Accounting for Non-Accountants Short Course


Accountancy for non-accountants gives you a basic understanding of accountancy, allowing you to gain an insight into understanding company accounts.

By enrolling in this course, you’ll gain an overview of key financial and accounting issues relating to land, property and construction. You'll get a refresher and an introduction to the world of company accounts, whilst developing an understanding of the role of accounting, financial accounting, financial reporting and management accounting. Using an interactive setting, you will work in groups and gain valuable practice in using key financial ratios to understand the performance of a selection of local property/construction companies in case studies.

Course details


  • Mode of study: Webinar
  • Duration: Half-day

Date and time

  • To be arranged


  • £126

You'll receive instructions on how to join the webinar by email once your booking and payment has been processed.

What you'll experience

On this short course you'll:

  • discuss and understand the context and purpose of financial and management accounting
  • examine the financial statements, including the balance sheet and profit and loss accounts
  • establish an understanding of account classification
  • practice recording transactions
  • identify key financial statement ratios
  • analyse and interpret company accounts using property and construction case studies


You'll be taught by Garland Jaskiewicz (Jazz), a self-employed Certified Professional Account (CPA) presently working as a lecturer at the University of Portsmouth’s School of Civil Engineering and Surveying teaching Property Economics and Financial and Accounting. He has had a progressive career in business and finance spanning 30 years. This includes public practice accountancy at KPMG and Ernst & Young in the USA as well as self- employed financial consultancy in a number of other countries.

Jazz has several years’ experience presenting accounting and economic themes to both professional accountants and non-accountants. Jazz’s presentation is interactive and engaging, whilst covering a wide spectrum of accounting issues with an emphasis in the property sector.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

How to book

Contact us and we'll let you know as soon as we plan to run this course again.

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