Course Description

This course, offered by the University of Virginia, is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of financial accounting. Through a combination of lectures, readings, and hands-on exercises, students will learn key concepts and principles related to managing financial accounts, analyzing financial data, and making informed decisions based on financial information. Throughout the course, students will develop skills in account management, including how to create and maintain financial records, track expenses, and manage accounts payable and receivable. They will also gain a strong foundation in accounting principles and practices, including the use of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). In addition, students will learn about key financial processes, such as cash management and financial analysis, and how to use these tools to effectively manage and monitor financial performance. The course will also cover important topics related to financial management, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting. By the end of the course, students will have a solid understanding of financial accounting and its role in business operations