In this course, computers are used to apply the basic principles and procedures of accrual accounting. Computer accounting applications include general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, invoicing, payroll , inventory, job costs, and fixed assets depreciation. This course will teach students about the interrelationships between the various modules contained within a computerized accounting system and how to process typical accounting transactions.
This course consists of four sections. Section one will cover accounting essentials. Understanding the accounting process, the relationship between the various modules in a computerized system and other accounting concepts will be covered. Students will gain an understanding of the amount and usefulness of data a computerized system can provide. Sections two to four will concentrate on one system each (QuickBooks, Peachtree, and Acclivity (MYOB) software packages) working through an accounting cycle.
- Teacher: Patrick W Cunningham