Accounting:  The Language of Business

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Accounting IAccounting is the language of business. Every organization, private for-profit firms, private non-profit organizations, government agencies, and other organizations all need to keep track of money.

Accounting is all about understanding how money flows in and out of an entity. Accounting is about communicating this with all the different stakeholders incluing: Management, Employees, State & Government Agencies, Creditors, and Financers/Banks

Almost all of us will spend our Careers in business, non-profits, or public service. Planning for success means preparing for being ready for advancement opportunities. Most of the top-managers in any business have a background in Accounting. This is because, without understanding how money flows through an organization, it is not possible to make good operating decisions.


Debits (left) and Credits (right):  Accounting Rap

Accounting is really all about adding and subracting columns of
numbers representing money.  To make easy and accurate,
for hundreds of years, Accounting has been based on placing
numbers in a left or right column.  Here's a fun video to explain.

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Accounting Tutorials & Lessons

  1. Accounting I Resources  (Ann Arbor Huron High School)
  2. Accounting I Resources (Carmel High School)
  3. Accounting 101
  4. Accounting Basics
  5. Accounting Coach
  6. Accounting Excel Documents
  7. Accounting Internet Library (Vusiness Book Mall)
  8. Accounting Module:  Applied Educational Systems
  9. Accounting Resources (quickMBA)
  10. Accounting StandardsNational Business Education Association
  11. Basic Accounting and Bookkeeping Lessons
  12. Bean Counter's Home Page
  13. Bean Counter's Free Accounting & Bookkeeping Tutorial Site
  14. Bean Counter's YouTube (great video tutorials!)
  15. [A] Financial Odyssey  Preparing a road map for success on your financial journey (includes vid tutorials)
  16. High School Resources (The Illinois CPA Society)
  17. Learn Accounting Free
  18. Mr. Miller's Accounting Class (William Fremd High School.  This site includes free downloadable EXCEL templates)

American Institute of CPAs    Wisconsin Institute of CPAs

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Accounting Games

  1. Accounting Monopoly Game (7 page .pdf)
  2. Bank on It!
  3. Bank Reconciliations Basketball Game
  4. Basic Bookkeeping & Accounting Concepts - 1
  5. Basic Bookkeeping and Accounting Concepts - 2
  6. Basic Bookkeeping and Accounting Concepts - 3
  7. Basic Bookkeeping and Accounting Concepts - 4
  8. Basic Bookkeeping and Accounting Concepts - 5
  9. Basic Concepts Basketball #1
  10. Basic Concepts Basketball #2
  11. Basic Concepts Fling-the-Teacher Game #1
  12. Basic Concepts Fling-the-Teacher Game #2
  13. Basic Concepts Fling-the-Teacher Game #3
  14. Basic Concepts Walk-the-Plank Game #1
  15. Basic Concepts Walk-the-Plank Game #2
  16. Basic Concepts Walk-the-Plank Game #3
  17. Cash Basketball Game
  18. Cash Fling The Teacher Game
  19. Cash alk The Plank Game
  20. Chart of Accounts
  21. Chart of Accounts Basketball
  22. Chart of Accounts Review Fling-the-Teacher Game
  23. Classify Balance Sheet Accounts Skills Check
  24. Debit and Credit:  Accounting Equation & Transactions Skills Test - 1
  25. Debit and Credit:  Accounting Equation & Transactions Skills Test - 2
  26. Debits and Credits Basic Bookkeeping-General
  27. Debit and Credit Basketball
  28. Debits and Credits and the Type Of Accounts
  29. Debits and Credits Used to Record Transactions
  30. Debits and Credit Skills Test - 1
  31. Debits and Credits Skills Test - 2
  32. Debits and Credits Skills Test - 3
  33. Debits and Credits Skills Test - Final
  34. Detail Accounts and the Type Of Accounts
  35. Financial Statements
  36. Introductory Bookkeeping Concepts - 1
  37. Introductory Bookkeeping Concepts - 2
  38. Introductory Bookkeeping Concepts - 3
  39. Introductory Bookkeeping Concepts - 4
  40. Ledger and Journals
  41. Lemonade Stand Simulation (West Salem High School)
  42. Terms:  Jumbled
  43. Terms Quiz - 1
  44. Terms Quiz - 2
  45. Terms Quiz - 3
  46. Terms Quiz - 4
  47. Terms Quiz - 5

MORE Free Bookkeeping and Accounting Quizzes and Games!

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Mr. B's Newsletters

September

  1. Accounting Career:  Public, Private, Other?
  2. Accounting Ethics:  What's Right & What's Wrong
  3. Accounting Leads Most Profitable Industries
  4. Getting Started:  Accounting Equation
  5. There are the Top In-Demand Jobs for 2015

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