Centre for Continuing Education

MYOB AccountRight Course

MYOB. Have an easier business life with MYOB.

COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol.

Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available.

This MYOB AccountRight course is ideal for people running a small business but is suitable for anyone wanting to take control of their financial affairs. Why waste thousands on expensive consultants, contractors and accountants when MYOB is easy to use yourself? All you need are the right skills, knowledge and guidance and you’ll soon be managing your accounts effectively and efficiently.


By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • use some of the key features of MYOB
  • create a new company file
  • create a chart of accounts for a new company file
  • enter historical balances into a new company data file
  • make changes to customer and supplier details in the Card File
  • set up the inventory features
  • purchase items for a business
  • make payments in MYOB for purchases that have been made
  • enter sales transactions into MYOB and create invoices
  • produce invoices that are more complex
  • apply customer payments to open invoices
  • work with the inventory that has been setup in MYOB
  • use MYOB’s cheque facility for making purchases
  • reconcile MYOB against company bank statements
  • work with the reporting system
  • understand how MYOB is set up and works with the GST
  • setup and complete a Business Activity Statement.


This course covers the following topics:

  • overview of MYOB
  • creating a new company File
  • chart of accounts
  • opening balances
  • historical balances
  • the card file
  • setting up inventory
  • paying for purchases
  • selling
  • invoicing techniques
  • receivables
  • working with inventory
  • cheques
  • reconciliations
  • working with reports
  • MYOB and GST
  • Business Activity Statements (BAS).

Intended audience

Assumes little or no knowledge of the software.


Prior to attending, you should have basic experience with the underlying operating system, i.e. the ability to navigate the Windows environment using a mouse and keyboard, and basic knowledge of file management in a computer environment.

A background in bookkeeping is not necessary but is advantageous. Relevant bookkeeping concepts will be discussed throughout the course.

Delivery style

Delivered as presenter-taught computer-based training in a computer lab.

Additional information

Please bring a USB flash drive to class if you would like to make a copy of your work or any relevant class materials. Alternatively, you can save these to a cloud storage space or email them to your personal email address.


  • $50 repeat class - Conditions apply
  • Expert trainer
  • Small class size
  • CCE Statement of Completion

Apply for the IT repeat discount.

What others say.

  • Our tutor really knew the stuff and the teaching methods were exceptional and accommodated everyone. Very patient with a great personality to boot. Would recommend any of these courses to anybody.

  • It was an extremely valuable MYOB course with a perfect tutor going at a pace that all capabilities could master over the two days. The tutor was extremely knowledgeable in the field and gave us all the confidence to go out into the workforce and use MYOB. Thank you!

  • Such a great instructor! Ready to use MYOB now :)

  • This course has an excellent teacher who was mindful of the varying levels of accounting knowledge of the students, and took us all under his wings with humour.

  • I attended a Sydney University course for the first time. I was very satisfied with this training and my experience with MYOB AccountRight was exceptional. A special thank you to the tutor who was very analytical and patient. I will highly recommend Sydney University courses to my friends. The venue was very modern and the services excellent.

  • An amazing teacher. I wouldn’t think twice about taking up the MYOB Payroll course with this tutor.

  • The tutor had a thorough understanding of both MYOB & accounting principles and was able to translate the theory into a practical context by drawing on personal experience in this field.

  • The level of the professionalism and teaching methods are impressive. The tutor has a lovely personality as well. I definitely would like to be a student of theirs again.

  • To get a basic grasp on how MYOB works, this was great. The venue and facilities were perfect, the tutor well learned and able to get their message across well, and the content was appropriate.

What others say.

  • Good course; very informative.
  • The MYOB course I attended was excellent. The tutor explained everything really well, whether you knew a lot or a little. Highly recommended.
  • Teacher was fantastic - very engaging, clear and made a complex program quite easy to understand.
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