Accounting Principles Training Course

America's #1 Accounting Principles Course

Accounting Principles Training Course

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Course Purpose

This course provides accounting principles (generally accepted accounting principles or GAAP) and reporting standards education and is required to take the Accounting Certification exam.

Course Overview

This course introduces you to accounting principles and reporting standards such as accounts receivable and uncollectible accounts; notes payable and notes receivable; merchandise inventory; property, plant, and equipment; and depreciation.

Course Length

The course is an eleven-week course (one session per week). However, the course is an on-demand, self-study, self-paced course. Therefore, the length of the course is determined by the time you dedicate to the course and your understanding of accounting principles and reporting standards.

Important: When you purchase the course, we email you the course access code and instructions usually within an hour. If you don't receive the email, please check your Junk mail.

If you purchase the course after 5:00 pm MT (4:00 pm PT, 6:00 pm CT, 7:00 pm ET), we email you the course access code and instructions the morning of the next business day. We are closed on the weekend and major holidays.

The code provides you access to the course for 6 months beginning from the time you access the course.

Course Agenda

  1. Accounting Principles and Reporting Standards
  2. Accounts Receivable and Uncollectible Accounts
  3. Notes Payable and Notes Receivable
  4. Merchandise Inventory
  5. Property, Plant, and Equipment and Depreciation
  6. Accounting for Partnerships
  7. Corporations: Formation and Capital Stock Transactions
  8. Corporate Earnings and Capital Transactions
  9. Long-Term Bonds
  10. Financial Statement Analysis
  11. The Statement of Cash Flows

Course Materials

The materials included with this course include:

  • eTextbook (digital) with print loose-leaf textbook option
  • Pre-assessment Test
  • On-demand Video Instruction
  • Quizzes
  • Exercises
  • Problems
  • Mini-Practice Sets
  • Instructor Support
  • Post-assessment Test
  • 22 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits

Note: NACPB courses are delivered in an eLearning format. For more information on eLearning, click here.

Course Steps

The steps to completing the course are as follows:

Step 1: Take Pre-assessment Test
Determine your pre-education knowledge and skill by taking the pre-assessment test.

Step 2: Watch Video
Watch chapter instruction video.

Step 3: Read Textbook Chapter
Read textbook chapter.

Step 4: Complete Chapter Exercises
Complete textbook chapter exercises.

Step 5: Complete Chapter Problems
Complete textbook chapter problems.

Step 6: Take Chapter Quiz
Take chapter quiz.

Step 7: Request Instructor Support
Email your instructor course questions.

Step 8: Take Post-assessment Test
Determine your post-education knowledge and skill by taking the post-assessment test.


Step 9: Take Accounting Certification Exam
Take and pass Accounting Certification exam.

Accounting Course Bundle - Members Save 36% and Nonmembers Save 20%

The accounting course bundle combines the Accounting Fundamentals, Payroll Fundamentals, QuickBooks Online Fundamentals, Accounting Principles, and Individual Tax Fundamentals training courses.

For more information, click here.

Fee with eTextbook

$319 Member (log in to the Members Only portal)
$399 Nonmember


To order the course, click the Order button below.

If you are not satisfied with this Course within 14 days of receipt, contact us and the fee will be refunded.

Fee with eTextbook and Print Loose-leaf Textbook

$358 Member (log in to the Members Only portal)
$438 Nonmember

Please allow 5-7 days for print textbook delivery. Your textbook will arrive via United States Postal Service 3 Day Priority Mail.


To order the Course, click the Order button below.

If you are not satisfied with this Course within 14 days of receipt, contact us and the fee will be refunded.