Learn the basics of accounting fundamentals and QuickBooks desktop or online versions. Take the three desktop option courses (21 hours) or the two online option courses (15 hours) in sequence to earn a certificate or take each individually to acquire course-specific skills.

Part I: Accounting Fundamentals – Both Desktop and Online Options      SB211
Learn fundamental accounting procedures that complement QuickBooks for Small Businesses. Master concepts needed for bookkeeping and learn accounting terminology used to operate financial software. (6 hours)
Course fee: $129
CRN 50001      Mon/Thu Sep 18 & 21      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CRN 50004      Mon/Thu Oct 16 & 19      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CRN 50008      Mon/Tue Nov 20 & 21      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Part II: QuickBooks Set Up for Small Businesses – Desktop Option      SB204
Learn how QuickBooks can simplify the accounting process for a small business. Set up a business, record transactions, understand the reports generated from QuickBooks and the components of financial statements. (6 hours) Prerequisite: Accounting Fundamentals or a good working knowledge of accounting principles.
Course fee: $129
CRN 50002      Mon/Thu Sep 25 & 28      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CRN 50005      Mon/Thu Oct 23 & 26      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CRN 50011      Mon/Tue Nov 27 & 28       6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Part III: QuickBooks Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable – Desktop Option      SB205
In a simulated real business environment learn how to manage both the Customers/Sales and Vendors/Expenses capabilities in QuickBooks. Perform and practice Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable transactions and reporting. (9 hours) Prerequisite: Accounting Fundamentals and a good working knowledge of accounting principles.
Course fee: $169
CRN 50030      Tue/Thu Oct 3, 5 & 10      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CRN 50031      Tue/Thu Nov 7, 9 &14       6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CRN 50032      Thu/Tue Nov 30, Dec 5 & 7     6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Part II and III: QuickBooks Set up and A/R and A/P – Online Option      SB281
In a simulated real business environment learn how to manage both the Customers/Sales and Vendors/Expenses capabilities in QuickBooks. Perform and practice Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable transactions and reporting. (9 hours) Prerequisite: Accounting Fundamentals and a good working knowledge of accounting principles.
Course fee: $169
CRN 50003     Mon/Tue/Thu Oct 30, 31, Nov 2      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CRN 50006      Mon/Tue/Thu Dec 11, 12 & 14          6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

QuickBooks Model Office – Desktop Option Only      SB278
Attendees will create a model office company, post a large number of accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions and reconcile their entries to the company’s profit and loss report. Prerequisite: Must have received the Accounting and QuickBooks Certificate. Seating is limited. To register, send an email to sbdc@raritanval.edu and provide us with your name, address, telephone number and desired class or call the SBDC at 908-526-1200 x8516. (6 hours)
Registration is required.
Course fee: Free
 Thu Oct 12 & 19              6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 Tue/Thu Dec 12 & 14      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Use our Business Course Registration Form to register for any of our small business classes.

If you have any questions, review our FAQs or contact our office at sbdc@raritanval.edu or (908) 526-1200 x8516.