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Introduction to Bookkeeping
About this courseSkip About this course
Interested in a career in accounting? Want to stand out from the crowd? Look no further, this is the place to start.
As accounting is so integral to the successful running of a business, the Introduction to Bookkeeping course is designed to arm you with the fundamentals you need to grasp the basic concepts underpinning accounting.
You’ll develop the knowledge and understanding of the main types of business transactions and documentation used, including how these are recorded in an accounting system.
This course is especially beneficial if you want to:
- Start a career in business, finance or accountancy
- Study business or finance at school or college
- Launch your own start-up
- Prepare for ACCA’s exam in Recording Financial Transactions (FA1)
You don’t need any prior knowledge of the subject – simply sign up and start learning.
To coincide with syllabus changes coming into effect from 20th September 2023 onwards, ACCA-X will be releasing a new version of this course on 28th August 2023. This new version will include technical content and question updates relevant to the 2023/2024 syllabus.
It is therefore important to ensure you enrol onto the correct version of the course. Detailed syllabus information is available within the course and can also be found here
This course does not offer an edX certificate but you can earn a certificate by sitting the relevant ACCA exam.
At a glance
- Institution: ACCA
- Subject: Business & Management
- Level: Introductory
- Language: English
- Video Transcripts: English, Español, Français, 中文
- Associated skills: Finance, Association Of Chartered Certified Accountants, Corporate Finance, Accounting, Bookkeeping
What you'll learnSkip What you'll learn
In this course you will acquire the knowledge and understanding to grasp double entry bookkeeping including an introduction to common business transactions.
The syllabus for this course will cover the following:
* Types of business transactions and documentation __
* Duality of transactions and the double entry system __
* Banking process and transactions __
* Payroll __
* Ledger accounts __
* Sales and purchases credit transactions __
* The trial balance