Using our colour-coded, non-threatening approach, we will ensure you leave with a clear understanding of the following topics:



  • Accounting Concepts and Principles

    • The accounting equation
    • The double-sided accounting entry
    • Debits and credits explained in colour
    • Accounting jargon, terms, language and concepts used in accounting
    • The difference between cash and accrual accounting
    • The difference between cash and profit
  • Accounting Cycle

    • Journal entries
    • The general ledger
    • T-accounts
    • The trial balance
  • Working Capital Cycle

    • Importance of analysing financial statements
    • Calculation of efficiency, liquidity and profitability ratios
    • Interpretation of ratios


  • Income Statement

    • Analyse the components of an income statement
    • Profit and loss
    • The difference between direct and indirect expenses
    • How to calculate gross profit and net profit
    • How to calculate markups and margins
    • Depreciation and amortisation
    • How to compile and interpret an income statement
    • Understand the link between balance sheet and income statement
  • Balance sheets

    • Analyse the components of a balance sheet
    • Classify assets and liabilities as current or non-current
    • Compile and interpret a balance sheet
  • Cash Flow Statement

    • Analyse the components of a cash flow statement
    • The differences between cash flows from operating, investing and financing activities
    • Interpret a cash flow statement

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