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Fundamentals of Accounting


Fundamentals of Accounting

Fundamentals of Accounting

Learn essential accounting principles and concepts. Analyse financial accounts.


Students: 36,549
Course Description

Using an interactive presentation style, this course delve into the terminology employed in financial circles, the principles used in basic accounting and the systems put in place to ensure financial control is maintained. The course explores the main financial statements including the profit & loss account and the balance sheet and the everyday adjustments that have to be made.
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On completion of the course, the learner is expected to be aware of the importance of prudential financial management and the factor it plays in the success or failure of businesses and organisations.
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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will know how to create a profit and loss statement and a balance sheet. It will help you when dealing with accounting terminology and important principles such as matching, disclosure, consistency, diversity, dependability, verifiability, conservatism and many other common accounting terms.
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You will be able to prepare reports successfully. This course will help you gain a good knowledge of prepaid and accrued expenses, recording, capital account, closing and posting entries. You will learn how to create a general journal and ledger.
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Module Title
Introduction to accounting
Accounting terminology
Accounting principles
Accounting systems
Preparation of reports
Balance day adjustments in the general journal and ledger
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Course Title Fundamentals of Accounting
Course # 187
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 2
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description  Using an interactive presentation style, this course delve into the terminology employed in financial circles, the principles used in basic accounting and the systems put in place to ensure financial control is maintained. The course explores the main financial statements including the profit & loss account and the balance sheet and the everyday adjustments that have to be made. On completion of the course, the learner is expected to be aware of the importance of prudential financial management and the factor it plays in the success or failure of businesses and organisations.
License 
Release Date 11 February 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Post-Secondary
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Dmitri Ostrovski United States of America A basic understanding of Accounting terms will be necessary to understand the concepts, language and content of these lessons. 2015-03-21 16:03:20
  • Ewacu George United Arab Emirates It has been so helpful for my accounting concepts. Thank you. 2015-03-20 14:03:36
  • Zaky Att Egypt Good 2015-03-18 23:03:33
  • Michelle Blakey-walker United States of America I found the Accounting Principles module with detailed examples of breaches to be extremely helpful. 2015-03-16 05:03:40
  • Ian Taylor United Kingdom A good basic course to get an overview of the theory 2015-03-13 11:03:09
  • CAROLYN HOWE United States of America Excellent course. 2015-03-10 11:03:45
  • Moshkan Sanie Ireland Thanks Alison, another great course! 2015-03-09 00:03:15
  • Vimala Yellapu United States of America Very good refersh course. 2015-02-24 02:02:16
  • Ursula Linda Sardini South Africa I enjoyed the course but it wold have been helpful if more clarification had been provided around meaning of the different terms ie, a definition before the examples. 2015-02-18 10:02:29
  • Ala'a Al-Deen Tawfic Al-Qubati Yemen Actually it was a great course. 2015-02-13 23:02:18
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