QuickBooks Premier 2012

Course Info:

Course Introduction

In this course students are introduced to QuickBooks and its features. As students progress through the course, they become familiar with the QuickBooks interface and learn how to perform common tasks using QuickBooks. Students learn how to use the EasyStep Interview to create a company file, how to customize the Chart of Accounts for the company, manage lists (customer, vendor, item, employee and payroll), create business forms (invoices, cheques, cash sales receipts, credit memos and refunds), use registers, pay bills (using cheques, credit cards and petty cash), create reports (balance sheet, profit and loss, customer and vendor balance detail), and manage a payroll (add/edit employees, process pay cheques, run payroll reports, and manage the payroll liabilities). Students also perform several account reconciliations (chequing, credit card, and petty cash). The course is presented using a combination of conceptual material, how-to procedures, and practical tasks, and emphasizes hands-on use and exploration of QuickBooks. It consists of 15 lessons, a lab exercise and a final exam. As students work through the lessons in this course, they are given ample opportunity to practice, apply, and develop the skills learned.

Course Prerequisites

Working knowledge of Windows.

Course Notes

Course manual is provided for on-going reference. There is a final exam upon completion of the course. Participants who receive 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate.

Course Breakdown

Lesson 1: Introducing QuickBooks; Starting and Exiting QuickBooks
Lesson 2: Creating a QuickBooks Company

Lesson 3: Using QuickBooks Lists; Adding Custom Fields; Managing Lists

Lesson 4: Writing a QuickBooks Cheque; Transferring Money Between Accounts

Lesson 5: Using Other Account Types in QuickBooks

Lesson 6: Using Sales Forms in QuickBooks; Generating Reminder Statement;

Lesson 7: Recording Customer Payments; Making Deposits

Lesson 8: Handling Bills in QuickBooks

Lesson 9: Reports and Graphs; Creating and Customizing Preset Reports; Creating QuickInsight Graphs

Lesson 10: The Inventory Feature; Ordering Products

Lesson 11: Overview of Sales Tax in QuickBooks; Determining What You Owe

Lesson 12: Overview of Payroll Tracking

Lesson 13: Creating Jobs and Estimates

Lesson 14: Tracking Time and Mileage; Displaying Project Reports for Time Tracking

Lesson 15: About QuickBooks Forms; Customizing Invoices; Using QuickBooks Letters

Lab Exercise

Course Aim:

To provide a basic understanding of computerized accounting and the skills needed to manage accounting records for a small company using QuickBooks Premier 2012 software.

Of interest to:

Those who wish to learn to manage the finances of a small company using Windows-based software.

Method of Delivery:

Integrated Learning™ System (ILSPlus) training facilitated by Academy of Learning Career College facilitators.


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