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Accounting and Financial Systems

Learn the basics of accounting.

GK# 2260

Course Overview

A basic understanding of accounting is necessary for success in many positions. In this course, you'll receive a broad overview of the concepts central to GAAP accounting. You'll learn about the difference between cash basis and accrual basis accounting and how to read the most common types of financial statements. Finally, you'll learn the importance of financial ratios and how to apply them.

Virtual short courses do not include materials or headsets.

Delivery Format Options

  • Virtual Classroom Live

    Virtual Classroom Live

    Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an Internet connection.


    $225 CAD

    1 day

  • Private Group Training

    Private Group Training

    Train your entire team in a private, coordinated professional development session at the location of your choice.

    Receive private training for teams online and in-person.

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What You'll Learn

  • The difference between publicly traded and privately held companies
  • The importance of consistency in accounting
  • The assumptions, principles, and constraints that govern GAAP accounting
  • How to read balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flow
  • How to use four common financial ratios to evaluate performance over time

Who Needs To Attend

  • All professionals

Course Outline

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