Accounting for the Non-Accountant IN-PERSON

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Course Overview

Accounting for the Non-Accountant

Complete and accurate financial records are the pulse of successful organizations.   In this course, participants will learn the business financial numbers/ drivers of income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements and the relationship between them through building a lemonade stand business and creating the financial statements for that business. The course exercises are based on the book “The Accounting Game: Basic Accounting Fresh from the Lemonade Stand” by Darrell Mullis and Judith Orloff.

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the financial numbers/drivers of income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements including, but not limited to
    • Assets
    • Liabilities
    • Equity
    • Revenue/Sales
    • Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)
    • Expenses
    • Taxes
  • Turn raw data into useful information

HRCI Accreditation:

Recertification Credit Hours: 8.0
Specified Credit Hours: Business

SHRM Accreditation:

Professional Development Credits Awarded: 8.0

CPE Accreditation:

Professional Development Credits Awarded: 8.0 Recommended

AAIM Employers’ Association is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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