Details for Introduction to Accounting & Bookkeeping

Do you want to manage your business well? Do you want to be a good steward with the money you have?

This subject allows managers and students from a non-accounting background to gain a practical understanding of accounting and finance. Complicated problems are explained using a step-by-step approach so that students from all educational backgrounds will grasp even the most difficult accounting and financial concepts.

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: ACC001
  • Credit points: 8
  • Subject coordinator: Ka Lun Kenelm Chan

Awards offering Introduction to Accounting & Bookkeeping

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Acquire the essential numerical and quantitative skills required for bookkeeping and accounting;
  2. Understand and explain the key concepts within accounting and bookkeeping in a business management perspective;
  3. Acquire the ability to generate basic accounting and bookkeeping data and reports within a business management scenario;
  4. Explain the importance of basic accounting reports and ratios within business financial decisions.

Subject Content

  1. Basic concepts of accounting
  2. Double entry bookkeeping
  3. Financial reporting
  4. Financial report analysis
  5. Capital investment
  6. Budgeting

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (onsite)
  • E-learning (online)

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Tests (Accumulative) (40%)
  • Manual Accounting Practice Set (30%)
  • Final Exam (30%)

Prescribed Text

  • Atrill, Peter, Eddie McLaney, David Harvey, and Ling Mei Cong. Accounting: An Introduction. 8th ed. Melbourne: Pearson Education Australia, 2021

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