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Skills you will gain

Financial AccountingAccountingFinancial StatementBalance Sheet

Learner Career Outcomes

41%

started a new career after completing these courses

35%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified)

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Week 1: Introduction and Balance Sheet

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 128 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
1.1.2: Financial Reporting Example12m
1.2.1: Balance Sheet Equation12m
1.2.2: Assets, Liabilities, and Stockholders' Equity19m
1.3.1: Debit and Credit Bookkeeping I13m
1.3.2: Debit and Credit Bookkeeping II16m
1.4.1: Relic Spotter Case, Part 116m
1.4.2: Relic Spotter Case, Part 215m
1.5: 3M Company: Tour of an Annual Report10m
7 readings
Syllabus10m
Frequently Asked Questions10m
PDF files for videos10m
PDF files for videos10m
PDF files for videos10m
PDF files for videos10m
PDF files for videos10m
2 practice exercises
Learning check-in2m
Homework #120m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Week 2: Accrual Accounting and the Income Statement

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 110 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
2.2: Relic Spotter Case, Part 312m
2.3.1: Adjusting Entries I15m
2.3.2: Adjusting Entries II14m
2.4.1: Relic Spotter Case, Part 4a11m
2.4.2: Relic Spotter Case, Part 4b9m
2.5: Financial Statements and Closing Entries16m
2.6: 3M Company: Income Statement and Balance Sheet9m
6 readings
PDF files for videos10m
PDF files for videos10m
PDF files for videos10m
PDF files for videos10m
PDF files for videos10m
PDF files for videos10m
1 practice exercise
Homework #220m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Week 3: Cash Flows

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 115 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
3.1.2: Relic Spotter Case, Part 516m
3.2.1: Statement of Cash Flows14m
3.2.2: Relic Spotter Case, Part 617m
3.3.1: More SCF Topics and EBITDA17m
3.3.2: Cash Flow vs. EBITDA Examples21m
3.4: 3M Company: Cash Flows13m
4 readings
PDF files for videos10m
PDF files for videos10m
PDF files for videos10m
PDF files for videos10m
1 practice exercise
Homework #320m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Week 4: Ratio Analysis and Final Exam

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 73 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
4.2: Plainview Technology Case, Part 116m
4.3: Plainview Technology Case, Part 219m
4.4: Plainview Technology Case, Part 310m
4.5: 3M Company: Ratios5m
3 readings
PDF files for videos10m
PDF files for videos10m
PDF files for videos10m
2 practice exercises
Final Exam, Part 124m
Final Exam, Part 216m

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