In this course, we investigate the basics of accounting. We introduce the skills and knowledge required to prepare and understand the financial plans and budgets that are crucial to the ongoing operation of an organisation. This course provides in depth coverage of Business and Information Management, Basic Accounting and Accounting Transactions.

Topic Outline

Business and Information Management
40 minutes of learning covering the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • Business Plans
  • Chain of Command
  • Strategic Management
  • Middle Management and Frontline Management
  • Management Demands
  • Exercise
  • Resources and Information Management
  • Financial
  • Physical
  • Human
  • Trading
  • Information
  • Information Needs of Different Industry sectors
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Rural
  • Service

Basic Accounting Overview
25 minutes of learning covering the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • Accounting Systems
  • Workbook Exercise
  • Data Collection
  • Classification
  • Analysis
  • Storage
  • Financial Report Analysis
  • Statement of Financial Position
  • Statement of Financial Performance
  • Statement of Cash Flow
  • Budgets and Reporting

Accounting Transactions
20 minutes of learning covering the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • Chart of Accounts
  • Transactions Journals
  • Accounting for the Initial Purchase of Business
  • Accounting for Owners Investment of Cash Funds
  • Accounting for Daily Sales
  • Accounting for Cost of Sales
  • Accounting for Expenditure
  • Statement of Performance
  • Balance Sheet Exercise
  • Statement of Cash Flow
9 hrs

The entry requirements are a guideline of recommended personal ability and available computer software we expect you to have.  

Personal: None

Computer Software: None

We provide you with a Certificate of Completion in form of a course completion confirmation email at the end of the course.

This e-learning course is suitable for self paced learning, distance learning and blended learning.

Online training course using high quality multimedia with audio to fully engage the user.

For more information about this course, please contact us by email or phone 091 39 55 01.