Four Financial Statements 9m
1.4 The Practice of Accounting 15m
4 readings
About this Course10m
Please Take this Survey10m
Finance Quick Reference Guide10m
Module 1 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz18m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Costing

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 20 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
2.2 Cost Allocation 3m
2.3 Break-Even Analysis6m
2.4 Pricing 3m
2 readings
Module 2 Lecture Slides10m
Supplemental Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz18m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Financial Ratios

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 20 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
3.2 Asset, Profitability, and Debt Ratios 9m
3.3 DuPont Pyramid 2m
3.4 Earnings and Dividends 2m
3 readings
Module 3 Lecture Slides10m
Supplemental Reading10m
Financial Statement for Gap (for Peer Review)10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz22m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Valuation

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 33 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
4.2 Valuation Methods8m
4.3 NPV and IRR 15m
4.4 Course Summary1m
3 readings
Module 4 Lecture Slides10m
Course Wrap-Up10m
End of Course Survey10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz20m

About the Career Success Specialization

This series of courses will help you build, develop and hone the essential skills needed to improve your employability and advancement in today’s dynamic workforce. The courses in this Specialization may be taken in any order. Each course can also be taken independently. The Specialization concludes with a Capstone project that will give you the opportunity to integrate and apply the skills you have gained throughout the courses to your individual and organizational needs....
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