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Course Overview

Accounting entries lay the foundation for preparation of Financial Statements. Many find this area of work difficult but it is the outcome of 2 simple principles and 3 key steps. This interactive course will help participants gain confidence in your understanding of how business transactions are translated into accounting records. Increase your work effectiveness as you gain mastery of the language of business also known as accounting.

Who Should Attend

This course is for entrepreneurs and individuals who have little or no prior accounting knowledge.

What You'll Learn

At the end of this whole course, you should be able to:

  1. define and describe the nature of accounting.
  2. understand the accounting process.
  3. explain the main purpose of accounting.
  4. define the terms: assets, liabilities, owner’s equity, revenue and expense.
  5. explain the basic accounting equation with its 5 basic elements.
  6. understand the effects of transactions on the accounting equation / balance sheet.
  7. appreciate the basic debit and credit rules in accounting.
  8. explain the principle of Accounting entity
  9. explain the double entry principle


Mode of Assessment


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Participants will receive an electronic Certificate of Completion issued by Temasek Polytechnic upon completion of each MLC.

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Course Contact

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  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 109

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.