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Fundamentals of Accounting is a cost-effective and flexible online course on basic financial and management accounting. What does the profit and loss statement or the balance sheet tell us? What are the key financial indicators? How can I assess the profitability of investments? And what are the key principles of budgeting? How can I use accounting in support of strategic business management? By enrolling, you will learn everything that experts and management need to know about financial matters.
The Fundamentals of Accounting online course provides participants with comprehensive basic skills in the areas of financial and management accounting. The course comprises 19 video lectures, with a duration of approximately 10 minutes each. It also includes exercises that enable students to evaluate their mastery of each theme area. The total duration of the course is approximately 6 hours.
This course is also ideal as pre-study material for the training programs offered by Aalto EE. Participants can revise the fundamentals of accounting prior to participation in the course's contact teaching module, allowing the class to focus on the special questions concerning their organizations and business areas.
By completing the program, the participant will get Aalto EE Fundamentals of Accounting certificate.
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"I have learned a lot during the course and have now a good understanding to deepen my learning on financial subjects."
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Gain a comprehensive understanding of key concepts and terminology in accounting
Online excercises to check your mastery of each theme
Over 2,500 participants have developed their skills through the Fundamentals of Accounting online course
The course provides a cost-effective and flexible way of improving the accounting skills of managers and experts. It is also a means of providing selected teams, groups or departments with a uniform skill level.
This course is aimed at managers accountable for financial results and experts willing to learn the fundamentals of accounting and the skills required in interpreting financial indicators.
Learners in Need of Revision
This online course is suitable for those who need to revisit or acquaint themselves with the basic concepts of accounting and the contexts in which they are typically used. It also provides excellent preparatory training for students prior to enrolling in any of the training programs offered by Aalto EE.
Accounting can be regarded as the language of business. Those who wish to operate successfully in a management position in any organization must understand and be able to speak this language. The Fundamentals of Accounting online course will cover the main areas of accounting and its key concepts. The aim is to provide a basic understanding of concepts, methods and uses of accounting. The course will cover e.g.:
19 video lectures
Online exercises to check your mastery of each theme
Total duration of study including exercises 7–8 hours
Teemu Malmi is Professor of Accounting at Aalto University School of Business. He specializes in managerial control systems, strategy implementation and cost, and profitability accounting.
Professor Malmi has served as a consultant to a large number of companies from different industries, e.g. Computers, Electrical, Energy, Finance, Food processing, Furniture, Health Care, Media, Metal and Engineering, Paper and Pulp, Pharmaceuticals, Rental Services, Retail, telecom and Transportation/logistics. He has also served ministries, municipalities and hospitals.
The fee for the Fundamentals of Accounting online course is € 200 (+ VAT).
The fee includes three months of access to the course content for one person.
VAT is applicable to private persons and Finnish companies.