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2 Students
50 Lessons
Beginner

What You Will Learn?

  • Understand the basic concepts in accounting
  • Get introduced with the key terminology
  • Preparing and analyzing financial statements
  • Forecasting and budgeting
  • Exit strategies

Curriculum

6h 30m
Section 1: Introduction
07:58
Section 2: Accounting 101
1:21:49
Liabilities
07:30
Equity
20:02
Revenue and Costs of Revenue
08:30
Expenses
16:02
Section 3: Cost Accounting - Inventory
41:02
Introduction to Cost Accounting
06:47
Direct Labor
07:09
Direct Materials
06:07
Overhead & Indirect Costs
08:02
Inventory Accounting
12:57
Section 4: Financial Statement Preparation
32:42
Balance Sheet Preparation
08:07
Income Statement Preparation
06:37
Statement of Cash Flows Preparation
12:29
Statement of Equity Preparation
05:29
Section 5: Analyzing Financial Statements
28:39
Balance Sheet Analysis
11:06
Income Statement Analysis
12:00
Statement of Cash Flow Analysis
05:33
Section 6: Audited Financials
20:08
How to Hire an Audit Firm
06:48
From the Auditors Perspective
05:08
The Audit Process
08:12
Section 7: Additional Financial Reporting
20:55
Waterfall Reports
05:27
Review of a Waterfall Report
05:08
Budget to Actuals
04:20
Review of a Budget to Actual Report
06:00
Section 8: Budgets and Forecasts
46:42
Budgeting General Concepts
08:37
Assumptions
06:25
Income Statement Forecasting
07:52
Balance Sheet Forecasting
05:43
Statement of Cash Flow Forecasting
06:06
Review of a Forecast
11:59
Section 9: Raising Capital
46:35
Where To Begin Raising Capital
07:39
How To Determine Valuation
07:52
Avenues to Potential Investors
09:09
The Investor Process
07:45
Presenting To Investors
05:34
Term Sheets
04:17
Post Funding What To Consider
04:19
Section 10: Exit Strategies
25:46
Types of Exit Strategies
03:37
Mergers and Acquisitions
09:31
Management Buy Out
06:10
Secondary Market
06:28
Section 11: Going Public On The Stock Market
34:19
Initial Public Offering Process
11:23
Costs To Go Public
05:36
Timeline of Going Public
07:10
What Going Public Means For The Company
04:12
What It Means For Past Investors
05:58
Section 12: Course Conclusion
03:34

Description

Requirements

  • Excel or other spreadsheet software available on your computer
  • Passion to learn accounting & finance

About the Instructor

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Chris Benjamin is a passionate instructor and management consultant. As a consulting Chief Financial Officer, he helps growth-stage companies to work with investors, do financial modeling, reporting, and analysis and put all the best accounts payable practices. Throughout his over 10 years of experience, Chris has already helped more than 100 startups to succeed.

Chris Benjamin has a passion for sharing his experience with students and teaching online. His focus is on teaching business-related topics like finance, accounting, Excel, and entrepreneurship. Chris is a creator of more than 85 courses and has over 30k students who enrolled in his courses.

Chris holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University College of the Fraser Valley and an MBA in business from the University of Washington.

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