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  • SPRING 2016 CATALOG805.893.4200 | EXTENSION.UCSB.EDU

    UC Excellencewithin Your Reach Applied Behavior Analysis | AccountingBusiness Leadership | Child LifeHR Management | Marketing | TESOLParalegal Studies | Project MangementStrategic Business | Technology Management

    My education at UCSB Extension

    has been priceless. The instructors are very

    helpful and committed. Theyre professionals

    who are always encouraging the students to become an active part

    of the work force.-Mirley Vargas

  • Enroll Online: extension.ucsb.edu UCSB EXTENSION SPRING 2016 1

    Business & Management

    Accounting

    Financial Statement Analysis(4.0 units)

    This course analyzes financial statements for investment and credit decisions using profitability and risk measures. Students learn to integrate economics, business strategy, accounting, and other business disciplines and to focus on the application of important concepts and analytical tools. Tulsi Caughell, CPA, is a senior tax professional at Bartlett, Pringle & Wolf, LLP in Santa Barbara. Previously she served as a tax consultant and a senior tax professional at Deloitte, LLP.

    Note: This course provides a blended approach to learning. Students attend 6 classroom sessions for a total of 18 hours, and an additional 18 hours online as stated in the course syllabus.

    Students may be required to purchase a textbook prior to the first class meeting. Please order textbooks from the bookseller of your choice. Be sure to order the correct ISBN and textbook edition. Please check extension.ucsb.edu for updated textbook information.

    When: Friday, 5:30pm-8:30pm, April 1, April 8, April 22, May 6, May 20, June 3

    (6 meetings)

    Where: UCSB Campus, location to be announced

    Fee: $465 Early Bird Discount Fee $515 if payment is received after March 19

    Prerequisite: Principles of Financial Accounting I and II or consent of instructor

    Applicable Towards: Business Accounting, Professional Accounting

    Course #: ECON X418-001

    Intermediate Accounting I(4.0 units)

    This is the first accounting course at the professional level for the student concentrating in accounting. It offers an intense examination of generally accepted principles related to the preparation of financial statements, with particular emphasis on balance sheet valuations and their relationship to income determination. It also covers the conceptual framework underlying financial accounting and introduces the concept of the time value of money and the application of present value techniques to accounting valuations. Participants study in-depth the valuation and disclosure issues associated with cash, receivables, inventory, property, plant, and equipment. Dennis Clark, CPA, CFP, is a tax manager at Bartlett, Pringle & Wolf, LLP in Santa Barbara.

    Note: Students may be required to purchase a textbook prior to the first class meeting. Please order textbooks from the bookseller of your choice. Be sure to order the correct ISBN and textbook edition. Please check extension.ucsb.edu for updated textbook information.

    Three instructional hours will occur as a project outside of class time.

    When: Tuesday, 6:30pm-9:30pm, March 29-June 7

    (11 meetings)

    Where: UCSB Campus, location to be announced

    Fee: $465 Early Bird Discount Fee $515 if payment is received after March 16

    Prerequisite: Principles of Financial Accounting I/II, equivalent courses, or consent of instructor

    Applicable Towards: Business Accounting, Professional Accounting

    Course #: ECON X420A-001

    Principles of Financial Accounting I(4.0 units)

    This introductory course covers fundamental principles and procedures of financial accounting. It is designed to meet the needs of business students as well as those wishing to concentrate on accounting. Emphasis is on developing the technical procedures of the accounting cycle, including journalizing, posting, adjusting entries, closing procedures, and preparing the four financial statements (i.e., balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flow, and statement of stockholders' equity).

    Mark Pasternak, B.A., CPA, principal, Mark Pasternak CPA, Santa Barbara

    Note: Students may be required to purchase a textbook prior to the first class meeting. Please order textbooks from the bookseller of your choice. Be sure to order the correct ISBN and textbook edition. Please check extension.ucsb.edu for updated textbook information.

    When: Tuesday, 6:30pm-9:30pm, March 29-June 7, Saturday, 9am-12pm, May 21

    (12 meetings)

    Where: UCSB Ventura Center, 3585 Maple St, Ventura

    Fee: $465 Early Bird Discount Fee $515 if payment is received after March 16

    Prerequisite: None

    Applicable Towards: Business Accounting, Professional Accounting

    Course #: ECON X400A-001

    CALL 805.893.4200 VISIT EXTENSION.UCSB.EDU

    UCSB Extension strives to publish accurate information in the printed catalog, on the web, and in all other media; however, all information (including fees, dates, locations, instructors, etc.) may be subject to change or correction in the event of an error.

    SPRING 2016 CATALOG

  • 2 UCSB EXTENSION SPRING 2016 Call to Enroll: (805) 893-4200

    Business

    Business Law(4.0 units)

    Explore the significance and growth of U.S. law, particularly as it relates to current trends in public policy, the marketplace, and its manifestation in important legal cases. Areas of discussion include contracts, securities, business organization, agency, sale of property, employment law, torts, and other topics.

    Kristine McCardle, J.D., attorney, employment law consultant; member of the State Bar of California

    Note: Students may be required to purchase a textbook prior to the first class meeting. Please order textbooks from the bookseller of your choice. Be sure to order the correct ISBN and textbook edition. Please check extension.ucsb.edu for updated textbook information.

    When: Wednesday, 6pm-9:40pm, March 30-June 1

    (10 meetings)

    Where: UCSB Ventura Center, 3585 Maple St, Ventura

    Fee: $465 Early Bird Discount Fee $515 if payment is received after March 17

    Applicable Towards: Business Accounting, Paralegal Studies

    Course #: BUSAD X108-057

    Cultural Perspectives of Leadership(2.0 units)

    In the business world leaders must always be sensitive to the importance of perception and rapport among individuals within different cultural groups. This is particularly true if the he/she is attempting to bridge differences in ethnicity, language, gender, or culture. With the diverse backgrounds of employees, customers, and business associates, it is important to be prepared to deal with a variety of cultural and social influences. Angela Antenore, M.Ed., is a consultant in diversity and inclusion, leadership and employee development, conflict management, and strategic planning. Since 1988 she has worked with a variety of clients including corporations, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, law enforcement agencies, universities, public and private schools, religious groups, and others. Her experience as both an internal and external consultant includes working with all levels of employees in effective cross-cultural communication, human resource management, customer satisfaction, and team building. She conducts organizational assessments and provides general consulting services to improve organizational inclusion of diverse populations.

    Jacqueline Oliveira, M.A., principal, Faeron Cultural Communications, Santa Barbara. Ms. Oliveira has extensive experience in training of management, supervisory, and support personnel in cross-cultural communications, cultural diversity, and quality systems. Prior to her work in cross-cultural communications, she was involved in the legal field as a researcher for international contract negotiations. She designs research materials for American companies and is the author of a growing series of field manuals designed for the American business person working with an international counterpart.

    Note: Students may be required to purchase a textbook prior to the first class meeting. Please order textbooks from the bookseller of your choice. Be sure to order the correct ISBN and textbook edition. Please check extension.ucsb.edu for updated textbook information.

    Four instructional hours will occur as a project outside of class time.

    When: Saturday, 9am-4pm, May 21, June 4

    (2 meetings)

    Where: UCSB Campus, location to be announced

    Fee: $335 Early Bird Discount Fee $385 if payment is received after May 8

    Applicable Towards: Business Leadership

    Course #: BUSAD X438-002

    Foundations of Leadership(4.0 units)

    Learn to influence, manage, and lead effectively. This course provides you with opportunities to learn techniques and develop skills to make better decisions, resolve conflicts, improve employee performance, and lead change throughout the organization. Through self-assessment, challenging problem-solving studies, and team building exercises, you will develop your own unique leadership style for success.

    Pauline Chandler, B.S., M.Ed., is the founder of Chandler Coaching, providing coaching and training services for individuals, entrepreneurs, investors, and teams. She previously worked as an associate professor, program director, and chair at Antioch University in Keene, NH and Santa Barbara.

    Note: This fee includes the Strengths Finder assessment and access to full report (valued at $90).

    Three instructional hours will occur as a project outside of class time.

    Students may be requ