If you are a financial manager, small-business owner or accountant who needs an in-depth understanding of public and private accounting issues, this certificate can give you added value in the workplace and help ensure that your resume lands in the "A" pile when you make your next career move. Topics include: forecasting, risk assessment, liquidity, capital structure, profitability, debt and operating performance, tax laws governing sole proprietors and small business owners and regulations (such as Sarbanes-Oxley, FASB, and ERISA) to ensure accurate and compliant reporting in the national and international domains.
All of our Accounting Certificates are designed to help you advance along your accounting career path - and they are a great alternative to an advanced accounting degree at a fraction of the time and cost. The Advanced Accounting and Forensic Accounting certificates are logical next steps for more advanced training after completing our Accounting Principles Certificate.
Courses in this certificate are designed explore the factors that drive accounting and financial reporting and to give you an in-depth understanding of advanced accounting principles and practices. For example:
Prerequisite: Degree/diploma in Finance/Accounting/Economics or successful completion of the Accounting Principles Certificate.
Baruch College, based in New York, is the largest public business school in the U.S., with an unparalleled reputation for excellence in accounting. All the Accounting Certificates in Baruch's Continuing and Professional Studies division offer:
NOTE: Once you have purchased a certificate, please do not register for the individual classes online. Call 646-312-5000 to schedule your appointment with an enrollment advisor. You will register for the individual classes in your certificate through an enrollment advisor.
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