Continuing Education

CITC855 - Accounting Skills for Non Accounting Employees

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Course Overview

Many of us flinch when we hear terms like depreciation, cash flow, balance sheet, and (worst of all!) budgets. However, these are all important concepts to understand if you’re going to succeed in today’s business world, particularly as a supervisor.

This course will focus on participant’s role in the company finances and how this information can help all employees do their jobs. Participants will learn to read and interpret various financial reports including income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, and statements of retained earnings.

Participants will also learn to:

-Describe the art of finance and key financial terms
-Explain how a chart of accounts is created
-Tell the difference between cash and accrual accounting
-Differentiate between debits and credits
-Identify and analyze important financial data and make financial decisions
-Recognize different types of organizational financial plans
-Explain what budgets are and how to prepare them
-Deal with financial situations that impact your area of the organization

This course is offered over 4 weeks online, instructor-led.

Upcoming Offerings

Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: class is scheduled in-person, with face-to-face instruction
  • Blended: class has a portion of face-to-face and online interaction
  • Hyflex: class has a flexible structure where it's optional for students to attend sessions in the classroom, participate online, or do both.
  • Remote Live Delivery: replaced online synchronous, where classes are fully online and scheduled at a specific time for students to attend.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: replaced online asynchronous, where students can engage with online class content at different times.
  • Remote Independent: online learning where content is self-led and no instructor.
  • Work Placement: class is a work placement
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