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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 Andrea S

Apr 17, 2020

Very good course as an introduction to the subject! The professor Luann is vey engaging

By Hengameh F

Jun 4, 2017

I'm loving it. This course is very good and interesting and the tutor is really great.

By George H

Jul 12, 2021

Very clear explanation for complex concepts! It is quite a pleasure learning journey!


Oct 12, 2017

Very Good Course For Non Finance Guys understanding financial accounting fundamentals

By Sushmita

Sep 5, 2017

An amazing course with simple tutorials that promote great understanding of concepts.

By Abdullah S

Aug 5, 2020

The Instructor was very professional and easy to understand. My best regards to here

By Bhavna J

Apr 21, 2017

The material was enough to take one from basics to the advanced level of accounting.

By Amnah I

May 30, 2020

It is an experience that I enjoyed and took alot of benefit from it. I am so happy.

By John E L I

Mar 26, 2020

Took more focus than I anticipated but well-worth it. Very happy about this course.

By Amardeep B

Jan 15, 2020

Excellent introduction to accounting taught by an outstanding professor. thank you!

By Ahmad G

Jun 20, 2020

Great lecturer I learned a lot specially on Cash Flow which I had difficulty


By Deleted A

Sep 18, 2019

great teaching facilities and great teaching ideas way of explanation just awesome

By Kaare B P

Apr 13, 2020

Easy to understand and good balance about the theoretical and the practice parts.


Nov 4, 2018

Great course learned a lot. Professor did a great job in explaining the concepts.

By Muhammad R

Feb 6, 2021

Now I have accomplished my accounting skills. I am thank full to the instructor.

By Melake M

Oct 10, 2020

This courses is very important to me and i am so happy that i taken this course.

By Ryan S

Jul 8, 2020

Excellent way to learn accounting basics, best practices, jargon, and standards

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 P 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.