Master the technical skills needed to analyze financial statements and disclosures for use in financial analysis, and learn how accounting standards and managerial incentives affect the financial reporting process. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to read the three most common financial statements: the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows. Then you can apply these skills to a real-world business challenge as part of the Wharton Business Foundations Specialization.
Week 1: Introduction and Balance Sheet
Week 2: Accrual Accounting and the Income Statement
Week 3: Cash Flows
Week 4: Ratio Analysis and Final Exam