University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Financial Reporting Specialization
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Financial Reporting Specialization

Financial Reporting & Financial Statement Analysis. Learn financial accounting essentials to create and analyze an organization’s financial statements.

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Wei Li, PhD, CPA
Scott Mendoza
Gerlando Lima

Instructors: Wei Li, PhD, CPA

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
4 months at 10 hours a week
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Learn at your own pace
Progress towards a degree

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Specialization - 5 course series

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Category: Ability to conceptualize financial accounting structure ad standards
Category: Ability to produce financial statements through recognition measurement and reporting
Category: Ability to conceptualize and apply the general approach to revenue recognition and Long-Term contracts
Category: Ability to measure variables used in Time Value of Money
Category: Ability to analyze and discuss key financial statements

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What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Ability to classify and record different types of lease arrangements for both the lessee and lessor.
Category: Ability to account for current liabilities and contingencies
Category: Ability to account for long-term debt and bonds
Category: Ability to account for pensions
Category: Ability to analyze and interpret the financial impact of different liability transactions on the financial position and performance of a company.

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Demonstrate the appropriate accounting treatment for deferred tax assets and liabilities.
Category: Classify cash flow activities into operating investing and financing activities and define the indirect and direct methods of calculating cash flows from operating activities.
Category: Recognize different types of accounting changes e.g. changes in principle estimate and error corrections and demonstrate how to apply retrospective and prospective approaches when dealing with accounting changes.
Category: Identify and describe the various components of shareholders' equity and be able to interpret and analyze equity-related information in financial statements effectively including the principles and procedures related to share-based compensation.
Category: Interpret EPS data analyze its implications for investors and other stakeholders identify factors that may impact EPS calculations and calculate both basic and diluted EPS using relevant financial data.

Financial Reporting Capstone

Course 520 hours3.7 (35 ratings)

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Category: make informed decisions and assessments regarding financial statements and the overall financial health of an organization
Category: Measure and report issues related to inventories long-lived assets and PP&E
Category: Identify and account for debt and equity investments
Category: Determine the appropriate classification measure and disclosure of major asset categories

Instructors

Wei Li, PhD, CPA
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1 Course5,721 learners
Scott Mendoza
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2 Courses12,605 learners

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