Continuing Education

Business and Finance

 

New York State Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Requirements for Licensed Certified Public Accountants and Public Accountants
The Lehman College School of Continuing and Professional Studies is approved by the N.Y.S. Education Department State Board for Public Accountancy to offer certified public accountants and/or public accountants mandatory CPE credits under N.Y.S. license # 002749. Noted with the courses in the Personal Financial Planning Program and the IRS Enrolled Agent Preparation Program are the number of hours of CPE credits and the CPE subject area(s) covered. Upon completion of the course, participants receive certificate(s) of completion. Participants must inform the instructor(s) at the first class meeting that the course is being taken for mandatory CPE hours for N.Y.S. licensed accountants. For NYS CPE requirements, go to www.op.nysed.gov.

 

Business Bookkeeping

The knowledge and skills needed for those aspiring to become fullcharge bookkeepers are provided in this program. Opportunities for employment are available in a variety of organizations and businesses. Students may complete certificate program and complete an application or enroll in individual courses.

Program certification: In order to receive a program certificate, students must complete a program application ($25), successfully complete all course requirements listed at the time of applying, and submit a certificate request form ($5). Click here to download application and certificate request form

Certificate Program Required Courses:
Bookkeeping I CFM 38
Bookkeeping II CFM 37
Introduction to Individual and Business Taxation CFM 46
Applications in Accounting Using QuickBooks CFM 39

Recommended:
Effective Business Communication: Writing/Oral Skills CBS 28

IRS Enrolled Agent Preparation Program

An Enrolled Agent is a tax professional who has earned the privilege of representing tax payers before the Internal Revenue Service. Enrolled Agents, like attorneys and certified public accountants, are unrestricted as to which taxpayers they can represent, which types of tax matters they can handle and which IRS offices they can practice before.

The program fulfills the educational requirements of the Internal Revenue Service to sit for the Special Enrollment Exam (SEE) which is a three-part examination. Those who pass both the examinations and the background check are then Enrolled Agents.

Certificate Program Required Course:
IRS Enrolled Agent Preparation, Part 1: ENR 100/1
IRS Enrolled Agent Preparation, Part 2: ENR 100/2

Certificate in Entrepreneurship

Starting your own business is a major decision, but one that can be very rewarding. The Lehman College Entrepreneurship program offers you the opportunity to gain the knowledge and acquire the skills to successfully start a new business or enhance an existing venture. Learn how to write your business plan. Find out how to access capital. Lehman’s program will help you understand how to manage your business and navigate today’s challenging economy. Experienced professionals guide you through the legal, financial, and day-to-day aspects of being a successful business owner.

Lehman’s carefully designed coursework takes you step-by-step through the entire process. Lehman can help you build the foundation for a new business venture and continue to work with you to help it grow. Only Lehman College can offer you the comprehensive program you need to reach your goals!

The Lehman College Entrepreneurship program allows you to earn a certificate or take individual courses to learn from practitioners what it takes to be a succcessful entrepreneur. Entrepreneurship classes meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 pm at CUNY on the Concourse (COTC).

Certificate Program Required Courses:: $220
Starting Your Own Business SBD75
Financing Your Small Business SBD76
Marketing & Advertising Your Small Business SBD83
Tax Essentials for Small Business CFM54

Recommended:
Introduction to International Trade/Import and Export Business ITR01

Program certification:

In order to receive a program certificate, students must complete a program application ($25), successfully complete all course requirements listed at the time of applying, and submit a certificate request form ($4). Click here to download application and certificate request form.

Certified Financial Planner/Personal Financial Planning

The Certificate Program in Personal Financial Planning (PFP) presents techniques to formulate and execute comprehensive financial plans that assist clients in accumulating, conserving and transferring personal wealth.

Requirements for CFP® Certification:

Students who successfully complete the program may apply for the CFP® certification exam. In addition, passing the CFP® Certification Examination plus fulfilling experience, undergraduate degree, and ethics requirements can lead to certification by CFP board, granting the individual the right to use the CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® certification marks. Detailed requirements for CFP certification can be found at www.CFP.net.

CFPnote

Prerequisites: 60 college credits required; completed bachelor’s degree preferred; functional knowledge of financial analysis techniques and a basic understanding of economics. Program certification: In order to receive a program certificate, students must complete a program application ($25), successfully complete all course requirements listed at the time of applying, and submit a certificate request form ($4). Click here to download application and certificate request form.

Certificate Program Required Courses:
Introduction to Financial Planning PFP60
Risk Management PFP61
Tax Planning and Management PFP63
Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits PFP64
Investments PFP62
Estate Planning PFP65
Financial Plan Development Course (online) PFP67

Wedding and Event Planner Certification

WPC 01/ COTC

The Wedding and Event Planning Certification course includes planning, coordinating, and directing weddings, as well as a study of the business structure, documentation information, contracts, how to work with vendors, marketing, and how to work with prospective brides and grooms. *Fee includes textbook, online access in additon to classroom instruction, testing and national certification from the Wedding Planning Institute. Students interested in establishing their own businesses will be able to take advantage of Lehman’s wraparound business services and advisement at no cost. NO DISCOUNTS APPLY TO THIS COURSE. Register by calling 888-221-9988 or visiting: http://www.theweddingplanninginstitute.com/enrollLehmanCWEP

Beauty Techniques & the New Revolution on Hairstyling & Haircutting/Skin Care/Make-up/Manicure & Esthetics

This program is taught by Charito Cisneros, a Cosmetologist Professor for 32 years and the Founder/President of the New York Hispanic Cosmetology & Beauty Chamber of Commerce. She is also a leader in
the Hispanic community, and hosts her own television program. She has also appeared on Telemundo, Radio “La Mega” and Univision. All classes are held at CUNY on the Concourse (COTC), 2501 Grand Concourse, 3rd fl oor, Bronx, NY 10468. Students may register for individual classes or complete the program.

NOTE: These courses are conducted in English. Spanish translation available. Call 718-960-8512 for more information.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM REQUIRED COURSES:
Haircutting 1: Beginner
BIC 16/ $75 (3 sessions) Sec SP: Mon-Wed 6:30-9 pm Apr 28-30
Haircutting 2: Special Occasions
BIC 11/$75 (3 sessions) Sec SP: Mon-Wed 6:30-9 pm May 5-7
Haircutting 3: Advanced
BIC 17/$75 (3 sessions) Sec SP: Mon-Wed 6:30-9 pm May 12-14
Haircutting 4: Different Techniques
BIC 18/$75 (3 sessions) Sec SP: Mon-Wed 6:30-9 pm May 19-21
Haircutting: Using a Razor (Barber): Level 1
BIC 14/$75 (3 sessions) Sec SP: Tue-Thu 6:30-9 pm May 27-29
Haircutting: Using a Razor (Barber): Level 2
BIC 15/$75 (3 sessions) Sec SU: Mon-Wed 6:30-9 pm Jun 2-4
Skin Care 1: Beginner
BIC 12/$75 (3 sessions) Sec SU: Mon-Wed 6:30-9 pm Jun 9-11
Skin Care 2: Advanced
BIC 19/$75 (3 sessions) Sec SU: Mon-Wed 6:30-9 pm Jun 16-18
Makeup for TV: Beginner
BIC 20/$75 (3 sessions) Sec SU: Mon-Wed 6:30-9 pm Jun 23-25
Makeup for Stage: Advance
BIC 21/$75 (3 sessions) Sec SU: Mon-Wed 6:30-9 pm Jun 30-Jul 2
Artificial Nail Beginner
BIC 13/$75 (3 sessions) Sec SU: Mon-Wed 6:30-9 pm Jul 7-9
Artificial Nail Advanced
BIC 23/$75 (3 sessions) Sec SU: Mon-Wed 6:30-9 pm Jul 14-16

Introduction to International Trade/Import and Export Business

ITR 01/$79 COTC (4 sessions)

This comprehensive course covers the primary topics required for those seeking the Certified Global Business Professional Certification granted by NASBITE (North American Small Business International Trade Educators) such as:

▪ How to identify cultural, economic, political and social influences in the international business arena.
▪ Basic concepts of multinational financial management and the impact of foreign exchange on cash flow.
▪ Legal, political, and economic frameworks of international markets, including the euro and euro currencies markets.
▪ Key issues of international banking operations.
▪ Central concepts in U.S. regulation of imports and exports.
▪ Cross-cultural issues and key factors in import/export businesses.

Courses

Notary Public Exam Preparation
NTP 10/$95 LEHC (1 session includes 30 minute break) LEHC
Sec SP1: Sat 9:30 am-3:30 pm Mar 15
Sec SP2: Sat 9:30 am-3:30 pm May 17
Sec SU: Sat 9:30 am-3:30 pm Jun 21

Financial Plan Development Course (online)
Financial Plan Development Course (online)
PFP 67/$825*
Using financial planning software, students learn multiple approaches to identifying and planning for a client’s goals and risks, applying the CFP® Board’s Practice Standards. Offered in conjunction with Dalton Education, this course is a program requirement and part of the CFP Board’s education requirement. To register for the course go to www.lehman.cuny.edu/cfcapstonecourse and choose Lehman-CUNY from the drop down menu or call (877)426-2373.

 

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