Accounting and Business Basics

This online training course, Accounting and Business Basics, will teach you about the different types of business entities and, most importantly, how to register your business. This online course will also explore accounting basics, terminology, and essential insurance information. In addition, this course will also cover critical areas you should know as an entrepreneur and business owner.

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this course includes

1 Training Hours

10 On-demand Videos

Closed Captions

1 Topics

1 Prep Questions

Certificate of Completion

What you’ll


Types of business, pros and cons for each


omprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals 


Understanding a business plan’s importance is essential for any successful venture


Comprehend the process to register your business


Fundamental knowledge of financial statements


The introduction of SEO to help your business succeed online


The importance of a marketing plan and knowing your customer base

This comprehensive starter course will help you understand essential business accounting areas.

You will learn about the different types of business entities and how to register your business— launching a new business, financial fundamentals, payroll computations, and search engine optimization. This course will also explore accounting basics, terminology, and essential insurance information vital to a new start-up business.


Accounting and Business Basics

Business Entities
Beginning Your Business
Financial Basics Part 1
Financial Basics Part 2
Employees Payroll
Getting Your Business Out There
Other Topics

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Your Questions, Answered

What topics does the ‘Accounting and Business Basics’ course cover?

The ‘Accounting and Business Basics’ course covers a wide range of topics essential for entrepreneurs and business owners. These include the creation of a business plan, registration of a business, obtaining necessary licenses and permits, understanding financial statements, budgeting, cash flow management, payroll topics such as taxes, deductions, and employee benefits, and an introduction to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for online business success​.

Do the courses expire after a certain period?

Yes, the standard access for all subscriptions is 1 year. However, ITU does offer renewal rates at a significant discount, and most students find the ongoing access valuable, given the ever-changing nature of IT technologies and their certifications.

What is the level of education I need in order to take the training?

There are no prerequisites or minimum levels of education needed for the training. The courses start at a fundamental and basic level and then progressively increase in complexity and depth​.

Can I access course materials after completing the program?

Yes, you will have access to course materials even after completion, allowing you to review content and stay updated on cybersecurity concepts. Keep in mind that your access will last for 12 months.

Can the training and qualifications help me get a job?

Yes, the training and qualifications can help you get a job or advance your career. The job market has become more competitive, and many available jobs either recommend or require certifications.

What are some basic accounting concepts I should understand before starting a business?

Before starting a business, you should understand concepts such as the structure of small businesses (e.g., Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, LLC, C Corp or S Corp), the need for a separate business bank account, financing options for your business, and some key accounting terms such as Cost of Goods Sold (COGS), Debits and Credits, Inventory, Assets, Liabilities, Equity, and Revenue.