Review concepts such as financial analysis, accounting, and budgeting. Learn how to use financial data to diagnose business conditions, identify issues, and develop plans. Explore processes to determine how money will be spent to get work done and see how to establish and maintain realistic budgets.
Explore financial, managerial, and tax accounting.
Relate accounting, decision-making, and financial health.
Interpret financial statements and communicate results.
Learn accounting. Get an introduction to the four basic types: financial accounting, managerial accounting, income tax accounting, and bookkeeping.
2h • COURSE
Accounting Foundations: Bookkeeping with Jim Stice
Learn the basics of bookkeeping and how financial statements are created from ledgers in this essential accounting skills course.
1h 39m • COURSE
Financial Accounting Foundations with Jim Stice
Learn the basics of financial accounting. Discover how to prepare, read, and analyze financial statements.
1h 49m • COURSE
Business Tax Foundations with Michael McDonald
Discover how to complete and submit business tax forms. Learn what needs to be submitted to the IRS, when it needs to be submitted, and the essentials of completing these tax forms.
1h 48m • COURSE
Finance Foundations with Jim Stice
Get a basic introduction to the world of finance, from analyzing risk and return and obtaining financing to understanding how markets and banks operate.
2h 40m • COURSE
Finance Foundations: Income Taxes with Jim Stice
Learn how to file your US income taxes. Discover everything you need to know before filing your personal or professional tax return and get tips to help with tax planning.
2h 4m • COURSE
Corporate Financial Statement Analysis with Jim Stice
Learn the ins and outs of financial statement analysis—the examination of relationships among financial statement numbers—to gain insights into your company's past and future.
1h 30m • COURSE
You'll learn finance and accounting skills with these experts.
Jim Stice is a professor of accounting at BYU.
James D. Stice, PhD, is the Distinguished Teaching Professor of Accounting in the School of Accountancy at Brigham Young University (BYU). He teaches business and accounting to university students and to business professionals around the world. Professor Stice has been at BYU since 1988. He has co-authored three accounting textbooks and published numerous professional and academic articles. In addition, Professor Stice has been involved in executive education for Ernst & Young, Bank of America Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation, RSM, and AngloGold Limited and has taught at INSEAD (in both France and Singapore) and CEIBS (in China). He has been recognized for teaching excellence by his department, his college, and the university. Professor Stice currently serves on the audit committee of Deseret Management Corporation and served on the board of directors of a publicly traded company until it was taken private.
Professor Jim Stice received a PhD from the University of Washington as well as master's and bachelor's degrees from BYU, all in accounting.
Michael McDonald is a researcher and professor of finance at Fairfield University.
He has extensive programming skills in SAS, Stata, Python, R, and SQL, among other programming languages. His past work experience includes using these programming languages to analyze big data sets in finance and economics and develop trading strategies based on data mining. He has done extensive work in investment banking, at tech startups, hedge funds, and on a wide variety of consulting projects. He has a track record of authoring creative and practical course materials for a variety of subject areas across business disciplines.
Michael's core knowledge is focused on financial markets and investment decision-making. He has helped advise firms on capital investments, valuation issues, and capital allocation to enhance business strategy. He is the author of multiple research studies addressing complex questions across the finance discipline. Michael's work has been cited by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, the CFA Institute, and many others.