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일리노이대학교 어버너-섐페인캠퍼스의 Understanding Financial Statements: Company Position 학습자 리뷰 및 피드백

1,144개의 평가
265개의 리뷰

강좌 소개

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

최상위 리뷰


2020년 12월 2일

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.


2020년 5월 21일

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.

필터링 기준:

Understanding Financial Statements: Company Position의 267개 리뷰 중 51~75

교육 기관: Alfred K

2021년 12월 8일

Easy and very understandable. The course lays bear all that is necessary for a sound foundation. Loved the chat with the business people.

교육 기관: ASHWIN A B

2020년 9월 23일

Overall, this course was helpful in reminding me of the basics of the balance sheet. I'm looking forward to continuing on in these courses

교육 기관: Maisa d A J d A

2017년 12월 14일

This course provide great basics insights on regards of Financial Statements concepts. It's a fine introductory to non-accountant people.

교육 기관: Eric R

2021년 9월 17일

This course helps you understand Financial Statements in a unique way by taking you to the business itself and talking to the owners.

교육 기관: Sonam C (

2020년 10월 21일

The Coursera course is really a good online learning course. i have learn a lot that i have never heard of it. Thank you Coursera.

교육 기관: Oje D O

2020년 7월 14일

This course was very well detailed and explanatory. The lecturer did a good job at breaking down the course for easy assimilation.

교육 기관: John C

2022년 1월 26일

E​xcellent instructor, well-paced, and thorough. Wonderful real-life examples to help make the concepts come together. Great job!

교육 기관: Karen C

2016년 11월 28일

I really enjoyed this course! The professor did an excellent job in walking students through the basics of financial statements.

교육 기관: Manish K

2017년 10월 19일

Excellent course!! Extremely well designed & delivered. The best part about the course being interviewing people from industry.

교육 기관: Kristine S

2021년 4월 26일

The content of this course was very accessible and provided me with a strong foundation of knowledge at an introductory level.

교육 기관: Sonia M

2019년 3월 11일

Very well presented class. Made easy to understand and the lecturer spoke and presented concepts at the perfect pace for me.

교육 기관: Tiragalo C M

2022년 6월 18일

What at a great course. I hated accounting and the presentation of this course has changed that. Now I clearly understand.

교육 기관: Madhuri P

2017년 5월 11일

This is a wonderful website for anyone taking accounting is of great help especially for beginners... Thanks

교육 기관: Tanya R G

2017년 10월 9일

Great course. I learned a lot, and enjoyed the real world aspect of this course. The Professor was easy to understand

교육 기관: Terri F

2021년 1월 21일

The advisor was very easy to understand I took the course to freshen up my skills in this field, I would recommend

교육 기관: VAIBHAV K

2020년 10월 26일

Kevin is a very good instructor and knows how to use resources effectively for the purpose of explanation of topic.

교육 기관: Ankit S

2018년 4월 4일

Great Course and helped me lot in learning many new things, that can help me to grow in my current organisation.

교육 기관: Armen M

2016년 7월 7일

A very detailed and easy to understand explanation of accounting with good examples. Enjoyed this course!

교육 기관: Beth B

2017년 4월 23일

It was very easy to follow the reading and the videos helped to answer many questions. Very informative.

교육 기관: Toukir A C

2020년 4월 25일

A great course for beginners! Loved the fact how Kevin teaches by interacting with real business people.

교육 기관: Kavala R B

2021년 5월 10일

i am thankful to the professor and im happy to take the certificate and thanks for teaching the course.

교육 기관: Zayid A

2021년 3월 20일

This is a well-developed course. The material was presented in a way that made it easy to understand.

교육 기관: 施倩倩

2018년 5월 12일

pretty god course for principles of accounting. I will strongly advise this course to other students.

교육 기관: Clement A

2018년 1월 5일

Excellent course. Brilliant interaction with the local community. It also inspires enterpreneurship.

교육 기관: Sarvesh M

2020년 10월 29일

This course was amazing and wonderful. I loved this course and learned a lot from this course.