Accounting and Bookkeeping Studies
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This course introduces the student to basic accounting terminology and the fundamental principles of accounting and the accounting cycle. Students will develop the practical skills necessary to record transactions in chronological order by using journals, and categorize them by account using ledgers. In addition, students will learn how to interpret financial statements, use them to determine company profitability, and measure cash flow. This course covers payroll expenses, liabilities, taxes, forms, laws, and regulations as well as a variety of other payroll functions. Students are also introduced to the fundamentals of the budgeting process. To help with accuracy in budgeting and accounting, students will learn the basic functions of QuickBooks, including establishing an appropriate general ledger and generating basic reports. And finally, students will learn the fundamentals of understanding financial statements for purposes of obtaining financing.
Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!
All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:
• Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
• Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
• Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended
• Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
• Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
• Cookies MUST be enabled
• Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
NOTE: Students must already have Microsoft Office Suite, as it is required for course completion but is NOT included in the program.
- Certification included