Accounting Online


Pearl Nakagawa
tel: (808) 235-7491

Accounting Skills for New Supervisors

Many of us flinch when we hear terms like depreciation, cash flow, balance sheet, and (worst of all!) budgets. However, these are all important concepts to understand if you’re going to succeed in today’s business world, particularly as a supervisor. Even better, financial terms are not as scary as they seem!

What Topics are Covered?
  • Getting the facts straight
  • Understanding debits and credits
  • The accounting cycle
  • Your financial analysis toolbox
  • The key reports
  • Identifying high and low risk companies
  • Keeping score
  • The basics of budgeting
  • A review of financial terms
  • Working smarter
  • People and numbers

 What Will Participants Learn?
  • Describe the art of finance and key financial terms
  • Determine your role in company finances
  • Find the rules and regulations for your area and industry
  • Discuss various types of financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, and statements of retained earnings
  • Explain how a chart of accounts is created
  • Tell the difference between cash and accrual accounting
  • Explain single-entry and double-entry bookkeeping
  • Differentiate between debits and credits
  • Identify and analyze important financial data and make financial decisions
  • Read annual reports
  • Determine whether a company is financially high or low risk
  • Recognize different types of organizational financial plans
  • Explain what budgets are and how to prepare them
  • Recognize what computer skills you need to make you a financial whiz
  • Deal with financial situations that impact the people that work for you

Instructor: Nicole Combs
Class meets: M T W Th F Sa Su
Location: Anytime Monday–Sunday, self-paced
Cost: $160*

Run dates: (Starts Jan 2, 2017)
Classes run every other Monday on a continuous basis, except major holidays.

(8-hour self paced on-line course to be completed within 1 week period, Monday to Sunday.)
If you have any questions please call 235-7491 or fill out the contact form below.
Nicole Combs received her PhD Organization and Management from Capella University, MBA from California State University Dominguez Hills, and BS in Business Management University of Phoenix.
Nicole is a part-time instructor for several colleges. Additionally, she teaches at Kauai High School, and is a former vice principal and teacher of a charter school (K-12) in California. Having earned both her Master’s and now PhD from online programs, she is highly involved in distance education. Her dissertation topic was “ student perceptions of faculty effectiveness in online learning.” She recently completed a new AA degree in Virtual Assisting.