Financial Accounting is often called the language of business; it is the language that managers use to communicate the firm's financial and economic information to external parties such as shareholders and creditors. Nobody working in business can afford financial illiteracy. Whether you run your own business, work as a manager or are just starting your career, you want to understand financial information and be able to interact with accountants, controllers, and financial managers. You want to talk business!
About this Course
Skills you will gain
- Financial Accounting
- Financial Statement
- Balance Sheet
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Course Overview & Week 1: Introduction to Accounting - The Balance Sheet
Week 2: The Income Statement
Week 3: The Cash Flow Statement
Week 4: Accrual Accounting
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TOP REVIEWS FROM ACCOUNTING: PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
Excellent and lucid presentation.
Now I got a feel that I understand standards of accounting, and I am a hard core engineer.
Thanks a lot.
Such a simple but impressive course. Really streghthen my views in basic accounting principles as an accounting student. Thank your Prof. Marc Badia, IESE Business School, and Coursera.
Its pretty easy to understand with a relevant real world example on how to understand financial statements. It also provide further reading which is helpful for ones who want to learn more
This course is simple and very fluid in making accounting understandable. It uses a single main except to explain the basics of financial accounting on how to interpret it properly.
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