Penn Foster’s Accounting Essentials Certificate consists of four courses that are designed for those looking to advance their career or take the first steps toward training for a new one. The online classes cover topics like Managerial Accounting and Financial Accounting to help you stay up to date with the skills and knowledge necessary to help you excel in the financial industry.
The Accounting Essentials Certificate program provides students with new job skills or refines existing accounting knowledge to advance in a current position, improve performance in a current business or prepare for further training.
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...
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Textbook: Practical Business Math Procedures
This course will provide students with a basic understanding of the principles of financial accounting. Topics covered include analyzing transactions; completing the accounting cycle; merchandising businesses; inventories, assets, and liabilities; and corporations, stocks, bonds, and cash flow.
This course provides an introduction to managerial accounting; analysis: C-V-P and management; budgeting and performance evaluation; decentralized operations; differential analysis and product pricing; capital investment analysis, and cost activities.
Textbook: Managerial Accounting
This course builds on concepts learned in Financial and Managerial Accounting and covers Sage 50® Accounting. Combines real-world accounting systems and examples with computer-based solutions. The course is a blend of problem solving, reading, case projects, and computer applications to problems encountered in today’s accounting environment.