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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...

Top reviews


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 Mona C

Jun 10, 2021

would be good to talk more about ratios

By Leah I

Aug 14, 2020

I enjoyed the course and learned a lot.

By federico g

Jun 22, 2020

Luann is outstanding, what a teacher!!!

By Jana S

May 14, 2020

Fantastic course and wonderful teacher!

By Monangiri K

May 6, 2020

A very good platform to improve skills


Mar 2, 2020

Outstanding teaching by Professor Lynch


Jan 26, 2023

very useful, many examples to practice

By belal e e e

Oct 4, 2020

very good fundamentals information ...

By Carlo

Aug 18, 2022

Superb accounting course for newbies.


Feb 9, 2021

One of the best professor in my life.

By Peyton K

May 6, 2020

Wonderful course, wonderful teaching!

By Umaima M

Jan 11, 2018

Great course I learned a lot from it.

By Bhavin P

Jan 30, 2023

thank you, it was a great experience

By rambabu u

Apr 18, 2020

madam explained the course very well

By Andrew T M

Apr 1, 2019

Love this course and the instructor!

By Muhammad A N

Oct 20, 2018

So helpful for enhance my knowledge

By James D

Jan 3, 2021

Explanations were clear and concise

By Hamayun K

Mar 8, 2020

great course and a great instructor

By Ing. L M

Jun 8, 2019

Excellent professors and materials.

By Kenneth H

Oct 5, 2020

Outstanding course and instructor.

By Abdelaziz M

May 17, 2020

very useful course thanks coursera

By Mohamed A M H S

Dec 5, 2019

It was a great useful opportunity.

By Harish G

Mar 13, 2018

last 2 weeks were very challenging

By Prabakaran K

Nov 21, 2017

Great benefit for non Finance Pro.

By Jerry M P

Aug 26, 2021

I learned a lot from this course.