Financial Accounting Made Fun: Eliminating Your Fears

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Financial Accounting Made Fun: Eliminating Your Fears

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Financial Accounting Made Fun: Eliminating Your Fears
The course Financial Accounting Made Fun: Eliminating Your Fears is an online class provided by Babson College through edX. The skill level of the course is Introductory. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Learn the language of financial accounting and how to use financial statement information to better manage and grow your business.
Course description
Are financial statements a mystery to you? Do all those terms and metrics make your head spin? Do you avoid conversations with your finance leaders because you are not confident of your finance ability? Having a solid understanding of financial terms, statements and metrics is critical to becoming a successful entrepreneur or manager. In this finance course, you will learn how to interpret and use the information contained in financial statements to make key operating decisions, evaluate business performance, and create forecasts of profits and cash flow. This course introduces you to the form, content and definitions included in the primary financial statements: income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement. You will learn how to use this information to make key operating decisions, such as how to balance growth with cash constraints. You will learn how to use ratios to diagnose a company’s financial health and apply these concepts and tools to evaluate a company of your own choosing. Eliminate your fear of accounting! Financial accounting can be fun once the barriers to learning are broken down. Through a series of learning scenarios that take you through the creation of a simple business, you will become comfortable with basic accounting tools and concepts that you need to more effectively manage your business. By the end of the course, you will become a much more confident user of financial information and will be able to effectively engage with your finance leaders. This course is part of the Business Principles and Entrepreneurial Thought XSeries.

Prerequisites & Facts

Financial Accounting Made Fun: Eliminating Your Fears

Course Topic

Business and Management

University, College, Institution

Babson College

Course Skill Level

Introductory

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Financial Accounting Made Fun: Eliminating Your Fears

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / Babson College you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (99.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: Babson College
Topic: Business and Management
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