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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 23, 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 05, 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 Fulvio F

Feb 24, 2020

Very Well done, with the right level of requrirements

By Steven P

Feb 10, 2019

Great overview and pacing for a fundamentals course.

By Gregory L

Jun 26, 2020

Luann was great! Really learned a lot through this!

By Arnav B

Apr 05, 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 29, 2019

Hand down the best course I have taken on coursera!

By Daniel R L T

Jul 03, 2020

Very well, congratulations for organization group!

By Saba M

Nov 11, 2018

This is an amazing accounting course for everyone.

By Christopher G H

Feb 17, 2019

Clear, with good examples worked in front of you.

By Lei Z

Aug 04, 2020

the best financial accounting course on Coursera

By Sunil K K R

Jun 02, 2020

Excellent course. Simple and easy to understand.

By niazahmed

Nov 17, 2018

thank you for all this really it was so helpfull

By Tatia K

May 13, 2018

It was a very informative and interesting course

By Noah R

Aug 03, 2020

Very simple math goes a long way in accounting!

By Xin W

Jul 16, 2020

Really clear explanation by Luann, nice course!

By 唐通

May 14, 2020

It's a great, understandable course. I love it!

By Auricel T

Jun 03, 2019

very useful for accounting professionals. thank

By Nurul A

Jul 05, 2020

A good understanding of Financial Accounting.

By Charlie O

May 24, 2020

Excellent instructor. Straightforward course.

By Patricia M

May 08, 2020

excellent instructor, very pleased, thank you

By Komarova L

May 07, 2020

Very good course. Recommend it for beginners!

By Crisanda D

Aug 31, 2017

Concepts were very well and easily explained.

By Mary G C

Jun 29, 2020

Thank you so much for teaching these course

By Rahul R

Jul 09, 2020

Best course to learn Financial Statements


May 23, 2020

Increase Accounting Fundamental Knowledge.