The objective of the program is to prepare students to obtain QuickBooks end-user certification. The program is intended to broaden, deepen and verify your knowledge of QuickBooks Financial Software, and demonstrate your QuickBooks capabilities to current and future employers.
Students will also prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification. Microsoft certification can help you differentiate yourself in today’s competitive job market, broaden your employment opportunities by displaying your advanced skills, and result in higher earning potential.
This program consists of the following courses:
The Introduction to Computers course focuses on computer literacy, basic computer hardware and software knowledge, understanding your operating system, and file management.
The Microsoft Word 2007 course prepares students in creating, customizing, organizing, formatting, using visual content, reviewing, sharing, and securing contents of documents.
The Microsoft Excel 2007 course prepares students in creating, manipulating and formatting data, formulas, presenting data visually, and securing data in worksheets.
The Microsoft Access 2007 course prepares students in structuring, creating and formatting database elements, creating and modifying queries, and entering, sharing and modifying data.
The Microsoft Outlook 2007 course prepares students in managing messaging, schedules and tasks, contacts, and organizing information.
The Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 course prepares students in creating and formatting presentation masters and templates, slide content, dynamic visual content and presentations.
The QuickBooks Comprehensive course focuses on using QuickBooks to perform comprehensive business accounting functions.
Graduates will obtain the skill set and gain the knowledge necessary to earn the QuickBooks end-user certification and the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) designation.
Ideal career tracks for this course: Executive Assistant, Office Administrator, Business Entrepreneur/Consultant, Receptionist, Medical Office Assistant, Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Clerk, etc.
Students will be comfortable working with QuickBooks lists, forms, registers, and reports, setting up a company data file, managing accounts receivable and accounts payable, tracking sales tax, entering inventory, track time, working with payroll items, and reconciling accounts.
Microsoft certification can help you differentiate yourself in today’s competitive job market, broaden your employment opportunities by displaying your advanced skills, and result in higher earning potential. Microsoft Office Specialist certification can also lead to increased job satisfaction. Research indicates that certified individuals have increased competence, productivity, and credibility with their employers, co-workers, and clients.
Students will be prepared for the following seven (7) certification tests:
Microsoft Office Specialist
- Word 2007
- Excel 2007
- Access 2007
- PowerPoint 2007
- Outlook 2007
Intuit End-User Certification
- QuickBooks 2009
- Customer Service Specialist
Each Microsoft Office exam costs $95, the QuickBooks End-User Certification e costs $150.00 and the ETA international Customer Service Specialist test costs $75.00. The total cost for all of these certification tests is $700.00. All of these tests are optional, but strongly recommended.