Accounting Fundamentals

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Smartly online courses
Smartly is an online learning platform that seeks to transform business education. Solve real problems to gain skills for the real world—fast!
Smartly is an online learning platform that seeks to transform business education. Solve real problems to gain skills for the real world—fast!
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Business & Management
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Course Description

Find bookkeeping to be a tedious task? Not anymore! Learn how to manage financial statements while expanding your knowledge of basic accounting terms and principles through creative, interactive, and easy to understand lessons. Construct income statements and balance sheets, master the specifics of assets, liabilities, and equity, and categorize accounts such as Bank Loans Payable and Inventory, and more—in less than two hours.
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10/10 stars
3 months, 2 weeks ago
Comparing smart.ly to Trump University and University of Arizona is a bit of a stretch - unlike either of those options, this one is free. Disclaimer: If you're hoping for a real degree, you'll want to look elsewhere. But if you're a MOOCs enthusiast that loves learning new things in their spare time, then feel free to peruse the course.
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10/10 stars
2 days, 16 hours ago
It was very good very clear,i will always check on it,it will help me that I can not forget about this causes,but sometimes is not easy to answer that questions you have to concentrate so that you can make it or pass that you did
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2 days, 16 hours ago
It was very good very clear,i will always check on it,it will help me that I can not forget about this causes,but sometimes is not easy to answer that questions you have to concentrate so that you can make it or pass that you did
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10/10 stars
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3 days, 18 hours ago
I have always been a hands on person. Tell me what I can spend and I will stay within the limits. I never really gave second thought about how that money was accounted for. Thanks for the new found understanding!
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8/10 stars
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1 week ago
I am very math challenged. My business experience is in operations and process management so I have avoided accounting. I really enjoy that even though I have already passed the course I can go back and retake it.
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3 weeks, 4 days ago
It was quite good. Very clear, very interactive and fun. I believe that it appeals particularly to young people. The course seems short and effective.
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10/10 stars
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1 month, 2 weeks ago
I've never taken accounting before, but this made a subject I've avoided like the plague approachable and useful for everyday life! The User Interface remains quirky and charming enough to keep me invested, and I feel confident that I'm getting the content I need to succeed
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8/10 stars
  • 5 reviews
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1 month, 3 weeks ago
just there, though i didnt enjoy it beacuse i am not a.fan of theory, and very confusing and ambigous, in total, was a.nice one though, hope.the next section will be bettter
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2 months, 1 week ago
I've found the content to be of high quality and the pace proposed by Smartly just challenging enough. The Smartcases were a good tool to pin down the newly acquired information.
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10/10 stars
  • 2 reviews
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3 months, 3 weeks ago
This course is a friendly and fun way to learn accounting, which can be rather dry and boring. It's a great way for people who want a better grasp of financial statements and balance sheets and learn how they are built up.
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8/10 stars
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4 months ago
I enjoyed this refresher course. The basic concepts have been tested with the use of some good scenarios. I'm eager to see what they come up with next. Keep up the good work.
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10/10 stars
4 months, 1 week ago
Description of all concepts are clear and focusing in the core ideas. Quick to learn stuff that could take much more time with traditional teaching methods
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10/10 stars
  • 2 reviews
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4 months, 2 weeks ago
This is maybe the ideal application of the Smartly platform. I never had been able to learn accounting in tens of hours of class time, and this method of teaching it had me stone-cold perfect on that same material within 90 minutes. Brilliant!
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2/10 starsCompleted
5 months, 4 weeks ago
FAKE COURSE. They're 100% un-accredited. Worse than Trump University and University of Arizona. None of the people developing the course have even received MBAs. Employers look at this unaccredited course and immediately reject people who don't realize that it's a fake course.
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10/10 stars
6 months, 3 weeks ago
Found this extremely easy to follow along, concepts explained in a clear and concise manner and the exercises really drive the key points home. Very effective in maximizing time vs education value!
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9/10 stars
  • 2 reviews
  • 0 completed
6 months, 4 weeks ago
Great course! Very easy to understand and the practices are very helpful. I suggest the inclusion of more challenging and open practices, so that students have to use all their knowledge (E.g.: fill a general ledger where not all spaces will be filled)
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10/10 stars
7 months, 2 weeks ago
I highly appreciate efforts which were put into the development of the courses materials and the platform itself. It's noticeable that the structure for the lessons and tools used were considered from a fresh-thinking perspective. It's not kind of a linear learning, but includes various types of activities what helps the brain stay on track (not to be bored). Good examples, good tasks. Highly professional web-development = easy and enjoyable to use. Thank you!
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8/10 stars
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9 months ago
I highly advise taking screenshots of material that you feel even slightly fuzzy on, it's good for review. For reference, I've never learned this material before. I think this course needs to better counteract the intuitive layman's concepts that we have when it comes to ideas of "credit"/"debit" and "expenses." I had to do some extra googling and note taking in order to make sure I was following along properly, and there were many parts of the lesson where I felt that I was knee-jerk filling out numbers and T-charts but not thinking deeply about the their representative meanings for transactions. Like the course advises at the end before the quiz, I did a little bit of review. Combined with extra googling and comparison of different screenshots I had taken, it helped! But I wonder if there's a better way for this course to hammer home why the concepts without requiring extra review.
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10/10 stars
  • 5 reviews
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9 months ago
Everything is relevant in this course. The content was very useful; challenging but interesting.This is better than most courses I have attended. Thanks a lot !!!
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10/10 stars
  • 1 review
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9 months, 3 weeks ago
First view into the world of accounting. As long as you remember if your entry is an Asset or a Liability & Equity account you can conceptually figure out credits and debits
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8/10 stars
11 months, 4 weeks ago
Great concept but I think it sucks that my career experiences and successful accomplishments do not provide me an opportunity to be accepted into the program. College was fun in my 20s. Now it's career based achievements.
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10/10 stars
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1 year, 2 months ago
It is best mobile learning app that helps us to undrstand comples and boring concept in well elaborated and interacting way.This is great stuff to learn for people who don't have basic concept in management and accounting.
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9/10 stars
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1 year, 2 months ago
Very innovative way of explaining boring accounting concepts. Wish I had this when studying the CFA. Would be better if it provided more ideas of how accounting plays in bigger picture.
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7/10 stars
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1 year, 2 months ago
Difficult... T-charts need to be paid attention to if you plan on using them as it's very easy to mess up. It's still a great overview of basic accounting skills so that I'm not a deer in the headlights if it ever comes up!
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10/10 stars
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1 year, 7 months ago
ITS REALLY A NICE STUFF .FIRST OF ALL THEY KEEP BASICS SIMPLE EASILY UNDERSTANDABLE EASILY MEMORISABLE . THEN THEY MAKE STEP BY STEP MOVEMENT SWIFT .THIS HELPS IN SETTING IN OUR CONSCIOS . IT MAKES A LEARNER MOVING IN RIGHT DIRECTION
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8/10 stars
1 year, 11 months ago
Hi smartly, thanks a lot for this course. i was struggling a lot with this subject in my program and I think that this was a very helpful boost. lots of participation expected from the user, which is fantastic.
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8/10 starsCompleted
1 year, 11 months ago
i found smartly kind of randomly but i'm glad that i did. I took a few courss including this one, and it was pretty enjoyable without a lot of effort spent - it took about 5 minutes to finish one lesson. after taking this, i think i know a lot more about the subject. and i even laughed a few times!
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10/10 starsCompleted
1 year, 11 months ago
It's actually pretty fun to go through boring subjects like accounting this way. Makes something dull a little bit more delightful during my MBA. Thanks.
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8/10 starsTaking Now
1 year, 11 months ago
Smartly is by far the best mobile learning platform I've come across so far. Really excited to take more of these. Thanks and keep the courses coming!
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10/10 stars
1 year, 9 months ago
my graduation was in microbiology. This is great stuff for people with limited or no experience in accounts
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