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Intermediate Level

Approx. 6 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

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Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 6 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Orientation

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 2 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Update Your Profile10m
Build a Learning Community with Social Media10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz10m
1 hour to complete

Module 1: Introduction to Financial Accounting Terminology

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 19 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
4 videos
Lesson 1.1: Transaction and Transaction Worksheet4m
Lesson 1.2: T-Accounts, Debit, and Credit7m
Lesson 1.3: Journal Entry, Ledger, Trial Balance6m
1 reading
Module 1 Overview10m
4 practice exercises
Lesson 1.1 Knowledge Check12m
Lesson 1.2 Knowledge Check12m
Lesson 1.3 Knowledge Check8m
Module 1 Graded Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2: Formal Financial Accounting for Assets

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 24 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
4 videos
Lesson 2.1: Accounts Receivables11m
Lesson 2.2: Inventories4m
Lesson 2.3: Plant, Property, and Equipment (PPE)7m
2 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Additional Resources10m
4 practice exercises
Lesson 2.1 Knowledge Check14m
Lesson 2.2 Knowledge Check10m
Lesson 2.3 Knowledge Check10m
Module 2 Graded Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Module 3: Formal Financial Accounting for Liabilities and Shareholders’ Equity

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 19 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
4 videos
Lesson 3.1: Short-Term Liabilities6m
Lesson 3.2: Long-Term Liabilities4m
Lesson 3.3: Shareholders’ Equity7m
1 reading
Module 3 Overview10m
4 practice exercises
Lesson 3.1 Knowledge Check10m
Lesson 3.2 Knowledge Check10m
Lesson 3.3 Knowledge Check10m
Module 3 Graded Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Module 4: Applications of Formal Financial Accounting

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 15 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Module 4 Application Example14m
1 reading
Module 4 Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Graded Quiz38m

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