Essential Business Skills on Financial Accounting


Format: Self-study

Business professionals must have a foundational understanding of core financial and accounting concepts to understand how business decisions will impact financial results.

This course will provide a foundational understanding of how financial statements are prepared for single entities and provides many examples and activities to reinforce knowledge.

Participants who successfully complete this program will earn a digital badge.

Topics discussed:

  • Accounting principles, concepts, and regulations 
  • Recording accounting transactions 
  • Preparation of accounts for single entities 
  • Analysis of financial statements

Learning outcomes:

  • Recall accounting principles, concepts, and regulations 
  • Identify how to record accounting transactions 
  • Recognise how to prepare accounts for single entities 
  • Identify how to analyse financial statements

Professional development:

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members. 

Field of study: Accounting and Reporting
Programme level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
Advance preparation: None
Estimated duration: 9 hours
Designed for: Students or business professionals who need a practical understanding of financial accounting and the process behind the preparation of financial statements for single entities

Please note: This course is not designed for CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting candidates or individuals pursuing the CGMA designation pathway.

Publisher: Kaplan

Access: 12 months from purchase date

Note on CPE Requirements and Credits

System requirements

Member Price: £65.00

Non-Member Price: £79.00