ACC 206: Accounting Laboratory

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. use spreadsheets applicable for basic accounting functions and data analysis;
  2. demonstrate how to use cloud-based accounting software;
  3. apply cash management tools to solve accounting problems;
  4. illustrate the use of an audit software for basic audit exercise;
  5. describe the use of a presentation software for report presentations; and
  6. use a database management software for accounting and business data management; and
  7. use software productivity tool for office services.
Course Contents

Use of spreadsheets applicable for accounting functions and data analysis. The use of cloud- based accounting software. Standard chart of accounts on ERP software. Use of accounting software such as SAGE, Peachtree, QuickBooks, oracle, SAP, cloud accounting Software, etc. to prepare financial statements, and use of audit software for data analysis. The features of the following productivity tools needed by present day accountants, such as word, note pad, google office suite. Project management tools, communication and collaboration tools, social

media management tools, note taking tools, electronic signature tools, to do list tools, file conversion tools, optical character recognition, scanner apps, grammar checker tools and file storage tools.