Bookkeeping Training Certificate — SNAP Approved

 
The Bookkeeping Certificate Training Program is designed for individuals interested in entering the field of
bookkeeping and working in payroll, accounting, accounts payable and accounts receivable. The curriculum
covers digital applications with emphasis on QuickBooks for Windows. This is a 22-week program. Students
may also add office assistant skills or additional computer training if needed.
 
INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT® (OPTIONAL)
This introductory class provides a foundation into the Microsoft 2016® Windows 7® application. The knowledge gained is helpful in order to continue learning additional desktop software applications used in businesses today, including Excel® and Access®.
MICROSOFT WORD®
Microsoft Word® is the most in-demand word processing software. The course covers document formatting, clip art insertion, business protocols to word process communications, fonts, pagination, generation of form letters, labels and envelopes, mail merges and creation of professional communique.
BUSINESS MATH
Business Math will review basic math skills and introduce students to the correct way to use a business calculator.
ESSENTIALS FOR YOUR CAREER
Is designed to help students organize their career exploration process. Students will have the opportunity to reflect on their accomplishments and skill sets to develop a resume, cover letter, and tackle any job interview!
MICROSOFT EXCEL®
Microsoft Excel® covers spreadsheet principles, building worksheets, incorporating text, numbers, calculations, error corrections, formulas, charts and presentations. Learn to use Excel® to track data, build analytical models and present professional charts.
INTRODUCTION TO BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION
(HYBRID CLASS – COMPUTER ACCESS REQUIRED)

This Benefits Administration program provides an overview of benefit systems including retirement, health and welfare and reviews approaches to health insurance and its impact on business. Students will be introduced to the Human Resources Info System (HRIS) where they will learn how to increase productivity, evaluate HRIS options, and make recommendations to senior management for implementation. Students will practice communication with internal and external customers and explore problem-solving strategies for various benefit situations. The majority of this program will be taught online. You will have to attend the first and last classroom session on campus.
PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING
Principles of Accounting provides students with a solid background in accounting theory with a focus on accounting practices for a service-based business merchandising/cash-based business, and accounting for payroll.
ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE (QUICKBOOKS)
Students will learn to add and edit information, modify and customize forms, create invoices, and enter and pay bills using accounting software to complete the accounting cycle. Other software will be reviewed but QuickBooks will be emphasized as this software can help anyone in bookkeeping or accounting better manage expenses and income.
BUSINESS LAW & ETHICS
Business Law & Ethics provides knowledge and understanding of basic legal principles as they apply to accounting and business transactions. Students will learn analytical skills with exposure to the law.