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Introduction to Cash Accounting


Introduction to Cash Accounting

Introduction to Cash Accounting

Learn about the practises and procedures in cash accounting.


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Course Description

Cash accounting is a very important basic accounting concept and anybody who works with accounts should have a thorough knowledge and understanding of it. Cash accounting is a method of managing revenue and expenditure to track outgoings and incomings to a business or organisation - receipts are recorded during the period they are received, and the expenses in the period in which they are actually paid.
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In this free online accounting course, you will be introduced to the practises and procedures of how cash accounting is done with income statements, cash flow statements and balance sheets. You will also learn how balance sheets have a relationship with the income statement that reflects actual revenue earned in a period of time. This accounting course will be of great interest to any professional who is involved with basic accounting practises in a business or organisation and who wants to learn more about cash accounting methods, and to any learner who would like a better knowledge and understanding of how cash transactions are managed within businesses.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Understand the basics of cash accounting practises and procedures; - Examine relationship between balance sheets and income statements; - Learn how reconcile a cash flow statement;


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Module Title
Module 1: Introduction to Cash Accounting
Module 2: Introduction to Cash Accounting Assessment

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Course Title Introduction to Cash Accounting
Course # 480
Course Publisher Khan Academy
Course Category 9
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Course Description  Cash accounting is a very important basic accounting concept and anybody who works with accounts should have a thorough knowledge and understanding of it. Cash accounting is a method of managing revenue and expenditure to track outgoings and incomings to a business or organisation - receipts are recorded during the period they are received, and the expenses in the period in which they are actually paid. In this free online accounting course, you will be introduced to the practises and procedures of how cash accounting is done with income statements, cash flow statements and balance sheets. You will also learn how balance sheets have a relationship with the income statement that reflects actual revenue earned in a period of time. This accounting course will be of great interest to any professional who is involved with basic accounting practises in a business or organisation and who wants to learn more about cash accounting methods, and to any learner who would like a better knowledge and understanding of how cash transactions are managed within businesses.
License  This course is available from Khan Academy OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
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Release Date 03 August 2012
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio High
Audio Only High
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 3
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Alesia Sparks United States of America Simple yet informative details. 2015-01-27 11:01:20
  • Mujaya Jones Mujaya Tanzania The course was very interesting and helpful. 2015-01-09 02:01:31
  • Ramy Ismail Egypt Simple but effective course .. 2014-12-22 17:12:17
  • Kamel Rambaran United States of America thank you 2014-12-20 04:12:03
  • Kamel Rambaran United States of America the review of the introduction to cash accounting was understandable. I do have to get used to the language. 2014-12-20 04:12:44
  • Kamel Rambaran United States of America It is a good course to take. This course will help me to look at my spending in a more positive way. 2014-12-20 03:12:56
  • Kamel Rambaran United States of America I do understand the cash flow and the accrual, writing the statement I find will be a bit difficult. 2014-12-20 03:12:50
  • Kamel Rambaran United States of America A bit challenging for me seeing that I was never in accounting. My desire is to complete this course. The instructor makes it seem very simple. I just have to get accustomed to the accounting language. 2014-12-20 03:12:40
  • Conor Horan Ireland I thought was very helpful in giving me an introduction into cash accounting 2014-12-14 16:12:32
  • Justin Nelson United States of America A very good and easy way to learn cash and accrual accounting over a period of time. 2014-12-09 17:12:39
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