Computerized Accounting with Sage 50® 2017

About the Courseware

Copyright: 2018

Authors: Jim Mazza PhD, MBA, and Gary Chavez, MBA

Computerized Accounting with Sage 50® 2017 teaches all of the key accounting software skills supported in Sage 50® Accounting, Release 2017. In addition, it covers the accounting concepts associated with each chapter in that release. Detailed, step-by-step explanations followed by hands-on exercises provide the opportunity to practice with program features immediately after learning about them. A variety of end-of-chapter exercises help ensure mastery of the key course content.

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Table of contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started
Chapter 2: Setting Up a Company
Chapter 3: Entering Transactions for a Cash Business
Chapter 4: Accounts Receivable and Sales for a Business
Chapter 5: Accounts Payable and Purchases for a Service Business
Chapter 6: Cash Payments and Cash Receipts
Chapter 7: Preparing the Financial Statements
Chapter 8: Purchases of Inventory in a Merchandise Business
Chapter 9: Sales of Inventory in a Merchandise Business
Chapter 10: Payroll
Chapter 11: Job Costing
Chapter 12: Partnerships and Corporations
Appendix: Fixed Assets


Courseware Features

  • Learning objectives that focus the instruction for each chapter
  • Explanations of accounting concepts before practice using Sage 50 features
  • Chapter sections that are aligned to learning objectives, with a combination of tutorial and problem solving
  • Step-by-step instruction of software features
  • Detailed screen captures that illustrate software features and steps taken throughout the exercise
  • Checkpoint features, such as the one shown below, appearing at the
    end of each chapter section and providing an opportunity to check
    comprehension of key concepts and to reinforce learned skills, with
    answers provided in the Chapter Review and Assessment section at the
    end of each chapter
  • Objective practice exercises aligned to each learning objective, offering
    an opportunity to practice Sage 50 procedures
Skill objectives

As students complete the courseware they will:

  • learn software procedures through step-by-step instructions while examining screen captures
  • gain insight into processes through hints and identified key phrases,
    which are included in the textbook margins
  • assess your comprehension with Checkpoint features that appear at the
    end of each chapter section
  • experience working with others, which is essential for success in a workplace
    setting, through Cooperative Learning team activities
  • sharpen your critical-thinking skills while completing end-of-chapter
    Writing and Decision Making problems that relate to chapter learning
  • test your knowledge of learning objectives through practice exercises
    and two sets of comprehensive Case Problems


Instructor Resources

The Sage 50® 2017 Instructor eResources ebook includes access to syllabus suggestions, lecture notes, backup files showing completed intra-chapter work, answer keys, chapter tests, comprehensive problems with model answers, and midterm and final exams (in RTF format and cartridges, including Blackboard, Canvas, D2L, and Common Cartridge 1.1).