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Center for Professional and Continuing Education
800.959.5376 or 209.946.2424
Office Location: 1776 W. March Lane Ste. 290, Stockton, CA 95207
Mailing Address: 3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA 95211
cpce@pacific.edu

Practical Math for the Workplace

For anyone interested in acquiring the skills needed to understand and perform common business activities such as payroll, banking, invoicing, and purchasing.   Business owners and managers will find this course particularly beneficial in providing a clear and understandable insight into the basic mathematical skills and processes needed to perform financial tasks required in the workplace.   This course provides a basic foundation for understanding the practical applications of mathematics in common workplace activities. 

Unit 1 - Practical Business Math Fundamentals
- Whole numbers and basic math functions
- Fractions
- Decimals
- Percentages

Unit 2 - Banking Basics
- Simple Interest
- Compound Interest
- Promissory Notes and Mortgages

Unit 3 – Payroll
- Rules and Regulations
- Calculating Gross Pay
- Payroll Deductions
- Pay Day

Unit 4 – Purchasing and Invoicing
- Trade Discounts
- Cash Discounts
- Disbursement Strategies
- Invoicing

Instructor: Constance Yates
Course Dates: 
Feb. 3-28,
April 7- May 2,
June 2-27


Online Course
$145. Also to note, students will need to buy their own textbook: Schaum's Outline-Basic Business Mathematics, Second edition, Eugene Don, Ph.D, Joel Lerner, Ph.D., ISBN 978-0-07-161158-9.

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