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Certificate in Bookkeeping

Learn the essential skills needed to become a Certified Bookkeeper (CB Designation)! This program is offered in conjunction with the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) to prepare you for the national certificate exam --- the highest professional standard for bookkeepers. The certificate program covers the essentials of bookkeeping for those who wish to pursue a career, entrepreneurs who want to manage their own books in a more professional manner, and individuals seeking to take the national exam and earn the coveted CB designation. This course is taught using the AIPB Certified Bookkeeper Workbook Set complemented by the expertise of an experienced instructor. The dynamic classroom experience will be augmented by standard practices, case studies, and real world examples. Please note that students who enroll in this program should have a basic knowledge of double-entry bookkeeping or general accounting. Participants will earn a Pace University Certificate of Completion.

Need a refresher in basic accounting principles? Take our Accounting Essentials class on September 10, 2016!

Click here to see the Fall 2016 schedule.

Program Topics

  • Accruals and deferrals
  • Double entry bookkeeping
  • Error correction and reconciliation
  • General ledger entries
  • Internal controls and fraud prevention
  • Inventory management and valuation
  • Payroll (including employee earnings and deductions)

Program Benefits

  • Earn the CB designation
  • Distinguish yourself from your peers
  • Improve your credentials with management
  • Increase your earning potential and professional status

QuickBooks Computer Training

This program also features the opportunity to include QuickBooks Training. In this course, you will learn the essentials skills needed to become an expert end user of QuickBooks. This comprehensive two-day program provides practical knowledge and prepares participants to be confident in using this accounting software.

Tuition: $495 (includes all materials)

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Fall 2016 Course Schedule

Please Note: Tuition does not cover the registration for the CB Exam. Please direct all exam eligibility qualification requirements to the AIPB.

Pace University Downtown
One Pace Plaza
New York, NY

October 1 - December 10, 2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuition: $1,299 (includes all materials)
Course#:  90093

Class Status: CLOSED

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