Course Code: GES202
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.
Helene K. Liatsos graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater and Communications and pursued an MBA at Fordham University. After a career working in the travel industry with companies including Trans World Airlines and Sheraton, Helene started her own home-based business offering complete accounting services. Helene is a QuickBooks Certified Advisor and along with her bookkeeping services, she has trained others on the use of QuickBooks. Her consulting company specializes in home-based business start-ups and in assisting established home-based businesses. She has been in this business for more than 25 years, has helped many entrepreneurs realize their dream of owning their own businesses, and was awarded the Home Based Business of the Year 2004 award by the U. S. Small Business Administration. Helene is a Business Advisor at the Small Business Development Center.
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.
Instructional material requirements:
The American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB)
The American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) is the leading institution for bookkeeping professionals in the United States and beyond. The institute contributes to the recognition of bookkeeping as a serious profession by providing comprehensive continuing education and resources that ensure practitioners are up-to-date and informed on the latest developments in the field. AIPB created the Certified Bookkeeper Program (CBP), the most prestigious certification in the industry. Earning your CBP designation can add to your market value and is recognized by employers all over the country. Increase your professional status with a course certified by AIPB.
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."
Yes, since ed2go courses are online, you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.
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 course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.
ed2go courses 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 instructors and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Instructors will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the course. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
You may be assigned with a facilitator or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support 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. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
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This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Please note: Once the course curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
The time allotted to complete your course has been calculated based on the number of course hours. If after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete your course on time, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may 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.