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Accounting Crash Course
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Accounting Crash Course

53 Lessons
6h 59m
88,288 Students

Used widely at investment banks and universities, the Accounting Crash Course will bring trainees up to speed on the income statement, the balance sheet, the cash flow statement and more.

Financial Accounting Demystified, Step-By-Step

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  • Step-by-step video lessons make accounting accessible and are filled with real-world exercises that test and reinforce covered concepts.
  • Understand key financial filings like 10Ks and 10Qs and the inter-relationships between the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement.
  • The same online course leading financial institutions use to get new hires up to speed.

What You Will Learn In This Accounting Crash Course

  • Balance sheet
  • Working capital
  • Inventories & COGS
  • Fixed assets & depreciation
  • Intangible assets & goodwill
  • Deferred tax assets/liabilities & income taxes
  • Retained earnings & net income
  • Capitalizing versus expensing
  • The cash flow statement
  • Financial ratio analysis

Wall Street Prep’s Accounting Crash Course is used at top financial institutions and business schools.

Course Samples

The Lemonade Stand Revisited
Cash From Operations
Linking the 3 Financial Statements

Course TOC

Chapter 1: Introduction to Accounting
1 Accounting Crash Course Welcome 1:30
2 Overview: Why is Accounting Important? 9:54
3 Basic Accounting Principles 14:05
4 Financial Reportings & Important Filings 6:32
5 Reading the 10K 7:47
6 QuizAccounting Introduction Review 5 Questions
Chapter 2: The Income Statement
7 Revenue 6:15
8 Revenue Recognition 8:38
9 Revenue Manipulation 3:13
10 COGS & Gross Profit 10:09
11 Selling, General & Administrative, Research & Development Expenses 5:10
12 Depreciation 12:13
13 Amortization 9:26
14 Stock Based Compensation Expense 5:22
15 Other Operating Expenses 9:14
16 Interest Expense and Interest Income 2:28
17 Other Non-Operating Items 6:12
18 Tax Expense 3:37
19 Net Income, EPS & Dividends 10:07
20 EBIT, EBITDA & Income Statement Summary 7:35
21 The Lemonade Stand, Part 1 8:10
22 The Lemonade Stand, Part 2 3:43
23 QuizIncome Statement Review 10 Questions
Chapter 3: The Balance Sheet
24 An Introduction to Assets 7:46
25 An Introduction to Liabilities 7:37
26 Double Entry Accounting 10:49
27 How the Income Statement Connects to the Balance Sheet 9:42
28 The Lemonade Stand Revisited 9:30
29 How Assets & Liabilities are Presented 4:07
30 QuizIntro to the Balance Sheet Review 6 Questions
Chapter 4: Assets
31 Cash, Receivables & Prepaid Expenses 8:22
32 Inventory 21:33
33 Property, Plant & Equipment, Part 1 12:29
34 Property, Plant & Equipment, Part 2 8:14
35 Intangible Assets & Goodwill 12:34
36 QuizAssets Review 6 Questions
Chapter 5: Liabilities & Equity
37 Payable, Accrued Expenses, Deferred Revenue & Debt 13:47
38 Lease Accounting Overview 3:10
39 Finance Leases, Part 1 6:47
40 Finance Leases, Part 2 5:51
41 Operating Leases 7:13
42 Lease Accounting Example 3:46
43 Equity 19:11
44 The Lemonade Stand, Part 3 30:43
45 QuizBalance Sheet Review 20 Questions
Chapter 6: The Cash Flow Statement
46 The Cash Flow Statement 11:59
47 Cash From Operations 13:08
48 Cash From Financing & Cash From Investing 7:19
49 The Lemonade Stand, Part 4 7:21
50 QuizCash Flow Statement Review 15 Questions
Chapter 7: Financial Statement Analysis
51 Working Capital 101 Reading
52 Financial Statement Analysis 24:06
53 QuizFinancial Statement Analysis Review 8 Questions
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