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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 Sunita B

Apr 17, 2020

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



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Feb 15, 2022


By Tamako H

Feb 11, 2021

Professor Lynch was great! She explained the materials very clearly.

By aishah a

Nov 28, 2022

the course has alot of information which added value to my knowledge


Aug 17, 2020

A must-do Course for every MBA Aspirant from Engineering background.

By Mariami K

Jun 7, 2020

It was very useful course! Loved the syllabus. Well dode. Thank you!

By Devansh K

May 16, 2020

You cannot ask for a better course to move into the finance world :)

By Hossam M

Jan 2, 2020

it has been very useful to me thank you very much for your efforts .

By Pragya R

Apr 19, 2019

Fantastic professor, the best i have come across. Thank you so much.

By Yanjun Q

Apr 5, 2020

it's a very good class, have a lot of examples, easy to understand.

By Inga M

Sep 1, 2019

I really enjoyed this course and learned a lot- highly recommended!

By William F L I

Feb 11, 2018

Great intro class, good basis for collegiate classes in this field,

By Mukul M

Aug 30, 2017

Very good course for learning accounting for non commerce graduate.

By Oksana K

Jan 14, 2021

Great course, gives very practical knowledge and good explanation!


Dec 4, 2022

Very interesting course. Refresher for my knowledge way back 2011

By Volodymyr M (

Jul 21, 2021

Easily understandable course which is just perfect for beginners.

By Nicola E

Jul 25, 2019

Enjoyed taking the course it really helps with the fundamentals !

By Yuhang H

May 1, 2020

Great course that has helped me overcome the fear of accounting.

By Khadija S

Jan 3, 2019

Very good for basic knowledge about financial accounting. Thanks

By MD. A S

Apr 27, 2021

The course was fantastic. I have learned a lot from this course

By yahia k

Mar 21, 2021

Very useful course thanks so much to prof for v.good explaining

By Hafiz M U

Dec 11, 2020

A very good source to acquire knowledge and improve performance

By QuickedWicked

Jul 11, 2020

Excellent Opportunity for advancing one's knowledge. Thank you.

By Behdad G

Apr 24, 2020

Definitely this course one of the best courses I've ever taken.

By Hari K

Aug 15, 2020

Ms Luann Lynch is simply brilliant. The course is outstanding.