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LGCA Certificate in Finance and Accounting


Need to improve your financial knowledge? This course covers the essentials of business finance for the non-financial manager. Whether you’re looking for an introduction to the anatomy of business finance or want to refresh your skills, this list gives you the tools you need to prepare your organization for future growth and success. To register to this course, click on the Get this course button to pay online and receive your access instantly. If you are purchasing this course on behalf of others, please be advised that you will need to create or use their personal profile before finalising your payment.


Accounting and finance


Finance and accounting are at the heart of every business. These functions deal with recording, summarizing, and analyzing financial information across all departments for decision making, directing, and controlling their resources and activities.

Every activity or non-activity in an organization has financial implications and financial acumen is expected at every organizational level. Professionals and functional managers in every department and functional area should have a certain amount of comfort and familiarity with the basic accounting and financial concepts, processes and practices so that they can use it to better manage and control their activities and make decisions that support organization’s larger goals.

This course aims at familiarizing non-financial professionals with basic accounting and financial concepts. You are introduced to key finance and accounting terms and concepts such as the accounting equation, accrual-based accounting, financial risks and returns, and basic accounting principles.

This course also takes you through the steps in the accounting process and helps you recognize how business transactions affect various financial statements and the bottom-line of your business.


• Principles of Accounting
• Introduction to Financial Statements
• Balance Sheet
• Cash Flow Management
• Budgeting Essentials
• Financial Ratios
• Managing Inventory
• Cost of Sales
• Expenses
• Finance and a tool

Training Duration

This course may take up to 3 hours to complete. However, actual study time differs as each learner uses their own training pace.

Training Method

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and reading material. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.
At the end of each session, participants take a Quiz to complete their learning unit and earn a Certificate of Completion once all quizzes have been passed successfully.

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