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Now more than ever, we live in a world of global commerce, innovative technology, and an economy driven by new business ventures. Through all of these changes, accounting professionals are called upon to apply the language of business and produce outstanding results. Our certificate program in accounting prepares executives by providing basic knowledge in accounting principles, as well as the tools they need to operate in their business environments.

Introduction to Financial Accounting – 8 weeks

This course focuses on financial accounting concepts that aid entrepreneurs, managers, investors and creditors in planning, operating, and analyzing a business. Emphasis is on the interpretation of financial statements.

Introduction to Managerial Accounting – 8 weeks

This class introduces the role of accounting information systems in measuring performance, influencing employee behavior and facilitating planning decisions such as what products and services to offer, in which markets and at what prices.

Intermediate Financial Accounting – 8 weeks

This course focuses on the accounting cycle, income determination, financial statements, measurement and valuation of assets, including cash, investments, receivables, inventory, property, plant, and equipment and intangibles.

Cost Analysis & Control – 8 weeks

This class examines costing products and services and using cost information in planning and control decisions. Pricing, budgeting, standards, strategic cost systems, just-in-time/backflushing costing and activity-based costing.

Principles of Taxation – 8 weeks

This class reviews tax planning and taxation of business transactions such as basis, gains, losses, nontaxable exchanges, depreciation, amortization, other business deductions and tax credits.