Accounting And Bookkeeping For MSMEs

Training Programs For MSMES / Entrepreneurs

“Accounting & Bookkeeping is important for a business of any sizes to keep well-organized and up-to-date accounting records for their daily transactions. It helps businesses to plan and manage financial matters more effectively. However, most of the small business owners do not keep proper books of accounts since there is no legal obligation to do that. Moreover, they also perceive accounting as a very difficult process due to its technical difficulties. Thus, it is quite hard for the small business owners to monitor the financial status/growth and obtaining financial assistance from third parties.”

Training Objectives

  • To assess current financial situation of the business.
  • To develop appropriate financial accounting system in the business.
  • To create environment to make accurate financial related decisions in the business.

Expected Results

  • Identify financial reporting weaknesses of the business.
  • Establish proper financial reporting system.
  • Prepare yearend financial statements.
  • Analysis the financial statements and make decisions based on them.

Training Methodology

Classroom training session followed by coaching sessions. It combines different methods including training sessions, group discussions, case studies, etc


  • Sinhala
  • Tamil
  • English

Target Audience

Micro, Small and Medium Entrepreneurs

  • Maximum no. of participants per training is 30.
  • Minimum no. of participants per training is 15.

Training Duration

Class Room Training Session (1 Day) – 2

Coaching Session (4 Hours) – 1

**2-4 weeks gap between each session

Training Venue

Structured Training Programs

  • At the SANASA Campus premises
  • 27th of every month

Customized Training Programs

  • At the Field Locations
  • Date and Time will be decided based on field

Training Cost

Structured Training Programs

Rs. 10,800.00

per person for total package excluding meals and venue. Training materials will be provided.

Structured Training Programs

Rs. 7,550.00

Per person for total package excluding meals and venue.

Course Structure

  • What is the Accounting Literacy (Business Financial Literacy)
  • Importance of the Accounting Literacy for MSMEs
  • Benefits of the Accounting Literacy for Entrepreneurs
  • How to identify financial and non-financial records in the business
  • How to collect the financial record properly
  • How to establish and maintain the appropriate Bookkeeping and Accounting system in the business
  • How to prepare ledgers, cash book and bank book
  • How to prepare month end trial balance
  • How to prepare year-end financial statements
  • How to analysis financial statements
  • How to use financial information for decision making
  • Introduce online banking

Contact Details

Assistant Director
Center for Cooperative and Community Studies
Paragammana, Hettimulla,
Tel: 035 492 7772
Mob: 070 399 4599