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13 December 2021

Introduction to accounting

Category: MASTER COURSE

A four day course to provide you with a clear understanding of how to prepare accounts, with practical examples to illustrate the key requirements.

Who should attend?
This four-day course will provide attendees with a clear understanding of how to prepare accounts. It is a highly recommended course for anyone who requires a sound understanding of accounting - including non-financial managers and executives, budget holders, those interested in setting up their own business, accounts personnel and support staff using accounts in their workplace.

No background knowledge of finance or business is assumed. A practical approach is taken with numerous examples being used to illustrate the key concepts. Attendees are given ample opportunity to put what they have learned into practice throughout the course.

What you will gain

  • an understanding of how finance works and how it impacts on what you do
  • knowledge of basic financial tools.

Programme outline

  • The language of business and the terminology used by accountants
  • How finance works and how it impacts on what non-financial staff do
  • How financial statements are prepared, from double entry book keeping to the trial balance and period-end adjustments
  • How to prepare a balance sheet and profit and loss account and how to interpret these primary financial statements
  • The difference between profitability and cash flow

Prerequisites
No background knowledge of finance or business is assumed. A practical approach is taken, with numerous examples being used to illustrate the key concepts.

The course starts at 9.30am on each day. Lunch and refreshments are included, but not accommodation.
24 CPD hours (where applicable). 

CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses

Booking Information

Date Location Price
13 December 2021 - 09:30 London - four day course Price: GBP 1,470.00
Plus VAT. Accommodation not included
3 May 2022 - 09:30 London - four day course Price: GBP 1,470.00
Plus VAT. Accommodation not included
7 November 2022 - 09:30 London - four day course Price: GBP 1,470.00
Plus VAT. Accommodation not included


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Introduction to accounting

A four day course to provide you with a clear understanding of how to prepare accounts

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We can develop tailored training programmes to enhance the finance and business skills of staff across your organisation. To discuss how we can meet your learning and development needs please email us.

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If you have any queries please email cima@bpp.com or phone us on: +44 (0)3300 603400.

The venue for this course will be confirmed 14 days before the scheduled date. 

CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses.  

This course will be delivered by BPP Professional Education Limited (“BPP”).  Accordingly, when you sign up for this course, CIMA will pass on the contact details you have provided to BPP so that they can contact you to complete your booking and process payment.  BPP will process any personal information it collects about you in accordance with its privacy policy, which is available at: https://www.bpp.com/professional-education/privacy

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