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Posted: Friday Feb 10, 2012

February 10, 2012

Saint Vincent College Small Business Development Center will be offering two workshops on the accounting software package, QuickBooks®.

QuickBooks® Made Easy seminar will be held on Tuesday, March 6. This program is designed for individuals and businesses who have recently purchased the accounting system, QuickBooks®, or for those who currently use QuickBooks® but would like to become more efficient in processing their day-to-day work. The seminar will also provide resource material and information that will broaden QuickBooks® skills and answer common questions. Topics include setting up a company file, defining and modifying the chart of accounts, setting up and editing new vendors and customers, processing accounts payable and accounts receivable, entering manual checks, applying cash receipts and deposits, and preparing bank reconciliations and financial reports. The presenter will also answer specific questions concerning a business or situation.

QuickBooks® Advanced will be held on Tuesday, March 27. This program is intended for individuals who are familiar with QuickBooks® but would like to become more proficient in its various capabilities. Topics include: working with inventory, processing and accounting payroll, using estimates and time tracking, tracking and working with accounts payable, analyzing financial data, customizing forms and letters, tracking asset and liability accounts, preparing bank reconciliations, financial reports, and creating checks.

The workshops are presented by Dennis Piper and Associates, a firm that specializes in working closely with small to mid-size companies to develop, train and enhance accounting processes through this software.

Both programs will be held at Saint Vincent College from 9 a.m. to 12 noon with registration opening at 8:30 a.m. The fee for each program is $40. There is a discounted fee of $35 per person when two or more people attend or if a person is registering for more than one program. Included with the registration fee is a one-year subscription (12 issues) to Inc. magazine, valued at $10.

The Saint Vincent College Small Business Development Center is part of a statewide system of university-based economic development organizations, whose mission is to provide high quality education and consulting to entrepreneurs, to help them start and grow their businesses in the competitive global economy. Early registration is recommended, as space is limited. To register or to obtain additional information, please contact the Saint Vincent College SBDC at 724 537-4572 or www.stvincent.edu/sbdc.


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