September 29, 2011

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By Kathryn Kopchik

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer three "Quickbooks for Small Business Owners" workshops Oct. 17, 18 and 19 in the Mifflinburg Bank Community Room, 250 E. Chestnut St. in Mifflinburg.

The schedule is:

  • "Quickbooks Basic" Monday, Oct. 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" Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; accounts payable, credit cards, customizing invoices, creating invoices, sales receipts and credit memo/refunds, posting payments, creating estimates and working with inventory.

  • "Quickbooks Advanced" and "Quickbooks Payroll" Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; using purchase orders, creating sales orders, working with price levels, using forms and letters, creating labels, importing and exporting lists from Excel and an overview of payroll.

Registration for these workshops is $75 each; veterans may attend at no cost. Seating is limited and registration is required. To register, call the SBDC at 570-577-1249; e-mail, or visit

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

Participants will receive one-year subscriptions to Inc. and Susquehanna Business Life magazines.

Co-sponsors of the Bucknell University SBDC's education programs are the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development; Brush Valley, Central Pennsylvania, Greater Susquehanna Valley, Middlecreek Valley, and Perry County Chambers of Commerce; The Daily Item; Standard-Journal; and Inc. and Susquehanna Business Life magazines.

The Bucknell SBDC provides free small business consulting services to residents of Juniata, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder and Union counties.

Contact: Division of Communications


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