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    Accounting and Bookkeeping Studies

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    Hours: 300
    Duration: 6 months

    Language: English

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    Certification included

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    Students that successfully complete our career training programs are assigned a career development adviser who will coordinate placement at a local externship or hands on opportunity. These opportunities are optional and may vary based on availability and occupation. Your career development adviser will also provide job search services such as: resume building, mock interviews, job opportunity resources, and more. Our professional enrichment courses do not come with a career adviser or career services.

    Program Description

    This online accounting and bookkeeping course is designed specifically for people who have zero experience in this field, or for those who wish to improve their knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping. Through this multimedia-rich and highly interactive course, you’ll learn: • Basic accounting terminology • The fundamental principles of accounting and the accounting cycle • Payroll expense, taxes, liabilities, laws, forms, and regulations • Several different payroll functions • The fundamentals of the budgeting process • How to record transactions in chronological order with the use of journals • How to categorize those transactions by account using ledgers With the training from this course, you’ll be able to secure an employment position in which you’ll conduct budgeting processes for various companies. To ensure that you perform accounting and budgeting processes accurately, we’ll teach you how to use tools like QuickBooks. So, you’ll learn how to establish an appropriate general ledger and how to generate reports. Our goal is also to teach you how to interpret financial statements so that you can accurately determine a company’s profitability. Throughout this accounting and bookkeeping course, we want our students to learn how to apply the theoretical knowledge they’ve gained in their professional lives. As a result, you’ll be in a better position to improve your career options.

    Learning Objectives

    After completing this course, you should be able to: • Define the basics of beginning, intermediate, and advanced bookkeeping • Identify the steps involved in starting a bookkeeping business • Define methods for recruiting and maintaining clients • Distinguish between bookkeeping and accounting • Identify methods for tax planning and minimizing taxes


    Lesson 1: Accounting and the Business Environment • Accounting Concepts and Principles • Accounting in Business • Regulating Accounting • Business Organizations • Accounting Equation • Accounting for Business Transactions Lesson 2: Recording Business Transactions • Recording Transactions • Data Flow in Accounting • Preparing a Trial Balance Lesson 3: The Adjusting Process • Revenue, Matching, and Time • Accounting Methods • Adjusting Entries and Accounts • Depreciation and Adjusting Process • Adjusting Entries, Trial Balance, and Financial Statements Lesson 4: Completing the Accounting Cycle • Accounting Cycle and Worksheet • Accounting Worksheet and Classification of Assets and Liabilities • Accounting Ratios • Closing the Accounts • Analyzing Financial Statements Using Ratios Lesson 5: Merchandising Operations • Merchandising Operations and Inventory • Accounting for Inventory • Purchasing Inventory • Sales of Inventory and Sales Returns • Adjusting Entries at End of Accounting Cycle • Preparing Financial Statements • Analyzing Business Operations Lesson 6: Merchandise Inventory • Computing and Recording Inventory • LCM Rule and Periodic System for Inventory Costing • Inventory Principles and Concepts • Inventory Errors and Estimations • Perpetual Inventory System Lesson 7: Accounting Information Systems • Computer Technology in the Field of Accounting • Manual Versus Computerized Accounting • Spreadsheets • Specialized Journals and Ledgers Lesson 8: Internal Control and Cash • Internal Controls • Effective Internal Control System • Bank Statement • Cash Control • Bank Reconciliation Lesson 9: Receivables • Understanding Receivables • Managing and Controlling Receivables • Notes Receivable • Analyzing Receivables Lesson 10: Plant Assets and Intangibles • Company’s Assets • Depreciation • Natural Resources and Intangible Assets Lesson 11: Current Liabilities and Payroll • Current Liabilities • Computing Liabilities • Payroll • Accounting for Payroll Lesson 12: Partnership • Characteristics of Partnerships • Establishing Partnerships • Partnership Guidelines • Liquidation of a Partnership Lesson 13: Financial Operations of Corporations • Corporations • Accounting for Issuance of Stock • Financial Statements of a Corporation Lesson 14: Earnings and Stocks • Effects on Stockholders Equity • Effects on Retained Earnings • Reporting Stockholders Equity • Analyzing Earnings Lesson 15: Long-Term Liabilities • Bonds • Issuing Bonds • Amortization and Bonds Payable • Borrowing Money Lesson 16: Investments and Cash Flow • Cash Flow • Reporting and Cash Flow • Using Indirect Method • Using Direct Method Lesson 17: Financial Statement Analysis • Introduction to Financial Statement Analysis • Forms of Financial Statement Analysis • Economic Value Added Lesson 18: Management Accounting • Management Accounting Versus Financial Accounting • Controlling, Calculating, and Reporting Cost • Cost-Benefit Analysis Lesson 19: Job Costing • Job Order and Process Costing • Allocating Overhead • Non-Inventoriable Costs Lesson 20: Process Costing • Job Order Costing Versus Process Costing • Methods and Procedures in Process Costing Lesson 21: Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis • Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis Introduction • Performing CVP Analysis • Using CVP Analysis Methods to Plan Profits • Analyzing Variable Costing and Absorption Costing Lesson 22: Budgeting • Importance of Budgeting • Operating Budget Preparation • Various Types of Budgets • Using Sensitivity Analysis in Budgeting Lesson 23: Flexible Budgets and Standard Costs • Introduction to Flexible Budgets and Standard Costs • Preparing a Flexible Budget for the Income Statement • Computing for Budget and Costs • Computing Standard Cost Variances • Analyzing Manufacturing Overhead in a Standard Cost System Lesson 24: Cost Systems and Business Decisions • Accurate Cost Systems and Sharpening Focus • Methods on ABC System • Production Quality • Management Scenario • Business Terms and Decisions • Business: Capital and Budgeting Lesson 25: Getting Started with QuickBooks • Home Page and Navigation • New QuickBooks Company File Setup • Preferences and Lists • Understanding Accounting Lesson 26: Working with Business Transactions in QuickBooks • General Journal • Inventory • Accounts Receivable • Accounts Payable Lesson 27: Payroll in QuickBooks • Processing Payroll • Reviewing Payroll Reports Lesson 28: Additional QuickBooks Features • Bank Reconciliation • Credit Card Accounts • Custom Reports • Maintain Company Files



    There are no specific prerequisites for this course.


    • QuickBooks 2013 in Depth
    • Horngren’s Accounting

    Technical Requirements

    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements: Internet Connection • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless) Hardware Requirements • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended Software Requirements • 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)


    The Bookkeeper Certification is accredited by the National Bookkeepers Association (NBA). The Certification is recognized throughout the United States and its properties. Purpose NBA's Bookkeeper Certification assures employers of your bookkeeping knowledge and skill. NBA's nationally recognized Bookkeeper Certification helps you: Distinguish Yourself Build Credibility Validate Bookkeeping Knowledge Demonstrate Bookkeeping Skill Requirement You obtain Bookkeeper Certification by passing NBA's Uniform Bookkeeper Certification Examination (Exam). Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.


    • 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content • Industry Certification Exam, when applicable • Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion

    Career Services

    Students that successfully complete our career training are given a full years access to our modern day career services. With our career services, students are provided a multitude of career development tools to help launch their career quickly and successfully. These tools include:

    • Certification Exam Voucher and Registration Assistance (If Applicable)
    • Resume Building Assistance
    • Externship or Shadowing Placement
    • Career Coaching
    • Employer Skills Matching
    • And More!

    We are dedicated to serving our students on their unique career development journey. Whether you are transitioning to a new career, entering the workforce for the first time, or an experienced professional looking to climb the corporate ladder, our career services team can provide you with professional development tools applicable for any stage of your career.

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