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Business 101

Introduction to QuickBooks



SMART START® Business 101

Business 101 is not Your Ordinary Training Program!

  • All-inclusive, 9-week customized program that includes real world expertise from small business owners
  • Offers the opportunity for participants to have all their questions and concerns answered
  • Participate in strategic planning
  • Establish a firm foundation of what small business is all about


Who Needs This Program:

  • New business start-up or growing business (that need a refresher)
  • Employees of a small business that want to add value and support in their job
  • Anyone desiring knowledge and growth of entrepreneurship and how a business works

We Believe:

…that the road to success begins with a passion for an idea, a business plan on research and analysis, and the persistence to pursue the vision and by attending Business 101 will ensure your success.

Our Offer to YOU:

  • Fees to attend this event are all-inclusive for the 9-week program
  • Cost to attend is a $275 investment (Ask about how to qualify for a scholarship)
  • CEU’s available for additional $25.00

Better Answers. Better Decisions.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Session 1 – Entrepreneurship: Personal Goals and Finances
  2. Session 2 – Business Management: Accounting and Management Systems
  3. Session 3 – Legal Entities and Intellectual Property
  4. Session 4 – Business Planning: Market Research
  5. Session 5 – Marketing Plan – Why the ideal target market is important
  6. Session 6 – Website Essentials and Relevance of Social Media
  7. Session 7 – Business Financials: Start up and Ongoing Costs
  8. Session 8 – Financial Statements and Cash Flow – Cash flow 101
  9. Session 9 – Financing, Crowdfunding & SBA


Intro to Quickbooks

With Intro to QuickBooks training, you will learn how to properly set up QuickBooks to fit your business needs.

  1. Navigating in QuickBooks
  2. File Installation and Setup overview
  3. Working with Lists / Centers
  4. Working with Bank Accounts (Overview of Bank Reconciliation and Online Banking)
  5. Using other Accounts (Overview of Credit Card reconciliation, Asset Accounts and Loan Tracking
  6. Entering Sales Information
  7. Receiving Payments and Making Deposits
  8. Entering and Paying Bills

All classes will be taught by a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and will be taught using a PowerPoint presentation and using QuickBooks software for instruction. Manuals are very useful for attendee follow-up and practice. No computer is necessary!