Wednesday, January 18, 2017
5:00 – 7:00 pm, Central Time
Designed for personnel requiring a fundamental knowledge of accounting necessary for critical decision-making.
This course provides exactly the right balance between conceptual understanding and technical application and analysis of accounting issues. Accounting is designed to ensure students’ success, provide a strong real-world emphasis, integrate performance measurement, and emphasize technology. The course teaches students the information needed to create and understand financial statements such as trial balances, balance sheets and income statements. It focuses on how to measure business transactions, business income, and the fine points of financial reporting and analysis. The course explores internal controls, short-term liquid assets, current liabilities and the time value of money, and much more.
After successfully completing this course students should be able to:
- Apply the fundamental principles of accounting and understand the role accounting plays in the operations of a business
- Use basic business and accounting terminology and techniques to succeed in a business environment
- Identify the users of accounting information and explain the kinds of information an accounting information system can provide each group.
- Prepare a complete set of accounting statements, including an income statement, a statement of retained earnings, a balance sheet, and a statement of cash flows
- Employ ratio analysis and other techniques to analyze, evaluate and interpret a set of financial statements
- Solve business problems and make business decisions using accounting and non-accounting information.
Instructor: M. Collamorecampbell