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Financial AccountingAccountingFinancial StatementBalance Sheet

Learner Career Outcomes

50%

started a new career after completing these courses

36%

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20%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
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Beginner Level
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Course Overview & Week 1: Introduction to Accounting - The Balance Sheet

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 48 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
1. Accounting: The Language of Business6m
2. Practice Case: The Campus Bookstore I7m
3. Practice Case: The Campus Bookstore II3m
4. Accounting for our First Transactions3m
5. Accounting for More Transactions5m
6. Explaining the Balance Sheet7m
7. Defining an Asset6m
8. Defining a Liability4m
9. Recap2m
7 readings
Course Overview & Syllabus5m
Reminder of Coursera's Honor Code1m
About Week 11m
Transactions Week 15m
Required Reading Week 1: "The Balance Sheet"30m
Required Reading Week 1: "Introduction to Financial Accounting"45m
Quiz 1 with Solutions10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz Week 130m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Week 2: The Income Statement

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 49 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
2. Recap of Week 11m
3. Purchasing More Inventory3m
4. Sales and Cost of Goods Sold7m
5. Selling, General and Administrative Expenses4m
6. Some Collections and Payments of Cash3m
7. Depreciation and Amortization8m
8. Interest from Bank Loan and Taxes3m
9. Preparing the Balance Sheet3m
10. Introducing the Income Statement6m
11. Recap of Week 2 and Conclusions3m
5 readings
About Week 210m
Transactions Week 210m
Required Reading Week 2: "The Income Statement"30m
Required Reading Week 2: "Introduction to Financial Accounting"10m
Quiz 2 with Solutions10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz Week 230m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Week 3: The Cash Flow Statement

3 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 67 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
14 videos
2. Recap of Week 23m
3. T-Accounts and Journal Entries5m
4. Setting up T-Accounts for the Campus Bookstore3m
5. Sales, Cost of Goods Sold, Collections from Customers and Payment to Suppliers7m
6. Other Operating Costs4m
7. Transactions with Non-Current Assets8m
8. Bank Loans and Interest4m
9. Taxes, Closing Entries and Payments of Dividends5m
10. Preparing the Balance Sheet3m
11. Preparing the Income Statement4m
12. Introducing the Cash Flow Statement I7m
13. Introducing the Cash Flow Statement II4m
14. Recap of Week 3 and Conclusions3m
4 readings
About Week 310m
Transactions Week 310m
Required Reading Week 3: "The Statement of Cash Flows"40m
Quiz 3 with Solutions10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz Week 330m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Week 4: Accrual Accounting

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 67 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
11 videos
2. Recap of Week 35m
3. Accrual accounting vs. cash accounting5m
4. Measuring performance with accrual accounting6m
5. A few examples: prepaid insurance, accrued interest and advances from customers7m
6. Performance evolution of the Campus Bookstore I8m
7. Performance evolution of the Campus Bookstore II7m
8. Reading and interpreting real financial statements I7m
9. Reading and interpreting real financial statements II4m
10. Advanced topics you can explore on your own6m
11. Conclusions6m
5 readings
About Week 410m
Transactions Week 410m
Quiz 4 Part I with Solutions10m
Quiz Week 4 Background Information for Reference10m
Recommended Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz Week 4 - Part 130m

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