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QuickBooks Desktop 2018

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Spring Term 2018

April 10th – July 10th, 2018
Class meets weekly on Tuesdays from 5:30 – 8:30 pm


Course Objective

The objective of the QuickBooks Desktop course is to provide students with the fundamental knowledge necessary to become an entry-level bookkeeper.

This introductory course offers hands-on step-by-step exercises that have students working directly in QuickBooks in a complete experiential learning environment with sample data files and practice exercises. Students who complete the program will also gain the knowledge and skills necessary to take and pass the Intuit® QuickBooks Certified User exam.

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to perform the following accounting tasks:

  • Know how to navigate QuickBooks in both single-user and multi-user role
  • Understand how to complete the workflow from the estimate to making the deposit and navigate the Customer Center
  • Know how to complete the workflow for making purchases and navigate the Vendor Center and properly manage lists
  • Use Items to perform accounting tasks
  • Properly set-up and run payroll in QuickBooks
  • Accurately create and print financial statements and reports
  • Enter adjustments and Closing Procedures


Course Outline

The QuickBooks Desktop Course consists of 14 units of study:

1.       Introducing QuickBooks

2.       The Sales Process

3.       Additional Customer Transactions

4.       Managing Expenses

5.       Bank Reconciliation and Bank Transactions

6.       Reports

7.       Company File Setup


8.      Customizing QuickBooks

9.       Inventory

10.     Time and Billing

11.     Payroll Setup

12.    Payroll Processing

13.     Estimates

14.     Adjustments and Year-End Procedures