Principles of Accounting

Principles, techniques, and tools of accounting. Includes principles of collecting, summarizing, and reporting financial information for sole proprietorships. Partnerships, corporations, and analysis of financial statements.

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Accounting I
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This course is a review of the fundamental concepts of accounting. The focus is on financial statements that a firm prepares each year. How entries are recorded in accounts to capture all economic activity of the firm is explained. How accounts are organized and what transactions are entered there, are studied. Year-end entries and the accrual method of accounting are described.

After completing this review course the student should have an adequate understanding of
- how the financial position of a firm is represented in its financial statement
- how most common transactions are handled
- why the accrual method of accounting is useful to reflect the financial position of the firm
- the importance of organizing an accounting system that meets the needs of the firm
- what the income statement and balance sheet represent

Subject:
Accounting
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Author:
Andrew J. Fella
John Petroff
Date Added:
12/02/2018
Accounting II
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This course is a review of concepts of how accounting is designed to help management make its most important financial decisions. It starts by reviewing the principles that should guide accounting in order to serve the purpose for which accounting is designed. Accounting for different business forms is contrasted. Analytical approaches for decisions related to the cost of production, volume and investment are introduced. The emphasis is on the ability of the accounting function to provide the needed information for the firm to remain profitable.

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Accounting
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Andrew J. Fella
John Petroff
Date Added:
12/02/2018
Accounting Model
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***LOGIN REQUIRED*** Accounting covers accounting principles and practices, the complete accounting cycle and creation of financial reports. Use of the general journal and special journals, general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and proper financial reporting.This course provides instruction in the basic accounting procedures used to operate a business including sole proprietorship, partnerships, and corporations. The accounting procedures presented will also serve as a sound background for employment in office jobs and preparation for further education and training. The complete accounting cycle is covered, students learn how to us generally accepted accounting principles to prepare, analyze, verify financial transactions, reports and economic information to make decisions for organizations.The course trains students in the basics of manual and computerized accounting. Students learn accounting topics including ethics, accounting principles, computing accounting, accounting terminology, job specific accounting, and clerical duties related to accounting. Students also gain real-world applications in income tax, personal finance, and stock market.

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Business and Communication
Accounting
Finance
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Full Course
Provider:
Butte County Office of Education
Provider Set:
CTE Online
Date Added:
10/22/2018
Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective
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Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective uses annual reports of real companies to illustrate many of the accounting concepts in use in business today. Gaining an understanding of accounting terminology and concepts, however, is not enough to ensure your success. You also need to be able to find information on the Internet, analyze various business situations, work effectively as a member of a team, and communicate your ideas clearly. This text was developed to help you develop these skills.

1. Accounting and its use in business decisions
2. Recording business transactions
3. Adjustments for financial reporting
4. Completing the accounting cycle
5. Accounting theory
6. Merchandising transactions
7. Measuring and reporting inventories
8. Control of cash
9. Receivables and payables
10. Property, plant, and equipment
11. Plant asset disposals, natural resources, and intangible assets
12. Stockholders' equity: Classes of capital stock
13. Corporations: Paid-in capital, retained earnings, dividends, and treasury stock
14. Stock investments
15. Long-term financing: Bonds
16. Analysis using the statement of cash flows
17. Analysis and interpretation of financial statements
18. Managerial accounting concepts/job costing
19. Process: Cost systems
20. Using accounting for quality and cost management
21. Cost-volume-profit analysis
22. Short-term decision making: Differential analysis
23. Budgeting for planning and control
24. Control through standard costs
25. Responsibility accounting: Segmental analysis
26. Capital budgeting: Long-range planning

Reviews available here: https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/accounting-principles-a-business-perspective

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Accounting
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Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
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BCcampus Open Textbooks
Author:
James Don Edwards
Roger H. Hermanson
Susan D. Ivancevich
Date Added:
10/28/2014
Accounting Principles I
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Though accounting may seem like a dense and complex subject, this course is designed to present the accounting cycle in an accessible and logical manner. It will provide you with a solid understanding of basic accounting principles and will introduce you to financial statement analysis.

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Business and Communication
Accounting
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
Date Added:
09/07/2018
Banking, Money, Finance: Pros and Cons of Various Banking Systems
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Overview: This lesson talks about the pros and cons of various banking systems and talks more about using gold as a standard. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 18 of 24]

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Business and Communication
Finance
Economics
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Lecture
Author:
Salman Khan
Date Added:
06/21/2019
Classification of liabilities - Part 1
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This video explains types of liabilities in detail and lists the three major categories of equity.

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Accounting
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Lecture Notes
Author:
Cuny Bronx Community College
Mittal Harini
Date Added:
11/19/2018
Classification of liabilities - Part 2
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This video explains the various types of equity. It also illustrates an example of liabilities side of the Balance Sheet and a picture of the whole Balance Sheet in very simple terms.

Subject:
Accounting
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Lecture Notes
Author:
Cuny Bronx Community College
Mittal Harini
Date Added:
11/19/2018
Financial Analysis
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This is an advanced professional course intended for individuals working in banks, investment companies, stock brokers or large corporate finance departments. There are three distinct parts: the first four chapters review approaches to valuation of financial assets; the next nine chapters cover one aspect of the firm operations and draw conclusions on the implications for the value of the firm to investors; the last two chapters incorporate economic forecasting to an assessment of firm's strategy. There is a general theme repeated through all the chapters that there are many different purposes of analysis of a company's financial condition and the focus changes accordingly, but the methods remain essentially the same. All well known analytical methods are presented with examples showing their use, and with, just as importantly, a discussion of their limitations.

After completing this course a student should
- be able to take certification exams to become a financial analyst
- understand the context in which financial analysis is conducted
- be familiar with all the commonly used techniques of financial analysis
- know the importance of external economic and industry factor, and how to incorporate them in the analysis
- be able to make recommendations on decisions to buy or sell shares
- adequately manage with the shortcomings of accounting numbers
- appreciate the usefulness and limitations of statistical inference techniques
- know how to analyze all major investment and financial decisions

Subject:
Accounting
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Textbook
Author:
John Petroff
Date Added:
12/02/2018
Intermediate Financial Accounting Volume 1
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This text is intended for a first course in Intermediate Financial Accounting. It presumes that students have already completed one or two Introductory Financial Accounting courses. The book reflects current International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), such as IFRS 15 - Revenue from Contracts With Customers. It focuses on more difficult intermediate accounting topics that match prerequisite requirements for students advancing to a second level Intermediate Financial Accounting course. Advanced topics that are covered in Advanced Financial Accounting courses, such as consolidations and foreign exchange, are not included here. The text is written with an approachable style that focuses on key concepts that will be relevant to students' future careers as accountants.

The book provides a review of Introductory Accounting concepts and covers all topics essential to a first level Intermediate Accounting course: the conceptual framework and current landscape of financial reporting; statements of financial position, comprehensive income, cash flows and shareholders' equity; cash and receivables; revenue; inventory; property plant and equipment; intangible assets; and intercorporate investments.

Lyryx develops and supports open texts, with editorial services to adapt the text for each particular course. In addition, Lyryx provides content-specific formative online assessment, a wide variety of supplements, and in-house support available 7 days/week for both students and instructors.

Subject:
Accounting
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Athabasca University
Lyryx Learning
Author:
Glenn Arnold
Suzanne Kyle
Date Added:
09/07/2018
Intermediate Financial Accounting Volume 2
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This new text by G. Arnold and S. Kyle, developed in collaboration by Athabasca University and Lyryx, is intended the second of two in Intermediate Financial Accounting courses. It presumes that students have already completed the Introductory Financial Accounting, and the first Intermediate Financing Accounting course. The text reflects both current International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and ASPE.

This text covers all topics essential to a second level Intermediate Accounting course: current, long-term and complex liabilities, income taxes, pensions, leases, shareholders' equity, earnings per share, statement of cash flows including the direct approach, effects of changes and errors, and disclosures and analysis.

Topics that are covered in Advanced Financial Accounting courses, such as consolidations and foreign exchange, are not included here.

Lyryx develops and supports open texts, with editorial services to adapt the text for each particular course. In addition, Lyryx provides content-specific formative online assessment, a wide variety of supplements, and in-house support available 7 days/week for both students and instructors.

Subject:
Accounting
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Athabasca University
Lyryx Learning
Author:
Glenn Arnold
Suzanne Kyle
Date Added:
09/07/2018
Introduction to Financial Accounting
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This text, originally by D. Annand and H. Dauderis, is intended for a first course in introductory financial accounting. It has been extensively edited by Athabasca University and reflects current International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). A corporate approach is utilized versus beginning with a sole proprietorship emphasis and then converting to a corporate approach.

The text focuses on core introductory financial accounting topics that match pre-requisite requirements for students advancing to Intermediate Financial Accounting. Excluded are advanced topics that are covered in Intermediate Financial Accounting, such as leases and bond amortization.

The text covers all essential topics, including: the accounting cycle; merchandising; assigning costs to inventory; cash and receivables; property, plant and equipment; debt financing; equity financing; statement of cash flows; financial statement analysis; and proprietorships and partnerships.

Lyryx develops and supports open texts, with editorial services to adapt the text for each particular course. In addition, Lyryx provides content-specific formative online assessment, a wide variety of supplements, and in-house support available 7 days/week for both students and instructors.

Reviews of this title available here: https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/introduction-to-financial-accounting-u-s-gaap-adaptation

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Business and Communication
Accounting
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Lyryx Learning
Author:
D. Annand
H. Dauderis
Date Added:
02/12/2015
Principles of Accounting I
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Introduces accounting principles with respect to financial reporting. Demonstrates how decision makers use accounting information for reporting purposes. Focuses on the preparation of accounting information and its use in the operation of organizations, as well as methods of analysis and interpretation of accounting information.

Subject:
Accounting
Material Type:
Full Course
Author:
Debbie Porter
Tidewater Community College Lumen Learning
Date Added:
11/01/2018