Course Code: GES202
I thought that it really met the needs of a bookkeeper. I learned a lot.
The course was in depth and thorough in examples which was helpful. The support from Wade my facilitator was very helpful…he was always available.
I am very happy with this experience. My facilitator Wade Lindenberger was helpful to solve difficulties in timely manner. I appreciated everyone’s support.
My facilitator was understanding and professional. The online course allowed me to work at my own convenience. The support I received was timely and helped me to navigate through the course.
This course was very challenging and informative. My facilitator was always available to answer questions or concerns in a timely manner. Great facilitator and great support!
I enjoyed the layout of the course, as well as the fact that it was move at your own pace. I had a family emergency and spent a week in the hospital but it did not affect my homework because I was able to catch right up!
I was able to work at my own speed. When things came up with family or that I needed to take care of, I was able to focus on them and then get back to my course.
Wade Lindenberger is a CPA (inactive) with 20 years of financial, accounting, and management experience in public accounting and private industry. He is currently director of the governance, risk, and compliance service line for Q5 Group, Inc. Wade is the author of the Certified Bookkeeper Online Training Program and previously served as an instructor for programs at Coopers & Lybrand and, more recently, at the University of California San Diego. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Bookkeepers Advisory Board, the American Institute of CPAs, and the California Society of CPAs.
Marlissa Phillips, CPA, MBA, is proprietor of MJ Phillips Company, where she has serviced small businesses in various industries for over 12 years and launched Heart2Heart Services for nonprofit organizations. Her website, www.mjphillipscpa.com, has a host of accounting, tax, and QuickBooks information. Marlissa graduated from the University of West Georgia with a BBA in finance and received an MBA in accounting from DePaul University. Marlissa is a member of the Intuit Accounting Professionals Trainer Network and is an instructor for CPELink.com.
The Certified Bookkeeper Online Program is designed for experienced bookkeepers who want to prepare for national certification. Although you may sit for the AIPB Certification exam at any time, you must pass the AIPB Certification exam and be able to submit proof of at least two years of full-time or 3,000 hours of part-time experience in order to earn your Certified Bookkeeper designation. Click here for a list of Frequently Asked Questions about requirements for the AIPB Certification exam.
This program is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. This program can be taken on either a PC or a Mac; however, Microsoft Word and Excel are required and are not included in course materials that ship to you. Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program. Click Here to download the Acrobat Reader. Click Here to download the Flash Player. The AIPB provides the six workbooks that are required for this program.
The web-based format of this program will allow you to move at your own pace while learning in the comfort of your own home. The program consists of six separate subject areas:
These subject areas correspond to the six parts to the AIPB Certification exam, so you can be sure you’re covering everything you’ll need to become a Certified Bookkeeper. Our comprehensive course was even created by the AIPB.
Click here for a list of Frequently Asked Questions about requirements for the AIPB Certification exam.
Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.
All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. Upon registering, you're given six months to complete this program.
All the materials you'll need are included, and their cost will be covered by your tuition. ed2go will ship all materials ground service upon enrollment.
ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.
ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don't provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
Each student is paired up with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.
In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don't have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.
Yes, you can use a Mac for this program.
If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button toward the top of the page). If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the "Contact Us" form to the right. You may also call us at 1-(855) 534-3690. We will answer your questions promptly.
Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.
Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.
The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee will be charged for an extension.
Certified Bookkeepers meet the high standards of the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers. The official designation of Certified Bookkeeper from the AIPB allows you to put the initials “CB” after your name, which adds to your market value and professional status.
A Certified Bookkeeper has passed the AIPB Certification exam, has at least 2 years of experience in the field, and has signed a Code of Ethics. Whether you are looking to become a bookkeeper or want to expand your skill set, AIPB Certification is a stepping stone to success.