AIPB Bookkeeper Certification Course

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Name: AIPB Bookkeeper Certification Course
Date: September 24, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
AIPB Certification New course starting at Penn State Abington!  Ensure that your bookkeeper’s skills are top-notch!  The American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers certification course helps students prepare for the national exam.  Certification shows that the student keeps up to date on changes in bookkeeping, accounting and tax regulations, and that they have met the institute's high, national standards. 
Learning Objectives:
The course helps students prepare for the national Certified Bookkeeper examination by helping them to master the skills and knowledge required for certification which are as follows:
  • Adjusting entries (accruals and deferrals)
  • Correction of accounting errors (includes the bank reconciliation)
  • Basic book and tax depreciation
  • Basic payroll—paying wages, withholding, depositing and reporting taxes using the basic forms
  • Recording and costing out merchandise inventory
  • Internal Controls and Fraud Prevention
Sharon deFonteny has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Education with a concentration in accounting. She has spent many years in Corporate America working in accounting and has 15 years of bookkeeping experience as the owner of deFonteny Bookkeeping Solutions.  She is also a Certified Online Instructor and has created a series of courses to help business owners understand the bookkeeping and accounting processes. Sharon has also taught accounting and personal finance at the high school and middle school levels.  It is Sharon’s passion to educate people on how financial record keeping works.

Registration/Information: Marjie Devlin, Penn State Abington, 215-881-7396,
75 hours total
When: Tuesday, September 24, 2019. 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Penn State Abington, 1600 Woodland Road, Abington, PA  19001
Faculty: Sharon deFonteny
Prerequisites: Understanding Debits and Credits or 2 years of bookkeeping experience
Course Hours: 13 weeks / 75 hours
Delivery Method: Hybrid Course: in person 3 hours per week and online
Dates: September 24 to December 17, 2019
Penn State Abington
1600 Woodland Road
Abington, PA. 19001
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday nights September 24 to December 17, 2019 from 6 PM to 9 PM.
Contact Information:
Marjie Devlin, Program Manager
$1795 for 75 hours including all textbooks
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