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In this course, you’ll explore how financial statement data and non-financial metrics can be linked to financial performance. Professors Rick Lambert and Chris Ittner of the Wharton School have designed this course to help you gain a practical understanding of how data is used to assess what drives financial performance and forecast future financial scenarios. You’ll learn more about the frameworks of financial reporting, income statements, and cash reporting, and apply different approaches to analyzing financial performance using real-life examples to see the concepts in action. By the end of this course, you’ll have honed your skills in understanding how financial data and non-financial data interact to forecast events and be able to determine the best financial strategy for your organization....
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Cursos 100 % en línea

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Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Beginner Level

Nivel principiante

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Approx. 12 hours to complete

Sugerido: 10 hours/week...
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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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3 horas para completar

Module 1

This module was designed to give you a foundational overview of financial reporting and income statements. You’ll identify and analyze balance sheet equations and its key components such as assets, liabilities, and shareholders’ equity. Through examining a sample real-world financial statement, you’ll learn how to calculate income, revenue, and expenses transactions, and see how the income statement is linked to changes in the balance sheet. By the end of this module, you’ll have a better understanding of the key components in financial reporting and learn how to craft an accurate income statement for your organization....
Reading
11 videos (Total: 91 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video11 videos
An Overview of Accounting and the Financial Reporting Environment12m
The Balance Sheet Equation6m
Assets, Liabilities, Shareholders' Equity14m
Case 1, Part 1 - Balance Sheet Transactions6m
Application to Real-World Financial Statements: Large U.S.-Based Multinational Consumer Goods Company (Part 1)7m
Income, Revenue, and Expenses7m
Case 1, Part 2 - Revenue and Expense Transactions6m
Adjusting Entries6m
Case 1, Part 3 - Adjusting Entries8m
Application to Real-World Financial Statements: Large U.S.-Based Multinational Consumer Goods Company (Part 2)6m
Reading2 lecturas
Module 1 Quiz 2 HCD Financial Statement PDF10m
PDFs of Module 1 Slides10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Module 1 Quiz 1 - Balance Sheet and Income Statement24m
Module 1 Quiz 2 - Balance Sheet and Income Statement22m
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2
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2 horas para completar

Module 2

In this module, you’ll examine cash flow statements further, and take a closer look at methods of creating cash flow statements. Using your understanding of financial reporting, you’ll be able to classify different business activities into separate categories such as operating, investing, and financing activities. Through analyzing the real-world financial statement from the previous module, you’ll learn about both direct and indirect methods of creating cash flow statements. By the end of this module, you’ll be able to differentiate between various business activities and effectively utilize both direct and indirect methods of creating cash flow statements for your organization....
Reading
5 videos (Total: 52 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
Case 1, Part 4 - Cash Flow Statement Direct Method4m
Cash Flow Statement - Indirect Method17m
Case 1, Part 5 - Cash Flow Statement Indirect Method8m
Application to Real-World Financial Statements: Large U.S.-Based Multinational Consumer Goods Company (Part 3)10m
Reading2 lecturas
Module 2 Quiz 2 HCD Financial Statement PDF10m
PDF of Module 2 Slides10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Module 2 Quiz 1 - Cash Flow Statement16m
Module 2 Quiz 2 - Cash Flow Statement14m
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3
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2 horas para completar

Module 3

In this module, you’ll examine a systematic approach to ratio analysis and other common tools of financial statement analysis. You’ll develop an understanding of ratios and liquidity measures so you can accurately assess risk within your organization’s financial activities. You’ll discover different approaches to profitability measures such as Earnings Per Share (EPS), Return on Equity (ROE), and the Dupont Analysis. You will be able to match Return on Assets (ROA) to various types of companies and gain a better understanding of the drivers of ROA. Then, you’ll explore the concepts of sales revenue and different qualities of earnings. By the end of this module, you’ll understand the theoretical basis behind ratio analysis, and be able to employ different ratio analyses and accurately calculate profitability measures for your organization....
Reading
5 videos (Total: 61 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Profitability Measures15m
Drilling Deeper into Return on Assets13m
Sales and Earnings Quality7m
A More Sophisticated Calculation of ROA10m
Reading1 lectura
PDFs of Module 3 Slides10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module 3 Quiz20m
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4
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2 horas para completar

Module 4

In this module, you’ll discover how to determine which non-financial performance measures predict financial results through asking these fundamental questions: Of the hundreds of non-financial measures, which are the key drivers of financial success? How do you rank or weight non-financial measures which don’t share a common denominator? And what performance targets are desirable? You’ll examine comprehensive examples of how companies have used accounting data to show how investments in non-financial dimensions pay off in the future and important organizational issues that commonly arise using these models. By the end of this module, you’ll know how predictive analytics can be used to determine what you should be measuring, how to weight different performance measures when trying to analyze potential financial results, how to make trade-offs between short-term and long-term objectives, and how to set performance targets for optimal financial performance....
Reading
7 videos (Total: 93 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Step 1: Identifying the Right Drivers16m
Step 2: Setting Targets13m
Comprehensive Examples12m
Incorporating Analysis Results in Financial Models14m
Using Analytics to Choose Action Plans8m
Organizational Issues14m
Reading1 lectura
PDF of Module 4 Slides10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module 4 Quiz - Linking Non-financial Metrics to Financial Performance20m

Instructores

Richard Lambert

Professor of Accounting
Accounting- Wharton School

Christopher D. Ittner

EY Professor of Accounting
Accounting

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The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

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