February 24, 2010

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By Kathryn Kopchik

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer several workshops on Quickbooks in March. All workshops will be held in Room 221 of the Dana Engineering Building at Bucknell.

Workshops include:

  • "Quickbooks Basic" Wednesday, March 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; system requirements, choosing the appropriate version of Quickbooks, general navigation, setting up your company, setting up the chart of accounts, setting up vendors and customers, company preferences, creating transactions, entering bills/paying bills, reconciling bank accounts.
  • "Quickbooks Intermediate" Thursday, March 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; setting up classes, setting up your budget, journal entries, standard Quickbook reports, memorizing reports, customizing forms and letters, and using the Help Menu/Find feature.
  • "Quickbooks Advanced" and "Quickbooks Payroll" Friday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; options for payroll, setting up payroll items, employees, and sick and vacation time, how to create and print paychecks, process payroll liabilities, 941 forms and W2s, using time sheets, and creating important reports for payroll as well as customizing invoice templates, importing a logo, invoicing/receiving payments, creating/applying credit, accessing finance charges, creating estimates, and working with inventory.

Diana Dorman will lead the workshop. An independent consultant to small business clients, she trained under Real World Training for Quickbooks and is a Certified Quickbooks Pro Adviser with 15 years' QuickBooks training experience.

Registration required
Registration is required as seating is limited. The registration fee is $100 for each day's workshop and includes a one-year subscription to Inc. magazine. Veterans are welcome to attend at no cost. Participants with Quickbooks installed on a laptop computer may bring it to class.

To register, call the SBDC at 570-577-1249; e-mail SBDC@bucknell.edu, or visit www.bucknell.edu/script/sbdc/register.asp

The Bucknell SBDC provides free small business consulting services to residents of Juniata, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder and Union counties. This seminar is co-sponsored by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development; Brush Valley, Central Pennsylvania, and Greater Susquehanna Valley Chambers of Commerce; The Daily Item and The Standard-Journal.

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