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Introduction to Financial Accounting

Introduction to Financial Accounting

This is a free online course offered by the Saylor Foundation. 'Accounting can be viewed as the language of business.  If you are learning accounting for the first time, embracing the foundational concepts of this discipline, may be a challenging process.  The difficulty primarily rests in your individual ability to critically think through and synthesize the information as it applies within a given situation.  You should view the learning of accounting the same way you would approach learning a foreign language.  It will take time and practice to ensure you remember the concepts. There are a number of sub-disciplines that fall under the umbrella of “Accounting,” but in this course, we will be focused on Financial Accounting.  Accounting as a business discipline can be viewed as a system of... Show More
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