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Specialization
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Hours to complete

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 4-6 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Korean...

Skills you will gain

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Specialization
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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 4-6 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Korean...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Course Orientation

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course....
Reading
1 video (Total 2 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video1 video
Reading5 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Glossary10m
Updating Your Profile10m
Social Media10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz10m
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Module 1: Long-Term Assets

Long-term assets, assets that can be converted into cash in a time period of more than one year, constitute a large portion of a balance sheet for a lot of public companies. Understanding accounting for long-term assets will help you uncover how these accounts change over time, their valuation, and their usefulness in managerial decision making....
Reading
7 videos (Total 29 min), 3 readings, 7 quizzes
Video7 videos
M1L2V1: Fixed Assets6m
M1L3V1: Disposal of Fixed Assets3m
M1L4V1: Gross vs. Net PPE8m
M1L5V1: Accounting for Asset Impairments3m
M1L6V1: Walmart Assets3m
Explore the iMBA! (optional)1m
Reading3 readings
Module 1 Overview10m
Module 1 Readings10m
Additional Resources10m
Quiz7 practice exercises
M1L1 Quiz6m
M1L2 Quiz8m
M1L3 Quiz6m
M1L4 Quiz6m
M1L5 Quiz8m
M1L6 Quiz6m
Module 1 Quiz14m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 2: Liabilities

One of the major sources of financing for many firms is liabilities. Firms routinely finance their operations through various liabilities including accounts payables, bank loans, and bonds. Accounting for liabilities will help you understand how liabilities are created, how they are valued, how they inform about a firm’s liquidity position. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total 13 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
Video3 videos
M2L2V1: Short-Term Liabilities1m
M2L3V1: Long-Term Liabilities8m
Reading2 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Module 2 Readings10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
M2L1V1 Practice Quiz6m
M2L2V1 Practice Quiz6m
M2L1V3 Practice Quiz6m
Module 2 Quiz12m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 3: Shareholders’ Equity

One of the major sources of financing for many firms is contributions from shareholders. The shareholders’ equity section of a balance sheet shows details of investments of shareholders. Accounting for shareholders’ equity will help you understand the amount of shareholder investment, the number of shares issued in return by the firm for shareholders, the amount of earnings earned by the firm but not distributed to shareholders, and information about the amount of shares repurchased by the firm from the stock market. ...
Reading
4 videos (Total 14 min), 3 readings, 5 quizzes
Video4 videos
M3L2V1: Shareholders' Equity: Equity Issuance and Profitability6m
M3L3V1: Shareholders' Equity: Distributions3m
M3L4V1: Shareholders' Equity: Earnings per Share1m
Reading3 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Readings10m
Additional Resources10m
Quiz5 practice exercises
M3L1V1: Practice Quiz6m
M3L2V1: Practice Quiz10m
M3L3V1: Practice Quiz6m
M7L4V1: Practice Quiz6m
Module 3 Quiz16m
Week
4
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Module 4: Cash Flows Statement

One of the major financial statements is cash flows statement. This statement describes in detail how cash changes for a firm over a certain period. Cash flows statement provides valuable information about liquidity position of a firm, cash consequences of managerial operating and investing decisions, as well as earnings quality of a firm....
Reading
2 videos (Total 21 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
Video2 videos
M4L2V1: Cash Flows Statement: Preparation15m
Reading3 readings
Module 4 Overview10m
Module 4 Readings10m
Additional Resources10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
M4L1V1: Practice Quiz6m
M4L2V1: Practice Quiz6m
Module 4: Quiz16m
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Top Reviews

By RRJan 17th 2017

The advanced topics on the financial accounting have been really an interesting journey. I have more confidence in what I do now. Looking forward to the other courses of this specialization.

By GSJan 30th 2017

Great course for someone who has some background in financial accounting. the videos are short and precise and the concepts are explained in an easy to understand manner. Well donel

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Oktay Urcan

Associate Professor of Accountancy
Department of Accountancy, College of Business
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This course is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

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About the Financial Management Specialization

This Specialization covers the fundamentals of strategic financial management, including financial accounting, investments, and corporate finance. You will learn to evaluate major strategic corporate and investment decisions and to understand capital markets and institutions from a financial perspective, and you will develop an integrated framework for value-based financial management and individual financial decision-making. The Financial Management Specialization is part of the University of Illinois iMBA Program. Each course in this Specialization also fulfills a portion of the requirements for a University of Illinois course that can earn you college credit. When you complete the Financial Management Specialization, you will: · Have a solid foundation in developing an integrated framework for strategic financial decision-making. · Have a thorough understanding of financial statements and the financial information they provide, and be able to critically evaluate and analyze cash flows statements. · Understand the management and evaluation of portfolios and firm valuation techniques. · Understand how to incorporate risk and uncertainty into investment decisions and understand how companies make financing and investment decisions....
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