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Skills you will gain

Income StatementFinancial RatioFinancial StatementBalance Sheet

Learner Career Outcomes

25%

started a new career after completing these courses

60%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

25%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Course Orientation

2 hours to complete
5 readings
5 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Glossary10m
Updating Your Profile10m
Social Media10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz30m
2 hours to complete

Module 1: How Did You Perform? Introducing the Income Statement

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 15 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
2 videos
1-2. A Look at Cost of Goods Sold6m
2 readings
Overview & Readings10m
Module 1 Readings10m
3 practice exercises
Lesson 1-1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 1-2 Practice Quiz30m
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2: Finishing Out the Income Statement and Managing Cash

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 21 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
2 videos
2-2. How Did You Manage Cash?10m
2 readings
Overview & Readings10m
Module 2 Readings10m
3 practice exercises
Lesson 2-1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 2-2 Practice Quiz30m
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Module 3: Final Elements of Financial Statements

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 21 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
2 videos
3-2. The Auditor’s Report8m
2 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Readings10m
3 practice exercises
Lesson 3-1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 3-2 Practice Quiz30m
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Module 4: Wrapping Up Financial Statements and What Lies Ahead

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 20 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
3 videos
4-2. Looking Back and Ahead9m
Gies Online Programs3m
3 readings
Overview & Readings10m
Module 4 Readings40m
Congratulations!10m
3 practice exercises
Lesson 4-1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 4-2 Practice Quiz30m
Module 4 Quiz30m

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