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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

1 hour to complete

Course Orientation

1 video (Total 2 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
1 video
4 readings
About the Discussion Forums10m
Updating Your Profile10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz10m
3 hours to complete

Module 1: Long-Term Assets

8 videos (Total 49 min), 5 readings, 7 quizzes
8 videos
M1L2V1: Fixed Assets6m
M1L3V1: Disposal of Fixed Assets3m
M1L4V1: Gross vs. Net PPE8m
M1L5V1: Accounting for Asset Impairments3m
M1L6V1: Walmart Assets3m
Module 1 Case Video19m
Explore the iMBA! (optional)1m
5 readings
Module 1 Overview10m
Module 1 Readings10m
Module 1 Example Case Questions10m
Module 1 Example Case Solutions10m
Additional Resources10m
7 practice exercises
M1L1 Quiz6m
M1L2 Quiz8m
M1L3 Quiz6m
M1L4 Quiz6m
M1L5 Quiz8m
M1L6 Quiz6m
Module 1 Quiz14m
3 hours to complete

Module 2: Liabilities

8 videos (Total 106 min), 4 readings, 7 quizzes
8 videos
M2L2V1: Short-Term Liabilities1m
M2L3V1: Long-Term Liabilities8m
Time Value of Money24m
M2L4V1: Appendix 1: Special Liabilities10m
M2L5V1: Appendix 2: Advanced Issues in Bonds25m
M2L6V1: Appendix 3: Leases7m
Module 2 Case Video25m
4 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Module 2 Readings10m
Module 2 Example Case Questions10m
Module 2 Example Case Solutions10m
7 practice exercises
M2L1 Practice Quiz6m
M2L2 Practice Quiz6m
M2L3 Practice Quiz6m
M2L4: Appendix 1 Practice Quiz
M2L5: Appendix 2 Practice Quiz
M2L6: Appendix 3 Practice Quiz
Module 2 Quiz12m
3 hours to complete

Module 3: Shareholders’ Equity

6 videos (Total 69 min), 5 readings, 6 quizzes
6 videos
M3L2V1: Shareholders' Equity: Equity Issuance and Profitability6m
M3L3V1: Shareholders' Equity: Distributions3m
M3L4V1: Shareholders' Equity: Earnings per Share1m
M3L5V1: Appendix 1: Advanced Issues in Shareholders' Equity21m
Module 3 Case Video34m
5 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Readings10m
Module 3 Example Case Questions10m
Module 3 Example Case Solutions10m
Additional Resources10m
6 practice exercises
M3L1: Practice Quiz6m
M3L2: Practice Quiz10m
M3L3: Practice Quiz6m
M3L4: Practice Quiz6m
M3L5: Appendix 1 Practice Quiz
Module 3 Quiz16m
4 hours to complete

Module 4: Cash Flows Statement

4 videos (Total 67 min), 5 readings, 5 quizzes
4 videos
M4L2V1: Cash Flows Statement: Preparation15m
M4L3V1: Appendix 1: Direct Method of CFO12m
Module 4 Case Video33m
5 readings
Module 4 Overview10m
Module 4 Readings10m
Module 4 Example Case Questions10m
Module 4 Example Case Solutions10m
Additional Resources10m
4 practice exercises
M4L1: Practice Quiz6m
M4L2: Practice Quiz6m
M4L3: Appendix 1 Practice Quiz
Module 4: Quiz16m
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Top reviews from Financial Accounting: Advanced Topics

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



Oktay Urcan

Associate Professor of Accountancy
Department of Accountancy, College of Business

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