Course Overview

Basic knowledge about financial management and accounting is critical to becoming successful. Learning about these important topics can go a long way towards ensuring financial prudence and avoiding debt and wasteful spending both in business and personal finance.

If you are an employee responsible for budgeting and financial planning or someone who would like to pick up financial knowledge to change the way you handle money, then our Basic Finance Course is for you. The course covers the basic concepts of finance and accounting, including terminology, expenses, revenue, debits, credits and net income. It also tackles lessons on proper usage of different financial statements that include the balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement.

By having a solid foundation in finance, it will be easier for you to get your arms around different financial issues, which should help you in making informed financial decisions. Moreover, you should be able to manage financial resources and help any business grow and make profit.

Course Highlights

  • 24/7 access to quality course content and materials for 12 weeks
  • Seamless compatibility across all devices and browsers
  • End of module assessments to test your knowledge of the covered topics
  • Access to dedicated online support throughout course duration
Course Duration

To provide maximum flexibility, there is no specific deadline of completion for this course. Since the course can be accessed anytime online, you may choose to learn the lessons in multiple sessions or cover the entire course in one go. Take note that the aforementioned learning hours is just an estimate. The duration to complete the entire course still depends on your learning pace. Since the course can be accessed anytime online, you may choose to learn the lessons in multiple sessions or cover the entire course in one go.

Course Certification

Upon finishing the Basic Finance Skills Course, you will receive a certificate of completion from Skills on Projects. This certificate will be in PDF format and will be sent to the email address you have used on sign up. No additional fee will be charged to secure this certification. Use it to boost your CV and showcase your knowledge on the basic concepts of finance and accounting.

Course Outline
  • Module 1: Understanding the Concept of Accounting
    • An Insight to Accounting
    • Annual Report Preparation and Completion
    • Companies and Accounting
    • Significance of the Auditing Process
    • Basic Accounting Principles
  • Module 2: Fundamentals of Finance
    • Defining Finance and its Principles
    • How Return on Investment is Derived
    • Pillars of Modern Financing
    • Analysis of the Liquidity Ratio
  • Module 3: Basic Managerial Accounting Principles
    • Managerial Accounting and its Scope
    • How Decision Making Process Occurs
  • Module 4: Laying the Foundations of Corporate Finance
    • An Inside Financial Look at Companies
    • Principles Governing Corporate Finance
    • Attaining Maximum Company Value
  • Module 5: Understanding the Field of Investment Banking
    • Defining Investment Banking
    • Asset Management Division
    • Finance Division
    • Global Banking Division
  • Module 6: Various Investment Banking Divisions
    • Global Market Division
    • Legal, Risk and Capital Division (LRC)
    • Investment Banking Desks
  • Module 7: The Study of International Finance
    • Defining International Finance
    • Study of Financial Capital
    • Maintaining Economic Stability
    • Inside the Financial Market
  • Module 8: Conducting Financial Analysis
    • Performing Financial Analysis
    • Looking into the Company Goals
    • Ways to Analyze Company Financial Standing
  • Module 9: Putting Value to Assets and Businesses
    • The Process of Valuation
    • Setting Value to Businesses
  • Module 10: Utilization of the Modern Portfolio Theory
    • Modern Portfolio Theory and What it Involves
    • Mathematical Model for MPT
    • Significance of Diversification Process
    • Setting Asset Prices Using MPT
  • Module 11: Useful Tools in Finance
    • Various Tools for Financial Jobs

Minimum Technological Requirements

Device and Browser

Access the course from any computer, laptop, tablet or mobile device. You also need an updated browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer 11.

Pen and Paper

Important points are spread throughout the course. A pen and paper will come in handy in such situation, so you can jot down the things you need to remember.

Internet Access

To participate in the online aspects of the course, you need to have access to a stable Internet connection.

Want to Boost Your Knowledge in Finance?

Our Basic Finance Skills Course has everything you need to understand all the basic concepts of accounting and finance. Use it as a jump start point to effectively perform a variety of accounting work and make sound financial decisions. Enrol now!

Price: $299