The course offered an introduction to the concepts of financial accounting. In addition to understanding the essentials of financial reporting, I came away with an ability to understand corporate documents, annual reports, and SEC filings. 


Key Topics:

  • Accrual concepts and procedures

  • Accounts receivables

  • Key financial statements (balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows)

  • Revenue recognition

  • Marketable securities

  • Long-lived assets

  • Accounting for manufacturing firms

  • Inventory

  • Bonds

  • Leases

  • Off-balance sheet financing

  • Taxes

  • Owner's equity




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