Business Office Academy

Business Certification Programs

Our business certification programs offer multiple certifications in the following areas, all of which can be completed in as little as few weeks.

  • Executive Administrative Assistant
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Business Information Worker
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Specialist
  • Microsoft Office Business Suite
  • General Office Support

Evening Classes Available

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting I
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting II
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting III
  • QuickBooks Beginning  – Advanced
  • Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)

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Business Certification Programs

EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT35 Weeks

Customer Relations for the 21st Century
Workplace Math
English for the Workplace
Word:  (Beginning – Advanced)
Excel:   (Beginning – Advanced)
PowerPoint:   (Beginning – Advanced)
Access:   (Beginning – Advanced)
Outlook
QuickBooks:   (Beginning – Intermediate)
Proofreading and Editing
Records Management
Keyboarding: 50 WPM
Ten-Key: 200 SPM

ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT
30 Weeks

Customer Relations for the 21st Century
Workplace Math
English for the Workplace
Computer Concepts and Windows
Word:   (Beginning – Intermediate)
Excel:   (Beginning – Advanced)
Accounting:   I and II
QuickBooks:   (Beginning – Advanced)
Keyboarding: 35 WPM
Ten-Key: 200 SPM

BUSINESS INFORMATION WORKER
25 Weeks

Customer Relations for the 21st Century
Workplace Math
English for the Workplace
Computer Concepts and Windows
Word:   (Beginning – Intermediate)
Excel:   (Beginning – Intermediate)
PowerPoint:   (Beginning – Intermediate)
Outlook
Records Management
Keyboarding: 40 WPM


ADVANCED MICROSOFT OFFICE SPECIALIST-25 Weeks

Word:   Advanced
Excel:   Advanced
PowerPoint:   (Beginning – Advanced)
Access:   (Beginning – Advanced
Outlook
Keyboarding: 40 WPM

MICROSOFT OFFICE BUSINESS SUITE-20 Weeks

Computer Concepts and Windows
MS Office Complete
Outlook
Keyboarding: 35 WPM

GENERAL OFFICE SUPPORT
20 Weeks

Customer Relations for the 21st Century
Workplace Math
English for the Workplace
MS Office Core Skills
Records Management
Keyboarding: 35 WPM


Bookkeeping

certificates

Evening Classes Available

Bookkeeping/Accounting I

This course covers terms, concepts, and applications of a double-entry accounting system for a service business. Students learn to deal effectively with the chart of accounts, assets, liabilities, and equity account, as well as to apply basic rules of generally accepted accounting principles. Prerequisite: Business Math class or equivalent experience.
(12 students minimum requirement)

 Bookkeeping/Accounting II

In this course, students continue learning about terms, concepts, and applications of a bookkeeping/accounting system for a corporation. Students learn to deal effectively with accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and dividends. Prerequisite: Accounting I or equivalent experience.
(12 students minimum requirement)

 Bookkeeping/Accounting III

Students continue learning about terms, concepts, and applications of a bookkeeping/accounting system for a merchandising business organized as a corporation. Students learn to deal effectively with bad debt, inventory, depreciation, and loans. Prerequisite: Accounting II or equivalent experience.


Keyboarding

Learn keyboarding basics on a computerized tutorial and progress to speed and accuracy drills. This class will help the student to achieve the proper techniques for keyboarding competency. 10-15 week class depending on the student.

QuickBooks Pro 2016

Beginning–Advanced

Instructor led course on how to use QuickBooks to effectively deal with customers, vendors, and banking transactions. Create your own company file. Extend your knowledge by managing inventory, working with balance sheets accounts, payroll, and sales tax. Learn how to work with class, estimate, and time tracking features. Also, learn how to customize reports and create custom templates. Prerequisite: Windows class and Excel or equivalent experience. Textbook and USB flash drive required the first class meeting – not included in registration fee.
(12 student minimum requirement)

Microsoft Office 2016

(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)

This self-paced program of individualized instruction with the support of the teacher is geared to prepare students to use the Microsoft Office Suite in workplace settings. Students of all levels will be able to improve their marketability. Students select which MS Office Application to focus on in class from Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook Levels 1 through 3. Textbook and USB Flash Drive required the first class meeting – not included in registration fee.
(12 student minimum requirement.)


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