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ACCOUNTING FOR COMPANIES (BITE-SIZE) COURSE
 
ACCOUNTING FOR COMPANIES (BITE-SIZE) COURSE
 
£250.00
 

COURSE CODE 213


 

This course is concerned with company accounts. We shall see how the basic profit and loss account and balance sheet is adapted and extended to deal with this type of business organisation. We shall also consider the framework of regulations, legal and otherwise, that prescribe the way in which the accounts of limited companies are prepared and presented.

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • explain the accountability requirements imposed on directors
  • identify the main differences in accounting for companies as compared with accounting for sole traders
  • prepare a set of final accounts including an appropriation account
  • discuss the influence of law and the Stock Exchange in determining the the form and content of corporate financial reports
  • explain the need for accounting standards in financial reporting

Course Syllabus

Introduction

Objectives

Section 1: Main Features of Company Accounts

1.1 Accountability of directors/published accounts

1.2 The Profit and Loss Account

1.3 The Profit and Loss Appropriation Account

1.4 The Appropriation Account and the Duality Convention

1.5 The Balance Sheet

Section 2: The Regulatory Framework

2.1 The Legislative Framework

2.2 The Companies Acts Requirements

2.3 The Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss Account Formats

2.4 The Directors' Report

2.5 The Auditors' Report

2.6 Stock Exchange Requirements

2.7 The Need for Accounting Standards

2.8 The Response of the Accountancy Profession

Summary

Review Activity

Recommended Reading

Tutor-marked Question Paper

Course Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Study Hours

This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 20 hrs.

Additional Information

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

Qualifications

On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:
Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Accounting for Companies (Byte Size Skills Course) Certificate

Accounting for Companies (Byte Size Skills Course) Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.



Advantages of this distance learning course:
  • Home Study: you declare when you study, no need to attend class at fixed times and fixed dates. Your study hours fit around you!
  • We will post all the beautifully printed course materials to you. Everything is written in a clear and easy-to-understand format.
  • Start this course anytime of the year! No need to wait until the new academic year starts. Enroll today so soon you'll start improving your CV or re-skill for your new career.
  • Create your own study routine, learn at your own pace, complete your course as quickly or slowly as your circumstance dictate.
  • Your home learning is totally supported by experienced tutors who guide, encourage and assess your progress. You will not be alone because all our tutors are friendly and approachable.


ACCOUNTING FOR COMPANIES (BITE-SIZE) COURSE
 
ACCOUNTING FOR COMPANIES (BITE-SIZE) COURSE
 
 
£250.00
 

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