Course Description

This course is designed to introduce students to a widely used software program used to record, track and calculate finances that simplifies financial tasks. By using QuickBooks the students will analyze and record a business entity’s transactions in a computerized environment rather than using a manual system.

Course Outline

Section 1: Exploring Quickbooks with Rock Castle Construction

  • Chapter 1: Quick Tour of QuickBooks 2019
  • Chapter 2: Customizing QuickBooks and the Chart of Accounts
  • Chapter 3: Banking
  • Chapter 4: Customers and Sales
  • Chapter 5: Vendors, Purchases, and Inventory
  • Chapter 6: Employees and Payroll
  • Chapter 7: Reports and Graphs

Section 2: QuickBooks Accounting for Entrepreneurs

  • Chapter 8: New Company Setup
  • Chapter 9: Accounting for a Service Company
  • Chapter 10: Merchandising Corporation: Sales, Purchases, and Inventory
  • Chapter 11: Merchandising Corporation: Payroll
  • Chapter 12: Advanced QuickBooks Features for Accountants
  • Chapter 13: QuickBooks in Action: An Authentic Project

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Process business transactions through the “Quickbooks” software program
  • Communicate the transactions which include customer and vendor activities, and payroll processing
  • Export data from Quickbooks to Excel software in computer-generated financial statements
  • Use QuickBooks audit trail.


Computer experience desirable; some accounting is recommended, but not required. 
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