Accounting can be daunting if you're new to the field, but it's a significant part of understanding business. This learning manual explains the concepts and principles and provides real-life examples, helping you to improve (or refresh) your knowledge and skills required to perform key recording and reporting processes.

Key topics:

  • The accounting framework, double entry bookkeeping, systems and reports
  • Accounting process, drafting and interpreting the statements
  • Accrual accounting and depreciation
  • Recognising revenue
  • Accounting for bad debts

This course consists of one hard copy learning manual and one online assessment.

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Learning objectives

  • The structure and rationale of an accounting system.
  • Account for transactions using the double-entry bookkeeping system.
  • The three basic accounting statements (at a working knowledge level) and how to create them
  • The difference between cash and accrual accounting and its impact on the financial statements.
  • How to caculate and record balance day adjustments, including depreciation and accrued expenses


This learning manual is designed for people working in corporate entities, small to medium enterprises and not-for-profits with limited accounting knowledge.