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In this course, you’ll explore how financial statement data and non-financial metrics can be linked to financial performance. Professors Rick Lambert and Chris Ittner of the Wharton School have designed this course to help you gain a practical understanding of how data is used to assess what drives financial performance and forecast future financial scenarios. You’ll learn more about the frameworks of financial reporting, income statements, and cash reporting, and apply different approaches to analyzing financial performance using real-life examples to see the concepts in action. By the end of this course, you’ll have honed your skills in understanding how financial data and non-financial data interact to forecast events and be able to determine the best financial strategy for your organization....
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cursos 100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
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Prazos flexíveis

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Beginner Level

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Sugerido: 10 hours/week

Aprox. 12 horas restantes
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English

Legendas: English

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

1

Seção
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3 horas para concluir

Module 1

This module was designed to give you a foundational overview of financial reporting and income statements. You’ll identify and analyze balance sheet equations and its key components such as assets, liabilities, and shareholders’ equity. Through examining a sample real-world financial statement, you’ll learn how to calculate income, revenue, and expenses transactions, and see how the income statement is linked to changes in the balance sheet. By the end of this module, you’ll have a better understanding of the key components in financial reporting and learn how to craft an accurate income statement for your organization....
Reading
11 vídeos (Total de 91 min), 2 leituras, 2 testes
Video11 videos
An Overview of Accounting and the Financial Reporting Environment12min
The Balance Sheet Equation6min
Assets, Liabilities, Shareholders' Equity14min
Case 1, Part 1 - Balance Sheet Transactions6min
Application to Real-World Financial Statements: Large U.S.-Based Multinational Consumer Goods Company (Part 1)7min
Income, Revenue, and Expenses7min
Case 1, Part 2 - Revenue and Expense Transactions6min
Adjusting Entries6min
Case 1, Part 3 - Adjusting Entries8min
Application to Real-World Financial Statements: Large U.S.-Based Multinational Consumer Goods Company (Part 2)6min
Reading2 leituras
Module 1 Quiz 2 HCD Financial Statement PDF10min
PDFs of Module 1 Slides10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Module 1 Quiz 1 - Balance Sheet and Income Statement24min
Module 1 Quiz 2 - Balance Sheet and Income Statement22min

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2 horas para concluir

Module 2

In this module, you’ll examine cash flow statements further, and take a closer look at methods of creating cash flow statements. Using your understanding of financial reporting, you’ll be able to classify different business activities into separate categories such as operating, investing, and financing activities. Through analyzing the real-world financial statement from the previous module, you’ll learn about both direct and indirect methods of creating cash flow statements. By the end of this module, you’ll be able to differentiate between various business activities and effectively utilize both direct and indirect methods of creating cash flow statements for your organization....
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 52 min), 2 leituras, 2 testes
Video5 videos
Case 1, Part 4 - Cash Flow Statement Direct Method4min
Cash Flow Statement - Indirect Method17min
Case 1, Part 5 - Cash Flow Statement Indirect Method8min
Application to Real-World Financial Statements: Large U.S.-Based Multinational Consumer Goods Company (Part 3)10min
Reading2 leituras
Module 2 Quiz 2 HCD Financial Statement PDF10min
PDF of Module 2 Slides10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Module 2 Quiz 1 - Cash Flow Statement16min
Module 2 Quiz 2 - Cash Flow Statement14min

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2 horas para concluir

Module 3

In this module, you’ll examine a systematic approach to ratio analysis and other common tools of financial statement analysis. You’ll develop an understanding of ratios and liquidity measures so you can accurately assess risk within your organization’s financial activities. You’ll discover different approaches to profitability measures such as Earnings Per Share (EPS), Return on Equity (ROE), and the Dupont Analysis. You will be able to match Return on Assets (ROA) to various types of companies and gain a better understanding of the drivers of ROA. Then, you’ll explore the concepts of sales revenue and different qualities of earnings. By the end of this module, you’ll understand the theoretical basis behind ratio analysis, and be able to employ different ratio analyses and accurately calculate profitability measures for your organization....
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 61 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
Video5 videos
Profitability Measures15min
Drilling Deeper into Return on Assets13min
Sales and Earnings Quality7min
A More Sophisticated Calculation of ROA10min
Reading1 leituras
PDFs of Module 3 Slides10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 3 Quiz20min

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2 horas para concluir

Module 4

In this module, you’ll discover how to determine which non-financial performance measures predict financial results through asking these fundamental questions: Of the hundreds of non-financial measures, which are the key drivers of financial success? How do you rank or weight non-financial measures which don’t share a common denominator? And what performance targets are desirable? You’ll examine comprehensive examples of how companies have used accounting data to show how investments in non-financial dimensions pay off in the future and important organizational issues that commonly arise using these models. By the end of this module, you’ll know how predictive analytics can be used to determine what you should be measuring, how to weight different performance measures when trying to analyze potential financial results, how to make trade-offs between short-term and long-term objectives, and how to set performance targets for optimal financial performance....
Reading
7 vídeos (Total de 93 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
Video7 videos
Step 1: Identifying the Right Drivers16min
Step 2: Setting Targets13min
Comprehensive Examples12min
Incorporating Analysis Results in Financial Models14min
Using Analytics to Choose Action Plans8min
Organizational Issues14min
Reading1 leituras
PDF of Module 4 Slides10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 4 Quiz - Linking Non-financial Metrics to Financial Performance20min

Instrutores

Richard Lambert

Professor of Accounting
Accounting- Wharton School

Christopher D. Ittner

EY Professor of Accounting
Accounting

Sobre University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

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