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Accounting Tutorials for Beginners

  • Course type: Self-paced
  • Available Lessons: 14
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    The Fundamental Principles of Accounting

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This course prepares your employees to use basic accounting principles and practices in their day-to-day activities. These video lessons describe common accounting functions and concepts, such as how to create and interpret financial statements, and explain why they are important.
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Lesson 2 - Recording Business Transactions in Accounting Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10857].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10857].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Ledgers and Chart of Accounts: Definitions and Use Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10855].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10855].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Journal Entries and Trial Balance in Accounting Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10860].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10860].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - The Accounting Equation: Definition & Components Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Source Documents in Accounting: Definition and Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10852].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10852].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Adjusted Trial Balance: Definition, Preparation & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13690].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13690].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Preparing the Basic Income Statement and Statement of Retained Earnings Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9175].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9175].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How to Prepare the Basic Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash Flows Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12521].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12521].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Financial Statement Ratios: Determining Company Performance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10861].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10861].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Practical Application: Analyzing Financial Statements

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