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Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2017 (Software Included)

Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2017 (Software Included)

Prepare for a career in the high-demand field of bookkeeping as you master QuickBooks 2017—the leading financial software tool for small businesses. By the end of this program, you’ll be an expert in everything from basic accounting to double-entry bookkeeping. Hands-on activities will help you learn skills including handling accounts receivable and accounts payable, accounting for fixed assets and recording and maintaining inventory accounts. In addition, you’ll gain the knowledge you need to ensure that your accounting methods meet all legal standards.

This program will prepare you to handle bookkeeping for a small business and learn how to use QuickBooks 2017. ed2go provides the required textbook, Bookkeeping Made Simple and the QuickBooks 2017 software (PC only). Engage in this course if you want to jump-start your bookkeeping career or if you just want to learn accounting methods to compliment your skill-set and your resume.

6 Months / 120 Course Hrs
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Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2017 (Software Included)

Learning Method

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

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Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2017 (Software Included) Details + Objective

Course Code: GES289

You Will Learn
  • Learn to perform basic bookkeeping equation
  • Understand how to set up a new company file in QuickBooks and learn the basic features and functionality of QuickBooks
  • Learn to locate and create a variety of reports to analyze company performance in QuickBooks
  • Understand how to handle and account for cash, accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions
  • Learn to 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
  • 120 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Learn how to effectively use QuickBooks 2017 to save an organization time and money
  • Practice bookkeeping with confidence by becoming aware of legal standards that apply to accounting methods
  • Become an indispensable part in a small business that needs quality bookkeeping skills
  • Jump-start your bookkeeping career and learn accounting methods to compliment your skill-set and your resume
Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2017 (Software Included) Outline
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Introduction to Bookkeeping Concepts

Learn the proper definition of bookkeeping and what to expect in a career. Then, move on to concepts you will use in your bookkeeping job including the journal and ledger, the worksheet, financial statements, and closing the books.

More Bookkeeping Concepts

After you have mastered the basic concepts of bookkeeping, you will begin working with merchandising accounts, depreciation, checking accounts, petty cash, and interest. You’ll also learn about payroll.

Introduction to QuickBooks

Gain all the skills you need to get started with QuickBooks as you learn to set up the program properly for your bookkeeping needs.

Basics of QuickBooks

Learn to incorporate the chart of accounts, company lists, and bank accounts into your QuickBooks software. You’ll also work with fixed assets and depreciation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and reporting.

QuickBooks with Vendors and Customers

Master QuickBooks as you learn to customize the program specifically to your organization’s customers and vendors. You’ll discover how to work with company files; secure company files; track vendor discounts, credits and adjusting inventory; track price levels and customer discounts; track vehicle mileage; work with customer balances; and batch invoice.

QuickBooks and Company Management

Impress your company management team by learning how to successfully implement QuickBooks on their level. Discover how to track owner transactions, journal entries, loans and company budgets. You’ll also learn specific skills that will help you in organizations set up as partnership or corporations.

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Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2017 (Software Included) Instructors
Marlissa Phillips

Marlissa Phillips is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner and has an MBA in Management Accounting from DePaul University. She is currently an accounting instructor at Clark Atlanta University and has been a facilitator with Cengage Learning for nine years. Marlissa is proprietor of MJ Phillips Company. For more than 13 years, she has 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.

Wade Lindenberger

Wade Lindenberger is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive), Certified Bookkeeper and has a Master of Accounting from the University of San Diego. He is currently a lecturer at the University of California, San Diego Rady School of Management and has been a facilitator with Cengage Learning for over 16 years. Wade has over 25 years of financial, accounting and management experience in public accounting and private industry. He is proprietor of Lindenberger Consulting. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer for The New Children's Museum and national Finance and Accounting Service Line Leader for Premier Alliance Group, a national professional services firm. He began his career with Coopers & Lybrand, predecessor to PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the "Big Four" CPA firms.

Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2017 (Software Included) 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 should have an Internet connection and e-mailing capabilities and be familiar with using the Internet. You'll also need to have QuickBooks 2017 installed on your computer in order to complete the QuickBooks-related portion of the program.

This program can only be taken on a PC. It is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems, Firefox, Chrome, or IE 7 and later browsers.

ed2go provides the required textbook, Bookkeeping Made Simple and the QuickBooks 2017 (PC) software. The bookkeeping portion of this course can be taken on an IBM-compatible computer (PC). The QuickBooks content can be taken on an IBM-compatible computer (PC).

Important: This program is not compatible with a Mac.

Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2017 (Software 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. Upon registering, you are given six months to complete this 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.

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?

This program is compatible with Windows XP and later operating systems, Firefox, Chrome, or IE 7 and later browsers. The bookkeeping portion of this course can be taken on an IBM-compatible computer (PC). The QuickBooks content can be taken on an IBM-compatible computer (PC). This program does not support Mac.

Can I use a Mac?

No.

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 1-855-579-2647. 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?

No.

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