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    Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs

    This course provides an introduction to key topics in accounting and finance for those involved in new ventures. It reviews financial accounting basics, including GAAP Principles and financial statements, and also covers key issues in finance, broadly defined as any financial or monetary activity that involves a company.
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    Program Name

    Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs

    Program Code

    ENT-AFFE-01

    Website Short Description

    This course provides an introduction to key topics in accounting and finance for those involved in new ventures. It reviews financial accounting basics, including GAAP Principles and financial statements, and also covers key issues in finance, broadly defined as any financial or monetary activity that involves a company.

    Duration

    1 month

    Hours

    5

    Language

    English

    Outline

    The course covers these topics:

    Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    Rules of Double-Entry Accounting
    The Accounting Cycle
    Relationship of Financial Statements
    Financial Planning and Budgets
    Calculating the Master Budget
    The Cash Budget
    Pro Forma Financial Statements
    The Financing Plan
    Evaluating New Ventures
    Break-even Analysis
    Return on Investment and Payback Period

    Audience

    This course is designed for adult learners interested in gaining a basic understanding of the finance involved in entrepreneurship.

    Instructor Description

    This course has a \"Mentor Expert\" helpdesk feature. Learners have the ability to submit questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying.

    Required Materials

    This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

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