Course Code: GES289
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.
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.
Gain all the skills you need to get started with QuickBooks as you learn to set up the program properly for your bookkeeping needs.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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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.
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
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.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.
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.
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.
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.
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