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.

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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. The textbook Bookkeeping Made Simple is included in the cost of the program. You’ll need to have QuickBooks 2017 installed on your computer to take this program.

This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

Prepares You For…


This program contributes to your preparation for the following careers:

  • Full-charge bookkeeper (for small businesses)
  • Freelance bookkeeper (for small businesses)
  • Accounting/Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable clerk
  • Staff accountant (for small businesses)

Program Outline:

  • Bookkeeping Concepts
  • Bookkeeping Defined
  • The Journal and The Ledger
  • Special Journals and the Worksheet
  • Financial Statements and Closing the Books
  • Merchandising Accounts
  • Depreciation and Checking Accounts
  • Petty Cash and Interest
  • Payroll, Partnerships, and Corporations

QuickBooks – Introductory Concepts

  • Getting Started
  • The Chart of Accounts
  • Company Lists
  • Bank Accounts
  • Fixed Assets and Depreciation
  • Accounts Payable I
  • Accounts Payable II
  • Accounts Receivable I
  • Accounts Receivable II
  • Accounts Receivable III
  • Inventory and Estimating
  • Reporting
  • QuickBooks – Intermediate Concepts
  • Working with Company Files
  • Securing Your Company Files
  • List Items and Inventory
  • Ordering and Selling Inventory
  • Vendor Discounts and Credits and Adjusting Inventory
  • Tracking Price Levels and Customer Discounts
  • Tracking Vehicle Mileage
  • Working with Customer Balances
  • Batch Invoicing and Creating Letters
  • Petty Cash and Gift Cards
  • Owner Transactions and Journal Entries
  • Loans and Budgets

Program Course List

Microsoft Excel 2010, Level 1: 25 Hours

This course will provide an overview and introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010. You will learn basic concepts and techniques for working with Microsoft Excel’s most commonly used features and functions. This course provides many opportunities to practice these techniques.

Microsoft Excel 2010, Level 2: 25 Hours

This course will cover intermediate to advanced level concepts and features of Microsoft Excel 2010, and you will build upon the skills learned in the Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 1 course. Throughout the course, you will be given ample opportunity to explore and practice the techniques covered.

Microsoft Excel 2010, Level 3: 25 Hours

Microsoft Excel is a feature-rich application that helps you to store, maintain, and perform calculations on financial, statistical, and other data. This course will build on the skills learned in the Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 1 and Level 2 courses. You will learn advanced level concepts and features, and you will have opportunities practice these techniques throughout the course.

Principles of Accounting I: 25 Hours

This course examines the principles of financial accounting. The steps in the accounting cycle, the preparation of financial statements for corporations, and the handling of financial data for service and merchandising firms will be covered.

Principles of Accounting II: 25 Hours

A continuation of Accounting I. The recording, classification, and analysis of economic transactions of the corporation are the focus of the course. The student will analyze transactions, use journals and ledgers, prepare financial statements, and summarize results at the close of the fiscal period. The students will be introduced to decision making and financial analysis.

Course Material

Textbook, Bookkeeping Made Simple and the QuickBooks 2017 software CD(PC) will be shipped to the user.

If you use a Mac, you must purchase the Mac version of the software, although some of the screen shots within the tutorial may differ.

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System Requirements

The program functions best with high-speed Internet. You need access to Microsoft Word and Excel to complete the assignments. This program is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, and more recent operating systems and functions best Internet Explorer 7 and higher.

We highly recommend that you use the latest version of Chrome and Firefox in place of other web browsers.


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 need an Internet connection, e-mail capabilities, and familiarity with using the Internet. You’ll need to install the QuickBooks 2017 software, provided with this course. This software is provided on a CD, so your PC must have a CD Rom to install the software.

This is a self-paced program supported by an experienced mentor. Our mentors are subject experts with several years of experience in their respective fields and have the necessary educational training and credentials required to work as an expert. In case of any queries or questions regarding course content, course material, certifications, industry questions or on the progress of the student’s training and advancement, you can contact us on the information mentioned below.

Contact Information:
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Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2017, Software Included

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