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Comentários e feedback de alunos de Understanding Financial Statements: Company Position da instituição Universidade de Illinois em Urbana-ChampaignUniversidade de Illinois em Urbana-Champaign

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Sobre o curso

This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of financial statements with an emphasis on the balance sheet. However, to understand accounting driven financial statements, it is important to recognize that accounting is less about counting and more about measuring. “What is it that is being measured?” Well, as the course unfolds, you will learn about the three measurement questions and how the balance sheet helps to answer the first two of these questions. By touring a real company and interviewing real business people, the course describes the basic content of financial statements in a simple yet relevant context. The goal of the course is to leave a lasting impression about what balance sheet consists of and what it reveals. The next course in the Fundamentals of Accounting Specialization completes the conversation by addressing the remaining measurement question. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: • Describe the purpose of a balance sheet. • Define the three components of a balance sheet. • Recognize and understand the meaning of several items typically presented on a balance sheet. • Explain the broader purpose of financial statements and the role of accounting in producing the financial statements. • Read and, to some extent, interpret real-world balance sheets. If you enjoy this business course and are interested in an MBA, consider applying to the iMBA, a flexible, fully-accredited online MBA at an incredibly competitive price offered by the University of Illinois. For more information, please see the Resource page in this course and

Melhores avaliações


2 de dez de 2020

Having worked with accountants for 11 years but only taking a few accounting classes in college, this taught me many things that help me better understand what the accountants are talking about.


21 de mai de 2020

Really great course and a useful one in terms of clearing the finance terms and how a company creates a balance sheet and how can we evaluate a company's position by looking at one's sheet.

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por Ricky T

8 de out de 2020

very helpful and fun learning

por Deleted A

21 de set de 2020

The study really enlighten me

por Karthikeyan S

12 de mai de 2020

Kevin's teaching is awesome!!

por Haifa A

26 de jun de 2021

I benefited from this course

por Ann K

12 de abr de 2021

Was very engaging and clear.


24 de out de 2020

very impeccable this course.

por Khánh H N

11 de nov de 2021

This course is very helpful

por Sonam

19 de jul de 2020

Great course for beginners!

por Abhishek B

3 de mai de 2020

A good course for beginners

por Sajid S

8 de nov de 2017

learned about balance sheet

por Media O

29 de out de 2017

Great course for beginners!

por Azim D

26 de jun de 2020

easy to understand course.

por Siebe K

18 de mai de 2017

Nice course, wel explained


17 de jul de 2020

great plat form of study.


23 de jun de 2020

Great Course for beginers

por 张开宇

10 de fev de 2017

excellent interpretation!

por Catherine F

28 de fev de 2021

Such a great instructor!

por Anushka K

17 de ago de 2020

Very nice course 🙂💯💯.

por Namazova D M

11 de jul de 2020

thank you for everything

por Nadia S

7 de jul de 2020

best for beginner level

por Daniel A

1 de jul de 2020

Wonderful course to take


4 de ago de 2021

Excellent experience.

por Mr. S G

10 de jun de 2020

Very creatively made.

por Isaac G

27 de abr de 2020

The course is helpful


6 de jan de 2022

its very good course