Fundamentals of Accounting


Proper accounting is crucial for the prosperity and survival of any organisation. Our complex economic system depends on accurate, trustworthy and relevant financial records and reports. While this module focuses on the accounting required for a sole trader, the skills and knowledge you’ll learn are of central importance for accounting, and managing in any organisation, whether for-profit, not-for-profit or governmental.

The course covers:

  • Introduction to accounting
  • Essentials of double-entry bookkeeping
  • Accruals accounting explored
  • Control over the ledgers
  • Preparing financial statements
  • Essentials of cost and management accounting
  • Management accounting applications
  • There will also be a tutorial on incomplete records, and you’ll have access to video tutorials on suspense accounts, bank reconciliations and control account reconciliations.

Course Audience:

The course is meant for individuals seeking to enter the accounting and business sector. It is also for all businessmen, entrepreneurs and business executives who want to understand the basics of accounting and the financial reports.

Learning outcomes:

You will learn:

  • The fundamental concepts and techniques of financial and management accounting as well as a range of relevant skills
  • Double-entry bookkeeping
  • Advanced numeracy, reading and analysing
  • Using information and communication technologies
  • Preparing appropriate reports
  • Using and manipulating spreadsheets.

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