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Harvard Business School

Financial Accounting

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May 29—Jul 24
Online
USD 1500
Aug 7—Oct 2
Online
USD 1600

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Finance

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Discover What's Behind the Numbers in Financial Statements

Financial Accounting teaches key accounting concepts and principles to illuminate financial statements and unlock critical insights into business performance and potential. Explore how managers, Wall Street analysts, and entrepreneurs leverage accounting to drive strategic decision-making.

What You'll Learn

  • Discover how balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements are developed and how each interact
  • Evaluate the financial health of a business using financial statements
  • Understand GAAP and IFRS standards
  • Prepare and evaluate financial forecasts to make strategic decisions
  • Value a venture, project, or investment opportunity and perform a sensitivity analysis

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Research  I research topics in management accounting. In particular, I am interested in performance evaluation and incentives. I am using field experiments to understand how firms can use incentives and performance feedback to improve performance. I am studying how financial incentives can be use...

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