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QuickBooks® Desktop for PC Course

Alicia Pollock

This Intuit QuickBooks tutorial for beginners teaches small business owners and bookkeepers to use QuickBooks Desktop on a PC: setup, daily data entry, reports.

Course Description:

Learn how to manage your company's daily workflow using QuickBooks Desktop on a PC. We’ll start with choosing the right version of QuickBooks for your needs, and how to set it up. Then we’ll take a look at all of QuickBooks’ features, and help you determine what steps will give you the reports you want. Learn to track your daily sales income and all your expenses. By keeping good records, you’ll have an instant Profit and Loss report and Balance Sheet for taxes.


Instructional Level

Beginner through Advanced 

Course Length

6 hours 

Course Credits

6 CPE, Certificate of Completion


  • No prerequisite knowledge needed.
  • QuickBooks® Pro or higher installed on your computer.


Who should take this class?

  • Business owners and employees who maintain their company’s financial records
  • Students and job-seekers will boost their employment marketability
  • Entrepreneurs and new business owners who are just getting started, and want to make sure they have solid business knowledge so that they can succeed
  • Seasoned users looking to glean essential nuggets of information to make using QuickBooks® easier and faster than before
  • Bookkeepers and Accountants who wish to brush up on their skills.

What You’ll Learn 

  • The importance of good record keeping
  • When do you need a bookkeeper and when can you do it yourself?
  • Common bookkeeping mistakes business owners make
  • Setting up QuickBooks
  • QuickBooks Preferences
  • Creating your Items list
  • Working with Customers (Accounts Receivable): Estimates, Invoices, Sales Receipts, Payments
  • Working with Vendors (Accounts Payable): Bills, Payments, Expenses, Checks
  • Bank feeds
  • Reconciling


Here is the course outline:

1. Download the Handout

Download the handout that goes with the course.

pageText Download the handout here

2. Watch the Videos: Introduction to QuickBooks for Desktop PC

Learn how to manage your company by using QuickBooks.

pageText Intro to QuickBooks for Desktop PC Video
pageText The Interface Video
pageText Setting Up Your Company
pageText User Accounts
pageText Chart of Accounts
pageText Working with Items
pageText Banking
pageText Working with Customers
pageText Working with Vendors
pageText Additional Transactions
pageText Running Reports
pageText Additional Tools

3. Take the Quizzes

Take these quizzes to demonstrate your mastery of the material. Pass each quiz with an 80% or higher to complete the Course, earn your Certificate, and win points!

quiz Quiz: Setting Up QuickBooks Completion requirement
quiz Quiz: Lists, COA, Products & Services Completion requirement
quiz Quiz: Customers Completion requirement
quiz Quiz: Vendors Completion requirement
quiz Quiz: Additional Transactions Completion requirement


The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Royalwise Credit Certificate
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