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Accounting Foundations


Description
Many introductory accounting courses take the perspective of an accountant and teach how to create financial statements by recording debit and credit journal entries and building financial statements.

This course starts with the financial statements-the end product of accounting-and addresses the business problem of interpreting and using accounting information to make better business decisions. This course suite views accounting as information to be used in business decision making and stresses two aspects of accounting information: accounting as a language and interpretation of accounting.
Content
  • Orientation
  • About This Course
  • Accounting Is Information
  • Why Learn It?
  • How It's Done
  • You Do It
  • Now Think Again
  • Assignment 1
  • Introduction to Financial Statements
  • Why Learn It?
  • How It's Done
  • You Do It
  • Now Think Again
  • Assignment 2
  • Accounting for Financing and Investing
  • Why Learn It?
  • How It's Done
  • You Do It 1
  • You Do It 2
  • Now Think Again
  • Assignment 3
  • Accounting For Operating Events
  • Why Learn It?
  • How It's Done
  • You Do It 1
  • You Do It 2
  • Now Think Again
  • Assignment 4
  • Discussion
  • Discussion Assignment
  • Post Survey
  • Survey for Accounting Foundations
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Assignment 1, Assignment 2, Assignment 3, Assignment 4, Discussion Assignment"