ACCT100: Fundamentals of Accounting
Accounting plays a vital role in managing a business since it helps you track your income and expenses, attract investors, and stay compliant with rules and regulations. Accurate accounting can save your business tons of money. Similarly, mismanaged accounting records can have a drastic effect on the success of your business.
In this course, we will explore how managers use accounting and accountants who offer services to businesses. Students will also learn about the basics of financial reporting, the balance sheet, income statement, and the statement of cash flows. We will also cover accounting systems, in addition, to delving into the world of accounting ethics and regulation.
This is an introductory course only. We will cover only the fundamentals of accounting.
This course aims to help students prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with fellow classmates, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
You will need to access your student portal every week to complete the assignments and engage in the weekly Zoom discussions. All reading material will be provided to you in your lesson tab. This class involves outside research.
EARNING POTENTIAL UPON COMPLETION
FIRST COURSE DATE & TIME
June 6, 2022, at 1:00 pm PST
LAST COURSE DATE & TIME
August 1, 2022, at 1:00 pm PST
ACCT100 Lesson 1: Introduction to Accounting
ACCT100 Lesson 2: Financial Reporting
ACCT100 Lesson 3: Analyzing Financial Reports
ACCT100 Lesson 4: Interpreting Your Financial Analysis
ACCT100 Lesson 5: Accounting Applications
ACCT100 Lesson 6: The Accounting Process
ACCT100 Lesson 7: Accounting Ethics & Compliance
ACCT100 Lesson 8: Accounting Games
Respect each other. The most important rule for our class is to respect one another. You do not need to agree with someone to communicate respectfully. Let's keep this in mind when we interact with one another.
Be prepared for each lesson. Students must complete the assigned work and research for each week to earn points. It will help you get the most benefit out of this course if you take the activities seriously and put in the effort to learn. Additionally, you are encouraged to reach out to your instructor for additional guidance.
Basic research skills. This course is for students who have a basic working knowledge of online research. You should know how to employ proper online search techniques to conduct effective research.
Enjoy the class. Being prepared is essential, but you should never forget to enjoy your experiences. This class will help you achieve your goals by introducing you to valuable tools and resources and presenting information you can continue to utilize throughout your life.
I recommend students use the following applications to supplement their learning process:
- Microsoft Word
- Adobe Acrobat
- Adobe Acrobat DC
How to download and complete your assignments:
There are two versions of your assignment, a Microsoft Word version and a PDF version. You can download the files and type in the information using Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, or another PDF editing software.
You can also print the worksheet and handwrite your answers, scan it back or take a picture and submit it to your instructor. If you have any issues accessing any files, reach out to your instructor.