Fundamentals of bookkeeping

Professional Development


This course helps delegates learn why financial statements need to be prepared for a business, the underlying concepts and understanding the definitions of elements within the financial statements. The course focuses heavily on understanding and creating simple double-entry bookkeeping with lots of practice and examples.

Online Classroom

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This course will be delivered through Online Classroom Live.

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Suitable For

This session is suitable for those people who are new to the finance industry but have a little knowledge of double-entry bookkeeping and financial statements.

2 CPD hours
2 hours

Learning Outcomes

Having attended this course, delegates will:

  • Understand why all entities need to keep financial records and what they look like
  • Have more confidence in producing double-entry journals for bookkeeping
  • Understand the flow-through of an individual transaction to the final financial statements

Course Content

  • Introduction to the underlying concepts of financial statements
  • Introduction to the fundamental concepts of double entry
  • Examples of some basic bookkeeping of transactions and practice
  • Summary of the process from bookkeeping to financial statements