Free Training - Accounting: The Language of Business

Learning Objectives
After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Define accounting.
  • Identify and discuss career opportunities in accounting.
  • Identify the users of financial information.
  • Compare and contrast the three types of business entities.
  • Describe the process used to develop generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Define the accounting terms unique to this course.


  • What is Accounting?
  • The Need for Financial Information
  • Accounting Defined
  • Accounting Careers
  • Users of Financial Information
  • Business and Accounting
  • Types of Business Entities
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Training Format
Anytime, anywhere, recorded, online, instructor-led, video

30 minutes

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College Accounting (A Contemporary Approach)

Study Guide and Working Papers for College Accounting (A Contemporary Approach)