Business and Accounting Program FAQ

Business and Accounting Program FAQs

Yes, the business and accounting program is completed online. 

The program is designed to provide direct instructor/student engagementManaged with the student in mind, virtual meeting spaces allow instructors to provide live lectures and personalized guidance.

Our online instructor-led classes allow for rich collaboration and engagement amongst students and instructors.

CCI also calls on local business professionals to engage students in hands-on learning in business operations. 

The unique nature of this online program ensures that students meet regular minimum requirements and progress each week. (Additional tutoring is also available.) 

Successful completion of the business and accounting program at CCI broadens your opportunities for personal and professional growth. With an understanding of what it takes to be successful in business you can:  
  • learn the skills to start your own business, or how to run your current business more efficiently and profitably 
  • achieve advancement in your current career 
  • find meaningful work in an office or business environment 
  • develop marketable skills that nearly every company needs 
Many of our students have been working in a job with little or no opportunity for advancement or are in a job with hours and pay that no longer suits their lifestyle and/or career goals. By gaining an understanding of business skills and principles, they have more control of their career path and trajectory. After you have completed the program, you can feel confident pursuing many new areas of opportunity, including:

CCI’s business and accounting program offer classes in: 

  • Microsoft Office 
  • Business Communication 
  • Basic Accounting 
  • Business Practice
  • Business Practice II 
  • QuickBooks 
  • Payroll Administration 
  • Practicum 
  • Career Development 

Upon completion of the program, you will find that your job prospects have improved, and you have gained confidence in the added value you bring to your current position. You will have developed practical skills in: 

  • Business Basics 
  • Business Functions/Components 
  • Ethics in Business 
  • Financial Document Preparation 
  • Customer Service 
  • Workplace Communications 
  • Branch, Retail, and Department Management 
  • Principles for Business Success 
  • Accounting 
  • Business Operations Management 
  • Business Finance 

Finance and Accounting Workshops

  • QuickBooks 
  • Peachtree 
  • Payroll Administration
  • Corporate Accounting 

Bookkeeping Jobs and Accounting Careers

Other financial and/or accounting careers these courses prepare you for include: 

  • Accounts Payable/Receivable 
  • Financial Reporting 
  • Payroll Assistant 
  • Inventory Control 
  • Accounting Clerk 
  • Business Office 
  • Office Positions 
  • Retail Management 
  • Cash Management 

The business and accounting program is ideal for small business owners or prospective small business owners. 

This program teaches the fundamental skills needed to run a business.

Absolutely! For those seeking an office job, promotion, or managerial position the business and accounting program demonstrates to employers or prospective employers that you understand the business and accounting skills needed to be effective in business.

In the Business and Accounting Program, you will learn the basics of BOTH business and financial principles that will prepare you for a career in almost any organization.

On the business side of the program, you will cover skills such as business basics, ethics in business, customer service, and business functions/components.

On the accounting side, you will develop skills in business finance and financial document preparation.

Basically, business covers more general business basics, so you leave with basic knowledge on how an organization is set up and how it operates. Accounting is more specialized because it covers financial topics and prepares you to take on financial responsibilities in your new job role.

Even for positions that don’t require specific financial skills, the Business and Accounting program provides you with an understanding of business financial principles, which makes you a more valuable asset to any organization, in any role.

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