FA326 – MIP Fund Accounting Forms Designer: Self-Study

Course Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
Instructional Method: Self-Study (virtual trainer plus comprehensive training guide)
Recommended CPE Credits: Not Eligible for CPE
Access Period: One Year from Purchase
Estimated Time to Complete: One Hour

This self-study course covers how to create custom forms that add a personal touch to communications and reduce costs. Using a check as an example, you will learn all the tools available for customizing forms. These tools can be applied to invoices, customer statements, purchase orders and more.

By the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • Select the appropriate Forms Designer template
  • Add custom text, signatures, and logos to a custom format
  • Modify the data displayed on a custom format
  • Add or modify a MICR field on a check
  • Import a custom layout

FA327 – MIP Fund Accounting Sales Order Entry: Recorded Session

Course Level: Basic
Prerequisite: Accounts Receivable Billing
Instructional Method: Recorded Session (recorded instructor led discussion with training guide)
Recommended CPE Credits: Not Eligible for CPE
Access Period: One Year from Purchase
Estimated Time to Complete: One Hour

This recorded session covers creating and fulfilling sales orders. Participants will learn how to set up the Order Entry module and how the module integrates with Accounts Receivable Billing. Participants will also learn how to enter a quote and commit a sales order for cash sales or sales on-account, and print accounts receivable invoices. Cancelling orders and processing customer returns are also covered. The course concludes with a discussion of various sales order related reports. 

By the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • Enter cash and charge sales orders
  • Complete an order fulfillment form
  • Cancel a sales order and enter customer returns
  • Print invoices and create accounting transactions
  • Identify reports for sales order reporting

FA331 – MIP Fund Accounting Data Consolidation: Self-study

Course Level: Advanced
Instructional Method: Self-Study (virtual trainer plus comprehensive training guide)
Recommended CPE Credits: Not Eligible for CPE
Access Period: One Year from Purchase
Estimated Time to Complete: One Hour

This self-study course covers how to create a Client Consolidation file for each of the client organizations that are to be combined. The participants will learn how to create the consolidation organization. The requirements of the client organizations as well of those of the consolidation organization are covered in detail. The course also outlines the Maintain Accounting selections available in the consolidation organization and provides an overview of the available aggregated reports.

Note: In order to complete the class activities, a special training database, only available to On Premise customers, must be installed prior to the start of your session. Hosted customers my follow the process outlined in the training manual. Important instructions are included with your registration confirmation.

FA372 – MIP Fund Accounting EFT for AP: Recorded Session

Course Level: Basic
Prerequisites: General Ledger Transaction Entry
Instructional Method: Recorded Session (recorded instructor led discussion with training guide)
Recommended CPE Credits: Not Eligible for CPE
Access Period: One Year from Purchase
Estimated Time to Complete: One Hour

View this recorded session to learn how to use the Electronic Funds Transfer for Accounts Payable module to save time, money, and the hassle of printing and mailing checks. The module seamlessly integrates with the Accounts Payable module providing more options for reducing costs and improving service. Learn how to distribute payments via electronic funds transfer.

For additional training, and to learn more about daily processing tasks in the Accounts Payable module, attend the “FA205 – MIP Fund Accounting Accounts Payable Processing” course.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Set up electronic funds transfer banking information
  • Discuss pre-notes, their creation and use
  • Add vendor bank information to vendor records
  • Create vendor payment vouchers
  • Create an electronic file of vendor payments
  • Produce reports of vendor electronic funds transfer payments

FA225 – MIP Fund Accounting Electronic Requisitions

Course Level: Basic
Instructional Method: Group Internet Based
Recommended CPE Credits: 2
Two-Hour Class

Electronic Requisitions allows organization employees to submit requests for goods and services electronically and route the requests through multiple approval levels. Processing requisitions electronically saves time and resources.

Course participants will learn how to set up users and security as well as apply item and category codes (used in Purchase Orders) to requisitions. The course will also cover the submission, approval, or rejection process, as well as requisition management. Applying approved requisitions to Purchase Orders and relevant reports are also discussed. 

For additional training, and to learn more about creating purchase orders and processing accounts payable, attend the FA224 – MIP Fund Accounting Purchase Orders and FA205 – MIP Fund Accounting Accounts Payable Processing courses.

By the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • Set up requisition users and security rights
  • Create approver hierarchies
  • Create, submit, approve, and reject requisitions
  • Manage requisitions
  • Apply final approved requisitions to purchase orders
  • Research and review requisition history

FA234 – MIP Fund Accounting Data Import/Export

Course Level: Advanced
Instructional Method: Group Internet Based
Training Guide Format: Digital PDF
Recommended CPE Credits: 3
Three-Hour Class
Published: 11/2020

Have you ever wanted to transfer vendors, customers, employees, or even a chart of accounts into MIP Fund Accounting? Are you tired of entering the same transaction data twice? The Import/Export module gives you the power to import data directly into Accounting or Payroll. Learn how to import vendors, customers, and even accounting transactions!

This demonstration course follows the import process from start to finish, thoroughly covering the most commonly used import and export options. After the presentation participants complete practice exercises and correspond with the session leader via e-mail.

By the end of the class, you will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of data formats available.
  • Identify the sections of a definition file and understand how they are used.
  • Apply transaction specific formatting statements.
  • “Match” a definition file to a data file using format statements.
  • Read and troubleshoot import error reports.
  • Select the export options that work best for reports and financial statements.
  • FA234 – MIP Fund Accounting Data Import/Export

    Course Level: Advanced
    Instructional Method: Group Internet Based
    Training Guide Format: Digital PDF
    Recommended CPE Credits: 3
    Three-Hour Class
    Published: 11/2020

    Have you ever wanted to transfer vendors, customers, employees, or even a chart of accounts into MIP Fund Accounting? Are you tired of entering the same transaction data twice? The Import/Export module gives you the power to import data directly into Accounting or Payroll. Learn how to import vendors, customers, and even accounting transactions!

    This demonstration course follows the import process from start to finish, thoroughly covering the most commonly used import and export options. After the presentation participants complete practice exercises and correspond with the session leader via e-mail.

    By the end of the class, you will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of data formats available.
  • Identify the sections of a definition file and understand how they are used.
  • Apply transaction specific formatting statements.
  • “Match” a definition file to a data file using format statements.
  • Read and troubleshoot import error reports.
  • Select the export options that work best for reports and financial statements.
  • FA223 – MIP Fund Accounting Encumbrances

    Course Level: Intermediate
    Prerequisite: General Ledger Transaction Entry attendance or general ledger transaction entry proficiency
    Instructional Method: Group Internet Based
    Recommended CPE Credits: 2
    Two-Hour Class

    Encumbrances help you manage expenditures and control your budget. This course covers how to encumber funds, review balances, and liquidate encumbrances. You will learn the process of creating a manual encumbrance, checking available budget balances, and liquidating encumbrances manually and with an accounts payable invoice. You will also learn about important encumbrance reports.

    For additional training, and to learn more about creating purchase orders and processing accounts payable, attend the “FA224 – MIP Fund Accounting Purchase Orders” and “FA205 – MIP Fund Accounting Accounts Payable Processing” courses.

    By the end of the session, you will be able to:

    • Enter manual encumbrances
    • Check encumbrance and budget balances while entering expenditure transactions
    • Manually liquidate outstanding encumbrances
    • Liquidate encumbrances while entering accounts payable invoices and cash disbursements

    FA224 – MIP Fund Accounting Purchase Orders

    Course Level: Intermediate
    Prerequisite: Encumbrances attendance or encumbrances proficiency
    Instructional Method: Group Internet Based
    Recommended CPE Credits: 3
    Three-Hour Class

    In this course, students will explore the complete purchase cycle, from adding item codes, to issuing a purchase order, to creating an accounts payable invoice. Students will also be shown how to create a purchase order with encumbrances, receive the items, adjust the receipt if necessary, and then apply it to an invoice. Canceling purchase order items, voiding a purchase order, and a discussion of relevant reports are also covered in this class.

    For additional training, and to learn more about working with encumbrances and processing accounts payable, attend the “FA223 – MIP Fund Accounting Encumbrances” and “FA205 MIP Fund Accounting Accounts Payable Processing” courses.

    By the end of the session, you will be able to:

    • Create item codes for frequently purchased goods and services
    • Categorize items for easy application to purchase orders
    • Define shipping and billing locations
    • Print a purchase order
    • Automatically create encumbrances with a purchase order
    • Save time by applying a purchase order to an accounts payable invoice
    • Cancel and void purchase order items
    • Research and review purchase order history

    FA224 – MIP Fund Accounting Purchase Orders

    Course Level: Intermediate
    Prerequisite: Encumbrances attendance or encumbrances proficiency
    Instructional Method: Group Internet Based
    Recommended CPE Credits: 3
    Three-Hour Class

    In this course, students will explore the complete purchase cycle, from adding item codes, to issuing a purchase order, to creating an accounts payable invoice. Students will also be shown how to create a purchase order with encumbrances, receive the items, adjust the receipt if necessary, and then apply it to an invoice. Canceling purchase order items, voiding a purchase order, and a discussion of relevant reports are also covered in this class.

    For additional training, and to learn more about working with encumbrances and processing accounts payable, attend the “FA223 – MIP Fund Accounting Encumbrances” and “FA205 MIP Fund Accounting Accounts Payable Processing” courses.

    By the end of the session, you will be able to:

    • Create item codes for frequently purchased goods and services
    • Categorize items for easy application to purchase orders
    • Define shipping and billing locations
    • Print a purchase order
    • Automatically create encumbrances with a purchase order
    • Save time by applying a purchase order to an accounts payable invoice
    • Cancel and void purchase order items
    • Research and review purchase order history