University of West Florida (Accounting)
I have Bachelor degrees in both Accounting and Management. During my career I have worked as a consultant for numerous companies. One of the main issues I had to address was employee training. I had never thought of myself as an educator but everyone said that I was good at it.
I learned that the key to teaching anyone is to first determine that person's level of understanding of the subject matter. Then I determine how they learn best. Some learn by doing; others need to study printed material first.
I have used both programs for over twenty years. I've done advanced things like pivot tables but most people just need to learn the basics.
I have used different versions of QuickBooks for years. It's a good system in that you don't need an accounting background to use it (although a little knowledge definitely helps).
Over my career, I have had the opportunity to teach a lot of people the fundamentals of accounting and business. I think employee training is one of the biggest weaknesses of companies today. Employees are just thrown in and expected to perform.
I'm downsizing my career and only working when I find an exciting opportunity. My oldest daughter graduated from LSU two years ago and began her teaching career as a second-grade teacher. Seeing her sacrifice to help 'her kids' learn has inspired me to try and give back. I have Bachelor degrees in both Accounting and Management. During my career I have worked as a consultant for numerous companies. One of the main issues I had to address was employee training. I had never thought of myself as an educator but everyone said that I was good at it.
I learned that the key to teaching anyone is to first
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I have Bachelor's degrees in both Accounting and Management. I have had a successful thirty-year career in business as both an accountant and a business manager.
I have turned around several businesses by applying basic business concepts.
I have spent most of my career using mid-to-high-level accounting programs like Great Plains, SAP, and Oracle. Since QuickBooks is actually a bookkeeping program, rather than an Accounting program, I have found it extremely easy to learn. It generally follows the basic accounting concepts but it hides all accounting terms behind everyday language.