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Financial Accounting and Analysis

Southern New Hampshire University via edX Microbachelors

Overview

Financial accounting and business analysis are growing fields that explore the various methodologies utilizing internal and external data to improve decision-making within an organization. Expertise in financial accounting and business analysis allows organizations to assess the data they have and the data they need to understand the health and future of the organization. Individuals with experience in these fields can better plan for the future by leveraging financial data, business management and prepare for future automation in many fields.

The SNHUx Financial Accounting and Analysis MicroBachelors provides the foundational skills necessary for a career in business, accounting and data analysis, including knowledge and assessment of financial statements to help businesses with their long-term goals and success. You’ll finish this program with the ability to prepare financial statements, analyze financial information and to effectively communicate relevant information to stakeholders.

This program is designed for individuals interested in leveraging data to support business decisions, regardless of prior experience. Whether you have experience working in accounting in your current role or are interested in the ever-expanding field of business analysis, this program provides the foundational skills necessary for your success.

Syllabus

Courses under this program:
Course 1: Financial Accounting Fundamentals

Learn the steps and procedures of the accounting cycle in accordance with industry rules and regulations. Develop skills needed to understand and analyze financial accounting information and communicate information to stakeholders.



Course 2: Critical Business Skills

Effectively analyzing and communicating important information is a crucial skill set required for success in any organization. By applying business research skills and data analysis, you’ll address complex problems in order to make informed business decisions. You’ll also explore various techniques and forms of professional communications and their uses in business contexts.



Courses

Taught by

Michael Newhouse-Bailey, PhD, Zuzana Buzzell, PhD, Mona Stephens, CPA and Candace Sleeman, PhD

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