Kindergarten Quickbooks

The simplest Possible way to use QuickBooks
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

This course is designed to be an OVERVIEW of both the QuickBooks Software and also an overview of basic bookkeeping and accounting skills. It is also designed to be the clearest possible explanation of what QuickBooks is and how it is used. This course really is designed for people who consider themselves "slow learners" and have no background in Bookkeeping or computers. It has been helpful for students who are still learning English.

This course will show you how to use Quickbooks for a small CASH company. That's a small business that always pays immediately for what they need and always gets paid immediately from their customers. This is common for "convenience store, 99 cent stores or any store that uses a cash register and never needs to keep records of the inventory that they sell. The DO NOT HAVE: sales tax, employees, receivables or parables (they don't do business on credit).

What are the requirements?

  • Very basic computer skills like clicking the mouse and moving windows around the screen
  • Have at least a 5th Grade education level

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Use QuickBooks to Perform Bookkeeping Tasks in a small CASH company
  • Set up a QuickBooks Company file
  • Find and fix basic bookkeeping mistakes made in QuickBooks
  • Interpret results of transactions entered in to QuickBooks

Who is the target audience?

  • You SHOULD take this course if you never learned ANY Accounting or Bookkeeping
  • You SHOULD take this course if you never saw QuickBooks Before
  • You SHOULD take this course if you are new to using the computer
  • You SHOULD take this course if you consider yourself a slow learner
  • You SHOULD take this course if you are not confident about learning QuickBooks

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Kindrgarten QuickBooks is a beginner's overview o QuickBooks

Thank you for joining this course. This method of introducing QuickBooks has been very helpful to many of my students who have challenges to learning.

Even very young people can learn and do well with this course.

be sure to download the "follow allong" file for any lecture that needs a file. You could use the same file for each video if you do every lecture completely and folow the order of lectures in the course.

You only need to download the files if you do the lectures out of order or skip a leacture. Please post questions that you have. I promise a promt clear response.

Please hekp with honest feedback or sugestions. I would love to hear from you.


This video lecture is the clearest and most common sense explanation for understanding what Accounting and Bookkeeping actually are. It gives just enough Accounting knowledge to be able to start learning QuickBooks.

There is nothing for you to do in this leacture exept waych, learn and enjoy.


You will learn how QuickBooks files are a little different than normal computer files. You will create a file and be able to find where it is in your computer.


The Chart of Accounts is the main list in QuickBooks. You will be able to add, edit and delete accounts on this list. If you cannot delete an account, I show you how to make it "inactive"


We must keep records of whom we pay for services and products that we need to use in our business. The Vendor List in the Vendor Center helps us do that. You will be able to add, edit and delete vendor information. You will learn how to make a vendor "inactive" if you cannot delete it.


Before you record transactions, you should set up the QuickBooks file to be able to see the results of the transactiosn you entered. You will be introduced to the Trial Balance, one of the most important repoert in QuickBooks,


This will show you, step by step. how to record your first QuickBooks Transaction. It is a simple "follow along" video and you will immediatly see how the transactions cause the results you would excpect to see in the reports


There are many details to be aware of when recording transactions. This lecture will make you aware of more issues that relate to transactions and give you more insite when recording and eventually fixing them


This video lecture will show you how to edit, any transaction that you recorded. It clearly explains how your report results change and how and why to make the nessisary changes


This video lecture will show you how to void and delete transactions. It explains the difference between them. You will see them on the "VOIDED AND DELETED TRANSACTION DETAIL" report.

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Instructor Biography

Professor Mark Smolen, Professor of Computerized Accounting

I have 2 decades of experience teaching Computerized Accounting. I have taught QuickBooks at A.S.A college in Manhattan New York. I have made my lessons available to job training schools for adult education and have helped place hundreds of students in good paying jobs using QuickBooks and other software that they learned in my class. I am a permanently licensed teacher by the New York State Education Department. I am also a Certified QuickBooks Pro adviser. I have made these videos by determining what my clients needed and how effective they were in real life situations. I enjoy helping students turn frustration in to a feeling of comfort and satisfaction with QuickBooks

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