Small Business Programs

Small Business Program Courses are geared toward small businesses and include offerings for businesses that are in all stages of the business life cycle.

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Small Business

Business QuickBooks
Do you need a quick start to using QuickBooks? This class will include hands-on experience with QuickBooks software. You will learn how to:

  • Set up a business
  • Pay and enter expenses
  • Deposits and invoices
  • Complete the payroll set-up
  • Understand the reports of income and balance sheet
  • Handle exemptions of inventory, depreciation and loan payments
  • Make corrections when things are wrong
  • Prepare for income tax time

Several handouts will be provided. We can make QuickBooks fun!!!

Classes being held at Indian Hills Regional Entrepreneurship Center.

Jun 27 - Jun 27
Thurs, 9:00AM - 3:00AM
Rm: Site - $69.00 
B. Ziegler

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New Business Start-Up

This class is designed to be flexible and meet the needs of the participants.  The instructor will talk with everyone about their business interests and ideas and target the material presented to meet those needs.  Areas that may be covered include:  market research, product/service development, pricing, marketing, finance, accounting, insurance, and legal and employment issues  Bring your questions to this class!

Jun 25 - Jun 25
North Campus
Tues, 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Regional Entrepreneurship Center
Rm: Training - $25.00
B. Ziegler

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Creating Facebook Ad Campaigns
More and more businesses are utilizing the paid advertising features of Facebook.  This class is designed for business owners who have already set up their business Facebook page and are ready to begin paid advertising.  We'll look at Facebook marketing strategies, managing your ad spend, and more.  Be sure to bring your Facebook login information and a credit card if you'd like to place your ad during class.  Computers will be available, but students are encouraged to bring their own laptops if possible.

Jun 19 - Jun 19
North Campus
Thurs, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Regional Entrepreneurship Center
Rm: Training - $25.00
E. Pitt

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Managing Your Finances
Building your personal financial value will be the focus of this seminar. Topics of discussion will include credit scores, retirement, student loans for education, investing, budgeting, tax management and the appropriate use of debt. We will discuss the use of software, internet sources and some of the views of the national known speakers on the topic. We will discuss how to create your own personal balance sheet and monitor the changes over time. This class is intended for both your personal side of finance as well as the business side.

Mar 19 - Mar 19
North Campus
Tues, 6:30PM - 9:00PM
Regional Entrepreneurship Center
Rm: Training - $25.00
B. Ziegler

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stevens_profileSmall Business Programs:

Shannon Stevens, Information Coordinator & REC Receptionist, Midwest Photonics Education Center
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5312 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5312

Continuing Education Course Refund Policy:

In order to qualify for a refund, you must cancel your registration at least 3 business days prior to course start.  If you have not prepaid for the class, charges will be assessed to your account if you do not cancel within the required timeframe or if you do not show up for the class you will be charged.  Exceptions will be made only in extreme circumstances.  To cancel a registration, call us at 1-800-346-4413.