Financial Fundamentals Level 1 | Free Workplace Education

Start Date: Monday, September 25th, 2023
Time: 5:30pm -9:30pm
Location: Virtual via Zoom
Cost: Free
Prerequisite: Currently employed in a Nova Scotia Business and have basic computer skills.

Course Description

This 40-hour course will explore and define adult facilitation techniques and skills both for in-person and online instructing
Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding accounting definitions
  • Identifying financial tools – deposit book, sales invoices, payment devices, online storage, log book, and online payroll calculator
  • Knowing the role of the auditor and audit proofing
  • Understanding the financial organization – controlling, protecting, organizing paper flow, and storage
  • Identifying the components of basic bookkeeping – debits, credits, journal entries, and different options for accounting systems
  • Reading, preparing and improving basic financial statements – income statement, trial balance, and balance sheet
  • Completing government reporting – requirements and process of completing 
  • Understanding various tax issues and the process of filing taxes
  • Understanding computerization options – Sage 50, QuickBooks, and mobile applications 
  • Pricing products and services
  • Budgeting A-Z – personal requirements, budget for business, and excel spreadsheet introduction (prepared manually)
  • Completing a cash flow projection
  • Analyzing financial data – liquidity, solvency, turnovers and comparison to industry standards
  • Reviewing all concepts of accounting activity