QuickBooks training offered by the LHU SBDC

LOCK HAVEN –The Lock Haven University Small Business Development Center is offering two QuickBooks workshops for small business owners on Sept. 20. QuickBooks is the number one management and accounting tool utilized by start-up and small business entrepreneurs.


The morning of Sept. 20 will be devoted to individuals looking for the basic knowledge of QuickBooks. From 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the LHU’s SBDC location, 301 W. Church St., Lock Haven, participants will discuss tools in QuickBooks that will assist in analyzing organizations financial data.

Attendees will learn how to track sales and expenses, how to customize invoices, how to track accounts receivable and accounts payable, how to add new accounts, items, clients and vendors to name a few. Cost to attend will be $50. To register go to https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/26145 or call Kristine Meeker, Educational Program Coordinator at 570-484-2848.


The afternoon of Sept. 20 will be devoted to those interested in explaining their basic knowledge of the QuickBooks program. From 1 – 4 p.m. the SBDC will present QuickBooks Intermediate. The objectives of the workshops will be to focus on the tools QuickBooks gives for analyzing financial data. Review of QuickReports, preset reports, and graphs, how to create 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.

The class 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 export a report to Microsoft Excel, to practice filtering reports in Microsoft Excel, learn about the types of graphs QuickBooks offers, and create and customize several graphs.

Cost to attend the Intermediate class will be $75. To register, go to https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/26146 or call Kristine Meeker, Educational Program Coordinator at 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 Sept. 16. Limited seating is available so it is pertinent that you register and pay in advance for these workshops.