LHU SBDC offers QuickBooks workshops

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LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University Small Business Development is offering two QuickBooks workshops for small business owners on April 27. QuickBooks is the number one management and accounting tool utilized by start-up and small business entrepreneurs.

QuickBooks Basic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on April 27 at LHU’s SBDC location at 301 W. Church St., Lock Haven. Participants will discuss tools in Quickbooks that will assist in analyzing your organizations financial data. Attendees will learn how to track sales and expenses, how to customizes invoices, how to track accounts receivable and accounts payable, how to add new accounts, items, clients and vendors to name a few. Later in the spring, a follow-up class will be available to expand your knowledge and provide you with further guidance on how to move to the next step to financial understanding.

Cost to attend will be $50 and you can register for this seminar by going to http://community.lhup.edu/sbdc/training.htm or by calling 570-484-2848.

QuickBooks Intermediate will be offered from 1-4 p.m. on April 27 and is devoted to those interested in expanding their basic knowledge of the QuickBooks program. The objectives of this workshops will be focused on the tools QuickBooks gives you for analyzing financial data. Review of QuickReports, preset reports, and graphs, how to create a QuickReports, and how to add a column to a report. Also discussed will be how to move a column in a report, discussion on the types of preset reports QuickBooks offers.

In the class you will practice creating reports and viewing them onscreen, how to customize a report by changing how it looks (filtering). Learn how to process reports in batches, to save reports as Portable Document Format (PDF) files, to learn how to export a report to Microsoft Excel, to practice filtering reports in Microsoft Excel, to learn about the types of graphs QuickBooks offers, to create and customize several graphs.

Cost to attend the Intermediate class will be $75 and you can register for this seminar by going to http://community.lhup.edu/sbdc/training.htm or by calling 570-484-2848.

If individuals are interested in attending both workshops the cost to attend will be $100 for both workshops.

Deadline for registration for either class is April 20. Limited seating is available so it is pertinent that you register and pay in advance for these workshops.

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