The Complete Sage 50 Accounting Diploma

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The Complete Sage 50 Accounting Diploma Course

Please note: This course does not include the Sage software.

Sage 50 is one of the most common accounting packages used by small and medium-sized businesses around the world. Being easy to install and automatically updated to ensure that users act in line with the latest UK legislation, Sage 50 is a good choice for those moving from manual to computerised accounting. However, in order to get the best from Sage 50 it is important to become familiar with its functions and how to use them effectively.

Once mastered, Sage 50 allows you to manage accounts, keep track of invoices, produce sales reports, and much more.

This special combined course will enable you to become a proficient user of Sage 50.

Each of the three courses will provide you with step-by-step instructions that will enable you to carry out the most common accounting functions necessary in the day-to-day running of small to medium businesses.

As Sage 50 is used across all sectors, this knowledge will be useful to anyone working in the financial side of a business. Below is an outline of what you can expect from this combined course.

What You Will Learn

This combined course includes the following elements:

  • Sage 50 accounting for beginners
  • Sage 50 accounts intermediate
  • Sage 50 accounts advanced

The Sage 50 Beginners’ Course

This course teaches you the basics of account management and provides you with an overview of computerised accounting. You will learn the basic principles behind account-keeping within a business context and will be shown the advantages of the Sage 50 software.

The course will guide you through your first experiences with Sage 50, demonstrating how to navigate the basic features whilst taking you through the process of entering new company information.

The course then addresses essential transactions and processes including bank reconciliation, managing petty cash, creating supplier records, and producing sales invoices.

You will learn shortcut keys which will enable you to use Sage 50 in a more efficient manner. By the end of the course you will have gained an appreciation of accounting as a discipline alongside your practical knowledge of the software.

The Sage 50 Intermediate Course

This course builds on the concepts learned in the beginners’ course and assumes that you have a working knowledge of the basic features together with an understanding of simple transactions.

You will begin by learning about accruals and prepayments, along with the calculation of assets and depreciation. You will not only learn how to undertake these more advanced transactions but also how to fix errors such as inaccurately processed assets.

Stock control and monitoring are also covered in depth, enabling you to manage stock levels with confidence. You will also learn how to create an audit trail for complex transactions such as those involving discounted items and credit notes.

The Sage 50 Advanced Course

This course moves beyond everyday transactions and emphasises the processes required in chasing debt and credit control. You will learn why quotations are important, and how they can improve sales.

You will gain an understanding into how businesses recover credit and payment from customers, and how to keep accurate records during the process. Audit trails are a key aspect of accurate accounting and you will gain further knowledge and insight into this process during the course. You will also gain a better understanding of budgeting, as well as how to correct common mistakes in record-keeping. Finally, you will also develop your skills in producing customised reports.

The Benefits of Our Complete Sage 50 Accounting Course

This course will give you a complete overview of all the main accounting tools Sage 50 offers, from the basic to the advanced. This will make you an attractive candidate for any position that entails company accounts including invoicing and debt management.

You will not only be a proficient user of Sage 50 software, but you will also be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of how financial matters are controlled within a business.

Benefits of taking the Complete Sage 50 Accounting Diploma:

  • Study at home and online
  • Study at your own pace
  • Access to full online support whilst completing the course
  • Easy-to-read modules packed with information
  • No entry requirements
  • A chance to receive an accredited qualification upon completion

If you are in a position of responsibility for keeping company accounts within a small or medium-sized business, taking this combined course will ensure that you feel confident in completing everyday transactions on a regular basis.

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This is a bundle course, and contains the following courses:

Business Basics Diploma Course

Have you always dreamed of starting your own business? Do you need the skills and knowledge to start your own business and achieve success? Have you finished school and are thinking of entering the business world and want to boost your career from the start? Then this course from New Skills Academy may be what you are looking for.

Introduction to the Business Basics Diploma Course

The Business Basics Diploma course is made up of sixteen modules. These modules are brimming with valuable information that you can use straight away in your working day. Overall the sixteen modules take around ten hours to complete, each module taking you between fifteen to thirty minutes. Learn about branding, setting goals and finances, and everything you need to know to start or grow your own business.

You will gain lifetime access to the course modules, so you can refer back to them at any time. Enjoy the convenience of online learning, where you can study at your own pace using any device from anywhere, as long as you have internet access.

What you will learn

This certified course with sixteen modules is going to teach you everything you need to know when in business. The modules comprise the following:

  • Starting your own business, where to begin, generating ideas and personal qualities you are going to need.
  • Understanding the importance of a business plan and how to start your own.
  • Researching into your business market and how to identify your target audience.
  • What is branding, how to use branding and how it will affect your business moving forward.
  • How to set goals and tackle issues.
  • Understanding financing and options available. Identify how much money you will need to start up your business along with what you need to give in return.
  • Understanding cash flow, accounts and bookkeeping. Learn how to budget, how to keep track of invoices and payments.
  • Get a firm understanding of marketing and social media and how you can use these to boost your business moving forward. Learn how to market your business on a tight budget and what considerations to factor into your marketing decisions.
  • How to source and manage staff. What you need to do to keep them motivated. Also learn the importance of training.
  • Learn the legal issues which could affect your business moving forward.
  • Get the low-down on tax and what taxes you will be accountable for. Also, get some tips and advice to make tax an easy and stress-free process within your company.
  • Identify your insurance needs. Get a good understanding of business insurance and what costs you may incur if you don't have the right insurance in place at all times.
  • Learn how technology can help you grow your business. Identify what technology you need, how not to overpay for essential technology and things you should be aware of at all times.
  • Identify what business ethics is and how it relates to your business. You will also learn how to operate effectively and how business ethics identifies how you are perceived.
  • Know why you need a website, what to include and how to market it effectively.
  • Know when it's time to grow your business, know the pitfalls and how to deal with the future.

Benefits of the Course

This course is brimming with valuable information, tips and strategies you can use each and every day. The benefits of taking this course include:

  • Study online
  • Study at your own pace as you have the time
  • Study in the convenience of your own home
  • Gain the skills you need to start your own successful business
  • Fast track your career
  • Enjoy online support throughout your studies
  • Compatible on all devices
  • Enjoy lifetime access to the easy to manage modules
  • Download and print your certificate on successful completion of the course and test
  • Each module only takes around thirty minutes to complete
  • Seventy percent pass rate secures you a certification and the knowledge you need to start and grow your own business moving forward.
  • Improve your knowledge and skill

Sage 50 Accounting for Beginners Diploma Course

Please note: This course does not include Sage software. 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 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.

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.

Sage 50 Accounts Intermediate Diploma Course

Successful business management involves a range of complex tasks and functions that help streamline processes. The tasks, features and tools explained in Sage 50 Intermediate course can be expected to be slightly more complex and intricate compared to the simpler ones in the beginners course. For improved clarity with regard to a keyword or concept, it may be a good idea to refer back to the beginners course. Every concept will be introduced and explained before moving on to exploring the related features in Sage 50 Accounts. Businesses often have to deal with hundreds of transactions performed during a month. For example, transactions may occur but cash need not have been received or paid out yet. Such transactions are called accruals and they are extremely necessary because they give a clear indication of a business’s financial health.

The Sage 50 intermediate course will explain how users can leverage the features provided in Sage 50 accounts to calculate accruals. In addition, you will learn about how to prepare and process purchase orders from product records. Purchase orders represent contracts between buyers and sellers and contain all the details regarding the purchase. Well-maintained information regarding purchase orders helps keep the inventory system up to date and streamline the purchasing process. Once you have completed the intermediate course, you will be familiar with a comprehensive range of useful accounting functionalities provided by Sage 50 Accounts.

What You Will Learn

  • How to set up a fixed asset record in Sage 50
  • Three methods of calculating depreciation
  • How to use the Asset Disposal Wizard and record sale of an asset
  • What to do if depreciation has been missed for a month
  • How to manage cheque and remittance
  • Setting up purchase order defaults
  • How to set up and calculate discounts on invoices and purchase orders
  • How to record the delivery of stock and update cost prices
  • Creating product defaults and understanding stock transactions
  • How to correct an incorrectly entered AI, using the exact method and the average cost price method
  • How to incorporate stock adjustments using the FIFO or First-in-First-out rule
  • How to use the ‘Check bill of material’ (BOM) feature to track stock availability
  • How to create price lists
  • How to apply special prices, print and delete price lists
  • How to set up manual discounts on sales orders and invoices
  • How to create service invoices and enter details for item lines

Benefits of the Sage 50 Intermediate Diploma

  • 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.

Sage 50 Accounts Advanced Diploma

With an upbeat economy and an encouraging job scenario, an increasing number of companies in the UK are looking for reliable professionals who can help manage the company accounts. Efficient and trained accounting professionals can help businesses focus on expansion and opportunities. The Sage 50 Accounts Advanced Course consists of 10 modules of useful, practical information replete with exercises and questions that will help you hone your skill level. You will have the unique opportunity to learn the features and tools provided in Sage 50 Accounts to chase debt, maintain credit control, execute batch processing, understand the audit trail and manage quotations among others. More importantly, you can study at your own time and pace and in the privacy of your home. You can also choose to study the course on a desktop PC, a laptop, tablet or even a mobile phone at your convenience.

What you will learn in the Sage 50 Accounts Advanced Course

  • The importance of quotations and how they can be used to boost sales and attract customers. In addition, you will also learn how to convert quotations into sales orders
  • Gain a closer understanding of chasing debt and maintaining credit control. Businesses often offer credit to customers and you will learn how to follow up on customer payments and control credit levels
  • Transactions can also be processed in batches to save time and effort. The Sage 50 Accounts Advanced course will teach you how to manage batch transactions including batch payments
  • It's important to understand the components that make up an audit trail. You will learn how to interpret different information in the audit trail by using the functionalities in the Sage 50 Accounts software
  • Erroneous transactions can lead to mistakes in the financials which may further attract fines and punitive action. You will gain insights into creating proforma invoices and incorporating corrections to transactions that require amendments
  • Budgeting forms a crucial aspect of cost control. The course will teach you to use the features of Sage 50 Accounts to create departments and budgets in order to maintain improved control over financial and stock resources.
  • Reports are prepared for different user profiles and for different objectives. You will learn how to use the report function to your advantage whereby you will be able to generate aesthetic, informational and error-free reports for the end-user

Benefits of the Sage 50 Advanced Course

  • You can help the business attract sales because a proforma invoice provides detailed information regarding the product
  • You will be more confident while preparing budgets to control costs. Regular comparisons of the actual values with the budget can provide insight into business performance
  • Customers, investors and shareholders are more likely to be happy with the innovative and attractive reports that you are able to generate for their benefit
  • You are likely to gain confidence as you track the audit trail, control costs and correct erroneous transactions.
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The Complete Sage 50 Accounting Diploma Course

Please note: This course does not include the Sage software.

Sage 50 is one of the most common accounting packages used by small and medium-sized businesses around the world. Being easy to install and automatically updated to ensure that users act in line with the latest UK legislation, Sage 50 is a good choice for those moving from manual to computerised accounting. However, in order to get the best from Sage 50 it is important to become familiar with its functions and how to use them effectively.

Once mastered, Sage 50 allows you to manage accounts, keep track of invoices, produce sales reports, and much more.

This special combined course will enable you to become a proficient user of Sage 50.

Each of the three courses will provide you with step-by-step instructions that will enable you to carry out the most common accounting functions necessary in the day-to-day running of small to medium businesses.

As Sage 50 is used across all sectors, this knowledge will be useful to anyone working in the financial side of a business. Below is an outline of what you can expect from this combined course.

What You Will Learn

This combined course includes the following elements:

  • Sage 50 accounting for beginners
  • Sage 50 accounts intermediate
  • Sage 50 accounts advanced

The Sage 50 Beginners’ Course

This course teaches you the basics of account management and provides you with an overview of computerised accounting. You will learn the basic principles behind account-keeping within a business context and will be shown the advantages of the Sage 50 software.

The course will guide you through your first experiences with Sage 50, demonstrating how to navigate the basic features whilst taking you through the process of entering new company information.

The course then addresses essential transactions and processes including bank reconciliation, managing petty cash, creating supplier records, and producing sales invoices.

You will learn shortcut keys which will enable you to use Sage 50 in a more efficient manner. By the end of the course you will have gained an appreciation of accounting as a discipline alongside your practical knowledge of the software.

The Sage 50 Intermediate Course

This course builds on the concepts learned in the beginners’ course and assumes that you have a working knowledge of the basic features together with an understanding of simple transactions.

You will begin by learning about accruals and prepayments, along with the calculation of assets and depreciation. You will not only learn how to undertake these more advanced transactions but also how to fix errors such as inaccurately processed assets.

Stock control and monitoring are also covered in depth, enabling you to manage stock levels with confidence. You will also learn how to create an audit trail for complex transactions such as those involving discounted items and credit notes.

The Sage 50 Advanced Course

This course moves beyond everyday transactions and emphasises the processes required in chasing debt and credit control. You will learn why quotations are important, and how they can improve sales.

You will gain an understanding into how businesses recover credit and payment from customers, and how to keep accurate records during the process. Audit trails are a key aspect of accurate accounting and you will gain further knowledge and insight into this process during the course. You will also gain a better understanding of budgeting, as well as how to correct common mistakes in record-keeping. Finally, you will also develop your skills in producing customised reports.

The Benefits of Our Complete Sage 50 Accounting Course

This course will give you a complete overview of all the main accounting tools Sage 50 offers, from the basic to the advanced. This will make you an attractive candidate for any position that entails company accounts including invoicing and debt management.

You will not only be a proficient user of Sage 50 software, but you will also be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of how financial matters are controlled within a business.

Benefits of taking the Complete Sage 50 Accounting Diploma:

  • Study at home and online
  • Study at your own pace
  • Access to full online support whilst completing the course
  • Easy-to-read modules packed with information
  • No entry requirements
  • A chance to receive an accredited qualification upon completion

If you are in a position of responsibility for keeping company accounts within a small or medium-sized business, taking this combined course will ensure that you feel confident in completing everyday transactions on a regular basis.

Call

24/7 Customer Support

certificate

End of course certification

electronic

Compatible with all modern devices

forever

Lifetime access to your course

This is a bundle course, and contains the following courses:

Business Basics Diploma Course

Have you always dreamed of starting your own business? Do you need the skills and knowledge to start your own business and achieve success? Have you finished school and are thinking of entering the business world and want to boost your career from the start? Then this course from New Skills Academy may be what you are looking for.

Introduction to the Business Basics Diploma Course

The Business Basics Diploma course is made up of sixteen modules. These modules are brimming with valuable information that you can use straight away in your working day. Overall the sixteen modules take around ten hours to complete, each module taking you between fifteen to thirty minutes. Learn about branding, setting goals and finances, and everything you need to know to start or grow your own business.

You will gain lifetime access to the course modules, so you can refer back to them at any time. Enjoy the convenience of online learning, where you can study at your own pace using any device from anywhere, as long as you have internet access.

What you will learn

This certified course with sixteen modules is going to teach you everything you need to know when in business. The modules comprise the following:

  • Starting your own business, where to begin, generating ideas and personal qualities you are going to need.
  • Understanding the importance of a business plan and how to start your own.
  • Researching into your business market and how to identify your target audience.
  • What is branding, how to use branding and how it will affect your business moving forward.
  • How to set goals and tackle issues.
  • Understanding financing and options available. Identify how much money you will need to start up your business along with what you need to give in return.
  • Understanding cash flow, accounts and bookkeeping. Learn how to budget, how to keep track of invoices and payments.
  • Get a firm understanding of marketing and social media and how you can use these to boost your business moving forward. Learn how to market your business on a tight budget and what considerations to factor into your marketing decisions.
  • How to source and manage staff. What you need to do to keep them motivated. Also learn the importance of training.
  • Learn the legal issues which could affect your business moving forward.
  • Get the low-down on tax and what taxes you will be accountable for. Also, get some tips and advice to make tax an easy and stress-free process within your company.
  • Identify your insurance needs. Get a good understanding of business insurance and what costs you may incur if you don't have the right insurance in place at all times.
  • Learn how technology can help you grow your business. Identify what technology you need, how not to overpay for essential technology and things you should be aware of at all times.
  • Identify what business ethics is and how it relates to your business. You will also learn how to operate effectively and how business ethics identifies how you are perceived.
  • Know why you need a website, what to include and how to market it effectively.
  • Know when it's time to grow your business, know the pitfalls and how to deal with the future.

Benefits of the Course

This course is brimming with valuable information, tips and strategies you can use each and every day. The benefits of taking this course include:

  • Study online
  • Study at your own pace as you have the time
  • Study in the convenience of your own home
  • Gain the skills you need to start your own successful business
  • Fast track your career
  • Enjoy online support throughout your studies
  • Compatible on all devices
  • Enjoy lifetime access to the easy to manage modules
  • Download and print your certificate on successful completion of the course and test
  • Each module only takes around thirty minutes to complete
  • Seventy percent pass rate secures you a certification and the knowledge you need to start and grow your own business moving forward.
  • Improve your knowledge and skill

Sage 50 Accounting for Beginners Diploma Course

Please note: This course does not include Sage software. 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 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.

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.

Sage 50 Accounts Intermediate Diploma Course

Successful business management involves a range of complex tasks and functions that help streamline processes. The tasks, features and tools explained in Sage 50 Intermediate course can be expected to be slightly more complex and intricate compared to the simpler ones in the beginners course. For improved clarity with regard to a keyword or concept, it may be a good idea to refer back to the beginners course. Every concept will be introduced and explained before moving on to exploring the related features in Sage 50 Accounts. Businesses often have to deal with hundreds of transactions performed during a month. For example, transactions may occur but cash need not have been received or paid out yet. Such transactions are called accruals and they are extremely necessary because they give a clear indication of a business’s financial health.

The Sage 50 intermediate course will explain how users can leverage the features provided in Sage 50 accounts to calculate accruals. In addition, you will learn about how to prepare and process purchase orders from product records. Purchase orders represent contracts between buyers and sellers and contain all the details regarding the purchase. Well-maintained information regarding purchase orders helps keep the inventory system up to date and streamline the purchasing process. Once you have completed the intermediate course, you will be familiar with a comprehensive range of useful accounting functionalities provided by Sage 50 Accounts.

What You Will Learn

  • How to set up a fixed asset record in Sage 50
  • Three methods of calculating depreciation
  • How to use the Asset Disposal Wizard and record sale of an asset
  • What to do if depreciation has been missed for a month
  • How to manage cheque and remittance
  • Setting up purchase order defaults
  • How to set up and calculate discounts on invoices and purchase orders
  • How to record the delivery of stock and update cost prices
  • Creating product defaults and understanding stock transactions
  • How to correct an incorrectly entered AI, using the exact method and the average cost price method
  • How to incorporate stock adjustments using the FIFO or First-in-First-out rule
  • How to use the ‘Check bill of material’ (BOM) feature to track stock availability
  • How to create price lists
  • How to apply special prices, print and delete price lists
  • How to set up manual discounts on sales orders and invoices
  • How to create service invoices and enter details for item lines

Benefits of the Sage 50 Intermediate Diploma

  • 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.

Sage 50 Accounts Advanced Diploma

With an upbeat economy and an encouraging job scenario, an increasing number of companies in the UK are looking for reliable professionals who can help manage the company accounts. Efficient and trained accounting professionals can help businesses focus on expansion and opportunities. The Sage 50 Accounts Advanced Course consists of 10 modules of useful, practical information replete with exercises and questions that will help you hone your skill level. You will have the unique opportunity to learn the features and tools provided in Sage 50 Accounts to chase debt, maintain credit control, execute batch processing, understand the audit trail and manage quotations among others. More importantly, you can study at your own time and pace and in the privacy of your home. You can also choose to study the course on a desktop PC, a laptop, tablet or even a mobile phone at your convenience.

What you will learn in the Sage 50 Accounts Advanced Course

  • The importance of quotations and how they can be used to boost sales and attract customers. In addition, you will also learn how to convert quotations into sales orders
  • Gain a closer understanding of chasing debt and maintaining credit control. Businesses often offer credit to customers and you will learn how to follow up on customer payments and control credit levels
  • Transactions can also be processed in batches to save time and effort. The Sage 50 Accounts Advanced course will teach you how to manage batch transactions including batch payments
  • It's important to understand the components that make up an audit trail. You will learn how to interpret different information in the audit trail by using the functionalities in the Sage 50 Accounts software
  • Erroneous transactions can lead to mistakes in the financials which may further attract fines and punitive action. You will gain insights into creating proforma invoices and incorporating corrections to transactions that require amendments
  • Budgeting forms a crucial aspect of cost control. The course will teach you to use the features of Sage 50 Accounts to create departments and budgets in order to maintain improved control over financial and stock resources.
  • Reports are prepared for different user profiles and for different objectives. You will learn how to use the report function to your advantage whereby you will be able to generate aesthetic, informational and error-free reports for the end-user

Benefits of the Sage 50 Advanced Course

  • You can help the business attract sales because a proforma invoice provides detailed information regarding the product
  • You will be more confident while preparing budgets to control costs. Regular comparisons of the actual values with the budget can provide insight into business performance
  • Customers, investors and shareholders are more likely to be happy with the innovative and attractive reports that you are able to generate for their benefit
  • You are likely to gain confidence as you track the audit trail, control costs and correct erroneous transactions.
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You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!

Once you have completed all 0 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 0 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.

The pass mark for the test is 70%.

If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.

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We estimate that the course will take about 40 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.

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