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Sage 50 Accounts - Stage 4

  • About This Course
    Sage 50 Accounts – Stage 4 is the last instalment in our series of Sage 50 Accounts training courses. It is an interactive and engaging online course that unlocks the rest of what the Sage 50 Accounts software has to offer. Sage 50 Accounts – Stage 4 is the missing puzzle piece that will give you the whole picture; it will take you from Sage 50 Accounts novice to expert in a flash.  

    Who is this course for?
    The course is designed for students that have completed all previous stages of the Sage 50 Accounts course and want to have a comprehensive understanding of all things Sage 50 Accounts. It is also suitable for intermediate users of Sage 50 Accounts who want to upgrade their knowledge and harness the software’s full potential. 

    What will you get from this course?
    After completing Sage 50 Accounts – Stage 4, along with the rest of this series, you be a Sage 50 Accounts master. You will have the ability to use all the software’s features so you can really become a finance pro. From stock systems to foreign currency invoices, you will know it all. 

    When you have completed this course, you will be able to:
    • Plan and maintain stock records, post opening balances and record adjustments 
    • Understand the purchase order and sales order cycles 
    • Convert quotes into invoices and quotes into orders 
    • Work with foreign currency and create foreign currency invoices and orders
    • Set customer discounts using set structures 
    • Create and price a bill of materials and keep tabs on stock levels
    • Duplicate invoices and orders and recall skeletons 
    • Run a stock year end and make global changes 

    Course features 
    • Simulations for a realistic learning experience 
    • Interactive quizzes throughout to test your knowledge 
    • Content can be accessed via any platform: mobile, tablet or computer
  • Course lessons
    • Planning a stock system: product categories and defaults and planning product codes 
    • Creating product records: editing and deleting records, batch editing and importing product records 
    • Cost of sales and opening balances: stocks and cost of sales, nominal opening stock values, product record opening balances and how to correct these balances
    • Prepare for purchase order processing: multiple delivery addresses, supplier price lists and discounts, purchase order details and re-order list requests
    • Purchase order processing: purchase order cycle, placing, delivering, and cancelling orders, viewing GRNs and updating the ledgers
    • Customer discounts: discount on quantity sold and invoice value, settlement, one-off and net value discounts and discount settings 
    • Prepare for sales order processing: customer delivery addresses, assigning a price list to customers, foreign currency price lists, special customer prices and negative stock
    • Sales order processing: sales order cycle, print and email orders, allocating sales orders, introduction to shortfalls, printing labels and GDNs, despatching, amending, completing and deleting orders
    • Foreign currency and cash sales: product and Instrastat report, EC VAT descriptions, foreign currency invoices and orders, customer and supplier activities and cash sales
    • Stock trade and period end: stock take reports, adjustments and returns, stock return reports, opening and closing stock and using the product and services dashboard 
    • Bill of materials: setting up, pricing and assembling the bill of materials, Quantity Available for Makeup reports and component shortage 
    • Quotes, invoice and credit notes: converting quotes to invoices and quotes to orders, printing quotes, credit notes, product record effect and pro-formas 
    • Recurring transactions, skeletons and duplicates: creating recurring transactions, recalling skeletons and duplicating invoices and orders 
    • Year end and global changes: year end procedure, deleting stock and clearing stock history and stock global changes 
  • Accreditation

    This course has been accredited by Online Academies. On successful completion of this course you will be able to download or print off a PDF of your Online Academies Certificate (please note: you will also be given the opportunity to have a hard copy of the certificate printed off and posted out to you for a small additional charge). If you would like to view a sample of the certificate, please click here.

    On completion of your course you will also be able to have your certificate endorsed and accredited by TQUK for recognised CPD Hours.

    Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) are an Ofqual regulated awarding body. They pride themselves on being the most agile and forward thinking awarding body in the UK. TQUK provide independent endorsement of our CPD courses giving learners assurance that their course will help them gain the necessary skills and experience in their chosen subject area.



    At the conclusion of each module there is a multiple choice question assessment. This will help you remember the main points of the lesson and act as a check that you have retained the essential knowledge and understanding of that particular section. The results can be seen instantaneously and you can correct wrong answers. When the result is satisfactory you can progress to the next module.

    Course Outcomes

    Once you have successfully completed all the modules for your course you will be awarded:

    A Diploma issued by Online Academies

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