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August 8, 2012

Blinn offers one-day QuickBooks course in Sealy

Will teach small business owners to get most from accounting software

Blinn College’s Small Business Development Center is hosting a basic QuickBooks course designed to teach small business owners how to get the most out of their accounting software.

The class will be held Aug. 21 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and is designed for those who are new to accounting software.
Course topics include:

  • Setting up your company from scratch
  • Your chart of accounts
  • Customers and vendors
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Bank and credit card account reconciliation
  • Controlling inventory
  • Budgeting.

The course is taught by Shirley Beum of Seidel Schroeder Company, a certified QuickBooks instructor, at Blinn’s Sealy campus located at 3701 Outlet Center Drive.

The cost is $80 per person and pre-registration is required. Register online at and save $15.

The SBDC at Blinn College is a business consulting and training center that is part of the University of Houston Small Business Development Center Network, which serves 32 counties in Southeast Texas. The center provides free one-on-one consulting and low-cost training seminars. SBDC programs are nondiscriminatory and available to individuals with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

The center at Blinn College serves Austin, Colorado and Washington counties.

For more information on the QuickBooks course or to learn how the Blinn SBDC can help your small business, contact Carol Doersom at 979-830-4137 or