This course provides hands-on instruction on how to set up QuickBooks as a system for small businesses. Students will learn about the types of information they need to track in their business and will become familiar with the most common tasks required, as well as the more advanced functions of the software.
Students will learn how to create company files and deal with more advanced tasks for receivables, payables, inventory and payroll. Upon completion of this course, students will be advanced QuickBooks users and will be fully prepared to write an Intuit QuickBooks Certified User Examination.
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Intuit QuickBooks Certified User Examination
Successful completion of the Examination validates a student’s QuickBooks knowledge and makes them an Intuit QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU), which is the best way to communicate their skills and expertise with QuickBooks to potential employers. QuickBooks Certified User Examination includes 50 simulation-based questions. A candidate is given up to 50 minutes to complete the exam.
Note: The Intuit QuickBooks Certified User Examination is not included in the cost of the course and is not mandatory.
Applicants must be:
High school graduates or 19 years or older at the start of the applicant’s program or course; and
John Kurian is a designated Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and a Certified General Accountant (CGA) with over 20 years experience in Corporate Accounting, Finance and Education fields. He is passionate about teaching and e-learning, and draws on his practical experience when teaching Accounting and Business courses at Ashton College. He is very careful about choosing his online resources and tools as he believes good hands-on training and guidance is half the battle in developing a successful skill set, competency and business operation.
John has taught accounting and business courses in six provinces in China and has developed courses and taught/facilitated in professional accounting degree programs, MBA and graduate programs in Canada.
Danielle Roy is a Chartered Professional Accountant with more than ten years of corporate accounting and business development experience. Danielle holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Marketing Diploma both of which she has applied to the start-up and operation of two successful business ventures. Danielle prepares her students for diverse, real life, business cases through the use of hands-on, practical activities in an interactive class setting.
Luz Abad comes to Ashton College with a wealth of experience in the accounting and bookkeeping fields as well as in teaching. Luz holds a Bachelor of Accounting, a BC Provincial Instructor Diploma, and a licence in Life, Accident & Sickness Insurance. Luz has been in the finance industry for more than fifteen years and has held positions with Proctor and Gamble, Vancity, the Burnaby School District, Embers, and Vancouver Community College.