Coach Richardson's Class
Moberly Area Technical Center
Welcome to Moberly Area Technical Center
I want to welcome you to the business program at MATC and more specifically my classes.
I have the privelage of offering Accounting I and II, Business Management and Personal Finance. You will be able to find out more about these classes as you navigate this website.
I hope that this class experience will be pleasant and help you to develop the skills to be productive in society.
Understanding and managing personal finances are key to one’s future financial success. This one-semester course is based on the Missouri Personal Finance Competencies and presents essential knowledge and skills to make informed decisions about real-world financial issues. Students will learn how choices influence occupational options and future earning potential. Students will also learn to apply decision-making skills to evaluate career choices and set personal goals. The course content is designed to help the learner make wise spending, saving, and credit decisions and to make effective use of income to achieve personal financial success.
This course introduces double-entry accounting. It covers the complete accounting cycle in its simplest form and then expands the cycle by using special journals, subsidiary ledgers, and detailed financial statements. Microcomputers and practice sets will be used to reinforce accounting concepts. Additional units include instruction in payroll, checking accounts, the 10 keypad, and preparation of personal income tax returns. This course reinforces needed skills, characteristics, and attitudes, not just for business purposes, but for everyday living. Students will learn principles that are important for personal use, for use by all business workers, for use in decision-making by management, and to prepare for a career.
This course is designed to help students acquire a more thorough, in-depth knowledge of accounting procedures and techniques utilized in solving business problems and making financial decisions. Students will develop skills in analyzing and interpreting information common to partnerships and corporations, preparing formal statements and supporting schedules, and using inventory and budgetary control systems. The entire accounting cycle is expanded manually and on the computer using Excel and Peachtree Accounting software. This program is highly recommended for anyone planning to attend college to be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), in a business-related field, or for anyone planning to enter the work force as a bookkeeper.
Are you interested in how business is organized, owned, and managed? Business Principles and Management is designed to provide an understanding of the characteristics, organization, and operations of business. The course is geared to students who are exploring the possibility of a career in business and focuses on the role of the manager. Students will learn principles and concepts that will aid them in becoming effective members of the business community, studying such topics as business environment, types of ownership and the law, information and communication systems, production and marketing, finance, human resources, and management. Business law topics such as torts; contracts-proper form, discharge and remedies for breach; employment contracts, regulations and employee protections; buying and selling goods; personal property and bailment will also be covered. This course is especially recommended for those who will continue in any area of business at the college level or for those who have an interest in owning and operating their own business.
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