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Bookkeeping and Accounting (XBA)
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CSA367 The Audit Paper Trail
What to do with all that paperwork? Bookkeeping and accounting transactions originate from a document source. What happens to all those documents when you are done with them? What happens when you need to produce these documents upon audit? How long do you need to save these documents? These are some of the questions surrounding all those papers you need to put somewhere! Learn how to set procedures creating a proper audit trail. Covered topics include: accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, manual files, electronic files, scanning, shredding, sales tax returns, income tax returns, payroll & payroll tax returns and much more. Students must activate their Campus Pipeline Account prior to first class.
CSA405 Bookkeeping and Accounting:Part 1
An introduction to bookkeeping and accounting covering the accounting cycle. Analyze and record transactions using debits, credits, and T accounts. Along with posting in the journal and the ledger. Prepare trial balance, create adjustments, and produce financial statements. Calculator and ruler are required. Textbook Required: Available at the Danvers Campus Bookstore. Students must activate their Campus Pipeline Account prior to first class.
CSA406 Bookkeeping and Accounting Part 2
CSL122 How to Manage Conflict in the Organization
Conflict can destroy productivity and performance. Learn the practical knowledge, proven techniques, and psychological insights you need to resolve conflicts successfully. Respond quickly and effectively to issues as they arise, turn conflicts into constructive forces for improving your performance, and understand the fundamental processes and factors that cause and perpetuate conflicts. Textbook included.
CSL132 Take Control - Time Management
Learn proven time management strategies for increasing your productivity and efficiency. Discover how to use effective systems for setting and achieving your goals and reducing on-the-job stress. Applying the tools and techniques outlined here, you will be prepared to meet your contemporary time challenges and balance the demands of work and personal life. Textbook included
CSP108 Microsoft Excel: Level 2
Expand your Excel knowledge. Topics include tables, templates, linking sheets and workbooks, range names, database filter and sorts, subtotals and outlines, pivot tables, and macros. Prerequisite: Completion of Excel: Level 1 or equivalent experiences. TEXT BOOK & FLASH DRIVE REQUIRED: Available at the Danvers and Lynn Bookstore. Students must activate their Campus Pipeline Account prior to first class.
CSP115 Microsoft Excel: Level 1
Shave off hours of your work time! Create budget and expense reports by entering and copying formulas and functions. Format spreadsheets with different fonts, styles, shading, and color. Create and print colorful bar, line, and pie graphs. Use the database functions to sort and print records. TEXT BOOK & FLASH DRIVE REQUIRED: Available at the Danvers and Lynn Bookstore. Must have some experience with Windows and the keyboard. Students must activate their Campus Pipeline Account prior to first class.
CSP172 QuickBooks Payroll
Add to your QuickBooks skills by learning how to set up payroll and employee accounts, distinguish between employees and 1099 subcontractors, prepare W2s and year-end reports, and the best way to pay taxes. Students must activate their Campus Pipeline Account prior to first class.
CSP286 Quickbooks Pro: Level 1
An introduction to the current version of QuickBooks for Windows. Topics include chart of accounts, list of vendors, items, customers, cash sales, invoicing, payments, and deposits, bank reconciliation, bill payments, and creating reports and graphs. Knowledge of computers and Windows required. Flash drive required. Textbook required, available at Danvers Campus Bookstore. Prerequisite: Bookkeeping and Accounting: Part 1 or equivalent experience. Students must activate their Campus Pipeline Account prior to first class.
CSP291 File Management Proficiency
Create, delete, restore, rename, and copy files and folders. Organize and keep track of your files and folders more efficiently using 'My Computer' and the file manager 'Explorer'. Become proficient in using a flash drive to store files and folders and transfer to another computer. Use a network drive and hierarchy to locate files and folders. Create shortcuts and perform searches. Prerequisite: Completion of Introduction to the Computer or equivalent computer experience. FLASH DRIVE REQUIRED. Students must activate their Campus Pipeline Account prior to first class.
CSP498 QuickBooks Pro:Level 2
Learn the various areas of QuickBooks that go beyond the basics such as reconciliations, credit cards and other liabilities, class usage, 1099 reporting, sales tax, utilities including importing and exporting files and various back up choices, budgeting, forecasting, and journal entries. Flash drive required. Textbook required, available at Danvers Campus Bookstore. Prerequisite: QuickBooks Level 1 or equivalent experience. Students must activate their Campus Pipeline Account prior to first class.

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