TSBDC/KOSBE Hands-On QuickBooks Training at the Morristown Chamber of Commerce

June 19, 2012

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) at ETSU and the Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) will host a Hands-On QuickBooks Training event on Thursday, July 19 from 1-4 p.m., at the Morristown Chamber of Commerce, located at 825 W. 1st North Street, Morristown.

The cost of the hands-on workshop is $75 and laptops pre-installed with a demo version of QuickBooks will be used during the training event. Each participant will have their own laptop device for interactive training. Registration is required.

The purpose of this workshop is to provide individuals interested in using QuickBooks as a business management tool a starting point to begin. Attendees will gain hands-on experience of how QuickBooks can help business owners’ setup customers and vendors, track sales and expenses and manage payroll.

The QuickBooks1 – Beginners Seminar will train the attendee how to properly setup and run QuickBooks to fit the needs of their business. Topics include: Accounting basics (define and understand terms such as debits, credits, assets, liabilities, equity, income statement, balance sheet, statement of cash flow); Set up of a sample business on QuickBooks (develop chart of accounts, bank account, etc.); Recording sales and receiving payments; Entering and paying vendor bills and Working with bank accounts (write checks, record deposits, reconcile).

The course will be facilitated by Kenneth Sessions and Gloria Dooley with Creative Empowerment, Inc. dba, “The BEST Trainers” located in Nashville. They are under contract by the TSBDC to teach QuickBooks to small business owners and entrepreneurs.

The cost of the workshop is $75 and open to the public, but seating is limited. Advanced registration and payment is required and must be received before July 17, 2012. Anyone interested can register online at kosbe.org or call (423) 392-8825 for more information.

It is the intent of KOSBE to be the go-to organization in the Tri-Cities for small business owners and entrepreneurs who want to start or grow their businesses, by creating and developing the right tools and resources and cultivating the right partnerships. In partnership with Tennessee Small Business Development Centers (TSBDC) at ETSU, KOSBE can more effectively serve the needs of entrepreneurs and small businesses. For a complete listing of services, tools and resources, visit kosbe.org.

The cooperative agreement between KOSBE and East Tennessee State University is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA’s funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions or services. SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Additional funding is provided by the Tennessee Board of Regents and the state of Tennessee.

To schedule your free confidential counseling appointment in a private setting by TSBDC-certified counselors in person, online by phone or e-mail call Marybeth McLain at (423) 392.8825 or e-mail, mmclain@kosbe.org.

For more information about the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) at ETSU Kingsport Affiliate Office and your Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE), visit tsbdc.org and kosbe.org or call (423) 392.8825. We’re social too; follow us on Facebook, Kosbe – The Small Business Connection, Twitter, @KOSBEConnection, LinkedIn group, KOSBE — The Small Business Connection and our YouTube Channel, KOSBEConnection.