Awarding Body: IICM
Schedule: One evening per week, 6.30 pm 
Duration: 3 Months

This course is validated by the Irish Institute of Credit Management.


Export Edge Training  have been at the leading edge in Trade & Finance Education and Corporate Courses in Ireland over the last 14 years. This Professional Development Course in Accounting is designed to enable learners to operate effectively in the import / export sectors and to understand the key issues affecting this industry.

The Accounting subject is specifically designed for Credit professionals – not accountants – you will never have to prepare a set of accounts but you have to be able to understand them and make important decisions on that basis – this section shows you how. It also incorporates some simple and effective scoring models to improve your understanding of your customers.


As a result of completing this module the student will have a greater understanding of Accounting and its relation with Credit Management.

Syllabus Content:

Module 1

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • The Accounting Equation
  • The Trial Balance and Adjustments
  • Preparation of Financial Statements
  • The Trading Account

Module 2

  • Preparation of Financial Statements
  • The Profit & Loss Account
  • The Balance Sheet
  • Fixed and Long Term Liabilities
  • The Balance Sheet
  • Current Assets and Current Liabilities

 Module 3

  • The Cash Operating Cycle
  • Cash Flow Statements and Forecasting
  • Analysis and Interpretation of Financial Statements
  • Introduction to Risk Assessment

Module 4

  • Risk Management
  • Bad and Doubtful Debts
  • Business Failure

Special Offer

Additional 20% discount is provided for second student booking together.

IICM Accreditation

Support is given on completion of assignments, to be submitted during term, plus end of term exam. This Course is validated by the Irish Institute of Credit Management.

Enquiries and booking

To enquire about the course or to reserve a place, contact us by phone: +353 (0) 1 676 6894 or email:

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