Accounting Skills for New Supervisors Self-paced, available March 1, 2016 Cost per enrollment: ENROLL Provides video lectures Provides opportunities to interact with the instructor or students Uses discussion forums
Full course description
Accounting Skills for New Supervisors

This course is designed to review the principles related to accounting, budgeting, and leadership.

Course Level
Introductory to Intermediate. Participants should have a very basic understanding of accounting before taking the course.
Targeted learners
This course is applicable for all employees who may be responsible for creating budgets, managing finances, or have an interest in accounting.
Learning objectives
  • Explain key financial terms
  • Determine your role in company finances
  • Find the rules and regulations for your area and industry
  • Discuss various types of financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, and statements of retained earnings
  • Explain how a chart of accounts is created
  • Tell the difference between cash and accrual accounting
  • Explain single entry and double entry bookkeeping
  • Differentiate between debits and credits
  • Identify and analyze important financial data
  • Read annual reports
  • Determine whether a company is financially high or low risk
  • Recognize different types of organizational financial plans
  • Explain what budgets are and how to prepare them
Project Deliverables:
Components of this project
Instructional materials accompanying this course include:
  • Online course, totaling approx. 8-10 hours of course material and assignments.
Out-of-scope work
Possible constraints
Success Measures
The success of this course will be based on achieving the following:
  • 100% completion of all modules and discussion board.
  • A student score of 80% or higher on all written assignments and quizzes in the course.
  • A student score of 70% or better on the final course exam.
  • A completed course survey.
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