In this course, students will understand the concepts of rights versus responsibilities. Students will discuss the rights and responsibilities appropriate to their own situations, locate law enforcement facilities in their community, become familiar with procedures for dealing with fines and tickets, find and engage the services of low cost legal consultation, utilize consumer protection services, and drive legally and responsibly.
In this course, students will investigate health and safety issues related to prospective housing, understand energy and utility assistance programs, know their rights and responsibilities when renting, understand how to comparison-shop for the best rental units, know the financial support options and opportunities for first-time homeowners, and know the basics about leases, contracts and insurance.
In this course, learners will prepare a resume, cover letter, and post-interview thank you correspondence. They will also practice interview skills, such as greetings, introductions, questions for the interviewer, and appropriate attire and body language. learners will also distinguish between legal and illegal interview questions.
In this course, learners will prepare for the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles knowledge and sign tests for obtaining a driver's license. They will use vocabulary for parts of the interior and exterior of the motor vehicle, traffic signs, directions, and commands that may be used in the road test.
In this course, learners will prepare for the U.S. citizenship interview. They will prepare to answer all of the 100 history and government questions which may be asked as well as the written English portion of the interview.
Expands on the learner's ability to set up and manage a company chart of accounts, record purchases and process sales in QuickBooks Online. Learners will manage customer, vendor and employee records. Learners will expand upon their base knowledge of QuickBooks Online by performing investing and financing activities, payroll, budgets and banking activities. The learner will enter adjusting entries, produce financial statements and other year-end reports to close the books at year-end. Through a simulation project, the learner will check for reporting accuracy and correct common mistakes to ensure accurate financial reporting through the use of an Accounting Information System.
Introduces basic accounting concepts, set up and management of QuickBooks Online company files. The learner will navigate through the software by setting up users, entering beginning balances, and creating inventory items. Introduces customers and vendors by entering and paying bills, writing checks, creating invoices and sales receipts. Demonstrates achievement by producing financial reports.
Provides the learner with pre-professional and practical business experiences through providing free tax preparation service to the community by applying individual income tax knowledge. Incorporates the learner with activities that include, but not limited to; accepting responsibility, decision making, community awareness, personalized learning experiences, and developing a professional network. Additional skills such as obtaining business technologies, engaging in collaborative cross functional work, attaining job search skills, determining the importance of soft skills, and professional growth will be developed.
Introduces the Federal and Wisconsin Income Tax laws by preparing tax returns and researching tax issues related to personal and business returns. Explores taxable and non-taxable income, filing status, dependent/exemptions deductions, adjustments to income, and various credits that can offset taxes due.
Expands on the accounting concepts presented in Accounting 1. Introduces the learner to fixed assets, intangible assets, current and payroll liabilities, Partnerships, Corporations, bonds, the Statement of Cash Flows, and financial statement analysis. Demonstrate achievement by completion of various projects.
Introduces accounting concepts and financial statements for sole proprietorships. Learners analyze and record routine transactions, adjusting entries, and closing entries. Learners prepare the Income Statement, Statement of Owner's Equity, and the Balance Sheet from the financial records they create for service and merchandising businesses. Covers accounting for sales, inventory, cash, and receivables.
Prepares the learner to compare the cost accounting environment with other accounting environments, identify production costs, analyze production components of accounting reports, analyze production flows, classify production costs as direct, indirect and fixed, variable, or mixed, apply cost assignment methods, process production costs using job order costing and process costing, allocate departmental overhead.
Introduces various payroll laws, payroll accounting systems, and procedures. Emphasizes applying payroll laws and regulations, computing wages, salaries, and payroll tax liabilities, preparing payroll reports and maintaining payroll records. Learners prepare, W-2s, W-3s, Form 941, and Form 940. Explores state tax laws.
Prepares the learner to analyze financial performance from a managerial perspective. Learners will examine capital budget investments, compare capital structures, prepare a master budget, prepare standard costs, develop a working capital management strategy, and explore implementing sustainability into business practices.