Financial Reporting Specialization

Starts Dec 18

Financial Reporting Specialization

Financial Reporting Specialization

Financial Reporting & Financial Statement Analysis. Learn financial accounting essentials to create and analyze an organization’s financial statements.

About This Specialization

The Financial Reporting Specialization focuses on the role of financial accounting principles and processes in creating and reporting an organization’s financial statements. Learners who complete this specialization will be able to (1) use financial accounting principles to create and/or process an organization’s financial statements and (2) analyze financial statements to assess an organization’s financial position.
Earn credit toward a master's degree
This specialization is part of the fully-online accredited Master of Science in Accounting (iMSA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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courses
5 courses

Follow the suggested order or choose your own.

projects
Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

certificates
Certificates

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Projects Overview

Courses
Intermediate Specialization.
Some related experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Accounting Analysis I: The Role of Accounting as an Information System

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    8 weeks of study, 6-8 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course is the first course in a five-course Financial Reporting Specialization that covers the collection, processing, and communication of accounting information (via financial reports) about economic entities to interested parties (i.e., mana
  2. COURSE 2

    Accounting Analysis I: Measurement and Disclosure of Assets

    Upcoming session: Jan 1
    Commitment
    8 weeks of study, 6-8 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    **NOTE: You should complete the Accounting Analysis I: The Role of Accounting as an Information System course or be familiar with the concepts taught there before beginning this course.** This course is the second course in a five-course F
  3. COURSE 3

    Accounting Analysis II: Measurement and Disclosure of Liabilities

    Current session: Dec 11
    Commitment
    8 weeks of study, 6-8 hours a week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course is the third course in the five-course Financial Reporting Specialization. This course begins with a discussion of current liabilities and contingencies and continues with long-term debt and bonds. The course next explores accounting m
  4. COURSE 4

    Accounting Analysis II: Accounting for Liabilities and Equity

    Starts April 2018
    Commitment
    8 weeks of study, 6-8 hours a week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course is the fourth course in a five-course Financial Reporting Specialization. This course focuses on the recognition, measurement and subsequent accounting for equity, pensions, share-based compensation and cash flows utilizing the FASB Accounting Standards Codification and other resources.
  5. COURSE 5

    Accounting Analysis Capstone: Comprehensive Financial Statement Analysis

    Starts June 2018
    Commitment
    3 weeks of study, 6-8 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    The Capstone is the culminating project in the Accounting Analysis Specialization. You will have the opportunity to combine the concepts and techniques obtained through all the courses in this specialization (Accounting Analysis I: The Role of Accounting as an Information System, Accounting Analysis I: Measurement and Disclosure of Assets, Accounting Analysis II: Measurement and Disclosure of Liabilities, and Accounting Analysis II: Accounting for Liabilities and Equity) and apply them to a real world accounting project. The Capstone project will be 3 weeks long. You must take the Capstone project class after taking all the other courses in this Specialization.

Creators

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Founded in 1867, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign pioneers innovative research that tackles global problems and expands the human experience.

    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a world leader in research, teaching and public engagement, distinguished by the breadth of its programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty and alumni. Illinois serves the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and finding solutions to critical societal needs.

  • John Hepp

    John Hepp

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Accountancy
  • Gregory L. Davis, CPA, CMA, CFM, CCM

    Gregory L. Davis, CPA, CMA, CFM, CCM

    Lecturer of Accountancy

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