6 Accounting/Project Management/Career Training Winning Project Management Computerized Accounting & Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2010 In this introductory class you will develop the skills to build a sturdy project plan and to manage the project using that plan. You will learn how to balance the triple constraints of scope, cost, and schedule with the other project imperatives of quality, risk, stakeholder satisfaction, and business profit. Participants will use their own real projects to develop a scope statement, work breakdown structure, network logic diagram, and resource assignments. Through the interactive game of Herding Cats, everyone will manage a project, revise a plan based on milestone achievements, assess risk, and re-plan to accommodate changes that occur. Topics include progress measurement techniques such as buffer management and earned value, status reporting, and how to manage a team of creative individual contributors. Note: This is NOT a PMP exam prep course. Materials are a separate fee ($60 payable to the instructor the first class via cash or check). Instructor: Jack Nevison from New Leaf Project Management. (20 hours) $369 3/23 - 4/6 8:30am - 3:30pm F B CAR 869 30 19064 NA 109 Develop a working familiarity of QuickBooks 2010 with this hands-on course and apply this financial software application to what you have learned in Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals. This course provides hands-on experience performing the most common business transactions. The objective is to give students a basic familiarity with the operation of QuickBooks and an overview of the accounting process as it relates to QuickBooks in a small business environment. This course requires completion of Accounting/Bookkeeping Fundamentals or previous accounting/bookkeeping knowledge. Topics: Getting Started; The Sales Process; Banking and other Transactions; Vendors and Managing Expenses; Bank Reconciliation and Reports. Bring a flash drive to class. (13 hours) $169 4/23 - 5/14 5:45pm - 9:00pm M B SHARMA CAR 722 30 17352 AR 102 APICS CLTD Certification Exam Prep Accounting Fundamentals Certificate Program Understanding basic accounting principles and maintaining accurate financial records is critical for all businesses.  You will be introduced to theory and practice of basic concepts in accounting and bookkeeping. This hands-on program introduces participants to documents and journals required to establish a computerized set of accounts for a small business.  Individuals who are interested in starting on this career path, small or home based business owners, and others with little to no experience will benefit.  Complete the Fundamentals of Accounting/Bookkeeping and QuickBooks to earn the certificate of completion or modules can be taken alone. The APICS certification in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) provides students with the information you need to meet today’s supply chain logistics challenges. Created by APICS and a team of subject matter experts, the CLTD designation covers a comprehensive body of knowledge that sets the global standard for best practices in logistics, transportation and distribution. Divided into 8 modules, this learning system is integrated with best practices in the dayto-day functions of logistics professionals to drive improvement. Tuition cost includes print, online exam prep materials, and a download of the APICS CLTD Exam Content Manual. APICS exam is a separate fee. Materials distributed the first night of class. Course is taught by an APICS CLTD certified instructor. Please contact APICS directly at http://www.apics.org/careers-education-professionaldevelopment/certification/cltd. Enrollment is through APICS at: http://bostonapics. org/meetinginfo.php?id=123&ts=1508417134 Questions: Contact APICS Boston Chapter at http://bostonapics.org/contact.php (35 hours) Tuition: $2,020 non-members/ $1,695 for APICS Plus Members 1/30 - 4/10 6:00pm - 9:30pm T B CAR 861 30 18802 NA 202 No class March 20 Accounting/Bookkeeping Fundamentals Learn essential terms and concepts related to starting an accounting system, understand debits and credits, classify items as assets, liabilities, equity, revenue/ sales and expenditures. Use practice scenarios and complete basic procedures such as journalizing entries and posting transactions to a general ledger. Explore the bookkeeping and accounting cycle, cash systems, creating and understanding financial reports. Learn to create a Trial Balance and Post-Closing Trial Balance, understand an Income Statement and Balance Sheet as well as adjusting entries and bank statement reconciliation. Topics Include: understanding accounts; debits and credits; analyzing transactions; journaling; general ledger; closing/adjusting entries; post-closing trial balance; financial reporting. (30 hours) $549 1/22 - 4/02 5:45pm - 9:00pm M B SHARMA CAR 797 30 17351 AR 102 No class Feb 19 and March 19 Whether it’s a job interview, a request for a promotion or raise, a pitch to a potential customer, or a networking opportunity, executive presence is key to a successful outcome. What is executive presence and can it be developed? This program will provide tips and peer coaching on your executive presence as you introduce yourself in multiple business contexts. Be prepared to develop and get lots of practice giving your message with confidence, and to receive invaluable feedback from others. (5 Hours) $89 3/08 & 3/15 6:00pm - 8:30pm R L MALONEY CAR 891 80 19155 LC 110 Present Yourself with Confidence for Career Success Learn the approach a business may take to develop tailored business performance standards and risk management programs. This will help to reduce losses and costs, ensure adherence to business goals and industry standards, mitigate risks, and continuously remain competitive. (3 hours) $49 2/13 6:00pm - 9:00pm T B CHAVIER PER 888 30 19134 HH 113 2/27 PER 888 80 6:00pm - 9:00pm 19138 T LC 103 L CHAVIER Business Performance & Risk Community Education and Career Training www.middlesex.mass.edu/careertraining • 1-800-818-3434.