In this course, you will learn foundations of financial accounting information. You will start your journey with a general overview of what financial accounting information is and the main financial statements. You will then learn how to code financial transactions in financial accounting language. In the meantime, you will learn about the most important concept in contemporary financial accounting: accrual accounting. You will then critically analyze how firms recognize revenues. Finally, you will finish the course with an analysis of accounting for short-term assets where you will go into detail on how firms account for accounts receivables and inventories.
Length: 14 Hours
Price: FREE (Add a verified certificate for £36/month)
Provider: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign via Coursera
Instructors: Heitor Almeida, Stanley C. and Joan J. Golder