Course Description

QuickBooks is one of the most popular accounting software programs for small businesses owners and self-employed professionals. It is perfect for small, business owners who want to better manage their income and expenses and help keep track of the financial health of their business. This two-hour course provides participants with a practical understanding of QuickBooks and hands-on practice entering many common transactions. The course covers a basic overview of accounting principles, concepts, and methods, along with QuickBooks features, products, and services.? You do not need to be a current QuickBooks subscriber to take this class.

Course Outline

  • Overview of Accounting Principals as they apply to QuickBooks
  • Components of the Dashboard 
  • Create Service, Inventory and Non-inventory Items
  • Sales and Invoicing
  • Payroll, Employees, and 1099s
  • Sales and Payroll Tax
  • Chart of Accounts  
  • Questions and Answers 


Learner Outcomes

  • Learn general accounting concepts and methods to help users get the most useful information from their QuickBooks program.
  • Using the Dashboard, learn to manage the chart of accounts and set up customers, vendors, and other common accounts
  • Learn about Sales and Invoicing and Payroll
  • Create service, inventory, and non-inventory items, record daily transactions including purchase orders, receiving inventory, invoicing, receiving payments, making deposits, writing checks and credit card transactions.
  • Basic understanding of data file storage and maintenance



A Public Service and Outreach Unit of the University of Georgia. Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.


"I was referred by a business owner and as a new business owner, I wish I had this experience 12 months ago when I started. So, I am so grateful. I feel like other business owners new and old can use any of the tips and tools shared in this session. There is a wealth of information that was well presented."
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