AMA, institute partner for finance, accounting program

The American Management Association and the SUNY Oswego Institute for Professional and Organizational Development have partnered to offer a series of non-credit certificate programs and courses at the institute in Phoenix.

“Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting” is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. on five consecutive Thursdays, Feb. 2 to March 2, at the Oswego State Education Center, 70 County Route 59 in Phoenix.  The cost to attend is $279 and includes tuition, AMA books and all materials.

During the five sessions, participants will gain an understanding of basic accounting concepts and principles and how they apply to the business world. Coursework will address reading the four primary financial statements, renewing and interpreting annual reports, and evaluating financial statements.

The SUNY Oswego Institute for Professional and Organizational Development is dedicated to partnering with business, government and non-profit organizations to develop and deliver customized employee training based on current and future business needs. Its mission, “Your Success Is Our Business,” focuses on bottom-line results.

For questions and registration information or to request a brochure, call 312-6430, e-mail or visit the Web site at

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(Posted: Jan 18, 2006)