The course is designed to provide students with the essentials of accounting principles, and techniques that are needed in practical book- keeping within an organization. This course is an introductory course in Financial Accounting and also prepares students for a fundamental module of the ACCA programme – Accountant in Business.
This module is the first in a series of accounting modules that will prepare students to make appropriate managerial decisions based on financial information. The students will be exposed to and be able to define the business environment, business units as well as the concepts and methods of accounting. The students will also develop a basis for subsequent studies in accounting.