Cleveland State's SBDC To Offer Intro To Quickbooks

Friday, May 16, 2014

Cleveland State’s Small Business Development Center and Sound Accounting, PLLC are hosting Introduction to Quickbooks—Intermediate seminar on Wednesday from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. in room 136 of the Technology Building on the CSCC campus.  

This Intermediate QuickBooks training course, taught by Jay Russell, CPA with Sound Accounting, PLLC, will help participants learn how to take the basics to the next level. Participants will learn how to customize various functions within QuickBooks to better match their business needs. In addition, they will learn tricks to help better use QuickBooks to manage cash flow by better managing accounts receivable and payable.

A light lunch will be provided, and the cost for the training is $50. To register, contact Jenna Goble with Sound Accounting, PLLC at 648-9894. Acceptable methods of payment are MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover and e-check.  To mail a check, send it to: Sound Accounting, PLLC, Re: TSBDC QuickBooks class 5/21/2014, PO Box 28304, Chattanooga, TN 37421. Before mailing a check, participants must contact Ms. Goble for registration. 

The computers and software will be provided. Seating is on a first come, first paid basis and is limited to 10 paid attendees. Fees must be pre-paid. This class is in high demand, so it is important to register early, said officials.

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