Blinn SBDC teaches basic QuickBooks course in all-day workshop

The course covers all the basics of the desktop accounting software

Small Business Development Center

November 10, 2017

The Blinn College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hosting a basic QuickBooks course Monday, Dec. 11, to teach small business owners to get the most out of their desktop accounting software.

The course will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with an hour off for lunch, and is specifically designed to provide hands-on experience for QuickBooks desktop version users. The course is designed for those with no experience or limited experience using the QuickBooks software.

Topics include setting up your records, invoices, deposits and checks, accounts payable and receivable, bank reconciliation, and running reports. Each attendee will have a desktop computer to use during the course and be provided reference materials to keep. The course will not teach the online version of QuickBooks.

The workshop will be held at the A.W. Hodde, Jr. Technical Education Center located at 2910 S. Blue Bell Road. Registration is $100 per person and is available Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by Friday, Dec. 8.

The class will be taught by Julie Gilmer, CPA and certified QuickBooks Pro advisor.

The SBDC at Blinn College is a business consulting and training center that is part of the Texas Gulf Coast 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.

Across the country, SBDCs advise clients and guide them through the start and growth of their business, assisting in business plan development, accessing capital and identifying market opportunities.

There are nearly 1,000 SBDC locations in the United States that combine to serve more than one million small businesses each year.

To discover how the Blinn SBDC can help your small business, call 979-830-4137 or visit










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