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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 Jamie C B

May 28, 2017

A great course to learn the fundamentals of accounting!

By Daniyel K

Apr 18, 2019

The indirect cash flow method was not explained well.

By Anish P k

Sep 8, 2017

Excellent learning from coursera financial accounting

By Gaurav R

Nov 19, 2019

this is best for the basic learning of finance.

By Chukwudozie C E

May 15, 2020

This course is a great intro to accounting.

By Mariam M M M

Sep 16, 2019

it's very imteresting and i'm very happy

By Manal A

Jul 13, 2020

learn new skills and this good course

By Keene S

Jun 2, 2020

I wish i may take final test for free

By himanshu p

Sep 1, 2017

a must do course for an mba aspirant

By Annasa S E

Jul 29, 2020

Thank you so much for helping me...

By Aniket G

May 9, 2020

It was good and easy to understand

By Richard K

Oct 2, 2017

good introduction to accounting

By Surabhi

Jun 15, 2021

practise exercises are great!

By Shirley H

Jun 19, 2020

Very professional professor.

By Hu X

Mar 28, 2020

The course is intelligible.


Nov 3, 2020

Thank you teacher

By noureddine Z

Nov 28, 2019

amazing courses


Jul 26, 2020

Good teacher!

By Esan O M

Feb 22, 2021

Great course

By Virgo D T

Jul 7, 2020

Good Course!

By Gemechu A

Aug 12, 2021

It was good

By Yaulande M

Apr 27, 2021


By Adarsh B

May 15, 2020



Dec 14, 2017

I did it!

By Simran

Dec 10, 2020