Professional Development Center

Basics of Accounting and Budgeting

Course Description:

Are you new to the accounting and finance industry? Are you now responsible for your department’s budget? Are you an entrepreneur looking to establish accurate financial processes? This course is built to help you understand the basics of accounting and the budgeting process. In just one day, you will learn about the basic accounting equation, financial statements, types of budgeting, the budget cycle, cost accounting techniques, and much more! Our expert instructor will walk you through realistic and hands-on class exercises to ensure you truly comprehend and can apply the knowledge you gain. 

Course Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic accounting equation.
  • Understand steps of the budgeting process.
  • Illustrate the different types of budget development strategies.
  • Complete a break even analysis for a business.


Spring 2023
February 17, 2022
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: In-person
Cleveland State University, Monte Ahuja College of Business, 1860 E. 18th St., Cleveland, OH 44115 (map

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CEUs: 0.6

Cost: $350