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Introduction to QuickBooks Online

Learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently with this powerful accounting software program. QuickBooks is designed especially for the small- to midsized-business owner who needs a fully functional accounting system that's also easy to use. With the online version, you also gain all the advantage of computing in the cloud, so that your files will be available to you virtually anytime, anywhere.

As we explore the pros and cons of online accounting, you'll soon see how easy it is to use the navigation features of QuickBooks Online. Then you'll gain hands-on experience as you learn all the ways this well-designed accounting program makes it a snap to manage your business' finances—from recording income and expenses, to entering checks and bank transfer entries, to setting up a chart of accounts. You'll see how to reconcile your checking account and manage credit card and loan payments; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; generate reports; and much more. Whether you're new to QuickBooks or have already used other versions of this software program, this course will empower you to take control of the financial accounting for your business, all with the ease and convenience of an online platform.

6 Weeks / 24 Course Hrs
Starting November 8, 2017

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Introduction to QuickBooks Online

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Introduction to QuickBooks Online Details + Objective

Course Code: qol

You Will Learn
  • Learn everything you need to know about running QuickBooks in a small to mid-sized business
  • Discover how to set up a chart of accounts, reconcile your checking account, and create estimates
  • Learn to create and print invoices, receipts and statements
  • Understand how to track payables, inventory, and receivables
  • Gain the knowledge you need to generate reports
How the course is taught
  • Instructor-led course
  • 6 weeks in duration
  • Courses begin each month
  • 2 lessons released each week
  • 24 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Get hands-on experience as you master the tools you will need to successfully use QuickBooks online
  • Gain the confidence to take control of the financial accounting for your business
Introduction to QuickBooks Online Outline
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Week 1

Explore the pros and cons of working with your accounting information online. Learn the various subscription packages available and practice using some of the navigation and interactive features that allow you to quickly get around in the program. 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.

Week 2

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 create a new bank account, connect it online, and download, match, and add transactions.

Week 3

Learn how to utilize QuickBooks' built-in features to enter check transactions and bank transfers like a pro. You'll even learn how to label an expense as billable so that you can later request reimbursement from a customer. 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.

Week 4

Explore how to create a new Credit Card account and enter charges as they occur and how to enter a full or partial payment of the credit card balance when it comes time for payment. You’ll also get the chance to create and enter a new loan balance resulting from the purchase of a long-term asset such as a vehicle or piece of equipment. Then, get hands-on experience with creating products and services, creating multiple Sales Receipts and making the necessary deposit to your bank.

Week 5

Learn how to enter estimates, invoices, and customer payments. Then, explore how to bill a customer for an expense incurred on a project or job, and you’ll even see how you can add a markup percentage to the amount you include on the customer invoice.

Week 6

Learn how to customize your QuickBooks sales forms to give them a more professional look as well as how to record long-term fixed assets and depreciation on those assets. 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.

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Introduction to QuickBooks Online Instructors
Scott Paxton

Scott Paxton is 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.

Introduction to QuickBooks Online Requirements / Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

When your course starts, you will be directed to access and utilize the free QuickBooks Online practice site to complete the lesson and assignment steps. This site requires that you have access to the internet and that you have a common web browser installed, such as Explorer, Firefox or Chrome. You do not need to purchase a subscription or additional software to complete this course. However, please note that this course is suitable only for the QuickBooks Online version. The desktop versions of QuickBooks are not compatible with this course and should not be used. If you have the desktop version, you should consider registering for the course specifically designed for your version.

Introduction to QuickBooks Online Frequently Asked Questions
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When can I get started?

A new session of each course opens each month, allowing you to enroll whenever your busy schedule permits!

How does it work?

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.

How long do I have to complete each lesson?

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.

What if I need an extension?

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.

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