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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

Tests / Quizzes






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

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

Mobile Online Learning
No Expiry date.


10 to 15 lessons with each lesson duration of about 15 mins


Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees
Full Course Fee S$49.99

You can make payment via credit card at our partner's (Gnowbe) payment gateway when you click 'Buy Now' in our website. Upon successful payment and registration, you will receive a receipt via email and you may start your course immediately.


(Singaporeans aged 25 and above can also purchase the MLCs using their SkillsFuture Credit at checkout if the course is SkillsFuture Credit Approved.)


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Course Contact

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  • 67881212
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    8.30am – 5.30pm (Fri)

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  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 81

    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.

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