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Accounting and Business Basics

This online training course, Accounting and Business Basics, will teach you about the different types of business entities and, most importantly, how to register your business. This online course will also explore accounting basics, terminology, and essential insurance information. In addition, this course will also cover critical areas you should know as an entrepreneur and business owner.

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1 Hr 47 Min
10 On-demand Videos
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This comprehensive starter course will help you understand essential business accounting areas. You will learn about the different types of business entities and how to register your business— launching a new business, financial fundamentals, payroll computations, and search engine optimization. This course will also explore accounting basics, terminology, and essential insurance information vital to a new start-up business.

What will you learn in this online course?

You will learn how to create a business plan, register your business, and obtain the necessary licenses and permits. You will also learn about financial statements, budgeting, and cash flow management. Additionally, you will explore payroll topics such as taxes, deductions, and employee benefits. Finally, you will gain an understanding of search engine optimization (SEO) and how it can help your business succeed online by identifying your target market and capturing it with marketing efforts.

By the end of this online training course

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals necessary to launch and manage a business
  • Types of business, pros and cons for each
  • Understanding a business plan’s importance is essential for any successful venture
  • A business plan will give you an edge over competitors and help ensure long-term stability and growth
  • Comprehend the process to register your business
  • Fundamental knowledge of financial statements
  • The introduction of SEO to help your business succeed online
  • The importance of a marketing plan and knowing your customer base

With ITU’s self-paced learning environment, you can learn quickly and gain the expertise you need for your business. Our online course training provides guidance and resources to help launch your business.

Get started on your journey to success today with an IT Online Course Training from ITU!

Frequently Asked Questions About Accounting and Business Basics

What topics does the ‘Accounting and Business Basics’ course cover?

The ‘Accounting and Business Basics’ course covers a wide range of topics essential for entrepreneurs and business owners. These include the creation of a business plan, registration of a business, obtaining necessary licenses and permits, understanding financial statements, budgeting, cash flow management, payroll topics such as taxes, deductions, and employee benefits, and an introduction to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for online business success​.

What equipment do I need to complete the course?

You don’t need any special equipment to complete the course. All you need is a computer or a mobile device with an internet connection.

Do the courses expire after a certain period?

Yes, the standard access for all subscriptions is 1 year. However, ITU does offer renewal rates at a significant discount, and most students find the ongoing access valuable, given the ever-changing nature of IT technologies and their certifications.

What is the level of education I need in order to take the training?

There are no prerequisites or minimum levels of education needed for the training. The courses start at a fundamental and basic level and then progressively increase in complexity and depth​.

Can the training and qualifications help me get a job?

Yes, the training and qualifications can help you get a job or advance your career. The job market has become more competitive, and many available jobs either recommend or require certifications.

What are some basic accounting concepts I should understand before starting a business?

Before starting a business, you should understand concepts such as the structure of small businesses (e.g., Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, LLC, C Corp or S Corp), the need for a separate business bank account, financing options for your business, and some key accounting terms such as Cost of Goods Sold (COGS), Debits and Credits, Inventory, Assets, Liabilities, Equity, and Revenue.

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Accounting and Business Basics Course Content

Accounting and Business Basics

  •    Introduction
  •    Business Entities
  •    Beginning Your Business
  •    Financial Basics Part 1
  •    Financial Basics Part 2
  •    Employees Payroll
  •    Getting Your Business Out There
  •    SEO
  •    Other Topics
  •    Closing
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    Smooth delivery and easy access to LMS. Good to see that the LMS offers progress tracking. Would be great if badges were offered on completion of courses to share via Credly to future employers.

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