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Blinn SBDC offers basic QuickBooks course

All-day workshop teaches small business owners to get the most from their desktop accounting software

November 4, 2016

The Blinn College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hosting a basic QuickBooks course Wednesday, Dec. 14, to teach small business owners to get the most out of their desktop accounting software.

The course will take place from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and is specifically designed to provide hands-on experience for QuickBooks desktop version users. Topics include setting up your records, invoices, deposits and checks, accounts payable and receivable, bank and credit card account reconciliation and running reports. Each attendee will have a desktop computer to use during the course and be provided reference materials to keep.

The workshop will be held at the A.W. Hodde, Jr. Technical Education Center located at 2910 S. Blue Bell Road. Registration is $100 per person and is available at www.blinn.edu/sbdc. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

The class will be taught by Julie Gilmer, CPA and certified QuickBooks advisor.

The SBDC at Blinn College is a business consulting and training center that is part of the Texas Gulf Coast Small Business Development Center Network, which serves 32 counties in Southeast Texas. The center provides free one-on-one consulting and low-cost training seminars.

Last year, the three-person Blinn SBDC staff helped 270 clients start 12 new businesses, create 74 new jobs and obtain over $1.4 million in business loans.

Across the country, SBDCs advise clients and guide them through the start and growth of their business, assisting in business plan development, accessing capital and identifying market opportunities. There are nearly 1,000 SBDC locations in the United States that combine to serve more than one million small businesses each year.

To discover how the Blinn SBDC can help your small business, call 979-830-4137 or visit www.blinn.edu/sbdc.