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Accounting Classes

Accounting Essentials - Small Business Owners (Option 2) 03/16/2020 - 03/16/2020 $124.00

This course provides a foundation to small business owners interested in understanding the basics of financial statements and gaining general accounting knowledge necessary to make informed day-to-day business decisions. The instructor encourages participants to briefly discuss their industry knowledge along with their current bookkeeping practices so class discussions and the Q&A session can be tailored to your specific needs and challenges. Additionally, you will develop a basic accounting vocabulary essential in dealing with CPAs, general knowledge of computerized bookkeeping and income tax reporting.

Class Times:

Mon Mar 16 2020 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Bookkeeper Essentials I 03/10/2020 - 03/31/2020 $267.00

This course covers all the basics of bookkeeping (debits and credits) from recording transactions to producing year-end financial statements. Successful completion of this course enables you to assess your competence and understanding in carrying out a range of day-to-day bookkeeping routines and activities using a manual bookkeeping system.

Bookkeeper Essentials I is a prerequisite to Bookkeeper Essentials II and the Certified Bookkeeper Program.

Class Times:

Tue Mar 10 2020 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tue Mar 17 2020 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tue Mar 24 2020 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tue Mar 31 2020 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Bookkeeper Essentials II 05/05/2020 - 05/26/2020 $250.00

Basic payroll and benefits, as well as preparing books for year’s end, are just a few of the things covered in this course. You will also learn about the key adjustments needed to record depreciation on fixed assets, bank reconciliations, and calculation of interest payments and income. Activities will also include testing for accuracy and prepping the books for a new accounting cycle.

This course is a prerequisite to the Certified Bookkeeper program. Bookkeeper Essentials I must be taken prior to registering for this class (Students will use the textbook purchased for Essentials I).

Successful completion of Bookkeeper Essentials I & II will satisfy requirements for enrollment in the Certified Bookkeeper Program.

Class Times:

Tue May 5 2020 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tue May 12 2020 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tue May 19 2020 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tue May 26 2020 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Payroll in Louisiana 05/04/2020 - 05/04/2020 $159.00

This interactive class introduces processes related to payroll bookkeeping in Louisiana. Specific focus is given to topics such as:

Documents required for hiring employees
Withholding/remittance of payroll taxes
Payroll journal entries
Quarterly/annual reporting and returns

Required bookkeeping accounts for chart of accounts
Bookkeeping knowledge is not required but strongly recommended for this advanced class.

Class Times:

Mon May 4 2020 08:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

QuickBooks Fundamentals Option 2 05/04/2020 - 05/13/2020 $229.00

We will examine each of the main centers in QuickBooks, including the Customer Center, Vendor Center & Employee Center. Emphasis will be placed on creation of invoices, statements, receipt of payments and deposits as well as recording bills in the Vendor Center and issuing
payments. Additionally, we will address how to create a new company in the QuickBooks environment and have a brief look at lists including the Chart of Accounts, Items & Services and the Other Names List.

Class Times:

Mon May 4 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed May 6 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mon May 11 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed May 13 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Need Training?

We are a primary training provider for the Louisiana Incumbent Worker Training Program (IWTP) and a training provider under the Small Business Employee Training Program (SBET).

Through these programs you can get training for your employees — for free.