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ed2go Business Accounting Sage 50 Certificate
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Sage 50 Certificate

The Sage 50 certification is a staple in the accounting industry and one of the most desirable accounting certifications. Sage is a popular choice for Fortune 500 companies and government agencies due to the ability to customize format and collection of data. You will start at a beginner’s level, learning the fundamentals of the Sage software and accounting system and upon completing the program will have an expert level of knowledge in these areas. Sage 50 has earned their reputation in the accounting field with superior inventory management features and a robust software program to manage almost any companies accounting infrastructure. The software also does more than just assist users in managing day to day accounting tasks. It's a feature rich program that allows accounting professionals to run a company's books in a timely and efficient manner.

This Sage 50 Course will give the student skills ranging from configuration of charts of accounts and invoicing, all the way through advanced skills such as bank reconciliation, setting up a stock system, and managing P&L's. Our course gives students all of the training they need to work all areas of their accounts. Students will have complete skills in sales and purchase, order processing, alongside stock control, project management and foreign trading tools. This online Sage 50 program will prepare you for the certification exam. The registration fee for the Sage 50 Certification exam is included with this program.

6 Months / 25 Course Hrs
Open Enrollment

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Sage 50 Certificate

Learning Method

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

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Sage 50 Certificate (Voucher Included) Details + Objective

Course Code: GES366

You Will Learn
  • Understand the fundamentals of Sage software
  • Learn best practices for bank reconciliation, setting up a stock system, and managing P&L's
  • Demonstrate skills in purchases, ordering, stock control, project management, and foreign trading tools
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 25 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Earn your Sage 50 certification
  • Become eligible to work for Fortune 500 companies and government agencies with a certification they desire in potential employees
  • Gain hands-on experience configuring charts of accounts and invoicing
  • Develop the vocabulary needed to thrive in the finance industry
Sage 50 Certificate (Voucher Included) Outline
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Overview of Sage

Receive a course overview, including most used functions and new features. Learn Sage 50 basics, as well as how to monitor inventory.

Employee, Banking, and Maintenance

Learn how to manage employee payroll and set up 1099s. You’ll also cover best banking practices and maintenance tips.

File Handling, Manager, and Jobs

Cover best practices for file handling, different managerial roles, and how to create, manage, and maintain jobs within the system.

Budgets and Accounts

Create, manage, and maintain budgets. Learn how to use charts of accounts as well as account management tools.

Setups

Cover the various setups required in the program such as customer, jobs, vendor, inventory, employee, and security.

ACTI, Task Overview, and Recap

Complete the course by learning about ACTI link, task overviews, forms, reports, and recaps.

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Sage 50 Certificate (Voucher Included) Instructors
David Bell

David Bell has over 20 years’ experience in the accounting field, holding a variety of high level accounting positions. Mr. Bell is an expert in Sage 50, Quickbooks, SAP and many other accounting platforms. Throughout his career, Mr. Bell has consulted with dozens of companies to assist in developing their accounting procedures and processes. Mr. Bell started his career as an associate at AIG, then transitioned to a comptroller position for a technology company and then subsequently moved into a consulting position teaching accounting best practices.

Sage 50 Certificate (Voucher Included) Requirements / Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites. Please note that you must have your own software.

This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows 2000 and later operating systems and any browsers. There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection and e-mail account. We recommend that you use the latest version of the browser you choose. Please note that you must have your own software. The materials for this program are all available online.

Sage 50 Certificate (Voucher Included) 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. When you register, you’ll receive six (6) months to complete the program.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.

Do I have to buy additional materials?

No.

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. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will receive an exam voucher for the Sage 50 certification exam after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.

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 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 the best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

Can I use a Mac?

Yes.

How can I get more information about this program?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button above). 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.

Does this program prepare for a certification?

Yes, this course will prepare you for the Sage 50 certification exam and receive an exam voucher after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.

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