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Accounting Cafe online seminar on 23 September 2021 Hilary Lindsay contends that complete professionals are those who continue to learn in response to their environments. This requires more than professional knowledge and skills. It requires career adaptability. Whether you are at the beginning, middle, or coming to the end of your career, this session inspired … Continue reading “What kind of professional are you? Informed, competent or complete?”
At Accounting Cafe we’re discussing how we help our students accounting. Accounting terms that we take for granted are confusing for students. Thinking about this in your teaching can make their learning journey that much faster and easier. Here are my top 5 most confusing things about accounting: An entity’s most valuable assets are rarely … Continue reading “Top 5 most confusing things about accounting”
Paul Jennings gives some useful tips and sequences for teaching liabilities. The elements of financial statements are the building blocks of financial statements. If your students understand what the elements are then they will understand the basis for reporting events in financial statements. Those elements – assets, liabilities, equity, income and expenses – are key … Continue reading “Teaching liabilities”
Dictionaries, from an accounting perspective, invariably provide an incorrect and conflated definition of income.
The elements of financial statements are the building blocks of financial statements. If your students understand what the elements are then they have a good basis for understanding how events are reported in financial statements. Those elements – assets, liabilities, equity, income and expenses – are key to understanding financial reporting. Something must meet the … Continue reading “The nature of assets”