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Business & Office Accounting Clerk Practical Simulations Courses
Business & Office Accounting Clerk Practical Simulations Course Introduction
The three Business & Office Accounting Clerk Practical Simulations provide students with an opportunity to apply manual and computerized accounting office procedures so that they have the necessary skills to work in a variety of business and accounting offices. For the average student who takes full advantage of computer functions and features, each Simulation is approximately eight hours long, sufficient for the student to get involved with the required tasks and achieve a level of success. While the primary focus of the Simulations is on the role of the accounting clerk in a small family-operated recreational vehicle service and supply office, many of the procedures apply to other office and accounting environments.
Basic Bookkeeping Levels 1 & 2, Simply Accounting, Microsoft Word Level 1, Microsoft Excel Level 1.
Students develop and apply a variety of communication skills, such as listening to instructions from colleagues and customers, taking telephone messages; writing letters, memos, and e-mails; as well as generating and updating a Procedures Manual. Students develop their human relations and problem-solving skills by handling and solving accounting problems generated by others.
Of Interest to
Those who are interested in developing a variety of business and office skills within computerized accounting environments.
Business & Office Accounting Clerk Practical Simulations Course Breakdown
Simulation 1 introduces students to a number of situations and activities in the accounting office of Rolling Services Ltd., a small, family-operated recreational vehicle service and supply company located in Kelowna, British Columbia.
In Simulation 2, students will continue to learn and apply the procedures used at Rolling Right Services Ltd. Students will pay bills, make journal entries from a variety of source documents, post journal entries into a manual accounting system, reconcile statements, reimburse petty cash expenditures, and prepare payroll.
In Simulation 3, students will continue the daily routine in the accounting office. Students will also prepare and process the month-end payroll, close out the previous month’s books, and prepare financial statements. In addition, students will be setting up a computerized accounting system for the Company.
Throughout the Simulations, students are required to refer to their course materials; locate, refer to, and use a large number of soft-copy materials on their computer, hard-copy materials supplied with their Simulation Workbook, and their Procedures Manual. They are also challenged to use their initiative and to apply new procedures with minimal or no instruction. As students proceed through the Simulations, they are required to reorganize or reschedule tasks as a result of instructions, interruptions, or procedural errors. They are expected to perform recurring tasks without being prompted. There is no exam associated with this course.
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