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Financial Journals

Financial Journals


Financials Journals is an online course in the CWRU Administrative Professional Series (CAPS). This course is required for employees seeking access to the General Ledger module of PeopleSoft Financials.

Financials Journals reviews the General Ledger module of PeopleSoft Financials. In this online course, you will learn and practice the policy and concepts for creating an event chartfield, entering and searching for journals, and creating a spreadsheet journal.

This class is an elective class for the Certificate of Achievement in Financial Management.



To receive access to the General Ledger module, the Online Security Form needs to be completed by a member of your department who already has access. Instructions for completing the Online Security Form are available at


ABCs of Financials at CWRU (in-person CAPS course)
Review Introduction to PeopleSoft Financials

Accessing course

Navigate to and log in with your CWRU Network ID and password. Then, select Training Catalog and choose Financials Journals to start the training.


To gain access to the General Ledger module, a score of 80% or higher must be received on the Final Quiz. Additionally, the Online Security Form must be completed (see "Prerequisites" above).