Introduction to Financial Accounting

Provided by: Coursera

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.

Course Objectives:

  • To be able to read the three most common financial statements: the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for Accounting Professionals

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business


University of Pennsylvania

Employee Type

Leadership, New Applicants

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

12 hrs



Can audit for free (no certification); Full Financial Aid Available for Certification