Basic Accounting Skills

Basic Accounting Skills

  • R 750.00
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Many of us flinch when we hear terms like depreciation, cash flow, balance sheet, and (worst of all!) budgets. However, these are all important concepts to understand if you're going to succeed in business, particularly as a manager. This course will help you get started in the accounting world.

Who should complete this course

  • New Managers
  • Delegates aspiring to be managers
  • Entrepreneurs with little or no accounting knowledge
  • Small Business Owners

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the art of finance and financial management.
  • Explain key financial terms.
  • Determine your role in company finances.
  • Find the rules and regulations for your area and industry.
  • Discuss various types of financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, and statements of retained earnings.
  • Explain how a chart of accounts is created.
  • Tell the difference between cash and accrual accounting.
  • Explain single-entry and double-entry bookkeeping.
  • Differentiate between debits and credits.
  • Identify and analyze important financial data.
  • Make financial decisions.
  • Read annual reports.
  • Determine whether a company is financially high or low risk.
  • Recognize different types of organizational financial plans.
  • Explain what budgets are and how to prepare them.
  • Recognize what computer skills you need to make you a financial whiz.
  • Deal with financial situations that impact the people that work for you.

Course Includes

  • Online learning
  • Self-Study Learning Guide
  • Assessments
    • Multiple Choice
    • Self Evaluation 
    • Case Studies
    • Assignment for Submission
  • Futurevista Certificate upon successful completion of all requirements


You will be given 8 weeks from your first login to complete this course.

*Futurevista Certification Only