Course Description

This specialization, offered by the University of California, Irvine, is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of financial accounting and the accounting cycle. Throughout the course, students will learn the fundamental principles and concepts of accounting, including how to record, classify, and summarize financial transactions. Through a series of interactive lectures, case studies, and exercises, students will gain practical skills in areas such as accounts payable and receivable, general accounting, finance, and financial management. Additionally, students will learn about the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and how to apply them in real-world scenarios. This course will also cover the use of Microsoft Excel and other spreadsheet software for financial analysis and reporting. By the end of the specialization, students will have a strong foundation in corporate accounting and be able to perform business analysis using financial data. With a rating of 4.7 stars and over 560 reviews, this specialization has been highly praised by previous students for its comprehensive and practical approach to financial accounting.