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Introduction to Cash Accounting Course


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. 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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 258 votes
Course Title: Introduction to Cash Accounting
Course #: 480
Course Publisher: Khan Academy
Course Category: 9
Content Origin:
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:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 03 August 2012
Content  
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: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 3
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • John Smith
    John Smith United States of America Informative and easy to follow. 2016-05-01 17:05:26
  • Ryan Lawrence
    Ryan Lawrence United Kingdom I believe that this course is very good to know the basics of accounting including a variety of different documents such as; a cash flow statement, balance sheet and multiple ways on how to complete the documents. 2016-04-18 14:04:11
  • Kimberly Kates
    Kimberly Kates United States of America I thought it was very informative. 2016-03-31 11:03:02
  • Sandra Borisenko
    Sandra Borisenko United States of America I think this course explains the difference between Cash verses accrual basis accounting. 2016-03-11 18:03:17
  • Sandra Borisenko
    Sandra Borisenko United States of America The training was informative and the presenter spoke with clarity, which made the learning experience to be of value. 2016-03-05 20:03:12
  • Tracy Foulds-Palmer
    Tracy Foulds-Palmer United Kingdom Very useful 2016-01-31 13:01:01
  • Cheryl Ibarra
    Cheryl Ibarra [[]] This course is pretty straight forward. Pay attention and by the end, you should have no trouble understanding it. 2016-01-25 22:01:11
  • Milos Velimirovic
    Milos Velimirovic Serbia Very brief and clear. 2016-01-13 21:01:45
  • Debra Campbell
    Debra Campbell United States of America Quick and easy learning. 2016-01-09 21:01:50
  • Shanna Radford
    Shanna Radford United States of America Short and sweet! 2015-10-23 23:10:39
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