What Will I Learn?
Accounting has become an essential part of business life, and the knowledge and skills that you will learn in your studies will give you a broader and more experienced view of business life.
For a business, nothing is more important than its finances. This Business Accounting course will provide you with a good understanding of business accounts, and essential knowledge to those who run a small business; are considering setting one up or need to learn more about company accounts for your current or future role.
Whether you are starting your own business or supplementing your understanding of accounting, this course will help you understand accounting basics and give you meaningful financial tools in order to understand business.
Understanding the four basic financial statements, Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Retained Earnings, and Statement of Cash Flows, is a key to evaluating companies for your investment decisions. But this business course goes beyond just understanding these financial statements. Business Accounting Basics takes you through the building blocks and accounting cycles that create each statement. In addition, this course will give you the basic tools to project profitability and break your costs down to help analyse any company.
It’s not easy deciding on a career path with so much uncertainty in the market place. One thing is for sure: with this qualification on your CV, you can offer financial expertise to countless businesses crying out for your skills.
Our online programme is so well designed that you feel as if you are in the classroom. This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). Effective support service, and study materials including step by step guided tutorial videos which build your confidence to study well and guide you to secure your qualification.
Who is it for?
This course will be of great interest to business owners and business professionals who would like to better understand the transactions and controls used in business, and to any learner who is interested in accounting as a future career.
You will have 12 months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time. This course has been designed for 10 guided learning hours.
Method of Assessment:
At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
Successful candidates will be awarded Certificate for “Certificate in Business Accounting”.
- There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
- Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
- Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
There are several roles in Accounting and many different ways you can climb the ladder to make your way to the top. It is important to understand what your various Accounting career options and few of them are listed in below:
- Payroll Administrator
- Account Clark
- Bookkeeping Assistant
- Account Assistant
- Office Administrator
- Office Manager
- Accounts Payable Clerk
- Accounts Receivable Clerk
- Payroll Clerk
- Staff Accountant
|1: introduction to bookkeeping|
|Introduction to Bookkeeping||00:08:00|
|2: defining a business|
|Defining a Business||00:05:00|
|3: ethics and accounting principles|
|Ethics and Accounting Principles||00:13:00|
|4: accounting equation & transactions|
|Accounting Equation & Transactions||00:18:00|
|5: financial statements|
|6; the accounting equation and transactions|
|The Accounting Equation and Transactions||00:27:00|
|7: transactions – journalizing|
|Transactions – Journalizing||00:54:00|
|8: posting entries and the trial balance|
|Posting Entries and The Trial Balance||00:19:00|
|9: finding errors using horizontal analysis|
|Finding Errors Using Horizontal Analysis||01:05:00|
|10: the purpose of the adjusting process|
|The Purpose of the Adjusting Process||00:14:00|
|11: adjusting entries|
|12: vertical analysis|
|13: preparing a worksheet|
|Preparing a Worksheet||00:05:00|
|14: the income statement|
|The Income Statement||00:10:00|
|15: financial statements- definitions|
|Financial Statements- Definitions||00:11:00|
|16: temporary vs. permanent accounts|
|Temporary vs. Permanent Accounts||00:17:00|
|17: accounting cycle|
|18: financial year|
|19: spreadsheet exercise|
|Mock Exam: Business Accounting||00:40:00|
|Exam: Business Accounting||00:40:00|