Accounting for Beginners: Learn Basics in around 1 Hour


This accounting course is for beginners in Finance who want to learn basic accounting concepts in a very simplified manner and also in less time. The basic accounting tutorial is divided into two main parts; basic theory and preparation of ledgers to financial statements. Practical implementation is explained through excel sheets. There are also exercises and quizzes added with this beginner course so that students can evaluate themselves. In around 1 hour, you will learn all the main sections of the  accounting basics and start implementing basic accounting for your business or job or in your exam.

Don’t give a second thought to join the course and start learning!


This programme will help the students:

  • To gain knowledge on basic accounting concepts in the simplest manner and in the shortest duration so as to boost their confidence in the finance field.
  • To get an understanding of the GAAP Principles,cash accounting,accrual accounting and prepayment concepts 
  • To prepare journal entry,ledgers and trial balances 
  • To prepare Financial Statements
  • To learn the process of making adjustments in books 
  • To prepare 10 column workbooks
  • To learn the process of closing of accounts


In this Basic Accounting Tutorial, participants will be able to;

  • Carry out basic accounting for study/job/business
  • Get an understanding of the basic accounting concepts
  • Learn the preparation of journal entry,ledgers trial balances and financial statements and 10 column workbooks.
  • Understand the process of closure of accounts 
  • Know the process of making adjustments in books

After successful completion of the course, students will get a "Certificate of Completion"

Topics Covered

  • Basic accounting introduction
  • GAAP principles
  • Accounting terms
  • Chart of account
  • Double entry system
  • Accrual accounting
  • Cash accounting
  • Accounting cycle
  • Preparation of trial balance
  • Preparation of ledgers
  • Preparation of profit and loss account and balance sheet ( Financial statements
  • Adjustment in accounts
  • Closing of accounts

Intended Participants

  • Businessmen
  • Students
  • Freelancers
  • Beginners in finance
  • Persons who want to start an accounting business
  • Bankers


  • 18 Videos
  • 1+ Hour of Content
  • Chapterwise tests
  • 2 Supplementary Study Materials

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After successful completion of the course, the students will need to appear for an online examination , hosted on the website of

  • The student has to appear for an examination hosted on the website itself under “Test section >> Certification Test"
  • Once the student successfully clears the examination, the certificate of completition will be genrated.

Other Details:

  • Duration: 45 mins
  • Pattern of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions 
  • Qualifying  Marks: 40% . No negative marking  for this course.

Procedure for download of Certificate:
After successful completition of the examination , students can download soft copy of the certificate from the webiste: itslef.
To download the Certificate , follow the following steps:

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  • Click on the Get Certificate Tab and download the certificate

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