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Bookkeeping Made Easy

Start the course learning how to post transactions and finish the course by preparing your own set of accounts!
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Created by Emily Cheshire
Last updated 12/2015
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What is this course?

This course is quick course to make accounting easy and aims to make learning accounting a quick and fun process!

This course is the perfect introduction to accounting for business owners, students and professionals who want to lean about what accounting is and how to do it.

The lectures are presented in a fun, easy to understand format with quizzes to test your knowledge. You also receive a free downloadable e-book that you can use to refer to as you go through this course. The e-book also includes additional examples so that you can practice what you have learnt in the course.

What do I get from this course?

  1. 18 lectures and over an hour of video content!
  2. A 24 page e-book to complement this course
  3. Examples to test your knowledge with questions and answers
  4. A fun quiz to test your knowledge
  5. Understand how to post accounting transactions
  6. Learn how to build your own profit and loss account and balance sheet
  7. Learn how to analyse the what the information in the accounts means
Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for people who are interested in learning the very basics of accounting
  • It is ideal for business owners who want to do their own bookkeeping or better understand their end of year accounts
  • Students who are about to start learning accounting would benefit from this easy crash course in accounting
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What Will I Learn?
Post accounting transactions
Have an understanding of the debit and credit accounting concept
Put together a trial balance
Prepare a profit and loss account
Analyse financial information in the profit and loss account
Pepare a balance sheet
Analyse financial information in the balance sheet
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  • No software is required to take this course
  • An interest in accounting and enthusiasm to learn is all that is required!
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 18 Lectures Collapse All 18 Lectures 01:42:28
1 Lecture 01:46

Well what is this course all about? This video will give you a brief guide of the course and explain how the course is taught and what you will have achieved and learnt at the end of it.

Preview 01:46
Transactions - the meat in the accountancy sandwhich!
5 Lectures 15:47

In this lecture we cover the all important categories that account codes relate to.

Preview 06:58

You will learn the key components in a transaction and are briefly introduced to the debit and credit concept.

Preview 01:46

The best way to understand how to post transactions is with a series of examples!

Preview 02:30

We go through another example to help you understand how to post a transaction

Let's buy some stuff - Example 2

A third example of posting a transaction so you can have a better understanding of what to debit and credit.

Let's buy some stuff - Example 3

So we have spent this chapter learning about transactions, debits, credits and categories. Let's test your knowledge to see how many facts you soaked up!

Test your knowledge of transactions
10 questions
The trial balance
3 Lectures 16:28

An introduction to the trial balance.

What is this trial balance anyway?

We have a deeper look at the debit and credit concept so you can understand when to post a debit and when to post a credit.

The debit and credit concept: A more indepth look

Lets build our trial balance using our example Clowning About Limited.
Let's put together our trial balance
The profit and loss account: Are you a millionaire yet?
3 Lectures 12:41

An introduction to the profit and loss account

What is the profit and loss account?

Let's put together the profit and loss account for Clowning About Limited.

Building the profit and loss account

Learn how to analyse the information contained in the profit and loss account.

Getting to grips with the information
What do you own: the balance sheet
3 Lectures 16:47

An introduction to the balance sheet.

What is a balance sheet?

Let's build the balance sheet for Clowning About Limited

Let's make our own balance sheet

What can you learn from the information contained in the balance sheet?

Analysis of the balance sheet
That's all folks!
3 Lectures 00:59

This e-book provides you with a further explanation of concepts taught in the course and is the perfect course companion.

Bookkeeping Made Easy E-book
25 pages

To test your knowledge work through this example for Speedy Hair Limited. Print off this booklet and fill in your answers. At the back you will find the answers to check how you are doing. Good Luck!

Speedy Hair Ltd: Workthrough example
13 pages

Once you have completed this course you should have a deeper understanding of accounting transactions and be able to put together a basic trial balance, profit and loss account and balance sheet.

The conculsion
About the Instructor
4.6 Average rating
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7,383 Students
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Chartered accountant and entrepreneur

Emily is a chartered accountant who has ran successful accountancy practices.  She is a cloud accounting expert.

Emily is currently a self-employed financial consultant and management accountant.

She has a vast breadth of experience working in a variety of industries but specialises in digital creatives and start-up companies.

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