ACC219 - Quickbooks Introduction

Outline info
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Subject Title
Quickbooks Introduction

Subject Description
This course is an introduction to QuickBooks 2016. Over the course of 6 modules, you will learn the how to make General Journal entries, enter payroll transactions; as well as enter Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
transactions and inventory transactions. We will also look at various reports used to analyze a business's financial activity. This is a RIBO accredited Continuing Education course.

Credit Status
One Full Credit.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Acquire basic knowledge required to manage the course technology.
  2. Acquire basic computer skills required to utilize an accounting software package designed for small business, QuickBooks 2015.
  3. Understand basic bookkeeping principles and procedures and put them into practice using QuickBooks 2015 software.
  4. Setup inventory items using the appropriate forms in Quickbooks 2015 software.
  5. Enter business cash transactions using the appropriate form in QuickBooks 2015.
  6. Record various credit transactions for purchases and sales using the appropriate forms in QuickBooks 2015.
  7. Remit payments to vendors on account and process discounts as applicable.
  8. Receive payments on account from customers and process customer discounts using the proper form in QuickBooks 2015.
  9. Record Employee payroll transactions.
  10. Remit Government/Payroll requirements.
  11. Prepare accounting reports for analysis, including, General Ledger, Trial Balance, Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Vendor Aged Payables and Customer Aged receivables using QuickBooks 2015.
  12. Create accurate and timely financial documentation for use in business analysis utilizing QuickBooks 2015 financial accounting software.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Basic Computer Skills.

Topic Outline

  1. Moodle Orientation
  2. QuickBooks Orientation
  3. Basic Bookkeeping and General Journal
  4. Inventory and Services
  5. Vendors and Accounts Payable
  6. Accounts Receivable Transactions
  7. Employees and Payroll
  8. Producing Business Reports for Analysis

Mode of Instruction
This course is delivered online.  This may involve the use of digital materials and/or a text, group discussions, interaction with your instructor and online activities.

Prescribed Texts
Title:           QuickBooks Premier 2016 - Level 1
Author:       Valerie Tribes
Publisher:   CCI Learning Solutions Inc.
Edition:       2016
ISBN:         9781553324911
Registration information for the student trial version of QuickBooks 2016 Accountant Desktop software is provided in the required textbook.  Students cannot use the MAC edition of the software as it does not contain Canadian content.  -see supplies

Reference Material

Required Supplies
Software required: Registration information for the student trial version of QuickBooks 2016 Accountant Desktop software is provided in the required textbook. Students cannot use the MAC edition of the software as it does not contain Canadian content. Students must have a computer with one of the following operating systems, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista (SP2 or later). The software will not work with Windows XP or any system older than the ones noted.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
Assignments are due on the dates specified. Should extenuating circumstances arise, please contact your instructor prior to the assignment due date so that an appropriate course of action can be established. Late assignments may be subject to a penalty of up to 10% per week and will not generally be accepted beyond two weeks from the due date.
In cases of cheating or plagiarism, the College Academic Policy will prevail. Please ensure that all assignments and reports are properly documented.
Students are referred to the following website for Seneca College Library style guides, Academic Honesty Policy and Copyright guidelines:  http:/
Dates for evaluations are specified in the weekly schedule addendum to this outline. The evaluation process may include, but is not limited to, tests, exams, assignments or presentations. Any absences or missed submissions due to medical or other reasons must be supported by medical or other appropriate documentation within one (1) week of the due date. The faculty and program area must be notified immediately in the event of a missed evaluation. Upon acceptance of the documentation, the weighting of the missed deliverable will normally be applied to the final exam.
English Competency
The ability to communicate effectively is essential for success in business. Therefore, you must demonstrate English competency in this course in both oral and written work. Ensure your written work includes correct sentence structure, spelling and punctuation. Always spell check, edit and proofread your work.
Grading is based on the following marking scheme:

Student Profile 05%
Quizzes (2) 50%
Assignment 45%
For Online Delivery:  All the academic policies of the College at which you registered apply. This includes, but is not limited to policies related to grading, supplemental exams, deferred exams and accommodations.

Please retain this subject outline document for future educational and/or employment use.

Program Manager:
Emiliano Introcaso

Approved by: Chair - Business Studies Danielle Mercier