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Sage 50 Accounts Training From Activia

Sage 50 Accounts : Introduction

A One-Day Training Course

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Introduction to Sage 50 Accounts Training from Activia
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Course Content

Course Aims

This training course provides the basic knowledge required to operate the Sage Line 50 package. It is an extremely 'hands-on' course : delegates will be maintaining ledger accounts, inputting opening balances and processing journals through to production of VAT and relevant management reports.
In addition, delegates will cover bank transactions and reconciliation, plus the maintenance and use of the Sales, Purchase and Nominal Ledgers and the Product file including stock control and the production of invoices.
In all, it provides a solid background for the day-to-day use of the Sage Line 50 package in a commercial environment.

Who Should Attend

All Accounts staff who need to learn how to use the Sage Line 50 accounting package.
Note: Participants should be competent in operating a PC.

Course Outline

Programme Basics
• Starting Sage 50 Accounts  • The main programme window  • Modules, windows and views  • Getting help  • Exiting Sage 50 Accounts 
Getting Started
• Getting started  • Restoring data for the first time  • Setting the financial year  • Backing up for the first time 
Account Names & Numbers
• Debit and credit  • Double entry book-keeping  • Viewing the accounts list  • Printing the current list  • Viewing and printing Nominal List report  • Account ranges  • Changing account names  • Control accounts 
Bank Entries
• Bank Receipts  • Bank Payments 
• The financial state of the company  • The Trial Balance report  • The Profit and Loss report  • The Balance Sheet 
• The Customers module  • Entering a new customer  • The Customer Record Wizard  • Adding more customers  • About selecting customers  • Editing customer details  • Customer delivery addresses  • Customer address lists 
• Supplier details 
Service Invoices
• The Invoice window  • Service Invoices  • Printing invoices  • Updating ledgers  • Viewing customer and invoice information  • Re-printing the invoice 
• Products  • Adding new products  • The Product Record window  • Non-Stock and Service items 
Stock Control
• Stock adjustments in  • Stock adjustments out  • Stock returns  • Product activity  • Stocktaking  • Re-order levels  • The Product Dashboard 
Product Invoices
• Product Invoices  • Adding an invoice with a customer delivery address  • Adding a further invoice  • Mix and match invoicing  • Printing the invoices  • Changing an invoice  • Updating the ledgers  • Adjustments in 
Product Credit Notes
• Product Credit Notes 
Reviewing your Accounts
• The financial state of your company 
Sending Statements
• Customer Dashboard  • Account balances  • Aged debtors analysis  • Statements 
Customer Receipts
• Customer Receipts  • Automatic allocation of receipts  • Manual allocation of receipts  • Partial allocation of receipts  • Giving a discount  • Payments on account 
Customer Activity
• Customer Activity 
Purchase Invoices
• Supplier details  • Batch invoices  • Supplier account balances 
Supplier Payments
• Payments to suppliers  • Making a payment  • Printing remittance advice notes  • Printing cheques  • Supplier activity 
More about the Nominal Ledger
• Journal entries  • Nominal code activity  • Nominal Ledger Graph  • Nominal records 
More about Bank Accounts
• Bank transfers  • Combined payments  • Petty cash transactions 
Bank Reconciliation
• Bank Reconciliation 
Recurring Entries
• What are recurring entries?  • Adding new recurring entries  • Adding a receipt  • Adding journal credits and debits recurring entries  • Setting up a bank transfer recurring entry  • Editing an entry  • A recurring entry processed weekly  • Processing recurring entries  • Suspending postings  • Deleting recurring entries 
VAT Returns
• Notes on VAT returns  • Producing a VAT return  • VAT adjustments  • Printing the VAT return  • Reconciling the VAT transactions  • Updating the VAT account references 
Simple Reports & Information
• Information  • Reports 

Versions of Sage 50 Accounts

NOTE: Content may vary slightly between versions (eg V10, V11, etc) or applications (Accountant, Accountant Plus, Financial Controller). These differences are usually if little significance and do not affect the core skills acquired during the course.
Because we need to cater for a wide range of users, most of whom do not use the latest version, we deliver the courses on a version that is 2-3 years old.

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Locations for Sage 50 Accounts Training from Activia

With our quality accreditations for ISO9001, IITT, ILM and the ILP, and a uniquely flexible service, you can be sure that your Sage 50 software training will get the results you need, at the prices you want.

Activia centres for Sage 50 Accounting Courses

With seventeen fully equipped training centres , Activia should be your first choice for training in 50 Accounts wherever you are in the UK.
We provide Sage 50 Accounting Courses courses in the following locations:

  • London
    We have six centres in London, serving the City in Bank and Liverpool Street, and Canary Wharf from our London Bridge (SE1) centre, as well as North, West and South West London, in Finchley, Baker Street and London Victoria.
  • Surrey and Sussex
    Our Croydon centre serves Croydon, Reigate and Redhill as well as Crawley, Gatwick and Brighton.
  • Berkshire
    We serve Berkshire and the Thames Valley with three centres in Reading, Slough and Bracknell.
  • Bristol
    Covering Bristol, Avon, Bath and South West England
  • Milton Keynes
    Serving Buckinghamshire, covering Milton Keynes, Aylesbury and High Wycombe, as well as Luton and Bedford.
  • Birmingham
    Serving Warwickshire and the Midlands: Birmingham, Walsall and Dudley, as well as Wolverhampton, Solihull and Tamworth.
  • Nottingham
    Serving Nottingham, Long Eaton and Derby, as well as Loughborough, Melton Mowbray and Leicester.
  • Manchester
    Serving Lancashire and the North West, covering Manchester, Salford, Stockport and Oldham as well as Bolton, Rochdale, Wigan, Warrington and Macclesfield.
  • Sheffield
    Serving South Yorkshire, covering Sheffield, Barnsley and Doncaster as well as Chesterfield and Wakefield.
  • Leeds
    Serving Yorkshire and the North of England, covering Leeds, Bradford and Harrogate as well as Halifax, Wakefield and Castleford.
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Serving Tyneside, also Sunderland and Gateshead, as well as North Shields, South Shields and Whitley Bay.

In House Sage 50 Accounts Training from Activia Courses across the UK

For in house delivery of Sage 50 Accounting Courses, you can expect the same standard of training and service for your courses for Sage 50 as you get at our centres, conveniently delivered at your offices.
To book your in-house classes for Sage 50 accounting software, you need look no further than Activia.

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