This course has reached maximum capacity; registration is no longer available but you can join the waitlist to be notified if space becomes available.
April 13 - 17, 2021
This course is limited to public sector professionals working for the U.S. Virgin Islands government.
This 5-day virtual course is an introductory course for participants with little or no knowledge of governmental accounting. It provides an overview of governmental accounting systems and includes a basic introduction to accounting principles, internal controls, and documentation requirements. It is helpful for participants who have completed a college accounting course but have found it difficult to transfer that knowledge into a heavily computerized environment. In-class exercises enable participants to record journal entries, post them to the general ledger, and prepare financial statements. Note: This course “builds” from each day to the next. Participants should plan to attend the entire course or risk becoming lost because they have skipped a session.
The structure of this course calls for 3-hour daily virtual sessions over a five-day period.
After successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Personnel from the U.S. Virgin Islands governmental departments and agencies, component units, universities, and non-profit organizations including accountants, grant and program managers, procurement, budget and administrative staff.
With funding support from the United States Department of the Interior, Office of Insular Affairs, courses are available free of charge for government accountability professionals within the insular areas. The course fee is waived and there is no cost to register and attend, Professionals who do not meet the above criteria, please contact [email protected]
April 13 - 17, 2021
3:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.
CPEs - 15 Credit Hours
Dr. Yamamura brings to more than thirty years of experience in industry and academia to the PITI-VITI training team. She is licensed as a CPA in California and Nevada, and teaches a variety of custom-built courses to Pacific and Virgin Islands professionals.READ MORE
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