- Learn more advanced accounting, management and statistical techniques.
- Improve business performance through more accurate data measuring and reporting.
You learned the basics of accounting in earning your Level I certificate. In Level II, you'll expand your knowledge and skill, and improve your prospects for a rewarding career in accounting. You'll learn what managers need to know about finance and accounting. You'll see how data are used for planning, controlling and decision-making, and how good measurement and reporting can help organizations forecast their liabilities, contingencies, shareholders' equity and future employee benefits. You'll learn probability concepts and techniques for describing and measuring data. You'll also work on writing clearer reports, responses, briefing notes and issue-critical news releases.
What You'll Learn
- Understand Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and underlying concepts, assumptions and guidelines.
- Record and correctly interpret financial statements.
- Use statistics to enhance your management decision-making.
- Identify, classify and allocate costs for overhead, product costing and performance evaluation.
- Prepare budgets and determine variances.
You have three years from the start date of your first course to complete the certificate. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) may be granted for one course.
Starting in Winter 2018, 0982 Intermediate Financial Accounting & Analysis will be offered as two courses 3404 Intermediate Financial Accounting 1 and 3405 Intermediate Financial Accounting 2. Fall 2017 will be the last chance to take 0982 Intermediate Financial Accounting & Analysis as one class. If you have already taken, or are enrolled in 0982 Intermediate Financial Accounting & Analysis, this course will remain applicable towards CPA PREP and the School's certificates in Accounting Level 2 and Level 3. As well, students can apply 1348 in place of 3213.