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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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Introduction to Cash Accounting Course
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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 248 reviews
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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  • Sergeot EBA
    Sergeot EBA Cameroon Cool, and in simple language 2015-07-22 10:07:44
  • Dawn Lowe
    Dawn Lowe United Kingdom I found this basic introduction to cash accounting very insightful. I will now further my studies into accounting with other courses 2015-05-29 15:05:21
  • Richard Yeboah
    Richard Yeboah Ghana I believe its a good course to learn 2015-05-01 12:05:37
  • Lesha Jenkins
    Lesha Jenkins United States of America Easy to follow and understand. Love the videos. 2015-04-14 12:04:02
  • Joe Paradise
    Joe Paradise United States of America Excellent introduction with simple but complete examples 2015-03-20 14:03:46
  • Elizbel Ortiz
    Elizbel Ortiz United States of America Very informative 2015-02-28 01:02:48
  • Paulo M. Magalhaes
    Paulo M. Magalhaes Canada Simple and straight forward! Couldn't be better. 2015-02-22 08:02:50
  • Simon Leigh
    Simon Leigh United Kingdom Very simple but won't register my assessment as having been completed, I've done it three times!!! 2015-02-06 22:02:42
  • Kimbly Moore
    Kimbly Moore United Kingdom Easy to understand 2015-01-29 21:01:49
  • Alesia Sparks
    Alesia Sparks United States of America Simple yet informative details. 2015-01-27 11:01:20
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