Fundamentals of Accounting
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Target group and prerequisites
The Fundamentals of Accounting online course is a flexible and efficient tool to develop the basic skills and understanding of managerial and financial accounting. This online course will offer managers accountable for financial results, as well as experts in need of developing an understanding of financials, the basic vocabulary, viewpoints, and distinctive applications used in accounting. The course can also be used to develop a shared understanding of financials, for example in a team or department.
In the course, you will learn to read the information in profit and loss statements, interpret different financial indicators, assess the profitability of investments, and utilize financial information in strategic planning and business management.
The online course includes video lectures; and exercises which you can use to recap and follow your progress in the different topics.
The course length is about 3–4 weeks, following the recommended schedule of 2 to 3 hours per week. The total time needed for the online course is 7–8 hours.