QuickBooks Certificate Program

Learn QuickBooks, one of the most important software programs in the always in demand field of accounting, and gain the skills you need to start a professional career or manage bookkeeping for your business.

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Discover the power of QuickBooks while mastering basic accounting concepts. Get hands-on practice by creating and working with fictional companies. Upon successful completion of the program, earn a LaGuardia certificate of completion. After mastering the basics, take our advanced course, Payroll with QuickBooks.


Payroll with QuickBooks

Learn the basic procedures, calculations and terminology needed to process payroll for a small business through practical computer exercises. Prerequisite: Computerized Bookkeeping for QuickBooks Certificate Program or equivalent experience. ND

Career Insider Series: QuickBooks

Career Insider Series Join us for an interactive mini workshop to explore how this popular accounting software can boost the value of your business.

Accounting with QuickBooks (Part I)

Explore the fundamental principles of accounting using QuickBooks software. Create a fictional company and modify the chart of accounts to suit your individual needs. Practice reporting accounts payable and receivable, invoicing customers, paying utilities, and preparing financial reports for service companies. ND

Advanced QuickBooks for Accounting (Part 2)

Gain hands-on experience setting up an inventory system. Create payments and reports for merchandising businesses, including computing the depreciation formula and determining the book value of a company's fixed assets. Learn about bank reconciliation and transaction reports; tracking inventory; recording loans using the loan manager; adjustments and handling bounced checks; and reports customization. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Accounting with QuickBooks. Students must have access to a computer with windows operating system off campus. ND

Accounting with QuickBooks

Explore accounting principles with QuickBooks by creating a fictional company. You will customize the chart of accounts and practice invoicing, accounts payable and receivable, utility payments, and financial reporting for service companies. You'll also set up an inventory system, handle payments, and compute depreciation. Other topics include bank reconciliation, transaction reports, inventory tracking, loan management, adjustments, bounced checks, and report customization. You will need off campus access to a computer with Windows operating system. ND Payment Plan Available

Location: Online

Weekday: Tuesday,Thursday

Time: 06:00 PM – 09:00 PM

Fee: $1100

Course Code: QUBK100S24.T05.01.00

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Location: C248

Weekday: Saturday

Time: 09:00 AM – 02:00 PM

Fee: $1100

Course Code: QUBK100S24.T05.02.00

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Bookkeeping/Accounting/Auditing Clerk, Accountant and Financial Manager (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Burning Glass Technologies)

The median annual wage for bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks was $41,230 in May 2019. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

According to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks make up a large occupation, and there will be a large number of job openings from workers leaving the occupation.


To inquire about customized group training opportunities for QuickBooks Certificate Program, please contact (718) 482-5481 or aceprofessional@lagcc.cuny.edu

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Click here to register. You will create a profile and choose a course. Before registering for Advanced QuickBooks for Accounting (Part 2), you will need to take Accounting with QuickBooks (Part 1).