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ACCT1430 Accounting Fundamentals

Description: Demand for accounting professionals currently exceeds supply. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this course is for you. You'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We'll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period. Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, this course will give you a solid foundation in financial matters.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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ACCT1440 Accounting Fundamentals II

Description: While it is true that accounting professionals are scarce, those with corporate accounting experience are even more rare. This course will build on the knowledge you gained in Charlene Messier's online Accounting Fundamentals course (or another introductory accounting course) to provide you with a solid understanding of corporate accounting practices.
In Accounting Fundamentals II, you'll explore such topics as special journals, uncollectible accounts receivable, plant assets, depreciation, notes and interest, accrued revenue and expenses, dividends, retained earnings, and various financial reports for corporations.
If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness and accountability while also gaining a marketable skill, this is the course for you.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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ACCT1480 Intermediate QuickBooks 2013

Description: Learning how to use QuickBooks to its full potential goes far beyond learning the basic features of the program. Even many experienced QuickBooks users often struggle when applying certain business situations to QuickBooks. In this course, we'll go beyond the basic introductory concepts and you'll learn how to utilize many of the more advanced features and applications.
You'll learn how to manage multiple company files and how to export and import list data from one file to the next. If your business handles inventory, you'll learn how to enter price levels and track discounts and credits. You'll even learn how to enter and track mileage that you incur on any vehicles that you use in your business.
This course also covers many other common topics that small business owners encounter. You'll learn how to create customer statements, assess finance charges on overdue balances, and write off these past due balances when it appears that the customer is not going to pay.
Lastly, you'll learn how to enter common transactions that occur between the owner and the business, including when the owner takes money out of the business or invests new capital. You'll even learn how to make journal entries to deal with those difficult situations when you may pay for a business transaction using personal cash. The course concludes with a discussion of how to track loans and how to use the budgeting feature to better plan and control your business.
This course is designed for those QuickBooks users who already feel that they have a good grasp on the basics or have successfully completed the Introduction to QuickBooks course. Whether you are a small business owner, bookkeeper, or accountant needing a QuickBooks refresher, after taking this course, you'll feel more confident and secure in accounting for your business.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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COMP1876 Intermediate QuickBooks 2015

Description: Software is not included. Students will need access to a full version of QuickBooks 2015 to participate in this course.
Learning how to use QuickBooks to its full potential goes beyond learning the program's basic features. Even experienced QuickBooks users struggle when applying certain business situations to QuickBooks. In this course, we'll go beyond the basics as you master QuickBooks' more advanced features and applications.

You'll learn to manage multiple company files, export and import list data from one file to another, and make journal entries. If your business handles inventory, you'll learn how to enter price levels and track discounts and credits. You'll even learn how to track mileage on vehicles you use in your business.

This course also covers many other common topics that small business owners encounter, including how to create customer statements and assess finance charges on overdue balances, as well as how to write off past due balances when the customer won't pay.

Finally, you'll learn how to enter common transactions between the owner and the business, including when the owner takes money out of the business or invests new capital. The course concludes with a discussion of how to track loans and use the budgeting feature to better plan and control your business.

This course is designed for those who already have a good grasp on the basics of this program or have successfully completed the Introduction to QuickBooks course. Whether you're a small-business owner, or bookkeeper or accountant needing a QuickBooks refresher, this course will make you more confident and secure in accounting for your business.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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COMP1023 Introduction to Crystal Reports 10

Description: Want to "wow" people with your business reports? In this course, you'll master the techniques the pros use to produce attractive, reader-friendly reports for any audience.
Designed for Crystal Reports XI, Crystal Reports 2008, and Crystal Reports 2011, this course will teach you how to transform the information that lies buried in your database or accounting program into clear, easy-to-understand documents.
You'll hone your Crystal Reporting skills as you get hands-on practice in extracting, sorting, and grouping your data. In addition, you'll find out how to include totals for groups of figures or for the entire report. Next, you'll master the art of building your reports and formatting your material to create a polished, professional look.
Whether you're new to Crystal Reports or want to enhance your skills, this course is ideal for you. By the time you're done, you'll be able to produce anything from a quick meeting handout to an elaborate annual report—and you'll never be intimidated by report-writing tasks again!
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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ACCT1470 Introduction to QuickBooks 2013

Description: Learn how to quickly and efficiently gain control over the financial aspects of your small business with this powerful accounting software program. In 12 lessons, you'll master the tools you'll need to set up a chart of accounts; reconcile your checking account; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports. With QuickBooks, you get the same ease of use of Quicken coupled with a more traditional approach to accounting to meet the needs of small to midsized businesses. Whether you're new to QuickBooks or have already used earlier versions of this accounting software program, this course will empower you to take control of financial accounting for your business. Software is not included in this course. Students need to have a fully activated copy of QuickBooks 2013 to participate in this course.
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Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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COMP1667 Introduction to QuickBooks 2014

Description: Software is not included. You will need to have access to a computer with Quickbooks 2014 to complete this couse.

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 enjoys Quicken's ease of use but prefers a more traditional approach to accounting.
You'll gain hands-on experience as you learn how this well-designed accounting program can make it a snap to set up a chart of accounts; reconcile your checking account; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports.
Whether you're new to QuickBooks or have already used earlier versions of this accounting software program, this course will empower you to take control of the financial accounting for your business.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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COMP1026 Introduction to QuickBooks 2015

Description: 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.
In 12 lessons, you'll gain hands-on experience as you master the tools you need set up a chart of accounts; reconcile your checking account; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports.
Whether you're new to QuickBooks or have already used earlier versions of this accounting software program, this course will empower you to take control of the financial accounting for your business.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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COMP1668 Introduction to QuickBooks 2016

Description: 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.
In 12 lessons, you'll gain hands-on experience as you master the tools you need set up a chart of accounts; reconcile your checking account; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports.
Whether you're new to QuickBooks or have already used earlier versions of this accounting software program, this course will empower you to take control of the financial accounting for your business.
SOFTWARE IS NOT INCLUDED WITH THIS COURSE. STUDENTS MUST HAVE A FULLY FUNCTIONAL AND WORKING COPY OF QUICKBOOKS 2016 TO COMPLETE THIS COURSE.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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COMP1533 Introduction to QuickBooks Online

Description: In this course, you'll learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently using QuickBooks Online. This powerful accounting software program has helped thousands of business owners just like you manage their finances. 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.

PLEASE NOTE; When your course starts, you will be directed to access and utilize the free QuickBooks Online PRACITCE site to complete the lessons 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.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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FIN1060 Where Does All My Money Go?

Description: Ever get frustrated that you never seem to get ahead? Are you and your family constantly arguing about money? Do you ever wonder where your money went last month? Do you have trouble saving money? Do you wish you had financial security? Want to work on paying down your debt but don't know where to find the money?

This course will teach you the very basics of how to get control of your finances rather than letting them control you. It is the help you need before learning about investing, debt elimination, retirement or college planning. There aren't many places that you can go to learn these principles, so take advantage of this opportunity to learn online.

Start to make conscious decisions about spending and saving. Find out where your money goes. Make your own informed choices about where you want it to go. Learn how to fund your dreams and how to save money for everything from emergencies to vacations. If you have ever felt lost about where to start working on your finances, this course is for you.

You can't afford not to take this course and change your habits. This course is an investment in your future and you will save the cost of the course many times over by applying what you learn.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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