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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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Classroom
Online
Starting at $765.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

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, and cash payments; and accounting for merchandise inventory using weighted average, FIFO, and LIFO methods.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Enrollment Closed
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Tuesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
369992
Fee:
$765.00
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Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 08, 2019
Course Requirements
ePack: College Accounting, Chapters 1-27, Loose-Leaf Version, + CengageNOW v2
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Sep 24, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Oct 1, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Oct 8, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Oct 15, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Oct 22, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Oct 29, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Nov 5, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Nov 12, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Nov 19, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Nov 26, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Dec 3, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Jean Rhee
371553
Fee:
$765.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2020
Course Requirements
Course syllabus not yet available

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