Final Course in ‘Life Cycle of an Account’ Series Accepting Enrollments - 11/23/10

“BLCA 320—Closings,” the final course in the series, “Policy Training for the Life Cycle of an Account – Pre-award through Closeout,” is open for registration.

The two-hour class is offered twice: 2-4 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 9 in Room 276 of Grissom Hall; and again 10 a.m.-noon, Tuesday, Dec. 14 in Room 1057 of Rawls Hall.

The course provides information about the tools associated with closing accounts. Materials will address the role of cash management and the importance of positive cash balances at Purdue. The class reviews best business practices incorporated into 120-day closing checklists with a focus on why checklist tasks are important. Deb Dimmitt of the Agriculture Business Office, Kay Parker and Stacy Umlauf of Accounting, and Heather Toro of Sponsored Program Services will teach.

To ensure a seat in the classroom, attendees must self-register through Purdue’s Training Registration System website (formerly referred to as PREMIS) with their Purdue career account and password. To access “BLCA 320—Closings” after logging in, click “Business Systems,” then “Life Cycle of an Account.”

The Life Cycle of an Account series is offered annually. It is composed of 11 sessions, each examining a critical piece of the life cycle of an account and emphasizing the reasons behind University policies.

More information about the series is available on the Life Cycle of an Account page on the Business Services Training and Communications website.

For more information about the class, please contact the Business Services Training and Communications team at