College Courses

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My resume highlights the key courses I have taken while in college, but I think it’s important to explain what those courses are and how they’re going to help me in the future.

Course Name Course Description
Introduction to Management Accounting This is an introductory accounting course that is designed to explain the basics of accounting as pertained to a manager’s role in accounting.  A few key concepts taught were how to calculate important aspects on a balance sheet, such as gross margin, as well identifying important aspects on an income statement or balance of cash flows.  A basic course necessary for a future accountant in order for them to deal with a small business’ finances.
Introduction to Financial Accounting This is the other introductory accounting course that is designed to explain the basics of accounting as pertained to a big business.  A few key concepts are a more in-depth analysis of the three big financial statements, such as the different parts of current liabilities or long term assets, as well as concepts such as internal control ideas or the different ways inventory can be recorded.  A basic course necessary for a future accountant in order for them to deal with a bigger business’ finances.
Computing in Business This course was designed to teach not only the basics of Excel, but more in-depth concepts as well.  Excel is used to create spreadsheets and the course starts by teaching the basic formula inputs, such as sum and add and average, and teaches more complex concepts, such as the ability to input commands into a solver in order to easily figure out numbers.  Spreadsheets are frequently used in business in order to input numbers in order to figure out how a number changing can affect a decision, a much needed skill.
Introduction to Management Systems This course teaches the different systems and platforms of a computer.  This course also teaches the concepts behind things such as cloud computing and teaches other exernal and internal business events.  This class teaches important concepts for future managers in order for them to understand the systems that they have to use.
Principles to Microeconomics A basic introductory course that teaches the small details of the economy.  This course focuses on the small shifts in the economy, such as the impact on the relationship between the consumer and the producer.  The importance of the class is to know the underlying concepts of what impacts small businesses can have on the economy.
Principles to Macroeconomics A basic introductory course that teaches the bigger details of the economy.  This course focuses on the big shifts in the economy, such as the impact of inflation and unemployment on GDP and how GDP affects aggregate supply and aggregate demand.  The importance of this class is to understand the underlying concepts of what can negatively or positively impact how a country is doing.
Managing Organizations This course teaches the basics of managing and the different concepts behind how managers lead.  This course is reminiscent of a leadership class, used to educate on the good and bad ways managers lead an organization.  It’s important for an aspiring manager to learn what does and does not work in an actual organization.