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This course will focus on the basic accounting equation, how certain transactions affect the accounting equation and the relationship of the balance sheet and the operating statement at the fund level. It also provides instruction on how to record financial transactions using the modified accrual basis of accounting at the fund level.

Course Outline

Please note there are three methods to register for this course. Click the Single Registration button to register and pay online.  You can also request to be invoiced. To request an invoice, click the Single Registration button, and then select Checkout. Log in with your account information. Under payment method, select "Request for Invoice."  Once you click this option, you must then select "Company Invoice" under Choose Payment Method. You will receive an email with the invoice attached.

To mail in registration with a check - for local governments click here, for state government click here

 

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant should be able to recall the basic accounting equation, recognize the elements of certain financial statements including the balance sheet/statement of net position and the operating statements, illustrate the relationship between the balance sheet/statement of net position and the operating statements, apply double entry accounting to record financial transactions, and record financial transactions in journals and ledgers using the modified accrual basis of accounting.

Notes

Credits: Participants will earn 21.5 CPE, 2.0 CEU, 20 Contact Hours

Attendance Policy: Our classroom training requires attendance during all parts of the instructional program. Instructors are required to take attendance and cannot approve student absences during class time. Please carefully consider your schedule when selecting class dates.

Field of Study: Accounting (Governmental)

Who Should Attend? This course is for local government accounting and financial reporting professionals and others responsible for oversight and administration of a local government’s finances.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based

University of Georgia, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: https://www.nasbaregistry.org

Contact: For more information regarding refunds, concerns, and program cancellation policies, please contact Sue Joe, suejin@uga.edu.

Prerequisites

None

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Introductory Governmental Accounting I for Local Government - Virtual Live
Type
Group Internet Based
Days
T, W, Th
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jan 25, 2022 to Jan 27, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
20.0
Location
  • Carl Vinson Institute of Government Locations
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $469.00
Section Notes

Mail-In Registration Form

$35 fee will be charged for all cancellations, transfers and substitutions. No refund (100% service charge) if cancelled less than one day before the session start date.

Section Title
Introductory Governmental Accounting I for State Government Virtual Live
Type
Group Internet Based
Days
T, W, Th
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jan 25, 2022 to Jan 27, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
20.0
Location
  • Carl Vinson Institute of Government Locations
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $469.00
Section Notes

Mail-In Registration Form

$35 fee for all cancellations, transfers and substitutions will be charged. No refund (100% service charge) if cancelled less than one day before the session start date.

 

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