University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Financial Analysis of Organizations

This course is part of Financial Analysis - Skills for Success Specialization

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals


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There are 4 modules in this course

This module will explain the basics of the balance sheet, provide a working definition of assets, and give you an overview of assets typically presented on the balance sheet. You will then be introduced to the concept of liabilities and explain what they are and how they can arise. This module will then build an intuition for what equity represents. It will also explain how the components of the balance sheet relate to one another.

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9 videos6 readings10 quizzes1 discussion prompt

This module introduces you to the primary components of the income statement by focusing on the concepts of revenue and cost of goods sold. The module also discusses examples of other income and expenses included in a typical income statement and introduces you to the statement of cash flows.

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4 videos2 readings5 quizzes

In this module, we will learn how to calculate financial ratios that measure concepts such as liquidity, leverage, and profitability. We will work with accounting statements and financial data from real world companies and learn how to use this data to measure the financial health of companies and make comparisons with competitors.

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7 videos2 readings3 quizzes

In this module, we will learn models that allow us to forecast and manage a company's capital expenditures. We will forecast the future financial statements of a company and learn how to figure out how much external financing the company will need.

What's included

9 videos2 readings3 quizzes


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Gies College of Business, University of Illinois
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