FREE: Business Bookkeeping & Accounting 4-Week Course

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Learn Basic Bookkeeping Principles & Better Manage Both Your Personal and Small Business Finances

Shaw Academy


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This introduction course covers a brief overview of the history of accounting and bookkeeping through the eras, then moving into the difference between bookkeeping and accounting as well as how a typical day and month in the life of a bookkeeper could look. There is another history section looking at the double-entry system. The last topic covers the accounting frameworks that exist and the users and uses of financial statements. You will come across a fun section that will help your understanding of applying bookkeeping principles to everyday life.

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  • Access to 8 lectures & 8 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn the history of Accounting & Bookkeeping through different eras
  • Know the difference between Bookkeeping & Accounting
  • Understand how a typical day & month of a bookkeeper looks like
  • Explore the accounting cycle & key processes that can be managed within the finance function
  • Study typical transactions that you could expect to see in various businesses
  • Cover key definitions used & developed throughout the bookkeeping course
  • Capture basic transactions & practice the principles of the double-entry system using debits and credits
  • Understand the cash payments cycle as well as the types of payments that can be made


Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: 4 weeks
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Certificate of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: intermediate
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  • Unredeemed licenses can be returned for store credit within 30 days of purchase. Once your license is redeemed, all sales are final.
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