The Secret Rules of Modern Living: Algorithms 59 min.

In this program, Professor Marcus du Sautoy lifts the veil on algorithms that touch our lives every day; most of us are unaware of their extraordinary impact. The expansion in the use of algorithms has coincided with the computer age and the collation of big data. We focus on the most interesting and surprising examples which represent different categories of algorithms and look into the historica...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

How to Read a Financial Statement: Business Finance Essentials 20 min.

In sports, the stat sheet shows who won and lost, as well as how or why each team won or lost. These numbers also tell coaches and players what they’re doing right and what they need to work on. In the world of business, that stat sheet is known as the financial statement—or simply “the financials.” The financials tell the owner or manager the same thing: what you’re doing right, what you need to...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Ratio Analysis: Business Finance Essentials 19 min.

You can’t build a house without the right measuring tools to ensure that the structure is sound and won’t collapse: tape measures, protractors and levels are used to tell construction workers and architects how much material is needed and where everything goes. In the business world, the measuring tools are called financial ratios, and they help you evaluate a financial statement. By learning how...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Mapping the Future: The Power of Algorithms 52 min.

In the last few years, the data stream flowing through the internet has turned into a tsunami: Ninety percent of the information sitting on the world’s servers was created in the last two years. This total digitization opens up completely new possibilities. Suddenly, our entire lives can be modelled mathematically - and become predictable. We show how predictive analytics is being used today and a...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Managing Assets and Payroll: Accounting Fundamentals 26 min.

Assets and payroll are critical components of the accounting process and essential for any business to succeed. After watching this video, viewers will understand the managing of assets, which are resources owned by a company that help with its operations and can be converted to cash, and the managing of payroll-salaries, wages, bonuses and commissions, overtime pay, payroll taxes and costs, emplo...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Managing Inventory: Accounting Fundamentals 26 min.

Inventory can include products that a company makes and sells, products that it purchases and resells, and products that it sells on consignment. Through this video, viewers will learn how companies manage their goods as illustrated by a consignment shop, a large grocery store, a hardware store, a construction company, a chemical plant, a jewelry store, a gas station, and a boutique clothing store...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Matching Concept and Accounting Cycle: Accounting Fundamentals 25 min.

All businesses understand that it's vital to keep accurate records and monitor them on a regular basis. After watching this video, viewers will have a grasp of the matching concept, which helps avoid misstated earnings for a period, and the accounting cycle, which helps identify errors and provide the data needed for income statements and balance sheets. Sections include: Cash Basis vs. Accrual Ba...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Accounting Basics and Definitions: Accounting Fundamentals 29 min.

What do GAAP and OCBOA mean? What are revenues, expenses, assets, and liabilities? What are the stages of the accounting cycle? This video answers those questions and many others as it introduces viewers to the process of accounting as illustrated by a cupcake shop and a medical clinic. Sections include: Importance of Accurate Accounting, Basic Accounting Terms, Financial Reporting, Income Stateme...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Accounting Fundamentals 120 min.

Accounting is the backbone of business and how a company’s financial success or failure is measured. This four-part series—a blend of essential facts, real-world examples, and insightful commentary by accountancy professionals and business owners and managers—provides an indispensable overview of the fundamentals of accounting. Ideal for business students and budding entrepreneurs alike. A Films f...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Comparing Two Means: Against All Odds—Inside Statistics 11 min.

Comparing the activity and calorie expenditure levels of Western office workers and African hunter gatherers adds some surprising new data to the science of obesity.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2013