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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Financial Accounting: Foundations by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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About the Course

In this course, you will learn foundations of financial accounting information. You will start your journey with a general overview of what financial accounting information is and the main financial statements. You will then learn how to code financial transactions in financial accounting language. In the meantime, you will learn about the most important concept in contemporary financial accounting: accrual accounting. You will then critically analyze how firms recognize revenues. Finally, you will finish the course with an analysis of accounting for short-term assets where you will go into detail on how firms account for accounts receivables and inventories. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: • Understand main financial statements and the financial information they provide • Write a financial transaction in financial accounting language and understand how this impacts main financial statements • Understand how accrual accounting and fundamental accounting concepts work • Understand revenue recognition principles and how they impact main financial statements • Account for accounts receivables and inventories. 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

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Sep 04, 2017

Though I have been through Intro Accounting some 3 or 4 times through different classes and seminars, I still found myself learning from this detailed and straight forward presentation of information.


Jun 07, 2020

The modules were extremely informative and nothing less to say, Oktay sir's presentations were very easy to understand even for a person like me who has no prior knowledge about Financial Accounting.

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Aug 25, 2020

Best app for certificate

By doanh ( n

Nov 26, 2018

Good and valuable course

By Vivek B

Sep 16, 2018

Great Course, thank you!

By Deleted A

Feb 07, 2017

Really .. it's very good

By Charlotta S R

Aug 25, 2016

great foundation course!

By Viral S

Feb 09, 2020

very interesting course

By Yousef S

Nov 15, 2019

It was a helpful course


Sep 26, 2018

Prof. Oktay is awesome.

By Justin N

May 10, 2018

Loved the course thanks

By Ashwin S

Jun 07, 2020

very effective classes

By DevParkahsh

Aug 25, 2019

Best for the beginners

By Nicholas F

Sep 14, 2018

Professor is excellent

By Muhammad A A

Jul 17, 2017

Great Course

Thank you

By Meenu S

Oct 13, 2020

Very effective course

By Danielle L

May 19, 2020

Instructor was great!

By Aykhan A

Apr 09, 2020

Excellent experiences

By Dayhanny F R

Feb 19, 2020

Very complete course.

By Mahmoud G E

Jul 21, 2018

the course is so good

By Deleted A

Oct 22, 2020

Thank you my teacher


Aug 21, 2020

Excellent Experience

By Joel M

Oct 29, 2019

I enjoyed my lessons


Mar 13, 2018

wonderful experience


Nov 15, 2016

Very useful course !

By Parameswaran S A

Jul 16, 2020

its a good course .


Jun 24, 2020

Exceptionally well!