Learn Accounting in 1 Hour

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Learn Accounting in 1 Hour

This course is for aspiring accounting or non-CPA finance professionals who want to improve their accounting skills.

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

language icon Language - English

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architecture icon Business,Finance & Bookkeeping,Accounting


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Course Description

This course is for aspiring accountants or non-CPA finance professionals who want to improve their understanding of how accounting works. This course packs the best of what you need to know to understand core accounting concepts and perform common accounting transactions in one hour. 

Along the way, I show you tips and techniques to make sure you stay on track and your books balance. I teach you how to prepare financial statements using a simple conceptual model that can apply to any organization small or large.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone interested in accounting for business.
  • Anyone in finance, accounting, or related fields.


What will you learn in this course:

  • Describe and recognize the accounting underlying financial statements.
  • Analyze business transactions to determine which are reportable, and of those, which are on account of income and which are on account of capital.
  • Prepare journal entries for common business transactions.
  • Post entries to create a general ledger and a trial balance using a spreadsheet.
  • Prepare the income statement, the statement of changes in equity, and the balance sheet.


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
Learn Accounting in 1 Hour


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

5 Lectures
  • play icon Course Introduction 01:12 01:12
  • play icon Debits and Credits 21:43 21:43
  • play icon Preparing Journal Entries 20:40 20:40
  • play icon Posting Entries 12:30 12:30
  • play icon Preparing Financial Statements 13:54 13:54
Supporting Materials
3 Lectures

Instructor Details

Blair Cook

Blair Cook

Thought Leaders in the Field of Executive Finance

A financial executive and corporate director with a broad base of experience working as a financial leader, catalyst, operator and steward in a number of public and private companies operating in a broad array of industries, with a deep background as a financial, consulting, and accounting educator providing professional development services to Big 4 Public Accounting Firms, universities, and professional institutes.

Specialties:Leadership, finance, accounting, mergers and acquisitions, auditing, instructional design, facilitation and instruction, authoring, decision analysis

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