In this course, the fundamentals of QuickBooks will be covered in detail. Utilizing the desktop edition of QuickBooks, students will learn how to set up and customize a QuickBooks file from the beginning stages using the easy step interview (detailed and express start), setting up customers, vendors, and items, entering basic transactions, performing banking activities, and generating and analyzing reports. Also, an appendix is included which discusses how to perform other related tasks in QuickBooks. This course is taught using a real-world perspective from the standpoint of customizing QuickBooks to meet the needs of a small business. Upon completion of this course, students will have a general understanding of how to setup a QuickBooks company file and enter basic business transactions.