Accounting 101: Learn Basic Accounting Concepts With Ease

Chris Benjamin, Instructor, MBA and CFO

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18 Lessons (1h 14m)
    • 1. Course Introduction

      1:12
    • 2. Instructor Introduction

      2:47
    • 3. Overview and What To Know

      4:15
    • 4. Accounting Concepts

      8:20
    • 5. Debits and Credits

      4:27
    • 6. Accounting Cycle

      7:07
    • 7. Balance Sheet

      7:17
    • 8. Income Statement

      6:49
    • 9. Revenue Recognition

      3:31
    • 10. Short Term Liabilities

      2:52
    • 11. Cash vs Accrual Accounting

      3:06
    • 12. Reading the P&L

      3:39
    • 13. Dos and Donts

      4:14
    • 14. Case Study 1 Error Detection

      3:01
    • 15. Case Study 2 Running The Business

      2:20
    • 16. Case Study 3 Projections

      2:18
    • 17. Ten Point Checklist

      4:07
    • 18. Course Conclusion

      2:32
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About This Class

Are You A Business Owner or Entrepreneur?

Are You A Business or Accounting Student?

Do You Want To Learn The Fundamentals Of Accounting With Ease?

Have You Ever Wondered What Is Involved In Accounting?

If You Answered "Yes" To Any Of The Above, Look No Further.  This Is The Course For You!

*** Updated June 2019 with new content! ***

Enroll today and join the 100,000+ successful students I have taught as a Top Rated instructor!

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  1. You get lifetime access to lectures, including all new lectures, assignments, quizzes and downloads

  2. You can ask me questions and see me respond to every single one of them thoroughly! 

  3. You will are being taught by a professional with a proven track record of success!

  4. Bonus reason: I am an accountant by trade! My BA & MBA are in accounting,and I currently work as an outsourced Chief Financial Officer.

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Recent Review:

Draymond P says "Great course, exactly what I needed.  Instructor is easy to follow, I was a little scared to take an accounting course but this course made me realize accounting isn't as hard as expected.  A great introduction to accounting, looking forward to moving on to additional courses with Chris to really get into learning accounting."

Why You Should Take My Course And Let Me Teach You Basic Fundamentals Of Accounting

Accounting concepts can be difficult to understand until you have a fundamental background in accounting.  Learning the basics of accounting with 20+ year accountant Chris Benjamin in this course, and be well on your way to an accounting career and/or understand your business much better. 

Start becoming an accounting pro today with this course!

In this course we go step by step, starting with terminology, the accounting cycle, several accounting concepts, and reading financial statements.  From there we look at specific areas of accounting that deserve more attention.  As well we will go through a few situations and how to best apply accounting knowledge.  By the end of this course you will be comfortable talking about accounting and understanding what others are talking about themselves.

What We Do In The Course:  

  • Learn Accounting Terminology

  • Learn the accounting cycle

  • Learn about the major financial reports and how to read them

  • Learn debits and credits

  • Learn about cash vs. accrual accounting

  • Review 3 case studies and how accounting applies

  • And Much More!!!

At any point if you have a question, please feel free to ask through the course forum, I'd be happy to answer any and all questions.  

***JOIN IN NOW AND LEARN BASIC ACCOUNTING CONCEPTS WITH ME! ***

About The Instructor

Chris Benjamin, MBA & CFO is a seasoned professional with over 20 years experience in accounting, finance, Microsoft Excel and budgets.  Having spent the first 10 years of my career in corporate settings with both large and small companies, I learned a lot about the accounting process, managing accounting departments, financial reporting, external reporting to board of directors and the Securities and Exchange Commission, and working with external auditors.  

The following 10+ years I decided to go into CFO Consulting, working with growing companies and bringing CFO level experience to companies.  I help implement proper best business practices in accounting and finance, consult on implementation of accounting systems, implementing accounting procedures, while also still fulfilling the CFO roll for many of my clients which includes financial reporting, auditing, working with investors, financial analysis and much more.  

Thank you for signing up for this course. I look forward to being your instructor for this course and many more!

Chris Benjamin, Instructor, CFO & MBA