Accounting & Computer Assisted Business Certificate

Designed for new business owners, bookkeepers, and those individuals prospectively working to support the business function in any field/industry, and students contemplating business careers and further study of accounting at the college level. This curriculum focuses on basic accounting theory, combined with practical manual and computerized accounting technologies.

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Accounting

Ronald Williams, MAEd

Designed for those who seek to apply the tools of bookkeeping (BUX-194 or relevant life experience) to an in-depth study of accounting principles and accounting cycle.

Attain an introduction to fundamental financial accounting principles concentrating on analyzing, recording and communicating the economic events of business organizations. Required Textbook: Accounting Principles by Weygandt, Keiso & Kimmel is available at the QCC Bookstore.

Registrants will:

  • differentiate service-based businesses and merchandising firms
  • develop competency in preparing and understanding financial statements
  • gain insight into how owners, managers and stakeholders use/interpret financial results
  • explore the impact of business and regulatory environment and the crucial role accountants serve in the overall economic system

encounter internal control systems implemented to monitor and safeguard assets

BUX-197 12 sessions (30 hours) / $425

Tues. & Thurs., 6:30—9pm, Tues., March 6—20 and; Thurs., March 8—May 10 (skip 4/5)

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Bookkeeping

Ken Williams, BBA, MS, CUNY College Accountant – QCC

Designed for those with little or no previous experience in Bookkeeping but aspire to career entry and growth.

This course covers basic bookkeeping information and practices. Emphasis will be placed on manual bookkeeping. Registrants will be encouraged to discuss job situations and also share personal experiences in this field. Classrooms with Computer Lab component.

Registrants will learn bookkeeping terms and their applications, including:

  • revenues and expenses
  • journal entries
  • general ledger
  • the accounting cycle
  • financial statements
  • special journals
  • merchandising accounts
  • depreciation
  • checking account
  • interest
  • payroll records
  • partnerships
  • corporations
  • bank reconciliations
  • preparing reports with computer

Required Textbook: Bookkeeping Made Simple by David A. Flannery, The Philip Lief Group is available at the QCC Bookstore.

BUX-194 12 sessions (36 hours) / $435

Mon. & Wed., 6:15—9:15pm, Feb. 26—April 23 (skip 3/5, 7; 4/2, 4, 11)

includes 1 session Computer Lab: Monday, April 16

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QuickBooks Pro for Windows

Ron Williams, MAEd

Our Computer Labs utilize Windows 7 & Office 2010 applications. Limited enrollment.

Required: All classes require knowledge in using a computer keyboard and mouse.

QuickBooks™ is a popular and user-friendly business/management technology tool, chosen by myriad companies, given its fundamental platform to integrate accounting and business principles, and perform the vast array of trans- actions pertinent to all organizations.

Registrants will develop competencies in setting up and customizing the QuickBooks™ software for easy access to essential measures of the firm's financial performance.

In this class, you will create a QuickBooks™ company to learn, practice, and apply how QuickBooks™ facilitates your firm's transactions and interactions with customer, vendors, and employees.

Textbook: Teacher will provide online resources and detailed handouts

Recommended: knowledge of Microsoft Windows and a background in bookkeeping or accounting. Up to 30 CPA-CPE credits available through NYS Department of Education Sponsor License #001711.

CPX-300 7 sessions (21 hours) / $415
Tues., 6:15-9:15pm, March 27-May 15 (skip 4/3)

This course is also part of Accounting & Computer Assisted Business Certificate

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Microsoft Excel

Anthony Jordan, BFA, Microsoft certified training consultant/specialist

Our Computer Labs utilize Windows 7 & Office 2010 applications. Limited enrollment.

Required: All classes require knowledge in using a computer keyboard and mouse.

For Advanced Beginners

Create, edit, save, print worksheets; construct formulas, columns, rows; format text and cells; learn copying; introduction to charts.

CPX-230 3 sessions (9 hours) / $165

Mon., 6:15-9:15 pm, April 23-May 7

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Microsoft Project Pro

Anthony Jordan, BFA, Microsoft certified training consultant/specialist

Our Computer Labs utilize Windows 7 & Office 2010 applications. Limited enrollment.

Required: All classes require knowledge in using a computer keyboard and mouse.

For Beginners

This is the ideal course for the Project Manager or a project team to track and manage a project! Learn to balance the project's scope, cost, time and resources efficiently. Create schedules, using Gantt Charts, Calendar Views, Resource Sheets, creating and customizing reports, work break- down structures and milestones.

CPX-213 4 sessions (12 hours) / $135

Mon. & Wed., 6:15-9:15pm, March 19-28

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Notary Public Seminar: Prepare for the NYS Test

Juan Carlos Fajardo, JD

Learn the laws, concepts, and procedures for the NYS test. Highlights situations the officer may encounter, i.e., avoiding conflict of interest, professional ethics, proper fees, handling special situations, and minimizing legal liability.

BUX-101 1 session (3 hours) / $65

Thurs., 6:30-9:30pm, March 15

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Protect Your Assets 2018

Protect Your Assets 2018

Ann Margaret Carrozza, JD, Esq., Trust & Elder Law Section of the NYS Bar Association

Learn about long term care and Medicaid eligibility rules. Review of the current estate tax laws and discussion of strategies to transfer assets to the next generation while maintaining control.

Recommended Textbook: Love and Money by Ann Margaret Carozza, Esq., available at the QCC Bookstore.

FIX-152 W / 1 session (2 hours) / FREE plus $20 registration Fee / Wed., 6-8pm, March 14


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Project Management: Quality for Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Project Management: Quality for Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Peter Landini, Master Certificate Project Management - George Washington University; BS. Management and Communications- Adelphi University

This is an entry-level course in Project Management. Registrants will learn the fundamentals and processes of professional project management. The course will cover Project Life Cycle, Integration, Scope, Schedule, Budget, Quality, Human Resource, Communications, Risk, Procurement, and Stakeholder Management. Outcomes including project management methodologies, techniques, and best practices that can be immediately applied in the work­ place, enhance employment opportunities, and prepare for optional CAPM certification through the Project Management Institute.

All   students   completing   the course will receive a Certification of Completion from Queensborough Community College.

Required Textbook: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013.

NOTE: Queensborough Community College does not administer the CAPM exam. For more specific information on CAPM certification, contact the Project Management Institute via website -visit http:llwww.pmi.org

PDX-170     6 sessions (24 hours) / $475

Sat, 1-5pm, March 10-April 28 (skip 3/31, 4/7)

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Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
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QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.