Bookkeeping and Accounting Essentials I

MGMT X 423.430

This introductory course is the first course in the Bookkeeping Essentials sequence and provides an overview of the essential skills needed to be a successful bookkeeper.

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Classroom
Starting at $765.00
12 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Learn the principles of double-entry bookkeeping, the basics of preparing financial statements, and how to analyze business transactions from an accounting standpoint
  • Develop the skills to record entries in a general ledger, preparing end-of-period worksheets, financial statements, and adjust closing entries
  • Understand how to account for cash, prepare a bank reconciliation, account for sales, cash receipts, purchases, cash payments, and merchandise inventory using weighted average, FIFO, and LIFO methods
  • Receive a general overview of payroll accounting, employee earnings, and deductions, employer taxes and reporting, using the payroll register and journal entries

About this course:

This introductory course is the first course in the Bookkeeping Essentials sequence and provides an overview of the essential skills needed to be a successful bookkeeper. The course is ideal for bookkeepers and accountants who are early in their career or for individuals considering a career transition, Students learn the principles of double-entry bookkeeping, the basics of preparing financial statements, and how to analyze business transactions from an accounting standpoint. Topics include recording entries in a general ledger, preparing end-of-period worksheets and financial statements, and adjusting and closing entries accounting. Additional topics include accounting for cash, preparing bank a reconciliation, a general overview of payroll accounting, employee earnings and deductions, employer taxes and reporting, using the payroll register and journal entries, accounting for sales, cash receipts, purchases, cash payments and accounting for merchandise inventory using weighted average, FIFO, and LIFO methods.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Thursday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor: Shael B. Jacobson
363593
Fee:
$765.00
44 days left. Enroll by Sep 27, 2018
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Notes

No meeting November 22. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 10, 2018
Course Requirements
ePack: College Accounting, Chapters 1-27, Loose-Leaf Version, + CengageNOW v2 by Heintz & Parry
Schedule
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Date
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Location
Lecture
Thu Sep 27, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Thu Oct 4, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Thu Oct 11, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Thu Oct 18, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Thu Oct 25, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Thu Nov 1, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Thu Nov 8, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Thu Nov 15, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Thu Nov 22, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Thu Nov 29, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Thu Dec 6, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Thu Dec 13, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D

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