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About the Course

This course, developed at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and taught by top-ranked faculty, will teach you the tools you'll need to understand the fundamentals of financial accounting. Concise videos, the financial records of a small business, and "your turn" activities guide you through the three most commonly used financial statements: the Balance Sheet, the Income Statement, and the Statement of Cash Flows. Beyond recording transactions, you'll learn how to prepare these financial statements, and read and analyze them to draw basic conclusions about a company's financial health. By the end of this course, you will be able to: - Use journal entries to record transactions - Prepare and use t-accounts to summarize transactions recorded during an accounting period - Describe the three most commonly used financial statements and how they fit together - Prepare these financial statements based on transactions recorded during an accounting period - Draw basic conclusions about a company's financial health...

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Dec 22, 2019

I recommend this course to all beginners in understanding accounting , this course completely put you into your first step of the world of financial accounting , and professor luann is really amazing


Sep 4, 2020

The concepts learned during this course made possible for me to present the project financials in a better way to the director. This course should be a must for all of us in the project management.

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By Muhammad I

Sep 15, 2019

Course is interesting and teaches with new technique by clearing the concepts.

By Kaushik K

Sep 2, 2017

This si fantastic course for someone who wants to learn finance and accounting.

By Natasha M

Feb 4, 2018

Luann did a great job making this course practical, engaging, and informative.

By U V P

Jan 29, 2018

The best course available to learn accounting basics. She is the best teacher.

By Sophia M

Jun 26, 2020

Excellent class great professor, everything is precise and easy to understand

By Isabel B

Aug 18, 2018

Good teaching. Keeps it simple and walks through examples and technicalities

By Zarin D

Aug 15, 2017

The course was very informative. For a beginner like me, it was a great help.

By Rosanne H

Mar 6, 2020

I love how the instructor taught these complicated concepts in a simple way.

By Erica

Jan 18, 2019

Great course! Well explained and I great case that follows the whole course.

By Natasha D

Oct 26, 2022

Great general overview of accounting for someone without background in it.

By Ruth L

Jan 22, 2022

Good overview of accounting fundamentals with time for practice of skills.

By Ryan C

Dec 29, 2019

Great refresher on the basic accounting principles with plenty of examples!

By Ainebyoona R

Jan 24, 2021

it is a good course for every person especially accounting proffessionals.

By Spandan B

Sep 14, 2020

A good course to get a basic overview of the Financial Accounting Process

By Rosana J

May 2, 2020

A very good course and introduction to financial accounting fundamentals!

By Rauf H

Feb 9, 2018

Highly recommended for every students intended to be accountan in future.

By Atnafu A M

Oct 28, 2021

Really adequate to acquire fundamental concepts of financial accounting.

By Erik S

Mar 30, 2020

Very informative and teaching method made it very easy to grasp concepts


Jul 18, 2018

This was a very well planned out online class and I highly recommend it.

By Donna V

Jul 9, 2021

Excellent teaching Luann. I thoroughly enjoyed the course. Thank you.

By Ruba A

May 3, 2021

This course was amazing!! So worth it! The professor is super amazing!!

By Lauren A

Jun 6, 2019

Great professor. She was clear and took her time to teach the concepts.

By Madhu Y

Dec 21, 2020

I'am learning to the financial accounting fundamentals good experience

By Frances A

Nov 30, 2020

Ms. Luann Lynch is amazing and explains everything so well. Thank you

By Sunita B

Apr 17, 2020

I m extremely grate full to Luann for teaching so well.