Expanding Knowledge in Emerging Computer Technologies


Introduction to QuickBooks®

for non-accountants


Instructor(s):        E. F. “Skip” Laratonda, MSEE, MCT

                             Kimberly Murdock, BS in Accounting


Duration:             24 hours (6 hrs per week for 4 weeks)

                             day or evening classes

Text:                    QuickBooks 2012 The Official Guide (Quick Guides) by Leslie Capachietti

Prerequisites:       None

Cost:                     $895  (includes textbook and materials)

Who Should Attend:     This hands-on course is designed to present the skills and knowledge necessary to use QuickBooks, the newest version of Intuit’s popular account software. The student will learn how to set up a basic company.  Beginning with introducing basic accounting terms and creating a “chart of accounts” the student will learn how to work with QuickBooks including accounts receivable, accounts payable, bank register, inventory, journal entries, and creating/printing reports.


  Getting Started with QuickBooks (8 hours)

Introduction to QuickBooks

Review accounting terminology

          Chapter 1 - Using QuickBooks for the First Time

          Chapter 28 – Customizing QuickBooks (Quick Overview)

          Chapter 2 - The Chart of Accounts

          Chapter 3 - Entering Your Customers

          Chapter 4 - Entering Your Vendors

          Chapter 5 - Creating Sales, Service and Inventory Items

Daily Operations Using QuickBooks (12 hours)

          Chapter 9 - Invoicing Customers

          Chapter 10 - Receiving and Tracking Customer Payments

          Chapter 11 - Managing Vendor Bills

          Chapter 12 – Paying Vendors

          Chapter 13 - Working with Bank and Credit Card Accounts

          Chapter 14 - Reconciling Bank Accounts

          Chapter 15 – Using On-line Banking Services

          Chapter 19 – Journal Entries

Financial Planning (Last 2 hours)

          Chapter 20 - Accountant’s Copy

          Chapter 21 - Creating Reports and Analyzing QuickBooks Information

          Chapter 28 – Customizing QuickBooks


Note:  This course does not cover the following topics:

o   Customizing Reports

o   Budgets and Planning Tools

o   End-of-Year Procedures

o   Managing Users and Permissions


QuickBook textbook and materials  included with this course.

For additional information, please call Allegheny Valley Institute of Technology at 
(724) 845-5100


EMAIL  Registrar@avit.ws


Conveniently located in Leechburg or Hollidaysburg

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