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 in 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 accounting basics and start implementing basic accounting for your business or job or in your exam.

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To provide Basic accounting concept in simplest manner and within a short duration, so as to boost the confidence of students in the finance field.


In this Basic Accounting Tutorial students will be able to

  • Do basic accounting for business /job/study
  • Understand GAAP principles
  • Understand cash accounting, accrual accounting and prepayments
  • Prepare journal entry and prepare ledgers and trial balance
  • Prepare financial statements
  • Prepare 10 column worksheet
  • Make adjustments in books
  • Closing the accounts

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 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.
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  • Click on the Get Certificate Tab and download the certificate

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