Introduction to Financial and Management Accounting

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Introduction to Financial and Management Accounting

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Interested in a career in business? Knowledge of finance will be key to your success. This Introduction to Financial and Management Accounting course is an ideal starting point if you want to:

  • Start a career in business, finance or accountancy
  • Study business or finance at school or college
  • Launch your own start-up
  • Prepare for ACCA’s exams in Recording Financial Transactions (FA1) and Management Information (MA1).

And the best thing is you do not need any previous knowledge of accounting- Simply sign up and start your learning journey.

This course does not offer an edX certificate.

For learners who would like to earn an ACCA certificate for this course, please register with ACCA as a student. Once you pass ACCA’s computer-based exams on demand, you will need to complete an online and interactive module on the "Foundations in Professionalism." Upon completion of this module, you be awarded the Introductory Certi...

Interested in a career in business? Knowledge of finance will be key to your success. This Introduction to Financial and Management Accounting course is an ideal starting point if you want to:

  • Start a career in business, finance or accountancy
  • Study business or finance at school or college
  • Launch your own start-up
  • Prepare for ACCA’s exams in Recording Financial Transactions (FA1) and Management Information (MA1).

And the best thing is you do not need any previous knowledge of accounting- Simply sign up and start your learning journey.

This course does not offer an edX certificate.

For learners who would like to earn an ACCA certificate for this course, please register with ACCA as a student. Once you pass ACCA’s computer-based exams on demand, you will need to complete an online and interactive module on the "Foundations in Professionalism." Upon completion of this module, you be awarded the Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting from ACCA.

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Irene Sbongile

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 3 months ago
I am glad about this opportunity in Accountancy its important that we have information on how business transactions are recorded.I hope it will assist a lot in my career
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10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years ago
I have taken the course as an introduction in financial accounting because I got a job as IT consultant in SAP reporting environment (BW) mostly for our finance department. It really did help a lot to understand the basics of accounting and thus about our financial department (for the first time!). The course is really clear and with good excersises. The only thing i really found difficult is that the 'adviced' time spend on the course was 5 hours, but for me, it took me at least that time. Most weeks about 6 hours. Apart from a busy day job and some social stuff it takes a lot longer for me to complete the course. I am now about halfway (after half a year) and steady going and coming back to it, because it is really a good course (if i have time...). I wanted especially to finish the second part but understand that without the first half you cannot really do the second part. So still going and hopefully finish this year. So no, ... I have taken the course as an introduction in financial accounting because I got a job as IT consultant in SAP reporting environment (BW) mostly for our finance department. It really did help a lot to understand the basics of accounting and thus about our financial department (for the first time!). The course is really clear and with good excersises. The only thing i really found difficult is that the 'adviced' time spend on the course was 5 hours, but for me, it took me at least that time. Most weeks about 6 hours. Apart from a busy day job and some social stuff it takes a lot longer for me to complete the course. I am now about halfway (after half a year) and steady going and coming back to it, because it is really a good course (if i have time...). I wanted especially to finish the second part but understand that without the first half you cannot really do the second part. So still going and hopefully finish this year. So no, I am not a finance student and will never become. But I would and already have told a lot of people about this course. Thanks!
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Vincent Makgamatho

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years ago
It's very interesting. And with hard work you put anything is possible. I have started my studies this year and so farming can say. No is really difficult when you put your mind and heart in it
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8/10 starsTaking Now
4 years ago
This course is great for beginners in Accounting. The material is really easy to follow and the little videos help to explain further. I'm really thankful for finding EDX, this course and other related courses for ACCA.
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9/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 1 month ago
So far, the course seems very clear, easy to understand, and overall interesting and engaging. They highly encourage communication between students for help, so it almost seems like a classroom from home.
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Ioannis Skordas

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 1 month ago
One of the best courses I've taken so far. Great learning materials, quizes and really nice way to present them. Definately going to take all similar courses by ACCA and propably become an ACCA student.
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Lee Anh

9/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 4 months ago
I'm realy thankful that this course is available! Edx is an really awesome open source education platform.
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Sue Steel

6/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 1 month ago
I'm so relieved that I have finished. I've been so frustrated by the lack of explanation and additional material especially when the exam questions seem to test things I haven't done. Also the MA1 week5 revision questions have loads of errors, and even the final test has inconsistencies and ambiguities. I haven't commented on the discussion on this current course because I've been building up a progress chart on the earlier course, so have been working there, where the discussion is no longer enabled.I would be happy to send a Word doc of examples if I could only find out where to send it. The Feedback is apparently only for tech problems and the emails are No Reply. I would not recommend this course to anyone who does not also have access to face to face help and mentoring, perhaps at work. I've been studying this on my own and have only got through by finding two excellent books in the library - Wood and Robinson for the Financial... I'm so relieved that I have finished. I've been so frustrated by the lack of explanation and additional material especially when the exam questions seem to test things I haven't done. Also the MA1 week5 revision questions have loads of errors, and even the final test has inconsistencies and ambiguities. I haven't commented on the discussion on this current course because I've been building up a progress chart on the earlier course, so have been working there, where the discussion is no longer enabled.I would be happy to send a Word doc of examples if I could only find out where to send it. The Feedback is apparently only for tech problems and the emails are No Reply. I would not recommend this course to anyone who does not also have access to face to face help and mentoring, perhaps at work. I've been studying this on my own and have only got through by finding two excellent books in the library - Wood and Robinson for the Financial Accounting, and Drury for Management Accounting.
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Julie Unsworth

7/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 1 month ago
Loads of content and very detailed, but don't know how anyone could have completed the course in 10 weeks I am only half way through and revisiting weeks 2 and 3. Never really had time to liaise with my tutor initially spent 12 hours per week doing the course then reduced it to 8 hours a week due to work commitments. The provider needs to review this 10 week course. it should be a 6 month course with a further 6 months on top of that access to the content as their is now.
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Jaylyn Kawapuro

2/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 2 months ago
This course will provide better knowledge for those whose career in the future is about accounting which will be provided by the instructor.
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Dale Llewellyn

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 2 months ago
The edx site is amazing,its the first I am reading and feeling as if I am interacting with someone.I AM ALSO HAPPY BECAUSE I NOW UNDERSTAND ALOT IN MY COURSE.THANK U
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Esther B

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 2 months ago
This course allow you to learn from no experience what so ever and the weekly exam are exhaustive enough that you can determine if you are ready to go on to the next week training.
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Andrena Silbourne

9/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 2 months ago
I usually attend a class but since using this site i have enhance my ability to learn so much that when i was in class i was ahead based on the lessons. I am really grateful i will be sitting exam and when i pass i owe it all to ed-x
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Hilal Bamatraf

9/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 2 months ago
It's great course in a very simple & interesting where we can study and practice ACCA .. It's like a lovely summary of what we should know about the subject .
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Glenda Martin

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 2 months ago
The course structure is excellent. I felt like I was sitting in a classroom at times. The information is comprehensive and the videos were of great quality. I really like the approach that EdX took in this course and look forward to enrolling in other ACCA courses soon.
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Joseph Pesco

8/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 2 months ago
I've enjoyed the past several months of learning. The experience has not been anything like class room higher education I've experienced. For the first few weeks I was learning how to walk and since I've been learning how not to stumble! Both these lessons have been enhanced by interactions other students and the course instructor. This is my very first edx class!
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10/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 2 months ago
The course content was arranged intelligently, so the people who don't have previous knowledge can easily track and learn all lessons within the course. The tutor is great, she helped us understand some difficult concepts (which are now piece of cake, since we master it). This was my first online studying experience and I can say that I've managed to study and work in the same time with no quality loses. I am working in finance and I can say that I've used and I'm still using knowledge gained from this course. Looking forward to study Intermediate Financial and Management Accounting through Edx!
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Maria Kubrak

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 7 months ago
In my opinion this course will take me more interesting information and improve my professional skills.
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10/10 starsCompleted
4 years, 9 months ago
It is a great opportunity for online learning, but let's make it easy to joint for every means that those who are really poor should also participate by following a sort of formal procedure. The procedure must identify the quality of his/her (applicants who are poor or do not have the facility to join by paying) education and condition of live to find whether they are really poor. Moh. Yahya Afghanistan
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10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 9 months ago
Thank you for doing this course. I have never fully understand accounts till now. Now after doing this course I'm finally going to write Fa1. Not everyone is exposed to the books of prime entry and ledgers, so thank you for explaining them so clearly for us. Great lecturers, everything is explained down to the last detail. Again many thanks. We the accounting students really need this. I learn so much.
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PAUL DANGIRWA

10/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 10 months ago
I HOPE THIS WILL HELP ME A LOT AT WORK IN THE COMMUNITY I LIVE EVEN BEING AHIGHLY RECOGNISED IN THE ACCOUNTING PROFESION
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Kenneth Sebete

8/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 10 months ago
I've been reading all your comments and i am highly motivated as i have enrolled with EDX. I also hope to fulfil my career dreams by doing EDX courses.
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Edward MacCullen

1/10 starsDropped
4 years, 8 months ago
EdX is an open source education platform, not a place for companies to try and sell courses for ridiculous prices.
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5 years ago
The content of the course is very good and i will help thousand of people who are interested in accounting. The instructor play a very important role in demonstrating the importance of the course and the provider made a very important idea and i will help people to achieve their dreams especially in accounting.
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Himon Afroj

2/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 12 months ago
I am very glad to get edx. Actually my dream is to be a good proffetional. Now I can do ACCA course by the help of edx. Thank you very much the edx authority to make this type of opportunity for high dreaming people who want to become good proffetional.
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Zahid Hussain

8/10 starsTaking Now
5 years ago
I have been planning for doing ACCA but due to non availability of good teachers and lecturers I could not fully involved into the studies. Fortunately I have found this edX courses and I am very hopeful that this will be a great help and I will able to complete this course very successfully. Thank you respect professors and edX
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أميرة أميرة

10/10 starsTaking Now
5 years, 1 month ago
i find it interesting :)
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8/10 starsCompleted
5 years, 2 months ago
I have no experience but I did sign up with ACCA I hope and pray that this will work out in my favor because presently I am not working I hope by doing this course I can get a good job so I can go higher with my studies and fulfill my dreams of becoming an accountant.
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5 years, 2 months ago
An awesome course for the students who want to pursue a career in Business, Finance or accountancy. This course explains the detailed concept of business, finance or accountancy which I personally experienced. Additionally, it also helps you prepare for the ACCA exam. Joining this course will be worth for those focusing in this field.
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5 years, 2 months ago
I have no experience but I did sign up with Acca I hope and pray that this will work out in my favor because presently I am not working I hope by doing this course I can get a good job so I can go higher with my studies and fulfil my dreams of becoming an accountant
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