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Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2019  

This course will help you master QuickBooks 2019—the top financial software tool for small businesses. You will learn how to use this powerful accounting software for standard bookkeeping practices.

What you will learn

  • Perform double-entry bookkeeping and basic bookkeeping equations
  • Set up QuickBooks 2019 for optimum use
  • Use double-entry bookkeeping to record business transactions in QuickBooks 2019
  • Manage periodic bookkeeping tasks

How you will benefit

  • Learn how to effectively use QuickBooks 2019 to save an organization time and money
  • Practice bookkeeping with confidence by becoming aware of the legal standards that apply to accounting methods
  • Become an indispensable part of a small business that needs quality bookkeeping skills


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course must be taken on a PC. Macs are not compatible.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later operating systems.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
  • QuickBooks 2019 Desktop Pro Software (not included in enrollment).
  • Microsoft Office or equivalent (not included in enrollment).
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:

  • Bookkeeping for Dummies

QuickBooks is the top financial software tool for small business bookkeeping. If you own your own business and want to take control of your company's finances, this course is for you.

Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2019 will teach you how to utilize QuickBooks for everything from basic accounting to double-entry bookkeeping. You will learn bookkeeping skills, including handling accounts receivable and accounts payable, accounting for fixed assets, and recording and maintaining inventory accounts. By course completion, you will have the knowledge and skill set needed to ensure that your accounting methods meet all legal standards.

  1. Welcome to QuickBooks
  2. Working with Company Files
  3. Securing Your Company Files
  4. Bookkeeping Defined
  5. The Journal, the Ledger, and Special Journals
  6. The Chart of Accounts
  7. Company Lists
  8. Bank Accounts and Cash Transactions
  9. Fixed Assets and Depreciation in QuickBooks
  10. Accounts Payable I
  11. Accounts Payable II
  12. Midterm
  13. Accounts Receivable I
  14. Accounts Receivable II
  15. Accounts Receivable III
  16. Batch Invoicing
  17. Introduction to Inventory and Customer Estimates
  18. List of Items and Inventory in QuickBooks
  19. Ordering and Selling Inventory in QuickBooks
  20. Vendor Discounts and Credits & Adjusting Inventory in QuickBooks
  21. Tracking Price Levels and Customer Discounts in QuickBooks
  22. Working with Customer Balances
  23. Closing the Books and Reporting
  24. Your Career Roadmap
  25. Communication and Organization
  26. Portfolio Project
  27. Final Exam

Wade Lindenberger is a CPA with over 20 years of financial accounting and management experience in public accounting and private industry. He is currently Director of Finance and Administration for New Children's Museum. Before his current position, he worked as the National Finance and Accounting Service Line Leader for Premier Alliance Group, a national professional services firm. Wade was also Director of the Finance and Accounting service line for the San Diego office of a global, publicly held professional services firm. Before becoming a consultant, Wade was Divisional Controller for one of the leading health and fitness club chains in the world. He has also been Internal Audit Manager and Divisional Controller for a division of a Fortune 500 global energy project management company. He began his career with Coopers & Lybrand, predecessor to PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the "Big Four" CPA firms. He has previously served as an instructor for courses at Coopers & Lybrand and at the University of California at San Diego for the Extension Course and is currently an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Business. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Bookkeepers' Advisory Board.

Helene K. Liatsos is business advisor and QuickBooks Certified Advisor with more than 25 years of experience. She consults for a range of companies, from travel agencies to startups. Her company Home Office Management Experts was awarded the 2004 Home-Based Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Helene holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fairleigh Dickinson University.


Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2019
Item: 202003CTP22550  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $2,095.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.