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Fundamentals of Accounting Course


Fundamentals of Accounting
Fundamentals of Accounting

Learn essential accounting principles and concepts. Analyse financial accounts.


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Course Description

Using an interactive presentation style, ALISON's accounting course dives 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 accounting course explores the main financial statements including the profit and loss account, the balance sheet and the everyday adjustments that have to be made. After completing the accounting course, you are expected to be aware of the importance of prudential financial management and the factor it plays in the success or failure of businesses and organizations.

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To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to purchase your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of ALISON's online accounting 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.

ALISON's accounting course will help you gain knowledge of prepaid and accrued expenses, recording, capital account, closing and posting entries. You will also learn how to create a general journal and ledger.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 742 votes
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, ALISON's accounting course dives 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 accounting course explores the main financial statements including the profit and loss account, the balance sheet and the everyday adjustments that have to be made. After completing the accounting course, you are expected to be aware of the importance of prudential financial management and the factor it plays in the success or failure of businesses and organizations.
License: Not for download or distribution.
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:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Ajithkumar K Gopalakrishnan
    Ajithkumar K Gopalakrishnan Qatar It was really amazing course.. 2017-02-11 10:02:14
  • Eric Arthur
    Eric Arthur Ghana This is an effective and most convenient way of learning from your own comfort zone within your time 2017-02-10 16:02:06
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    Jeroemy Ng Singapore Great course to teach all the factual fundamentals, principles & concepts of accounting. 2017-02-08 13:02:53
  • Eric Arthur
    Eric Arthur Ghana It is a very good start for everyone. I would encourage the broadcast and advertisement about this and other courses to be intensified. Thank You 2017-02-04 23:02:10
  • Gwendolyn Ector
    Gwendolyn Ector United States of America Best in-depth training I ever had concerning the vocabulary words and the role the act in accounting. 2017-02-03 19:02:05
  • Haroon Asghar
    Haroon Asghar Pakistan It is a very good course to understand the basics of accounting. 2017-01-31 11:01:04
  • Pamela Bongfeldt
    Pamela Bongfeldt United States of America I found this course to be relevant to the fundamentals of accounting. It's very basic, but gives a good understanding of the principles of accounting. 2017-01-29 23:01:21
  • Cassaundra Plummer
    Cassaundra Plummer United States of America This was a very good course and it really helped me to understand some of the concepts of accounting much better. 2017-01-26 16:01:21
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    chantelle johnson Jamaica This course was very helpful and refreshing. 2017-01-25 20:01:59
  • Linda Richards
    Linda Richards United Kingdom Really enjoyed this course would like to endorse it to everyone. 2017-01-22 16:01:30
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