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Workshop 1: Introduction to Accounting (online)

 Note: This course is currently available in online and can be accessed at any time.

Introduction to Accounting, the first workshop in the RIT Accounting Practices, Procedures & Protocol series, is designed to familiarize attendees with the overall course content. Attendees will gain knowledge of the role and structure of the RIT Controller's Office and the Office of Budget & Financial Planning Services. The main focus of the class will be an in-depth review of the RIT chart of account structure, including information about what each segment represents, how to decipher 24-digit combinations, how combinations are created, cross validation rules, and account segment descriptions. Employees who perform financial functions including budgets, purchasing, travel, p-card administration, etc, should attend this class. In addition to providing a foundation for the Accounting Practices, Procedures & Protocol course, the workshop is a prerequisite for Oracle training classes. All course materials will be distributed during the first workshop. Course materials are also located on the Controller's Office web page at:

Prerequisite: None.

* Completion of this course is required to obtain your Accounting Series Certificate of Completion.