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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 the 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 receivable and inventories. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: • Understand the main financial statements and the financial information • Write a financial transaction in financial accounting language and understand how this impacts the main financial statements • Understand how accrual accounting and fundamental accounting concepts work • Understand revenue recognition principles and how they impact the main financial statements • Account for accounts receivable 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 go to

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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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I really enjoyed this course. It is very engaging and the instructor explains all topics very well. the examples he presented were relevant and a good example of how to put theory into practice.

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By Diego E

Aug 2, 2020

Great course!

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Jul 17, 2017

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Sep 13, 2016

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Apr 14, 2023

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By Jon D S

Jan 15, 2022

Solid course

By José R G

Sep 11, 2021

Good course

By Vitalii V

May 12, 2021

Good course!

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Apr 12, 2021

Great course

By Sabina G

Nov 27, 2020

Very useful!

By Deleted A

Nov 7, 2020

Great course

By Taramatie E

Oct 27, 2020

Great course

By Vanshika S

Aug 4, 2020

Very Helpful

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Jun 13, 2020

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Oct 16, 2019

Great Course

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Jul 31, 2018

Super course

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Apr 4, 2018

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Feb 16, 2018

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Oct 10, 2023

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Jul 26, 2023

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