What is bookkeeping?

Simple question. I want to do an MYOB course to further my career choices (i'm currently an admin assistant) and I found one that requires: Basic knowledge of manual bookkeeping, keyboard, Windows and mouse skills are an essential prerequisite. Now of course I have the keyboard, windows and mouse stuff,... show more Simple question.
I want to do an MYOB course to further my career choices (i'm currently an admin assistant) and I found one that requires:

Basic knowledge of manual bookkeeping, keyboard, Windows and mouse skills are an essential prerequisite.

Now of course I have the keyboard, windows and mouse stuff, but what is bookkeeping??

Thanks in advance
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