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Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 9 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Module 1: Introduction, Balance Sheet and Income Statement

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 91 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
11 videos
An Overview of Accounting and the Financial Reporting Environment12m
The Balance Sheet Equation6m
Assets, Liabilities, Shareholders' Equity14m
Case 1, Part 1 - Balance Sheet Transactions6m
Application to Real-World Financial Statements: Large U.S.-Based Multinational Consumer Goods Company (Part 1)7m
Income, Revenue, and Expenses7m
Case 1, Part 2 - Revenue and Expense Transactions6m
Adjusting Entries6m
Case 1, Part 3 - Adjusting Entries8m
Application to Real-World Financial Statements: Large U.S.-Based Multinational Consumer Goods Company (Part 2)6m
2 readings
Module 1 Quiz 2 HCD Financial Statement PDF10m
PDFs of Module 1 Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Module 1 Quiz 1 - Balance Sheet and Income Statement30m
Module 1 Quiz 2 - Balance Sheet and Income Statement30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2: Cash Flow Statement

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 52 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Case 1, Part 4 - Cash Flow Statement Direct Method4m
Cash Flow Statement - Indirect Method17m
Case 1, Part 5 - Cash Flow Statement Indirect Method8m
Application to Real-World Financial Statements: Large U.S.-Based Multinational Consumer Goods Company (Part 3)10m
2 readings
Module 2 Quiz 2 HCD Financial Statement PDF10m
PDF of Module 2 Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Module 2 Quiz 1 - Cash Flow Statement30m
Module 2 Quiz 2 - Cash Flow Statement30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Module 3: Financial Statement Analysis

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 61 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Profitability Measures15m
Drilling Deeper into Return on Assets13m
Sales and Earnings Quality7m
A More Sophisticated Calculation of ROA10m
1 reading
PDFs of Module 3 Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Module 4: Linking Non-Financial Metrics to Financial Performance

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 93 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Step 1: Identifying the Right Drivers16m
Step 2: Setting Targets13m
Comprehensive Examples12m
Incorporating Analysis Results in Financial Models14m
Using Analytics to Choose Action Plans8m
Organizational Issues14m
1 reading
PDF of Module 4 Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz - Linking Non-financial Metrics to Financial Performance30m

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