8812: General Ledger I in Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0

8812: General Ledger I in Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 Course Description

Duration: 1.00 days (8 hours)

The one-day Microsoft Dynamics GP General Ledger course explores the accounting cycle and the processes required to enter financial data into the system. This course also shows you how to perform additional functions such as account reconciliation, budgeting, allocation, period-end and year-end closing procedures.

A thorough understanding of these topics allows you to streamline monthly and year-end closing processes by learning how to automate routine activities such as account allocations, and reports. You learn how to accelerate data entry with transaction batch options while reducing data entry errors. This course also teaches you how to define default values that automatically populate data fields and gather the information you need to make better business decisions by exploring powerful inquiry and reporting options.

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Intended Audience for this 8812: General Ledger I in Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 Course

  • » Customers wanting to learn the basic features and to develop a working knowledge of the typical day-to-day procedures required to effectively use General Ledger.
  • » The class is targeted toward data entry clerks, administrators, office managers, CEOs, and consultants who need to understand the technical aspects of Microsoft Dynamics GP General Ledger and gain foundational knowledge of the application functionality.

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8812: General Ledger I in Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 Course Objectives

  • » Customize General Ledger settings
  • » Set up a chart of accounts including: posting, unit, and allocation accounts
  • » Enter and post transactions using transaction or batch posting methods
  • » Perform key inquiries and print reports in General Ledger
  • » Complete period-end and year-end procedures

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8812: General Ledger I in Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 Course Outline

      1. Chapter 1: Overview and Setup
        1. General Ledger Features and Benefits
        2. Integration
        3. General Ledger Setup
        4. Account Categories
        5. Posting Accounts Setup
        6. Unit Accounts Setup
        7. Fixed Allocation Account Setup
        8. Variable Allocation Account Setup
        9. Account Segment Setup
        10. Mass Modify Chart of Accounts
        11. Defining the Retained Earnings Account
        12. Setting up Budgets
        13. Excel-based Budgeting
        14. Budget Maintenance
        15. Quick Journal Setup
        16. Transaction Matching Setup
        17. Entering Beginning Balances
      2. Chapter 2: Daily Procedures
        1. Batch Entry
        2. Transaction Entry
        3. Calculate Taxes in General Ledger
        4. Clearing Transaction Entry
        5. Quick Journal Entry
        6. Linking Transactions
        7. Batch Recovery
      3. Chapter 3: Additional Functionality
        1. Multidimensional Analysis Groups and Codes
        2. Assigning Analysis Groups to Accounts
        3. Entering Transactions using Multidimensional Analysis
        4. Performing Multidimensional Analysis Inquiries
        5. Defining Intercompany Relationships
        6. Entering Intercompany Transactions
        7. Posting Intercompany Transactions
        8. Organizational Structures Setup
        9. Define Organizational Relationships
        10. Assigning User Classes to Organizational Structures
        11. Assigning Users to Organizational Structures
        12. Assigning Individual Accounts to Organizational Structures
        13. Activating Account Security
      4. Chapter 4: Maintaining Records
        1. Correcting a Posted Transaction
        2. Change, Inactivate and Delete Account Records
        3. Reconcile
        4. Reconcile to GL
        5. Remove History
        6. Archive Matched Transactions
        7. Account Rollups
        8. Using Inquiries
        9. Report Options and Printing
        10. Report Groups
        11. Report List
      5. Chapter 5: Period-End Procedures
        1. Period-End Closing
        2. Year-End Closing
        3. Quick Financial Statements
        4. Printing Financial Statements
        5. Advanced Financial Analysis

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Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Ginger M.
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration from Rutgers University.
- Over 9 years of experience as a Master Certified Trainer. Expert in MS Dynamics GP Financials, Installation, HR/Payroll, Project Accounting, Inventory and Integration Manager.
- Project Manager to various MS Dynamics Great Plains implementations.


Ginger holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration from Rutgers University. Her career started as an Auditor for Deloitte & Touch and over the years she developed her passion for Microsoft Dynamics, implementing Dynamics GP and Project Cost in the Professional Services, Commercial Real Estate and Medical Facilities vertical markets.

Ginger's experience with Microsoft Dynamics is unparalleled. As a Certified Master Dynamics trainer, she stays abreast of the latest Dynamics modules and shares experience with a very hands-on training technique at NetCom Learning.
Charles W.
- Expert in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access as well as Adobe Graphic and Web Designer (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash Catalyst)
- Holds an A.A.S in Graphic Design as well as various Awards and Affiliations, including MCT, MCP, MCAS, and Office 2007 Master.
- Senior Lead Trainer for over 10 years.


Charles is a Technical Trainer & Instructional Designer for over 10 years. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and dedicates himself to Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access. He is also an Adobe specialist and holds a degree in Graphic Design.

Charles is well known for his high evaluation scores, achieving 8.75 out of 9 on a regular basis, teaching in one-on-one, instructor-led, and web-based environments; one of the reasons for his high evaluation is his expertise in increasing personnel performance by developing and implementing programs constructed from the job task analysis process. Charles currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, and Microsoft Office Specialist courses at NetCom Learning.
David H.
David is a hands-on, dynamic and experienced financial systems consultant with successful work history of implementing large scale ERP systems, managing and directly responsible for data migration, financial report validation and customization, end-user training, process documentation and automation. David has been a trainer for more 21 years.
Lynn D.
- Over 25 years of experience working as Senior Financial Analyst and Senior Auditor.
- Professor of Graduate Management and Business School at the University of Phoenix since 2007.
- Microsoft Certifications in Financials, Trade & Logistics, Production and Human Resources Management as well as Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) since 2009.


Lynn is a very accomplished Senior Financial Analyst and Senior Auditor with over 25 years of experience. She has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2009 and a Professor of Graduate Management and Business School at University of Phoenix since 2007. In addition to several other Microsoft certifications, she is also a specialist in Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Lynn has taught several Microsoft Dynamics AX courses at NetCom Learning and is described by her students as very knowledgeable, qualified, and patient with her approach. Her classes are very dynamic and energetic, just as the course per se.
Ramesh P.
Ramesh holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science with specialization in Information Security and is pursuing his Doctoral degree in IT from the University of South Australia (UniSA). He is a one of a kind trainer - he has been working in the IT field since 1995 and is an expert in C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Java/J2EE, PL/SQL, VB, ASP, and XML technologies. Ramesh also has extensive experience developing and implementing BizTalk and SharePoint in large corporations, as well as more than 10 years experience working with Oracle and SQL server/Sybase databases. With more than 19 certifications, Ramesh is an IT guru and trainer with worldwide experience, which includes presentations and trainings across US, Asia, and Middle East. He is a full time instructor at NetCom Learning and we couldn't be happier in having him as one of our Subject Matter Experts.
Ronald C.
- Founder and Managing Partner of Guided Technology Inc. which provides Microsoft consulting expertise and educational services for corporate and government.
- At Guided Technology, Ron was responsible for creating a strategic roadmap for First Data Corporation.
- At New York City Department of Finance, as Senior Manager & Design Architect, Ron designed and implemented IBM Servers collecting $15 billion in tax revenue.

Ron has always enjoyed teaching and instructing others, whether in the installation process of software and hardware upgrades, or as working as the Head of Training for Valinor, a Microsoft Consulting Partner, where Ron managed the company's training centers and worked as a Senior Instructor (MCT).

In addition to working in the management level of the business and software consulting market for over 18 years, Ron also worked as a Surface Warfare Officer and Weapons Officer in the United States Navy, serving two tours of duty. He served aboard the USS Tuscaloosa from 1984 -1987, and participated in two Western Pacific Deployments.

Ron loves basketball and played on Trinity College's varsity basketball team for all four years of college.

Satish R.

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