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Accounting & Bookkeeping Basics in 90 Mins - A Quick Intro

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An easy, beginner-friendly accounting & bookkeeping foundation course filled with practical examples.

Are you tired of seeing Accounting basics courses filled with endless boring theory and no real-life examples? Look no further! We get straight to the point and get you up to speed with the fundamentals of accounting & bookkeeping in this 90 minute course - even if you've never studied accounting before. We follow practical examples every step of the way to make a dry topic engaging and fun!

Here is what you get when enrol in this course:

  • 90 Mins of expert instructor led video explaining all the basic accounting principles using real life practical examples of a Pet Accessory shop

  • Bite-sized and easy-to-digest videos with "no fluff”

  • Quizzes at the completion of all chapters to test your knowledge

  • Practical Exercises with worked solutions covering all major topics

  • Expert CPA tips to become an accounting wizard

  • Sample financial reports you can download and refer to at any time

  • No more wasted time on lengthy, boring tutorials

We Will Cover:

  • Learn to Read Important Financial Reports (Profit & Loss & Balance Sheet)

  • The Accounting Equation

  • Double Entry System - there are two sides to every story

  • Debits & Credits - the simplest explanation ever!

  • T-Accounts and why they are so important

  • Why Profit does Not always equal Cash

  • and a lot more!

Why This Course?

There are several Financial Accounting courses on Udemy. So, what makes this course different?

  • Taught by a CA / CPA and highly rated instructor - Shweta Nandlal

  • Shweta has 10 years of experience as a professional accountant and bookkeeper

  • She has worked in some of the top tax firms in the world and has her own bookkeeping practice.

  • No fluff or unnecessary repetition - don't waste your time on long courses that go on and on about accounting theory but dont explain how you could apply the theory in real-life

  • Clear, concise, and practical training

  • Fun and engaging - Follow along with our practical examples throughout this course

This "bite sized" course is perfect for:

  • A business owner looking to get a basic understanding of accounting

  • A student starting a degree in accounting or bookkeeping

  • A manager looking to understand accounting terminology so you can communicate with your accountant better

  • Anyone looking to quickly get a working knowledge on the topic

No Prior Knowledge Needed.

You don't need familiarity with bookkeeping or accounting to take this course. You'll learn everything from scratch, step-by-step. This course will also provide example worksheets so you can follow along and put your learning into practice.


  • Introduction - What does this course cover?
  • Why Is Accounting So Important?
  • Let's Start a Business! - Introduction to the Course Example
  • Profit & Loss Statement - How much has my business made?
  • Cash & Accrual Accounting
  • Balance Sheet & The Accounting Equation "Own = Owe"
  • Double Entry System - The Two Sides to Every Transaction
  • Quick Recap & Introduction to T-accounts
  • Debits and Credits Rules 1 & 2 - Simplest Explanation Ever!
  • Calculating the Balance of T-Accounts
  • Rule 3 - Normal Debit & Normal Credit accounts (With a Special Trick)
  • Debits & Credits Examples - Making Sales in Cash & Accrual
  • Debits & Credits Examples - Lending & Borrowing Money
  • Debits & Credits Examples - Buying Stock with Cash & Accrual
  • Practical Exercise 2 - Debits & Credits, Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss
  • Congratulations! Course Completion

Taught by

Shweta Nandlal


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