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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

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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 Faizan A

3 de out de 2020

great work i like it

por Pavithra B

8 de jul de 2020

Excellent professor!

por Abhishek P

13 de dez de 2016

Really well taught!

por Gerald B

3 de mai de 2022

E​xcellent course

por 121823601023 P P

10 de ago de 2020

it was excellent


4 de ago de 2020

excellent course

por nader m

16 de ago de 2019

very good course

por Idrissa T

9 de nov de 2017

very good course

por Thạch L

28 de ago de 2021

it's so helpful

por Ahmed H E

21 de nov de 2018

So Great Course


26 de set de 2021

Awesome course

por Qi C

7 de set de 2021

It is so good

por Vasundra V

11 de jun de 2020

Was very good


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por Aafaq A

30 de mai de 2017

Good Learning

por Ayorinde Q T

24 de abr de 2017


por Shahien S

28 de nov de 2020

It was grest


20 de abr de 2020

Good course.


17 de abr de 2020

Well taught!

por Stella A

25 de out de 2018

Good course/

por Joseph E M

13 de mai de 2018

Great Course

por Audrey L

17 de mai de 2016

It was great

por Carlos J R P

9 de ago de 2020

Good course

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30 de out de 2020

thank you!

por Haopeng Z

28 de jun de 2018