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The course is easy to use and should assist the user in gaining a basic understanding of non-profit organizations operations and accounting.

This is not a course about basic accounting principles or concepts.

Major Topics Include:
  • What is a Non-Profit Organization?
  • Basics of Accounting for Non-Profits
  • Revenue
  • Government Grants
  • Non-Profit Financial Statements
  • Taxation of Non-Profit Organizations
  • Internal Controls for Non-Profits
  • Special Non-Profit Considerations
Course Format

Upon ordering this course, you will immediately receive instructions how to download the course as an Online pdf document. Included in this email will be log-on instructions for taking the certification exam. You have one year from date of purchase to complete the course.

Exam Format

After you have completed reviewing the text material, you may take your exam in our convenient, untimed online format. Tests average 5 questions for each CPE credit offered. For example, a CPE test worth 20 credits would include about 100 questions.

A score of 70% or better is required to pass this course, although there is no limit to the number of times you may take the exam in order to pass.

CPE Certification
When you successfully pass the exam, your Certificate of Completion will be displayed on the screen. Print it out on your printer by using the “Print” command in your web browser.

This course is accepted in all but the following states for CPE credit: FL, MN, MS, OR, SC, & TN.


Course Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
Field of Study: Accounting

About the Author:

Sheila G. Shanker is a CPA and MBA based in Culver City, sunny California. She has many years of experience in the non-profit sector, including consulting. Her articles have been published by many national magazines, such as “Journal of Accountancy,” “Veterinary Economics,” and “Architecture Business and Economics”.
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Non-Profit Operations & Accounting: An Overview Online course
  • Course ID:
    187564
  • Duration:
    n/a
  • Price:
    $107