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Sage 50 Accounting for Beginners Diploma – CPD Certified


Sage 50 Accounting for Beginners Diploma – CPD Certified Our Sage 50 Accounting for Beginners Diploma Course follows on from our Payroll Management Diploma and has been given the CPD accreditation and is the perfect course for anyone looking to learn the essentials of Sage 50. The Sage 50 accounting software is one of the most popular accounting packages widely used in the UK as well as in other parts of the world. It is designed to offer a comprehensive set of account processing tools for small and medium sized businesses. Benefits of Sage 50 Accounting for Beginners Diploma Course Sage 50 Accounting Software is a fast, efficient and powerful accounting and invoicing solution that is ideally suited for small businesses. It is particularly recommended (but not restricted) for businesses that employ roughly 5 to 99 employees. The software incorporates different versions for different levels of financial activity and is considered one of the most user-friendly accounting applications for SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises). Sage 50 is an intensive software package and in order to maximise the benefit, one would need to cover all aspects of the course in detail. It incorporates strong reporting features coupled with flexible tools for management, accounting as well as taxation. By choosing to study a comprehensive course on Sage 50, candidates can expect to accurately manage company invoicing, produce financial and sales reports as well as process VAT records. In addition, Sage 50 helps improve productivity and efficiency in a multi-user environment. Apart from creating different levels of security, Sage 50 also helps generate different reports including income statements, balance sheets and cash flows. Moreover, the latest version of Sage 50 (2016) is designed for user-friendly interaction, including quick registration, easy installation and instant activation. Users can expect to set up the software within minutes and the package is automatically updated with the latest legislation. Thus, users do not have to worry about having access to the latest version. ** When purchasing this course you will be eligible to apply for the XO Student Discount Card!! You can save on brands such as New Look, Disney, ASOS, Hotels, Miss Selfridge , Domino’s and many more.**

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Who should consider learning the Features of Sage 50 Accounting?

  • In-depth study and knowledge of different tools and features of the Sage 50 accounting software can help candidates add value to their team.
  • Similarly, Sage 50 software is also ideal for those who own their own businesses and wish to become self-sufficient in managing their own accounting and invoicing and so on. Expertise in Sage 50 accounting software helps reduce reliance on external accountants.
  • In addition, Sage 50 accounting software is recommended for those who wish to make a seamless transition from manual payroll processing to a computerised system. By opting to educate and update one’s skills in Sage 50, candidates can prove their ability to potential employers. The Sage 50 online course is suitable for individuals, business entrepreneurs and aspiring students who wish to learn the basics of computerised accounting and invoicing.
  • A detailed working knowledge of Sage 50 can help aspirants gain confidence and help them provide a high standard of accounting services to companies.
  • Candidates from all backgrounds and fields are free to learn the Sage 50 accounting course; it does not require any prerequisite academic qualifications. The only prerequisite condition is a basic working knowledge of numeracy, literacy and IT skills.

Course Modules/Lessons

Module 1 : Sage 50 Fundamentals of Accounting and Financial Management

  • An understanding of the purpose of accounting in business;
  • A perception of the importance of international standards in accounting practices;
  • The conceptual frameworks of basic accounting practices;
  • Statutory bodies in the UK that monitor accounting practices and financial reporting;

Module 2 : Manual and Computerised Accounting and Introduction to Sage 50

  • A brief history of Sage 50;
  • The key differences between manual accounting systems and computerised software;
  • A general overview and introduction to Sage 50;
  • The advantages and significance of using Sage 50;

Module 3 : Classic and Enhanced Views in Sage 50 Features and Functions of Sage 50

  • How to access Sage 50 from the desktop;
  • Introduction to classic and enhanced views;
  • How Sage 50 helps business owners enjoy improved financial and accounting management (VAT, accounting, employee, investor, customer and supplier management);
  • Enhanced features, including time management and diary integration.

Module 4 : Setting Up a New Company Entering Data for an Existing Company Navigating Practice and Demo Data

  • How to install a new company onto Sage 50;
  • How to access and enter details, including business name, address, financial year, currency and VAT details;
  • How to enter information regarding an existing company;
  • How to restore backup files;

Module 5 : Shortcut Keys and How to Navigate the Sage 50 Accounts Desktop

  • What are shortcut keys and how to use them in Sage 50;
  • A description of the important features of Sage 50 desktop and how to use them;
  • How to find and drill down on transactions and print reports;
  • Toolbars in the Report Preview and Report Selection window;

Module 6 : How to Create, Modify and Review Chart of Accounts

  • An understanding of the common terms used in accounting;
  • What is a Chart of Accounts and what are the benefits;
  • How to create, copy, modify, review and print the Chart of Accounts;
  • How to add and delete charts in the Chart of Accounts;

Module 7 : How to Create, Modify, Edit and Delete Bank Records How to Perform Bank Reconciliation

  • How to enter nominal records;
  • An introduction to the double-entry bookkeeping method;
  • The importance of banking records in business;
  • How to create, edit and delete bank records;

Module 8 : Beginner Nominal Ledger, Managing Petty Cash, Customer & Supplier Records

  • What is a nominal ledger and how to use it;
  • How to plan customer and supplier codes;
  • How to create and enter details for customers and suppliers;
  • How to delete customer and supplier records;

Module 9 : How to Perform Recurring Transactions How to Create Product and Stock Records

  • How to create recurring transaction entries;
  • Bank/cash/credit card payments, receipts, transfers;
  • How to process recurring transaction entries;
  • How to create products and view sales activity;

Module 10 : Beginner How to Create, Set Up and Manage Sales Invoices

  • How to create sales invoices in Sage 50;
  • The key differences between invoices, receipts and pro forma invoices.
  • How to enter relevant details in the different fields, including description, quantity and price;
  • How to enter order details in an invoice or credit note;