Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

This course is designed to teach the basics of accounting and finance to those who have little or no accounting or financial background. We will start with a review of transactions and how transactions are inserted into the accounting equation, then move on to how financial statements are created. We will also have a brief review of financial statement analysis.

What Will Participants Learn?

  • How accountants view economic transactions
  • How the accounting equation organizes economic information
  • How financial statements are created
  • How to analyze financial statements

What Topics are Covered?

  • Accounting basics
  • Transactions
  • The accounting equation
  • Creating financial statements
  • Analyzing financial statements


  • Date/Time: September 10, 2015 8:30am-12:30pm
  • Location: CLIMB Center
  • Cost: $150 per person
  • CRN: 35386

In order to register, system requires a PCC ID Number (often referred to as your G#). If you haven’t taken courses at PCC, you will need to set up an account first. Register Here: PCC Registration

In submitting this registration, you consent to all PCC policies and procedures, which includes your consent to Financial Responsibility, Telephone Contact, and Electronic 1098-T Delivery.

For questions regarding this program, email professional.training@pcc.edu or call 971-722-6686.