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Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2013

This program not only teaches you proficiency with QuickBooks 2013 software, it also teaches you to master everything from basic accounting to double-entry bookkeeping. Hands-on activities help you learn skills like planning a budget, managing a payroll, and handling accounts receivable and accounts payable. In addition, the program makes you aware of the legal standards that apply to accounting methods, giving you the proper credentials you need to practice bookkeeping with confidence. Engage in this course if you want to jumpstart your bookkeeping career or if you just want to learn accounting methods to compliment your skill-set and your resume.

The cost of the program includes the textbook Bookkeeping Made Simple. QuickBooks 2013 needs installed on your computer in order to take this program. The course does not provide the software. Upon registering, you are given an initial six months to complete this program.

6 Months / 140 Course Hrs
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Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2013

Learning Method

Instructor-led Self-Paced: Study at your own schedule

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Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2013 Details + Objective

Course Code: GES232

You Will Learn
  • Perform basic bookkeeping equations
  • Learn to set up QuickBooks
  • Understand how to enter data accurately
  • Manage bookkeeping properly
  • Use double-entry accounting
  • Understand the impacts of debits and credits for all account types
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 140 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Prepare for a career in the high-demand field of bookkeeping and accounting
  • Become aware of the legal standards that apply to accounting methods, giving you the proper credentials you need to practice bookkeeping with confidence
  • Access hands-on activities that will give you experience in the field
  • Develop your skills from basic accounting to double-entry bookkeeping, which can be placed on a resume
Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2013 Outline
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Bookkeeping Concepts Part I

Begin the course by learning about the definition of bookkeeping, the journal and ledger, and special worksheets and journals.

Bookkeeping Concepts Part II

Understand financial statements and the closing of books, as well as merchandising accounts.

Bookkeeping Concepts Part III

Study depreciation and checking accounts, petty cash and interest, payroll, partnerships, and corporations.

Bookkeeping with QuickBooks Part I

Get started with QuickBooks by learning about the chart of accounts, company lists, and bank accounts.

Bookkeeping with QuickBooks Part II

Discuss fixed assets and depreciation, accounts payable and receivable.

Bookkeeping with QuickBooks Part III

Complete the course by learning about inventory, estimates, and reporting.

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Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2013 Instructors
Marlissa Phillips, CPA, MBA

Marlissa Phillips, CPA, MBA, is proprietor of MJ Phillips Company. For more than 12 years, Marlissa worked with small businesses in a variety of industries. Her firm also launched Heart2Heart Services, which focuses on the needs and concerns of nonprofit organizations. Marlissa provides training for clients as well as accounting professionals. She graduated from the University of West Georgia with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and received an MBA in accounting from DePaul University. She is a member of the Intuit Accounting Professionals Trainer Network and is an instructor for CPELink.com.

Wade Lindenberger

Wade Lindenberger is a CPA with over 20 years of financial accounting and management experience in public accounting and private industry. He is currently Director of Finance and Administration for New Children's Museum. Before his current position, he worked as the National Finance and Accounting Service Line Leader for Premier Alliance Group, a national professional services firm. Wade was also Director of the Finance and Accounting service line for the San Diego office of a global, publicly held professional services firm. Before becoming a consultant, Wade was Divisional Controller for one of the leading health and fitness club chains in the world. He has also been Internal Audit Manager and Divisional Controller for a division of a Fortune 500 global energy project management company. He began his career with Coopers & Lybrand, predecessor to PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the "Big Four" CPA firms. Wade is the creator of the Certified Bookkeeper and Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2012 courses as well as a facilitator. He has previously served as an instructor for courses at Coopers & Lybrand and at the University of California at San Diego for the Extension Program and is currently an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Business. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Bookkeepers' Advisory Board.

Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2013 Requirements / Prerequisites

This program is designed to prepare you for an entry-level position as a full-charge bookkeeper. You do not need any prior experience or training in this field. You need an Internet connection, e-mail capabilities, and familiarity with using the Internet. You'll also need QuickBooks 2013 installed on your computer in order to complete the QuickBooks portion of the program. The course does not provide the software.

 

The program functions best with high-speed Internet. You need access to Microsoft Word and Excel to complete the assignments. This program is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, and more recent operating systems and functions best Internet Explorer 7 and higher. ed2go provides the required textbook, Bookkeeping Made Simple, but you need QuickBooks 2013 software installed on your computer prior to taking this program. The bookkeeping portion of this course can be taken on either an IBM-compatible computer (PC) or a Mac. The QuickBooks tutorial can be taken on an IBM-compatible computer (PC) or a Mac. If you use a Mac, you must purchase the Mac version of the software, although some of the screen shots within the tutorial may differ. You need Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader for this course. Hardware Requirements For Windows Vista or Windows 7, you need the following: Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon dual-core processor, 3.0 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology For Windows XP, you will need the following: Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon dual-core processor, 1.6 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology 2 GB RAM 1.8 GB free disk space for installation 1,280 x 1,024 true color video display adapter 128 MB or greater, Microsoft Direct3D-capable workstation-class graphics card 1,024 x 768 display resolution with true color

Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2013 Frequently Asked Questions
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Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

How long does it take to complete a program?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. Upon registering, you are given an initial six months to complete this program. Should you need more time beyond six months, an extension of six months is available at no additional cost.

Do I have to buy additional materials?

The course will not provide the QuickBooks 2013 software. You need to install this software prior to taking the course. Ed2go will provide all other materials and include them in the cost.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don't provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Who will be my instructor?

Each student is paired up with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don't have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer. In addition, for this program, you'll need a version of QuickBooks 2013 in order to complete your QuickBooks training.

Can I use a Mac?

The bookkeeping portion of this course can be taken on either a PC or a Mac. The QuickBooks tutorial can be taken on a PC, a Mac, or an IBM-compatible computer. If you use a Mac, you must purchase the Mac version of the software, although some of the screen shots within the tutorial may differ.

How can I get more information about the program?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button toward the top of the page). If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the "Contact Us" form to the right. You may also call us at 1-877-221-5151. We will answer your questions promptly.

When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.

Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

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