Business and Management

Bookkeeping/Paralegal


Certified Bookkeeper Program
The American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) has established a professional certification, the Certified Bookkeeper (CB) credential. Individuals possessing this credential earn the right to put "CB" after their name and will advance their careers and assure the maximum compensation for their skills. Certification distinguishes you from other bookkeepers because it proves that you can handle all of the books through the adjusted trial balance for a company of up to 100 employees or even 200 employees. To obtain certification, individuals must have at least two years of bookkeeping experience, pass the required examinations, and adhere to the AIPB code of ethics. This program focuses on preparing you for the exams by helping you master the content knowledge needed for the certification and credential.

Specific areas covered are:
Adjusting entries
Payroll
Book and tax depreciation
Correction of Accounting errors including bank reconciliation
Inventory

In addition to completing the coursework, students must arrange to take the exams to obtain the credential. Instruction will be given on when and where the exams can be taken. Before undertaking this program, students should have experience in bookkeeping and the necessary accounting course experience. This course assumes a solid background and does not teach basic bookkeeping skills.

 
Marketing & Sales
Captivating Your Customer
This seminar is devoted to the techniques used in providing total customer satisfaction. In today's customer-oriented business environment, "people" skills are critical for personal and organizational success.
Organizations and corporations increase sales and revenues by offering their clients prompt and courteous service. Through group participation and classroom exercises, the participant will understand and be able to put into practice proven customer service techniques and strategies. .6 CEU
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Top Gun Sales
Learn how to refresh your sales approach and add spark and inspiration to your sales efforts. Participants will explore ways to network; prospect; reach decision makers; cold call; make effective presentations;
follow up; and close the deal. This workshop will provide energy to your sales efforts whether you are new to the field or have many years of experience.
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Handling Challenging or Difficult People

Be your best professionally. Learn the types of "difficult people" and how best to handle each type. Learn how to minimize conflict and how you can also be part of the solution. Examine techniques that can be used to handle even the most difficult situation. A personality assessment tool will also be utilized as part of the class discussion to gain insight into personality and leadership.
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Small Business Institute


Small, growing businesses need help, especially practical advice and ideas that work. These workshops are designed to give you the business management skills necessary to succeed in today's competitive market.

Starting Your Own Business
6 sessions
All sessions held at the Blackwood Campus

Introduction to Small Business Ownership (Session I)
Participants will be introduced to what it takes to start or purchase a small business. Economic climate and other factors of business owners have discussed with an emphasis on a positive approach to this
series of seminars. .25 CEU
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The Business Plan Part I: Planning Process (Session 2)
This seminar concentrates on the organization and elements of a basic business plan. Learn the uses of a business plan and when and why it is necessary – a must for people starting their own business
or business owners seeking financing. .25 CEU
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The Business Plan Part II: Marketing and Promotion (Session 3)
This seminar continues from Part I, the Planning Process, by focusing on the business plan and its affect on marketing and promotion for the business owner. .25 CEU
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Selling Skills for Your Business (Session 4)
Learn to plan and forecast your cash needs in order to start, operate,or purchase a business. This step-by-step seminar concentrates on the basics of cash flow planning. Learn to plan your own cash flow from actual case studies. This seminar teaches you the proper format and purpose of this vital part of operating a small business. .25 CEU
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Financing a Small Business (Session 5)
Learn where and how to borrow money, the do's and don'ts of borrowing,and the different sources of money available to you. Learn how to build the proper banking relationship and what is needed to
secure that business loan. .25 CEU
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Taxes and Record Keeping (Session 6)
Learn what type of business entity is right for you. Learn what legal and tax benefits are available to you in starting or owning your own business.This seminar concentrates on various legal forms of business, their costs, tax reporting, and benefits to the small business owner. .25 CEU
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Sue Yourself
Does somebody owe you or your business money? Does your business have trouble with collections? Learn how to use the courts to collect without having to hire a lawyer. This course teaches you how to prosecute (or defend) suits in the New Jersey Small Claims Court by yourself. The student will learn how to sue for money owed, damage to property, unpaid rent, return of rental security deposits, and many other claims for money damages. Even businesses that sell out-of-state or over the internet can do this with proper preparation. The student will also learn how to collect money damage after the court awards judgment. This course is ideal for business owners, managers, and landlords.
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Law for Landlords
and Tenants
Whether you are just leasing a room for the school year or managing a multi-unit apartment complex, you can benefit from this how-to-approach to New Jersey landlord/tenant law. This course is primarily intended for landlords and their managing agents but will also benefit tenants who want to know their rights. The course covers the things you should look for in leases, what you can do to check out a tenant before leasing, the rights and responsibilities on both sides, security deposits, right to renew, dealing with late rent payments, grounds for eviction and required notices to quit. The student will also learn how to file and prosecute or defend a suit for eviction as well as how to prosecute or defend suits for unpaid rent, excess damage, and return of security deposits.
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Business & Management Seminars


Get the competitive edge over other professionals by staying on top of your skill set. these seminars are designed to give you the knowledge you need to standout and succeed in today's 

fast moving economy.


Business Communications

Communicating clearly and effectively is an essential skill to success in the business world. The following series of classes are designed to develop this skill.


Business Writing for Professionals

Learn how to write more effective letters, memos, and e­mail mes­sages that will enhance the delivery of your message. Participants will learn how to organize their thoughts to construct clear, precise mes­sages; refresh their grammar and punctuation; and proofread accu­rately. Emphasis will be placed on tone and inflection and projecting a positive and professional image in all your communications. .9 CEU
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Assertiveness Skills

This course will focus on assisting individuals in increasing your self­ con­fidence, self­ esteem, credibility, and composure. Emphasis will be placed on the techniques utilized to best express yourself, make a strong impact on people, manage your time, and remain in control. We will practice assertive techniques that can help you in any situation. .6 CEU

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Conflict Resolution and Management

In today' s high paced business environment, change, stress,and conflict occur daily as our economic climate experiences challenges and often times setbacks. This series of classes is designed to help you understand and manage these factors we all face each day.


Conquering Workplace Stress

This course is designed for those wishing to manage stress and pre­vent burnout. This seminar will teach you how to respond appropriately to daily pressures and how to take charge of stressful situations so you can perform at your best. Participants will learn to recognize the signs of stress, determine stress­ prone personalities, and explore coping techniques. .6 CEU

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From Conflict to Cooperation 

This seminar will focus on assisting individuals in gaining control, confidence, and composure in even the most highly charged situa­tions. Participants will learn about the different types and causes of conflict that occur in the workplace and at home. Discussion of the most common responses to conflict will help each participant uncov­er their preferred style of managing conflict. Discover how you can defuse and diffuse conflict to create a more positive and productive workplace. .6 CEU

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Leadership Skills

Today' s leaders must be multi-dimensional, self-motivated, and well-prepared to adapt at a moment' s notice. This series of classes is designed to help you develop leadership skills in the areas of delegation, teamwork, and organizational planning.


Organization and Delegation

Organizing your work and proper delegation of authority have long been recognized as important leadership skills. This seminar will focus on both areas and emphasize specific topics such as how to plan and organize your work and subsequently having employees plan and organize their work and delegation techniques that get results. 

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Working as a Team

In the ever rapidly changing industry of today, the mark of a success­ful manager is one who not only can manage efficiently but also establish a team approach within the workplace. This seminar is designed to prepare those in leadership roles to meet the demanding challenges of leading and motivating a diverse work group. Emphasis will be placed on communication skills, delegating work effectively, and creating a positive work environment through team cooperation and respect. In addition, participants will focus on the critical skill development of establishing a vision, plan, and motivation structure to maximize employees' skills. .6 CEU

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The Effective Leader

Are you preparing for a promotion into management or have you just entered into a new position as a manager? This seminar will assist emerging leaders into the transition from employee to supervisor. The focus of this program is to help new supervisors identify and face the many challenges that they will encounter during their shift into the new role of manager. Specific topics will include defining the supervisor's role, negotiation and networking, interpersonal and human relations skills, team member environment, time manage­ment tips, planning and organizing, and performance assessment practices. .6 CEU

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Notary Public Training Program
There is a growing need for Notaries Public in many professions including paralegal, financial, real estate, business, and legal professions. This class will educate you on how to obtain your notary commission for the State of New Jersey. In addition, you will acquire skills and tools to complete your state assigned job duties as described by the New Jersey Department of Revenue. We will explore what a notary can do; what liability a notary faces; and how to earn money from notary services. Students who successfully complete the training will receive a certificate of completion. This course meets the standards of the New Jersey Notary Association.
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Management Certificate Programs


Camden County College, in cooperation with the American Management Association, is pleased to announce the offering of unique management certificate programs designed to assist individuals in learning state-of-the-art management skills. These programs are designed to help you become more effective in your current position or to prepare you for advancement into another position. These courses are nationally recognized for their merit and comprehensiveness. AMA textbooks are utilized for all of the courses to provide a solid foundation in the subject matter. A selection of AMA courses are offered each
semester toward the completion of certificates.


What Will I Gain from the Certificate in Programs?

Preparation for career and/or career advancement

Skill development to assist in managing day to day work situations

Insight from instructors with practical experience and AMA text­books

A network of fellow professionals

Obtain a Certificate after completion of only six courses

 

Certificate in Management Program

Course Listing Core Courses (Required):

Communication Skills for Managers Fair, Square, and Legal: A Manager's Guide to Safe Hiring,

Managing, and Firing Finance and Accounting for Non­Financial Managers Leadership Skills for Managers `


Elective Courses (Choose two):

A Manager's Guide to Human Behavior How to Manage Conflict in the Organization Coaching for Top Performance Delegating for Business Success Managing and Achieving Organizational Goals Fundamentals of Human Resources What Managers Do How to be an Effective Facilitator


Certificate in Human Resource Management

Course Listing Core Courses (Required):

Fundamentals of Human Resources Fair, Square, and Legal: A Manager's Guide to Safe Hiring, Managing, and Firing Communication Skills for Managers


Electives (Choose three):

Managing and Achieving Organizational Goals Coaching for Top Performance Successful Interviewing: Techniques for Hiring, Coaching and

Performance Management Meetings How to Be an Effective Facilitator Presentation Success


Certificate in Business Communications Management

Course Listing Core Courses (Required):

Communication Skills for Managers How to Sharpen Your Business Writing Skills Presentation Success: How to Plan, Prepare, and Deliver Effective

Presentations


Elective Courses (Choose three):


Interpersonal Communication Skills in the Workplace How to Write Dynamic Business Proposals How to be an Effective Facilitator Successful Interviewing


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AMA Semester Offerings


Courses vary each semester, please contact the Continuing Education office for more information.



Accounting & Payroll Banking



Financial Reports: Understanding Debits and Credits

This course will focus on the vital tools of decision making for compa­nies – financial reports. In this class, we will explore the accounting equation; accounting terms and concepts; the types of financial reports; and accounting processes. Specific topics will include cash accounting, accruals, allocations, prepaids, receivables, depreciation, amortization, inventory, and reserves. In addition, we will review how transactions are entered into financial records; balance sheets, income statements, and month­ end closings. .8 CEU

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Become a Payroll Specialist! PayTrain College and University Programs
American Payroll Association and Camden County College are proud to offer the new PayTrain series of payroll courses. As a payroll professional, you know how important it is to maintain your company’s  compliance by keeping up with the changing regulations and procedures. Staying current is not only important to your company’s bottom line but also to your continued professional development. The PayTrain College and University Program is comprised of two professional courses designed for all levels of payroll administration – PayTrain Fundamentals and PayTrain Mastery. Whether you are interested in preparing for the Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) or Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification exams, or are just new to the industry and need to learn the basics of payroll, our courses will help you meet your goals.

PayTrain Fundamentals
PayTrain Fundamentals teaches the fundamental payroll calculations and applications necessary for individuals who are new to the payroll industry, those who support the payroll industry, and those who are preparing for the FPC or CPP certification examinations. This course will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills required to maintain payroll compliance and prevent costly penalties. 3.0 CEU

These calculations are critical to successfully passing the FPC and CPP exams and are not covered in PayTrain Mastery.

Topics covered in PayTrain Fundamentals include:
• Payroll fundamentals • Fundamentals of payroll operations • Paycheck fundamentals • Payroll benefits basics • Tax reporting • Payroll accounting • Professional administration
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PayTrain Mastery
A continuation of PayTrain Fundamentals, the mastery course is a comprehensive class providing students with a solid understanding of advanced payroll topics necessary for payroll managers and supervisors. This course is ideal for experienced payroll professionals seeking compliance training, professional development, or CPP certification preparation. Topics include payroll concepts, calculations, fringe benefits, employment taxes, payroll practices, payroll accounting, management and administration. To prepare for the CPP exam, this course should be taken after completing PayTrain Fundamentals. 3.6 CEU
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Investment Institute


In these unpredictable and often turbulent times that we now face, it is more important than ever to increase your personal knowledge of investing for you and your family. In this seminar, you will learn the essentials of investing by exploring the various options and techniques commonly utilized by today’s financial consultants. These courses are instructed by a highly experienced financial executive, Mr. William Dorman, who
will guide you through the investment spectrum.
Cost: $120 for series or $35 per session

Budgeting and Fixed Income Investment
This seminar will introduce investments, including bank certificates of deposit, tax-free vs. taxable bonds, and other fixed income products. We will discuss budgeting to determine monies available for investment and the completion of a personal investment profile for each participant.
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The Stock Market
This seminar will include discussion on purchasing stocks, understanding dividends, splits, PE ratios, and the difference between the various markets. A review of fundamental vs. technical analysis will be included. Handouts will provide current data used to make stock selections.
CE.INV 002-51

 

Mutual Funds
This seminar will focus on purchasing mutual funds, the internal working of funds, asset allocation and no load vs. load. We will also discuss closed end investments and unit investment trusts.
CE.INV 003-51

Retirement Planning and Funding
This seminar will explore goals and strategies for those in the process of planning their retirement by focusing on discussions of handling rollovers and lump sum distributions, social security, long term care insurance, estate planning, and strategies for planning a successful retirement. We will also focus on a review of funding retirement accounts including IRAs, Roth IRAs, 401Ks, and other investments that are appropriate for funding retirement accounts.
CE.INV 005-51

 

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