Accounting Fundamentals

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Smartly online courses
Smartly is an online learning platform that seeks to transform business education. Solve real problems to gain skills for the real world—fast!
Smartly is an online learning platform that seeks to transform business education. Solve real problems to gain skills for the real world—fast!
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Business & Management
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Course Description

Find bookkeeping to be a tedious task? Not anymore! Learn how to manage financial statements while expanding your knowledge of basic accounting terms and principles through creative, interactive, and easy to understand lessons. Construct income statements and balance sheets, master the specifics of assets, liabilities, and equity, and categorize accounts such as Bank Loans Payable and Inventory, and more—in less than two hours.
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10/10 stars
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2 months ago
The best accounting material I have ever seen! I have struggled to understand accounting basics since college, and I ended up dropping the class. This course explains concepts to me in the most entertaining and easy to understand way possible. Thank you!
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8/10 stars
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1 month, 2 weeks ago
This is really helpful as I have zero experience in creating or even understanding most of the books. I would have preferred more practice though as I was a little lost.
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Istvan Szabo profile image
10/10 stars
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1 week ago
Very good and absolute practical course which is easy to understand and apply. Easy to follow, life-like examples and smart help to align your answer. Excellent, absolute logically built structure to help students bulding up their knowledge.
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1 week, 6 days ago
Easy to understand as i have never done accounts before, thank you i have learnt alot in a short time. I really like the layout & interface. i will definitely be recommending this course to my family & friends.
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10/10 stars
2 weeks, 6 days ago
Good course I refresh allot of concepts to get into the rhytim on accounting and exercises are realy a great way to practice with real examples. Really love this kind of material were the value is seen right away.
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Athanasios Palaskos profile image
6/10 stars
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3 weeks, 4 days ago
Terminology needs further explanation. Except that, it is challenging lesson for beginners. For sure I can see further development of this topic in case it is that important for the upcoming MBA.
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Thanh Nguyen

10/10 stars
4 weeks, 1 day ago
Best accounting fundamental course I've taken. The materials are easy to understand, especially for people with other backgrounds than finance and accounting. The examples and exercises are excellent.
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4 weeks, 1 day ago
it is very useful and can review many things in accounting thank you for helping us and it is The best accounting material I have ever seen! I have struggled to understand accounting basics since college, and I ended up dropping the class. This course explains concepts to me in the most entertaining and easy to understand way possible.
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1 month ago
The content is developed in a easy to understand format. The key accounting concepts are well defined. I now know understand the key accounting tools that are vital to make key investment moves.
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10/10 stars
1 month ago
This was an amazing learning experience even for one without an accounting background. I was able to adapt, learn and catch up with all the lessons and this has really given me great insights and experience into financial management
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ABOU LAMIN profile image
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1 month ago
Extremely good materials for people that has a phobia with accounting. High standard contents made simple. It is quite motivating and can prepare someone for much more challenging lessons.
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10/10 stars
1 month ago
Great! Simple and easy way to explain accounting concepts. I had an accounting course in university that was way more confusing. This was a not only a refresh but a clarification
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Onni Joseph Yusuf (B. Eng.) profile image
Onni Joseph Yusuf (B. Eng.) profile image
9/10 stars
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1 month, 1 week ago
Very challenging and we'll explained... Interesting for those without account background like us. I love the concepts, content and delivery. Thanks smartly
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1 month, 1 week ago
By far the easiest way to understand accounting. Simple, extremely practical but you learn so much from this course. I always battled with the debits and the credits; but this course broke it down, section by section. Thank you!
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Chamila Weerathunghe profile image
Chamila Weerathunghe profile image
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1 month, 1 week ago
The content was presented in an extremely simple way, so that it's easy to understand and remember, and also the cases are of help in remembering the principles.
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Ekaterina Kutepova profile image
Ekaterina Kutepova profile image
10/10 stars
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1 month, 1 week ago
It is easy to understand, easy to follow, you can go back and it is really useful. I was never an accountant person, numbers scare me, but here with all the illustrations and examples it is not the rocket science anymore.
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10/10 stars
1 month, 1 week ago
I never like accounting before as it was boring and I want to learn. But now I love it because of smart.ly and I have already complete many lessons here. I wish every student use these lessons. these are great!
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10/10 stars
1 month, 2 weeks ago
I found it really useful though quite challenging... I am learning tons! Accounting is not very intuitive! I might retake the course to consolidate learning!
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10/10 stars
  • 3 reviews
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2 months, 2 weeks ago
A great introduction to accounting. The whole debit/credit thing is really non-intuitive, but this course helped greatly in getting my head around all the various accounting tools and methodologies.
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1 month, 2 weeks ago
I learned a lot. I will have fun practicing. These lessons provide the student with many key concepts and skills to help the student build on accounting fundamentals.
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Sorin Vlad profile image
10/10 stars
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1 month, 2 weeks ago
Very nicely and claerly presented although it was more difficult to understand due to the dual principle and due to pretty "easy-to-confuse" terms related to debit/credit.
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emmanuel oluwaseyitan profile image
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1 month, 3 weeks ago
This is an awesome experience into the world of Accounting. I can emphatically say, I am enjoying every bit of the course because of its simplicity and direct instructions. Smartly is making a brand new accountant from a chemist.
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Silea Pojono profile image
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1 month, 3 weeks ago
A useful course prepared in an easy to learn way. The material is structured carefully in the way that any beginners would be able to follow through without feeling bored or confused. I enjoyed the course. Thanks
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Ope Awojobi profile image
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1 month, 4 weeks ago
This should be the gold standard for teaching concepts. With this format,I could not afford to concentrate as there were lots of practice exercises along the way.Well organized content provided in highly visual bite size format.Great job!
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10/10 stars
2 months, 1 week ago
Quite Interesting. Accounting usually gives me problems but this made it really easy in a fun way. It presents the challenges in a way that makes understanding problems easy. I recommend this to anyone.
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8/10 stars
2 months, 1 week ago
I like this! It’s a challenge and not user-friendly on my phone, so it’s hard to navigate through several ledgers, but that’s on my for not having access to a computer.
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8/10 stars
2 months, 1 week ago
I like this! It’s a challenge and not user-friendly on my phone, so it’s hard to navigate through several ledgers, but that’s on my for not having access to a computer.
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10/10 stars
2 months, 3 weeks ago
An insightful app which is both flexible yet powerful at the same time. Definitely worth sharing with friends and peers. In an era of commercializing education, Smartly is rewriting the history by truly valuing the education - a divine act.
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10/10 stars
2 months, 3 weeks ago
Lucha Libre example was really hilarious! Putting numbers in perspective was useful and fun. Good refresher. The structure of the course is logical, guiding, and engaging.
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2 months, 3 weeks ago
I badly need this refresher course after 18 years. Great, Amazing! Thanks Smartly for this opportunity to rekindle the accounting challenges I previously had. This is very useful for my current endeavors.
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