Professional Accounting Certificate

Category: Professional Accounting Certificate

Course Description

Objectives

By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Enhance their accounting knowledge by learning how to account for income measurement and recognition.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of accounting for assets, including long-term assets and intangibles.
  • Account for current liabilities, contingencies, long-term liabilities and bonds.
  • Account for equity stock transactions, including dividends and long-term liabilities.
  • Apply accounting for operating and capital leases and how it will affect income statement and balance sheet.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the rules of accounting changes and errors.

Course Outline

  • The Environment of Financial Reporting
  • The Balance Sheet and the Statement of Changes in Stockholders’ Equity
  • The Income Statement and the Statement of Cash Flow
  • Accounting for Cash and Receivables
  • Allowances, Bad Debts, and Life-Cycle of Accounts Receivable
  • Accounting for Inventory, Costing, and Measurement
  • Computation of Cost of Goods Sold Using Inventory Costing Methods
  • Inventory Valuations
  • Accounting for Purchased Assets
  • Depreciation of Assets Using Different Depreciation Methods
  • Maintenance and Repairs of Operating and Capital Assets
  • Accounting for Retired, Sold, and Written-Off Assets
  • Accounts Payable and Accruals
  • Advances and Refundable Deposits
  • Warranty Obligations and Contingencies
  • Trading, Available-for-Sale and Held-to-Maturity Securities
  • Accounting for Investments, Impairments and Disclosures
  • Cost versus Equity Method
  • Stock Subscriptions and Stock Splits
  • Stock Options and Convertible Securities
  • Treasury Stock Method and Dividends
  • Operating Lease
  • Capital Lease
  • Disclosure Requirements
  • Restatements and Prior Period Adjustments
  • Accounting for a Change in an Estimate, Principle and Reporting Entity
  • Accounting for a Correction of an Error