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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 Marian R G

Mar 19, 2020

I really like this course and the way the teacher teaches!

By Anton M

Dec 9, 2019

that course helps you to understand the basics of the GAAP

By deepu g

Aug 14, 2020

best course to understand basics of financial statements

By Karl M

May 9, 2020

Excellent introduction to accounting, especially USGAAP.

By Rahel S M

Jun 23, 2021

easy to understand but needs hard work and dedication.

By Lý N T N

Sep 29, 2021

This course is really understandable and informative.

By Indira B

May 4, 2020

I love it!, the lesson is simple and well explained.

By Fulvio F

Feb 24, 2020

Very Well done, with the right level of requrirements

By Simon O

Jul 16, 2021

Very informative and well presented course. Loved it

By Jocelyn C

Mar 25, 2021

This course was easy to understand and very thorough

By Steven P

Feb 10, 2019

Great overview and pacing for a fundamentals course.


Dec 18, 2020

it's very helpful for beginners to study accounting

By Gregory L

Jun 25, 2020

Luann was great! Really learned a lot through this!

By Arnav B

Apr 5, 2020

This was such a great course and a great professor!


Mar 13, 2020

I love this course he is so useful and very helpful

By Ashutosh p

Aug 28, 2019

Hand down the best course I have taken on coursera!

By Stephanie B

Oct 26, 2020

The lectures were well done and easily understood.

By Daniel R L T

Jul 3, 2020

Very well, congratulations for organization group!

By Saba M

Nov 11, 2018

This is an amazing accounting course for everyone.


Oct 28, 2021

I am very happy to join and learn in this class.​

By Khemis R R

Jul 9, 2021

V​ery tough course made simple by the Instructor.

By Christopher G H

Feb 16, 2019

Clear, with good examples worked in front of you.

By Lei Z

Aug 4, 2020

the best financial accounting course on Coursera

By Sunil K K R

Jun 2, 2020

Excellent course. Simple and easy to understand.

By niazahmed

Nov 17, 2018

thank you for all this really it was so helpfull