Course Description
Examine the complexities of accounting for nonprofit organizations. Demonstrate financial reporting for governmental and not-for-profit entities. Differentiate general and special revenue funds, general long-term debt and debt service funds. Define business-type activities, fiduciary activities, audits and budgeting.
Course Objectives

1. Explain differences between not-for-profit and profit entity accounting and the different types of budgets used by non-profits.
2. Demonstrate financial reporting for governmental and not-for-profit entities.
3. Differentiate general and special revenue funds, general long-term debt and debt service funds.
4. Define business-type activities, fiduciary activities, audits and budgeting.
5. Explain how operating budget is created.
6. Analyze a nonprofit operating budget through variance analysis.
7. Recognize the use of organization-wide operating budget and program operating budgets.

Who Should Take This Course?
Individuals managing financials for a nonprofit
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Course Syllabus
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