Accounting in a Small Business

An essential financial course for anyone planning to start their own business or would like to understand more about financial management and planning within a small business environment.

Next Scheduled Date: 10 Jan 2022

  • Location: CTP Aldershot Training Centre
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Funding:
    Contract Funded
  • Course Fee: 5 Days IRTC (£133.50)
  • Course Fee
    Post-October 2021:

    5 Days IRTC (£133.50)
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Why take this course?

Take this course to gain commercial awareness of the key aspects of accounting, tax and financial management that will affect a small business. Enhance your personal and business skills for self employment, to increase your potential for success. This course packs a surprising amount of information into the 5 days and is delivered by an engaging and knowledgeable tutor who has outstanding delivery skills and enthusiasm for his subject.

Is this the right course for me?

Anyone planning to start a business in any sector will benefit from attending this course. It is also an ideal course for those seeking employment as a manager or with responsibility to manage the finances in a small business or enterprise.

For those seeking general Financial knowledge and understanding for a future Management role within an organisation, please consider our 'Finance for Non Financial Managers' course as an alternative. 


Although there are no formal qualifications awarded for this course, learners will gain the knowledge and skills required to manage their own business or contribute as an employee to other small businesses.


Service leavers who are considering becoming self-employed, starting a private limited company, entering into a partnership, acquiring a franchise or contemplating securing a job in a small business.

Fees & Funding

  • Course Fee 5 Days IRTC (£133.50)

Course Content

The course is delivered over five days by a specialist trainer and covers a wide range of subjects including:

  • Basic accounting and book-keeping
  • The Profit and Loss Statement and the Balance Sheet: Getting ready for HMRC!
  • Sources of Capital: from banks to crowd funding
  • Cash and revenue forecasting
  • Focusing on working capital
  • Cash Flow forecasting
  • Key market trends that may affect business performance
  • Breaking-even for survival and profit
  • An introduction to the language of shares
  • Business taxation and Value Added Tax
  • Calculating the return on business investment
  • The law and support for small businesses

Career Opportunities

Each year thousands of people start their own business and the most successful are those who best prepare for the journey into self-employment. This course helps Service leavers understand the financial undertaking of self-employment and running a small business.

Accounting in a Small Business

Scheduled dates and locations

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  • Date Location Availability
  • 13 Dec 2021 CTP - Online
    Fully booked
  • 10 Jan 2022 CTP Aldershot Training Centre
    Good Availability
  • 14 Feb 2022 CTP Aldershot Training Centre
    Good Availability
  • 14 Mar 2022 CTP - Online
    Good Availability
  • 23 May 2022 CTP Aldershot Training Centre
    Good Availability
  • 13 Jun 2022 CTP Aldershot Training Centre
    Good Availability
  • 1 Aug 2022 CTP Aldershot Training Centre
    Good Availability
  • 26 Sep 2022 CTP Aldershot Training Centre
    Good Availability
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