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Introduction to QuickBooks® 2011

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QuickBooks® 101 is a course geared for the small business and the small business owner. It contains the features that you loved in Quicken®, then goes a step further to give small businesses the accounting software they need to take their numbers from an expensive CPA's desk to their own computers.

This course was designed for any small business who wants to start doing their accounting in-house.   It's also perfect for the student who wants to learn this software program for their employer or to further their skills and career. Whether you want to learn QuickBooks Pro or Premier, this course will teach you everything you need to know to be able to use the software program for almost any business type.

You'll learn:

·    How QuickBooks® is organized

·    How to create lists that you'll need to be able to use the software efficiently

·    The features of QuickBooks 2011 and, much more importantly, the ones you'll need

·    How to set up QuickBooks.   QuickBooks 2011 has a difficult setup process. We'll walk you right through it and explain everything along the way

·    How to create bank accounts and other accounts in QuickBooks

·    How to track your expenses in QuickBooks

·    How to track inventory

·    How to use QuickBooks to generate invoices and sales receipts

·    All about Accounts Payable and QuickBooks 2011

·    How to write checks using QuickBooks

·    How to write credit memos

·    And how to do all of your business accounting, including payroll and taxes, using QuickBooks.

Each lesson gives step-by-step instructions and provides detailed screenshots of the actual software whenever possible. After completing this course, you'll be a pro at understanding and using QuickBooks! So why not join us today?
In order to benefit fully from this course and its exercises, please make sure you have a working copy of QuickBooks® installed on your computer before registering.

Intuit and QuickBooks are trademarks and service marks of Intuit Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. 
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Lesson 1: Introduction to QuickBooks

QuickBooks can be used for almost all financial business processes. You can use it for entering receipts, tracking expenses, invoicing, payment tracking, tax tracking, purchase orders, and even to prepare reports and statements regarding your finances. 10 Total Points
  • Review Video: Quickbooks Introduction
  • Take Poll: Quickbooks
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: Installing the Software and Mastering the EasyStep Interview

You'll install your QuickBooks 2011 software like you would any other software program. 10 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: How to Set Up and Install; Preparing to Install
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: QuickBooks Lists

You still need to add products, employees, customers, and other pertinent information that QuickBooks will need. You will enter this information into lists. We'll teach you to do that in this lesson. 9 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: Setting Up Customer Lists; Sorting Lists
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Creating More Lists

In this lesson, we're going to continue to learn how to create lists that you're going to need to use this software effectively. 9 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: Organizing Item Lists; Customizing Lists
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: Creating Invoices

Invoices are bills that you send customers. In this lesson, we're going to learn how to create and print them. 10 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: Collecting and Tracking Money from Customers

In this lesson, you're going to learn how to enter payments into QuickBooks, deposit the money into the bank, track the amounts that is owed, and even add finance charges. 10 Total Points
  • Review Article: How to Delete a Payment
  • Take Poll: Quickbooks Use
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: Paying Bills

This is a lesson that nobody likes to think about. It's about paying bills using QuickBooks 2011. 10 Total Points
  • Review Article: Paying Bills
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: Inventory

QuickBooks 2011 allows you to track your inventory. 10 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: Negative Inventory; Average Cost and Inventory
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: Your Checkbook

Learning how to keep your checkbook in QuickBooks is very important. Take your time with this lesson as we go through it. It will save you time and aggravation later. 10 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: How to Reconcile in Quickbooks; Writing Checks
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Exam

Lesson 10: Credit Cards

QuickBooks can be used to track your business credit cards as well as your checkbook. 9 Total Points
  • Review Article: Using Credit Cards
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Exam

Lesson 11: Printing Checks

In this lesson, we're going to learn to print checks and registers. 10 Total Points
  • Review Article: Printing Checks
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Exam

Lesson 12: Payroll

If you don't want to pay for payroll services, and you insist on doing it yourself, we'll show you how to use QuickBooks to do your payroll. 10 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: Setting Up Manual Payroll; Running a Payroll
  • Take Poll: Payroll
  • Complete: Lesson 12 Exam

Lesson 13: Your Budget

In this lesson, we're going to teach you how to create your budget. 10 Total Points
  • Review Article: Creating a Budget
  • Complete: Lesson 13 Exam

Lesson 14: Balancing Accounts

In this lesson, we're going to learn to balance your bank account using QuickBooks. 10 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 14 Exam

Lesson 15: Reports

QuickQuickBooks 2011 gives you the ability to run several different types of reports. We're going to talk about these in this lesson, as well as teach you how to run them. 84 Total Points
  • Review Article: Five Essential Reports
  • Take Poll: End of Course Poll
  • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete: Lesson 15 Exam
  • Complete: The Final Exam
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Course Title: Introduction to QuickBooks 2011
Course Number: 7550461
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: Computer Skill
CEU Value: 1.0 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: UniversalClass Staff Instructor
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Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define what QuickBooks and how it can be used.
  • Demonstrate installing the software and mastering the easy step interview.
  • Identify QuickBooks lists.
  • Demonstrate creating more lists.
  • Demonstrate creating invoices.
  • Demonstrate collecting and tracking money from customers.
  • Demonstrate paying bills.
  • Identify inventory.
  • Identify your checkbook.
  • Know credit cards and their use in QuickBooks.
  • Identify printing checks using QuickBooks.
  • Determine how to use QuickBooks for payroll.
  • Identify and create your budget in QuickBooks.
  • Identify balancing accounts in your QuickBooks program.
  • Determine creating and running reports in QuickBooks, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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