Basic Bookkeeping Course Online
Numbers! Numbers! Numbers! Wherever you go, you are bound to see them. On addresses, license plates, phones, prices, and of course, money! Numbers connect us all to each other in many more ways than we might imagine. Essentially, our world revolves around numbers.
Some of us enjoy dealing with numbers while others may have a fear of them, or even a phobia. For those of you who have already recognized and appreciate the impact that numbers actually have on just about everything, you deserve a cookie. Welcome to Basic Bookkeeping!
Video teaching note on Basic Bookkeeping by Leaders Excellence:
What are the Course Objectives for Basic Bookkeeping?
Research has consistently demonstrated that when clear goals are associated with learning that the learning occurs more easily and rapidly. With that in mind, let’s review our goals for this course.
By the end of this online course, you will be able to:
- Understand basic accounting terminology.
- Identify the differences between the cash and accrual accounting methods.
- Keep track of your business by becoming familiar with accounts payable and accounts receivable.
- Use a journal and general ledger to document business financials.
- Utilize the balance sheet.
- Identify different types of financial statements.
- Uncover the reasons for and actually create a budget.
- Be familiar with internal and external auditing.
How Does the Basic Bookkeeping Course Online Work?
This online course includes our course modules, allowing you to take it when you’re ready and at your own pace. The completion time is 2-3 hours of study. You can log in to the learning management system from anywhere, making learning self-directed and available 24/7 using any computer or smartphone.
Do I Need to Speak English Fluently in Order to Complete the Basic Bookkeeping Course?
English doesn’t have to be your first language in order to participate in this course. However, you must understand English in order to complete the coursework. Depending on your English level, some participants might use more than the designated time to complete the course.
Will I Receive a Certificate?
When you have successfully completed this course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. This official proof-of-completion document is issued by Leaders Excellence at Harvard Square, organized in 2014 under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Based on best practices and standards in online education, all our courses meet the high standards of U.S. education. As a member of the Harvard Square Business Association, we are included in the Harvard community at Harvard Square and a member of the Harvard Faculty Club. We are also a member of AACSB International, which places us in the same elite group with the best educational institutions and business schools in the world.
The Leaders Excellence Certificate Courses℠ are an approved and registered service mark by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, classified under education class 41.
What Self-Reflective Question to Ask Yourself on Basic Bookkeeping?
Think of three areas in relation to bookkeeping you feel you are strong.
Think of three areas in regards to bookkeeping where you would like to see improvement.
What are the Basic Terminology of Bookkeeping?
The good thing about accounting is that you can start out wherever you want, at the beginning, the middle, or the end and you will still wind up at the same place, nowhere. You really have to start at the beginning, or you will get lost. Some of this stuff may ring a bell for those of you who took accounting previously, were hired to keep the books at the corner Mom & Pop’s shop, or, were too cheap to hire a “real Accountant” and tried to do your own books. Either way, when we are done here, you are bound to be familiar with a lot of these basic bookkeeping and accounting terms.
How Do I Register for the Basic Bookkeeping Course?
To register for the Basic Bookkeeping course, please complete the registration form below by scrolling down to find this course on the list. You will be forwarded to our payment page after you have submitted your information.
The cost for this course is $65 and is available for enrollment all year around with rolling admission. If you sign up for 2 courses at the same time the cost is $120 and $175 for 3 courses. Once we receive your registration and payment, you will be enrolled in the course(s) on the next business day with access for 5 days to the learning management system. As the courses are delivered 100% online, it is open to business professionals globally. The completion time for each course is 2-3 hours of study.
Please feel free to contact us if you need any further information at info@LeadersExcellence.com.