This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of financial statements with an emphasis on the income statement. Building on the foundation formed in the first course, you will learn about the third of our three measurement questions and how the income statement helps to answer this final measurement question. Returning to the real business people introduced in the first course, this second course describes the basic content of income statement in a simple yet relevant context. The course ends by summarizing many of the lessons learned in both courses to leave you with a lasting impression about what financial statements are and how accounting can work for you. We all know that accounting is “the language of business”; let’s make learning this language engaging, and perhaps even fun!
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TOP REVIEWS FROM UNDERSTANDING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS: COMPANY PERFORMANCE
Overall the course was good but my frustration lies in the fact that I am now unable to clear the clutter of these courses from my screen because I only audited the course. Why is this the case?
Very good course to learn about a company's performance by understanding it's financial statements. Recommended for the commerce or business related students.
A perfectly designed, crisp course, covers basics as well as some really technical terms, perfect for MBA freshers without commerce background. Kudos!
Prof. Gary Hecht is quite challenging. You wonder whether he uses the testing information for
practise but either way you learn and understand the material he teachs.
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