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Principles, Standards and Conventions of Accounting

The Principles, Standards and Conventions of Accounting training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

This course is a welcome addition to our comprehensive range of financial administration and management courses. It provides an overview of business finance and accounting – a core skill that is often in demand, particularly if you are looking for promotion, additional responsibility or to broaden your opportunities.

Course Duration: 14 hours

CPD Points: 14


The online course introduces and covers key ideas, including:

  • Background to Financial Management
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Ways of measuring Financial Information
  • Assets – Liabilities
  • Financial Statements – the Balance Sheet
  • Career and work-focused learning
  • Specially designed learning activities help you put into practice the new habits and skills you have gained. They reinforce your learning and create a memorable course-style.
  • Interactive ‘Quick Quizzes’ give you the chance to test your new-found knowledge
  • Learning bookmarks built into the system, so you can easily start again where you left off

Automatic progress tracking helps you see your progress, building up your motivation

This course is designed for those who want to improve their understanding of Accounting principles and experienced individuals being given, or looking for, more responsibility.

You will explore how and why financial information is measured, as well as get to grips with assets, liability, balance sheets and other key terms. You will also receive a glossary to help you understand important financial terms.

As this is an online course you will need a computer and broadband.

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