Higher Education

Using Peachtree Complete 2011 for Accounting, 5th Edition

  • includes Data File and Accounting CD-ROM
  • Glenn Owen Allan Hancock College
  • ISBN-10: 1111822409  |  ISBN-13: 9781111822408
  • 448 Pages
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $173.00



USING PEACHTREE COMPLETE 2011 FOR ACCOUNTING teaches fundamental accounting concepts and principles while developing students' proficiency with PEACHTREE COMPLETE 2011 software by Sage. This well-organized and concise text helps students apply their accounting skills with Peachtree and illustrates how accounting information is created and used.

Features and Benefits

  • This text has been fully updated for use with Peachtree Complete 2011 software. Each new text comes packaged with a CD containing an academic version of Peachtree Complete 2011 software and a separate CD with student data files. This gives students hands-on experience as they complete problems and cases throughout the text.
  • Video Demonstrations, created by author Glenn Owen and posted at the companion website, walk students through the software in an easy-to-follow manner.
  • Chapters 6 – 11 have an exercise about Boston Catering. Each part of the case is independent of the others allowing instructors the flexibility to assign a whole case or focus on separate concepts.
  • An engaging narrative style throughout the text clearly conveys the importance of accounting topics and software in today's business world. Students see how and why systems operate with multiple applications.
  • "Trouble?" features throughout each chapter help students anticipate common mistakes and avoid these stumbling points.
  • A step-by-step building block approach breaks instruction into manageable segments as the book walks students through what they need to do next to master the accounting and Peachtree skills.
  • Throughout the text, an emphasis on service and merchandising businesses is highlighted with margin icons that clearly guide students and instructors to service or merchandising applications within the text's comprehensive coverage.

Table of Contents

1. An Interactive Tour of Peachtree.
2. Preparing a Balance Sheet Using Peachtree.
3. Preparing an Income Statement and Statement of Retained Earnings Using Peachtree.
4. Preparing a Statement of Cash Flows Using Peachtree.
5. Creating Supporting Reports to Help Make Business Decisions.
6. Setting up Your Business's Accounting System.
7. Cash-Oriented Business Activities.
8. Additional Business Activities.
9. Adjusting Entries and Bank Reconciliations.
10. Budgeting.
11. Reporting Business Activities.
Appendix 1: Payroll Taxes.

What's New

  • NEW GRADING RUBRICS: These help instructors grade cases in the end-of-chapter material and link each case requirement and event to a specific student learning outcome. These rubrics will be available on the instructor companion web site.
  • Snick's Board Shop is a NEW case that has been added to end-of-chapter homework to provide instructors with more assignment options.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Glenn Owen

Glenn Owen is a tenured member of Allan Hancock College’s Accounting and Business faculty, where he has lectured on accounting and information systems since 1995. In addition, he is a retired lecturer at the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he taught accounting and information systems courses from 1980 to 2011. His professional experience includes five years at Deloitte & Touche as well as vice president of finance positions at Westpac Resources, Inc., and Expertelligence, Inc. An acclaimed and well-respected author, Mr. Owen is well known for his QuickBooks® texts, which offer self-paced case-based instruction on the use of this commercial accounting application. His innovative teaching style emphasizes the decision maker’s perspective and encourages students to think creatively. His graduate studies in educational psychology and his 40 years of business experience yield a balanced blend of theory and practice that permeates and strengthens all of his books.