Course Code: q13
Find out how the pros use QuickBooks to simultaneously manage common accounting tasks for multiple companies, set up a QuickBooks Company of your very own, and learn some QuickBooks terminology. Then, learn how to take fullest advantage of the chart of accounts to add, edit, and access accounts that you can use to track the value of your business or monitor your income and expenses.
Learn how to use company lists in QuickBooks to gather and organize all of the information you'll need to properly conduct your business. Then, learn how to tell QuickBooks about checks, withdrawals, and transfers between accounts as you get firsthand experience with adding, finding, and editing or voiding all manner of checking and savings account transactions.
Learn to keep an accurate tally of everything your business owns in QuickBooks to help determine the overall worth of your business. Then, learn how to use QuickBooks to make sure you're paying all of your bills right on time—not too early, and not too late.
Learn how to get QuickBooks to memorize bills that you find yourself paying over and over again, month after month and learn how to create some useful accounts payable reports. Then, find out how to create an invoice, fill it with invoice items, edit it, print it, and even email it to your customers.
Begin learning about accounts receivable tools available to you in QuickBooks. Explore some useful customer-related reports that can help you keep track of exactly who owes you what. Then, learn what to do if you ever incur a charge on behalf of a customer and wish to be reimbursed for that expense.
Learn how to customize your QuickBooks invoices to give them a more professional look. You'll also learn how to work with two of QuickBooks' more advanced features: inventory tracking and estimating. Finally, you’ll find out how to create, use, and memorize a wide variety of useful reports that can help you locate, organize, sort, total, summarize, and otherwise make sense of all those transactions you've painstakingly entered into QuickBooks.
Scott Paxton is recognized as a Certified Public Accountant and holds master's degrees in business administration and accounting. His background includes experience as a public accountant, a manager in the banking industry, an entrepreneur and a college business instructor. In addition, Scott has spent much of his career working closely with small business owners to help them successfully implement and troubleshoot the QuickBooks accounting program.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
QuickBooks Pro 2013 or QuickBooks Premier Edition 2013 (please be sure to install this software on your computer before the course begins)
Microsoft Windows 8, 7, Vista, or XP. The Enterprise version of the software can also be used for this course. However, this course isn't suitable for Macintosh users, nor for users of QuickBooks Online or QuickBooks SimpleStart.
Note: While this course is based on the U.S. version of QuickBooks, users of the Canadian and Australian versions will be supported in the Discussion Areas to the best of the instructor's ability.
A new session of each course opens each month, allowing you to enroll whenever your busy schedule permits!
Once a session starts, two lessons will be released each week, for the six-week duration of your course. You will have access to all previously released lessons until the course ends.
Keep in mind that the interactive discussion area for each lesson automatically closes 2 weeks after each lesson is released, so you’re encouraged to complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.
The Final Exam will be released on the same day as the last lesson. Once the Final Exam has been released, you will have 2 weeks plus 10 days to complete the Final and finish any remaining lessons in your course. No further extensions can be provided beyond these 10 days.