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CC273 - Sage 50 (formerly Simply Accounting): Beyond the Basics


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Available Anywhere


9:00 AM-4:00 PM Friday - Apr 27, 2018 - LIVE ONLINE; (Mountain Time Zone)

Delivery Method

NLC Live Online



Tuition: $245.00
GST (5%): $12.25
Total: $257.25
Total Cost: $257.25


Heather Lyon

About the Facilitator: Heather Lyon. Heather is the owner and operator of First Start Planning Ltd., and is a Certified Professional Bookkeeper. Based in Rocky Mountain House, AB, she has provided training and business services to her clients throughout Western Canada for over 20 years. Heather delivers a variety of workshops and presentations to organizations and through colleges in Alberta and the Northwest Territories, both face to face and online. Heather's students consistently describe her as knowledgeable, practical and enthusiastic in delivering the many topics she teaches.

Available Anywhere: Apr 27, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018

This 6 hour online class (two, 3-hour sessions) is designed for the advanced user of the program and will give you information on some of the additional features of Sage 50, as well as tips and tricks to make the program work better for you. This class will also include a review of the newest features that have been added in the most current version of the Sage 50 program.

Topics covered will include:

Understanding the Simply Data files

Customizing the Home Window

Backup & Restoring
 Setting automatic backups
 Is your backup file too big to email?
 Restoring Your Data

Creating User Names/Passwords

Customizing Tax Codes

Recurring Transactions

 Using the Drill Down Feature
 Customizing reports

Daily Business Manager

Working with Budgets

Working with Credit Cards
 Accepting credit cards from customers
 Handling deposits of credit/debit card settlements
 Purchases with credit card

 Mailing Labels
 Batch printing
 Printing problems

Project Module
 Track expenses to funders for non-profits

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No Pre-requisites

Withdrawals and Refunds

 Your registration will be fully refunded when notice of withdrawal is given two (2) working days before the course start date.  When notification is received less than two (2) full working days before the course start date no refund will be issued.  If you are unable to attend your course, you may arrange for someone to take your place by contacting Continuing Education & Corporate Training at or 780-849-8623.


Northern Lakes College reserves the right to re-schedule or cancel a course that lacks sufficient registrations to provide a satisfactory learning atmosphere. In this event your registration fee will be refunded in full or applied to the re-scheduled course.

Fee payment

Fees are due at the time of registration. Northern Lakes College accepts cash, cheque, money order, debit, VISA, MasterCard, American Express. Invoicing to a company requires a Purchase Order (PO).


This course is delivered LIVE Online using Blackboard Collaborate. To learn more about Blackboard Collaborate and to experience using Blackboard Collaborate check out this guide:

What you need:
• High speed internet
• Computer, laptop, tablet
• Speakers & microphone, preferably a headset. If you don't have a microphone you can still use the chat function to ask questions/make comments.
More information about NLC LIVE Online:
• All NLC LIVE Online Courses are on Mountain Time Zone (Canada).
• Most courses are recorded and the recordings are made available to participants after the course
• Course attendance verification or course certification is only granted for those who participate as individuals LIVE Online. If you take a course with a group OR you miss the class and view the recording, attendance verification and/or certification will not be granted (MMP modules are an exception for recordings, contact Continuing Education & Corporate Training for more information.)