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Stratford's online accounting program can help you learn essential accounting functions at home when you have time.

Beginning with basic concepts and working up to more detailed functions, Stratord's program can help you gain a solid foundation of skills that could be applied in nearly any industry across the globe, in turn, making you a valuable asset in a variety of accounting career settings.

This course is now also 100% online which means all of your textbooks and study guides are also digitally available in eService, our online student center.

Enrol today, and get an education that could propel you to exciting, new opportunities.

Accounting Course Module 1 Test
Introduction to Accounting:
• Accounting in Context
• The Accounting Mindset
• The History of Accounting: A Yardstick on our Civilization
• A Crash Course in Computers for Accounting Personnel
• Two Extended Accounting Case Studies
• Accounting Documents: A Visual Glossary

Accounting Course Module 2
Fundamentals of Accounting - Part One:

• The Purpose of Accounting
• Financial Versus Managerial Accounting
• The Balance Sheet
• The Income Statement
• Analyzing Transactions
• The T-Account
• Journal Entries
• Posting to the Ledger

Accounting Course Module 3
Fundamentals of Accounting - Part Two:

• Adjusting Entries
• Linking the Income Statement and Balance Sheet
• Completing the Accounting Cycle
• Closing Entries
• Types of Business Operations
• Gross Profit and Net Income
• Cost of Goods Sold
• Sales Returns and Allowances
• Sales Discounts
• Measuring and Reporting Receivables

Accounting Course Module 4
Fundamentals of Accounting - Part Three:

• Subsidiary Ledgers and Special Journals
• Ordering Systems
• Purchase, Sales, Cash Receipts, & Cash Payments Journals
• Payroll and Taxes
• Compulsory & Voluntary Deductions
• Recording the Payroll
• Dealing with Cash
• The Statement of Cash Flows
• Partnerships

Accounting Course Module 5
Accounting for Corporations - Part One:

• The Ownership of a Corporation
• Rights of Stockholders
• Retaining Earnings
• The Corporate Income Statement
• No-Par & Par-Value Stocks
• Distributing Dividends
• Statement of Retained Earnings
• Preparing Financial Statements for a Corporation

Accounting Course Module 6
Accounting for a Corporation - Part Two:

• Current Assets
• Temporary Investments
• Understanding Lower of Cost and Market (LCM)
• Inventory Systems
• First In, First Out (FIFO)
• Last In, First Out (LIFO)
• Weighted Average
• The Amortization of Capital Assets
• Liabilities and Preferred Equity

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 accounting course 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 accounting course material is presented may vary.
Stratford Accounting Program

"I was very pleased with the training program. It was quite thorough and I would recommend the program to anyone interested."

A.M. - Alberta

I would highly recommend Stratford to anyone who is considering a new career or someone who wants to enhance their current employment.

S.R. - Alberta