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Individuals with bookkeeping training are essential personnel in nearly every industry. Maintaining proper ledgers and balances is the backbone of financial stability for businesses both large and small.

Stratford’s online bookkeeping course could help you learn all the fundamentals needed to being working in bookkeeping. Whether you want to improve your skills for your own finances or wish to take the first step toward a new career, Stratford is a convenient and affordable way to get started.
Bookkeeping Module 1
Introduction to Bookkeeping

• Bookkeeping Goals and Values
• The Bookkeeping Mindset
• The History of Bookkeeping
• Computers and Bookkeeping Personnel
• A Day in the Life of a Bookkeeping Professional
• A Glossary of Accounting and Bookkeeping Documents

Bookkeeping Module 2
Fundamental Bookkeeping Practices

• The Purpose of Bookkeeping
• The Balance Sheet
• The Income Statement
• Analyzing Transactions
• Steps in The Bookkeeping Process
• The Journal and the Ledger
• Preparation of Financial Statements

Bookkeeping Module 3
The Accounting Cycle
• Adjusting Entries, Income Statement, Balance Sheet
• Preparation of Closing Entries
• Revisiting the Accounting Cycle
• Post Closing Entries and Trial Balance
• Practicing the Steps in the Accounting Cycle
• Buying Merchandise Inventory
• Selling Merchandise Inventory
• Preparing Financial Statements for a Merchandise Company

Bookkeeping Module 4
Intermediate Bookkeeping Techniques

• Subsidiary Ledgers and Special Journals
• Using the Special Journals
• Payroll and Taxes
• Dealing with Cash
• The Statement of Cash Flows
• Accounting for Partnerships
• Closing the Books
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.
Stratford Bookkeeping Course

"The level of encouragement I received throughout this course sheds a very positive light on Stratford Career Institute and the staff that works there."

Luella S.

"Bookkeeping is the second course I have taken from this school. I feel very fortunate to have found a school like Stratford to fulfill my needs."

Miriam P.