When it comes to business, knowledge of accounting is a skill you can benefit from in the long run. When you know how to perform accounting functions even in their most basic form, it becomes easier to manage the financial performance of your business and make wise investments and other financial decisions.
This Business Accounting and Excel Course will take you through the core elements of business accounting. It will delve into financial statements, accounting and financial reporting standards, accounting principles, systems and procedures, and different kinds of accounts. It will also teach you how to do double-entry accounting, make sense of balance sheets, and deal with cash flow statements, just to name a few.
Since it will consume a lot of time to perform accounting tasks manually, the course will also let you in on integrating Microsoft Excel in your accounting activities. Among other things, you will find out how to input, organise and revise data on spreadsheets and make use of Excel’s different features to optimise various accounting tasks and ensure the accuracy of accounting information.
The primary objectives of this course are to: (a) familiarise you with different business accounting concepts, principles and jargon; (b) develop your ability to analyse accounting information; (c) enable you to perform different accounting functions, such as financial reporting, auditing and budgeting, monitoring cash flow, etc. (d) help you get acquainted with the features of Excel and their functions and be able to use them in accomplishing different accounting tasks.