Intuit QuickBooks Online Plus

Hours: 100 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $999.00

Course Overview:

In this course you will learn the essentials of QuickBooks online, a powerful cloud-based accounting program. You will also touch base on the basics of financial accounting and reporting, to learn all that QuickBooks can offer. Using a sample company, you will experiment with the features of QuickBooks online and a real-world scenario to practice the various tasks available through QuickBooks.

Students are eligible for a free 365 day copy of Intuit QuickBooks Online Plus from the
Intuit Education Program in order to follow along with the course content.

Students will:
  • Identify features of QuickBooks Online.
  • Create, print, and export reports in QuickBooks Online.
  • Record sales and cash receipts.
  • Record purchases and cash payments.
  • Record investments and debt.
  • Create a budget.

This course prepares students to take the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User Online certification exam.


"This course gives me hope that I can move to another phase of my life where I am not trapped forever in a retail career that keeps me from my family on weekends and threatens to break down my body through physical demands and sleep deprivation."

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: An Introduction to QuickBooks Online Using a Sample Company

This course will use scenarios to help you learn the ins and outs of QuickBooks Online. This is done through the use of a sample company, and the data that belongs to that company. This first lesson introduces you to the sample company and how to navigate the data given to you.

Lesson 2: An Overview of QuickBooks Online

In this lesson, you will create a QuickBooks Online account and start using the basic features. You will navigate the dashboard and enter information about the sample company you will be using.

Lesson 3: Setting up a New Company

In this lesson, you will delve deeper into QuickBooks Online by changing company settings, modifying the chart of accounts, and creating new customers. You will also begin exploring reports that QuickBooks can create.

Lesson 4: Recording Operating Activities: Sales and Cash Receipts

In this lesson, you will add operating activities like sales receipts, invoices, and cash receipts. You will also record operating activities, such as  new services, products, customers, invoices, and receipts.

Lesson 5: Recording Operating Activities: Purchases and Cash Payments

Lesson 5 is a follow-up to lesson 4. In the previous lesson you recorded money coming in. In this lesson, you will record money that goes out. This includes purchase orders and payment of bills.

Lesson 6: Recording Investing and Financial Activities

In lesson 6, you will continue entering data with your sample company by including fixed assets, investments, and stocks. This lesson also serves as a refresher for these financial topics.

Lesson 7: Recording Payroll

Lesson 7 is an essential topic for companies. You will be recording payroll activities in this lesson, including adding employees, payroll accounts, and payroll expenses.

Lesson 8: Establishing Budgets and Preparing Bank Reconciliations

In lesson 8 you will explore more features of QuickBooks Online, namely budgeting and bank reconciliation. You will also learn how to create budgeting reports, such as a profit and loss statement.

Lesson 9: Analysis and Recording of Adjusting Entries

This lesson focuses heavily on the accounting features of QuickBooks Online, as well as serves as a review of basic accounting procedures. In Lesson 9, you will learn about adjusting journal entries.

Lesson 10: Preparing Financial Statements and Reports

This final lesson brings it all together with the creation and analysis of financial reports. A/R, A/P, and Inventory summary reports are all included.

All necessary course materials are included.


This course prepares students to take the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User Online certification exam.

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:

  • Cable, Fiber, DSL, or LEO Satellite (i.e. Starlink) internet with speeds of at least 10mb/sec download and 5mb/sec upload are recommended for the best experience.

NOTE: While cellular hotspots may allow access to our courses, users may experience connectivity issues by trying to access our learning management system.  This is due to the potential high download and upload latency of cellular connections.   Therefore, it is not recommended that students use a cellular hotspot as their primary way of accessing their courses.

Hardware Requirements:

  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 4 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher.  1920x1080 resolution is recommended for the best experience.
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone for Webinar or Live Online sessions.

Operating System Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or higher.
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:

  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari

Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):

  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is described in the above course outline.

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