This certificate program offers an overview of the key concepts, tools, and techniques required to succeed in today’s challenging business environment from a hands-on perspective. Offered in partnership with the New Jersey Small Business Development Center (NJSBDC) this program will cover the basics of accounting fundamentals and then apply those fundamentals to QuickBooks to enable business owners to take better control of their business finances.

Please download and share the SPRING 2019 Schedule and Registration Information. (PDF)

To earn a certificate in this program, the following three courses are required.

  1. Accounting Fundamentals
  2. QuickBooks for Small Businesses
  3. QuickBooks A/R & A/P

Or take any one of the topics listed below to improve your knowledge by enhancing your skills in one area.

Accounting Fundamentals (6 hours)
This course is designed to establish students with fundamental knowledge of accounting procedures and is a
compliment to QuickBooks for Small Businesses.

QuickBooks for Small Businesses (9 hours)
This introductory course explains how QuickBooks can simplify the accounting process for a small business.
(Participants should have knowledge of basic keyboarding.)

QuickBooks A/R & A/P (9 hours)
This intermediate course is designed to put the student in a simulated real business environment managing both the Customers/Sales and Vendors/Expenses capabilities in QuickBooks. Accounts Receivable transactions include creating customer and job lists, setting up item (product) lists, creating quotes, and tracking employee time.

For Additional Information…

Please call Passaic County Community College, Continuing Education at (973) 684-6126,
or William Paterson Small Business Development Center at (973) 321-1378.