Certified User

Intuit QuickBooks Certified User


Becoming an Intuit® QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU) signifies your
students have the knowledge and skills to help manage the books effectively
in the most prevalent bookkeeping application in small business today.


Targeted Audience


Preparation for Certification Exam 


In this course, students will explore and use many of the features of QuickBooks as it pertains to a service business and a merchandising business. Students will apply accounting concepts in recording transactions, preparing reports, closing an accounting period, creating a company files, establishing inventory, customer and vendor files and preparing the payroll. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to use QuickBooks Pro or QuickBooks Online in real-world situations and aid in the completion QuickBooks Certification. 


The target audience for this course includes business and accounting undergraduate and graduate students. This includes individuals who are preparing for QuickBooks Certification and for those who want to gain the working knowledge to use QuickBooks in business. 


  • Demonstrate navigation of the QuickBooks interface 
  • Create company data files using QuickBooks 
  • Create lists in QuickBooks 
  • Analyze accounting transactions 
  • Explain how to prepare company financial reports 
  • Explain how to record business transactions in the QuickBooks centers 
  • Process payroll transactions 
  • Explain how to prepare company financial reports 
  • Analyze cash accounts 
  • Perform maintenance to protect QuickBooks data files