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Financial Accounting: Advanced Topics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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About this Course

In this course, you will explore advanced topics in financial accounting. You will start your journey with accounting for assets with more than one-year life. You will learn in detail how firms account for fixed assets. You will then move to financing of assets and discuss accounting for liabilities. The course will continue with an in-depth exploration of shareholders’ equity. Finally, you will critically evaluate preparation, components, and analysis of cash flows statement. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: • Account for fixed assets • Understand accounting for liabilities • Evaluate shareholders’ equity section of a balance sheet • Understand preparation and information provided by cash flows statement This course is part of the iMBA offered by the University of Illinois, a flexible, fully-accredited online MBA at an incredibly competitive price. For more information, please see the Resource page in this course and onlinemba.illinois.edu....

Top reviews

By RR

Jan 17, 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 GS

Jan 30, 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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By Falk Zanini

Feb 15, 2019

Weak performance constantly linking to a course that is not included in the specialization

By Eunji Shin

Feb 11, 2019

Very difficult but helpful in understanding the importance of cash flow management

By Mario Julian Ramón Montoya

Feb 06, 2019

Excellent course, very well prepared, very important topics, Long-Term Assets, Liabilities, Shareholders' Equity, Cash Flows Statemen, congratulations to our God and to his educational staff in Illinois and coursera.

By Cornelia Bosman

Jan 23, 2019

Briliant! I went from 0 to 100 in a month - compact, clear and meaningful. Prof Urcan is a great teacher. Do both certificates in fundamentals and advanced.

By Vinay Tewari

Jan 13, 2019

I found it very good course, covers all areas of balance sheet.

By يونس علي عبدالله عبدالرحيم

Nov 06, 2018

Very very cool

By ker chia chen

Oct 16, 2018

Would like to see more in-depth case examples to better understand application in concepts. Overall, the delivery is still great. Thanks!

By James Klopping

Oct 11, 2018

AWESOME!

By Jenny Buergermeister

Oct 08, 2018

I think accounting is one of the more challenging courses in an MBA. The professor does a wonderful job explaining accounting and gives lots of examples.

By Ryan W. Cole

Oct 07, 2018

Not comprehensive. A lot of additional research and is needed to complete HE assignments.