Learn how to compile, analyze, and prepare critical financial information for a range of business initiatives. Through this professional graduate certificate, you develop basic knowledge in accounting for application in a range of industries and professions.
Accounting Certificate Program Jobs
Typically, accounting certificate programs offer a sneak peek into the accounting profession without the lengthy, long-term commitment of an accounting degree program. Certificate programs are offered at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Undergraduate accounting certificate programs cover both private and public accounting topics and prepare students for positions as accounts payable clerks, accounts receivable clerks, bookkeepers or tellers.
KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES
Knowledge of generally accepted principles that govern an entity’s financial accounting system.
Understanding of accounting principles required to make informed managerial decisions, such as cost terminology, cost behavior, cost systems, activity-based costing, budgeting, cost-volume-profit analysis, cost estimating, variance analysis, and responsibility accounting.
Ability to evaluate the financial performance of an organization and understand and communicate important information to employees, lenders, and shareholders.
Registering for Accounting Cerificate is a simple process at our Fort Myers campus.
Learn from our experienced Instructors and harness the knowledge to succeed in Accounting.
Certification can be earned by completing our 30 hour Certification Program.
Course Schedule is as follows:
- 1 Financial Accounting Regulations and Organization
2 The Framework of Financial Accounting Concepts and Standards
3 Securities and Exchange Commission Reporting Requirements
4 Introduction to Internal Control Assessment and Reporting
5 Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
6 Earnings Management
7 Forgetting Our Duties to the Users of Financial Reports: The Lesson of Enron
8 Management Discussion and Analysis
9 Global Accounting and Auditing
10 Financial Statements: Form and Content
11 Income Statement Presentation and Earnings per Share
12 Accounting for Business Combinations
13 Consolidation, Translation, and the Equity Method
14 Statement of Cash Flows
15 Interim Financial Statements
16 Analyzing Financial Statements
17 Price-Change Reporting
18 Cash, Transfers of Financial Assets, Loans, and Investments
19 Revenues and Receivables
21 Property, Plant, Equipment, and Depreciation
22 Goodwill and Other Intangible Assets
24 Accounting for Income Taxes
26 Derivatives and Hedge Accounting
27 Shareholders’ Equity
28 Auditing Standards and Audit Reports for Nonpublic Companies