Introduction to business accounting

Course Dates: 08/11/19 - 06/12/19
Time: 18:30 - 21:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Fola Moses

Every business needs to know if it is making a profit or loss and the worth of the business. This course addresses these issues.


What is the course about?

Learn about accounting topics such as balance sheets, profit and loss statements, accounting technology and accounting principles.

What will we cover?

-• The Nature and Objectives of Accounting Information
• Linking Double entry principles & Accounting
• Accounting Principles/Concepts underlying the preparation of accounts
• Balance Sheet/Position Statement. Categorise the assets and liabilities
• Calculating Depreciation using Straight Line Method, Reducing Balance Method
• The Income Statement or Profit and Loss Account
• Calculating Cost of Goods Sold.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• Identify standard accounting concepts
• Apply balance sheet equation
• Prepare financial statements
• Use methods of calculating depreciation
• Calculate profit and loss
• Calculate the cost of goods sold.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is for beginners to accounting, some knowledge of Bookkeeping would be helpful. Students should be able to understand basic mathematical calculations - add, subtract, multiply and divide. Students should also be able to read and understand written instructions.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Students will be given exercises to complete outside of class time.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Students can bring a calculator, pen and paper.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Introduction to Sage Accounts,introduction to Sage Payroll or a short introduction to Bookkeeping.

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Tutor Biographies
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Book your place

Course Code: CCFS01

Fri, eve, 08 Nov - 06 Dec '19

Duration: 5 sessions (over 5 weeks)

Full fee: £199.00
Senior fee: £199.00
Concession: £121.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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