Accounting 101 Principles Explained

A series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in a university-level accounting principles cours
Instructed by Rebecca Taylor
  • Lectures 15
  • Video 2 Hours
  • Skill level all level
  • Languages English
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A series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in a university-level accounting principles course. Explains basic equations; debits and credits; the journal, ledger, and trial balance; and adjusting, correcting, closing, and reversing entries.

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  • Over 15 lectures and 2 hours of content!

Curriculum

Section 1: My First Section
09:27
Third in series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in early weeks of a university-level accounting principles course. This discusses the relationship among assets, liabilities, and equity.
07:14
Fourth in series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in early weeks of a university-level accounting principles course. This discusses the relationship among revenues, expenses, and net income.
08:13
Fifth in series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in early weeks of a university-level accounting principles course. This is an important video because it explains a major idea that is not typically well covered in most accounting courses! It discusses the relationship among the beginning and ending balances of, additions to, and deductions from, any element on a balance sheet.
09:57
Sixth in series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in early weeks of a university-level accounting principles course. This explains what debits & credits are and how they work.
09:08
Seventh in series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in early weeks of a university-level accounting principles course. This is an important video for students just beginning to struggle with basic journal entries. It explains a simple memory trick to recall how debits & credits work.
09:45
Eighth in series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in early weeks of a university-level accounting principles course. This discusses the general journal and general ledger.
06:06
Ninth in series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in early weeks of a university-level accounting principles course. This discusses the trial balance and temporary accounts.
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Tenth in series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in early weeks of a university-level accounting principles course. This explains why we need adjusting entries.
09:07
Eleventh in series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in early weeks of a university-level accounting principles course. This is an important video because it explains succinctly the logic of all possible adjusting entries. It explains how to analyze the six adjusting entry scenarios.
09:56
Twelfth in series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in early weeks of a university-level accounting principles course. This explains why deferrals are often recorded in Income Statement accounts and how that affects the adjusting entries; it also illustrates each of the six adjusting entry scenarios.
09:05
Thirteenth in series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in early weeks of a university-level accounting principles course. This explains how errors sneak into accounting information, how to discover them and, finally, how construct correcting entries.
08:49
Fourteenth in series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in early weeks of a university-level accounting principles course. This is an important video because the topic is a strong predictor of overall performance in the first year of accounting study. It demonstrates how to analyze the effects that errors have on financial reports.
06:51
Fifteenth in series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in early weeks of a university-level accounting principles course. This explains closing entries.
06:51
Sixteenth in series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in early weeks of a university-level accounting principles course. This explains the overall process by which financial reports are constructed.
07:48
Final segment in series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in early weeks of a university-level accounting principles course. This explains reversing entries.

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    • Moutasem Al Awa

    Lovely course, and to the point

    This course is so good specially for beginners. I am a software developer and just wanted to have a strong intro to give me better understanding of my existing project and that's what exactly this course offers.

    • Elaine Montalto

    Was a good course, although Video 8 has been removed?

    • Helen Dakin

    well done

    nice simple explanations. I learned a few things with this course that I did not realize before. worth taking and for reviewing the basics. I like the 'bucket' approach!

    • Bhavani Rajaram

    Accounting 101 Principles Explained

    Very nice and step by step explanation of financial accounting transactions from start till year end finalization of accounts.

    • Tian.luan@gruden.com

    Clear and informative!

    this basic accounting course is great.

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