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New York Institute of Finance

Financial Accounting

New York Institute of Finance via edX Professional Certificate

Overview

This professional certificate is designed to prepare individuals with the core financial accounting tools they will need to understand annual reports and footnotes - creating a solid understanding of the financial statements.

This professional certificate is comprised of the following courses:

  • CO1: Accounting System Structure and Information Management
  • CO2: Reporting Firm Resources, Obligations and Performance
  • CO3: Reporting Use of Firm Resources and Taxation
  • CO4: Reporting Liabilities and Owners Capital and Cashflow
  • CO5: Reporting Investments and Pensions

Free Preview! Access the first module from Course 1 for free. For full course access, upgrade to a verified certificate.

NOTE: Completing all 5 parts and then taking the Professional Certificate Examination is MANDATORY to achieve both the NYIF Certificate of Mastery and the edX Professional Certificate in Financial Accounting. A verified learner must pass all courses in the program with a minimum grade of 70% to earn a Professional Certificate for Financial Accounting.

Syllabus

Courses under this program:
Course 1: Accounting System Structure and Information Management

Get introduced to accounting concepts and learn how accountants measure income and record transactions.



Course 2: Reporting Firm Resources, Obligations and Performance

Explore the core resources, obligations and performance or a reporting firm.



Course 3: Reporting Use of Firm Resources and Taxation

Understand the reporting uses of a firm’s resource and taxation.



Course 4: Reporting Liabilities and Owners Capital and Cashflow

Get introduced to reporting liabilities and owner’s capital and cashflow.



Course 5: Reporting Investments, Pensions, and Financial Statement Analysis

Get introduced to Pension Accounting, Accounting for Stock Options, and Financial Statement Analysis.



Course 6: Financial Accounting Professional Certificate Examination

Complete the required exam to earn your Professional Certificate in Financial Accounting from the New York Institute of Finance.



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Taught by

Jack Farmer

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