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Financial Accounting Online Course with certificate

Learn the fundamentals of financial accounting relating bookkeeping and preparation of financial statements. Learn at your own pace or join a tutor-support program.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Explain the role of accounting and accountants.

  • Describe the financial reporting framework.

  • Explain the qualitative characteristics of financial information.

  • Explain the different forms of business organisations.

  • Record transactions in the books of prime-entry and ledgers using double entry bookkeeping.

  • Prepare a trail balance and correct errors in accounting records.

  • Prepare financial statements for business organisations, manufacturing concerns, non-profit making organisations, and partnerships.

  • Reconcile financial transactions.

  • Prepare accounts and financial statements from incomplete records.

  • Understand and apply the general features of financial statements.

  • Apply international financial reporting standards.

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Course     Curriculum


Unit 1 - The Accounting Cycle

Unit 2 - The Regulatory Framework

Unit 3 - Qualitative Characteristic's

Unit 4 - Books of Prime-entry

Unit 5 - Ledger Accounting

Unit 6 - Double Entry

Unit 7 - Trial Balance Extraction

Unit 8 - Correction of Errors

Unit 9 - Bank Reconciliation

Unit 10 - Control Accounts

Unit 11 - Non-current Assets

Unit 12 - Accruals and Prepayments

Unit 13 - Bad Debts and Doubtful Debts

Unit 14 - Final Accounts

Unit 15 - Accounts of a Sole Trader

Unit 16 - Manufacturing Accounts

Unit 17 - Accounts of Non-profits

Unit 18 - Partnership Accounts

Unit 19 - Company Accounts

Unit 20 - Incomplete Records

Unit 21 - Cashflow Statements

Unit 22 - Inventories


Target Group

The course has been designed for students undertaking Financial Accounting under CPA(U) professional course and has been built around the official CPA(U) syllabus. The course is also designed for students pursuing a foreign accountancy qualifications such as ACCA and students undertaking financial accounting at institutions of higher learning.

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CPA Innocent Mugisha is a Professor of Finance and Accounting with over 10 years experience in teaching Accounting and Finance related courses including Financial Accounting both at University and Professional level. His qualifications are: PhD (candidate), MBA(Finance), CPA(U), FCCA, CIPS, CTA and BCOM (Accounting). Innocent has also published various books on most topics in Accounting and Finance for Business and Professional Studies.

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