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!!!

Class being held at Indian Hills Regional Entrepreneurship Center, at the North Campus.

Jan 10 - Jan 10
19/YR*BUS*1407*303
Thurs, 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Rm: Training - $69.00
B. Ziegler

Class being held at Indian Hills Centerville Campus.

Jan 31 - Jan 31
19/YR*BUS*1407*306
Thurs, 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Rm: 15 - $69.00
B. Ziegler

Classes being held at Indian Hills Jefferson County Training Center.

Feb 27 - Feb 27
19/YR*BUS*1407*308
Wed, 12:00PM - 6:00PM
Rm: Site - $69.00 
B. Ziegler

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Ag QuickBooks

Learn how to set up and manage your agricultural business through the QuickBooks software program. Track your income/expenses, depreciation, loans, etc., as well as understand the reports needed to run your farm or agricultural-related business. This will be a hands—on experience that will enable you to enjoy the paperwork portion of farming.

Class being held at Indian Hills Regional Entrepreneurship Center, at the North Campus.

Jan 17 - Jan 17
19/YR*BUS*1407*304
Thurs, 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Rm: Training - $69.00
B. Ziegler

Class being held at Indian Hills Mahaska County Service Center.

Feb 21 - Feb 21
19/YR*BUS*1407*307
Thurs, 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Rm: Computer - $69.00
B. Ziegler

QuickBooks for your Non-Profit Organization

 Are you the treasurer or administrator of a non-profit organization, such as a county fair or church?  This class will give you hands-on experience using QuickBooks software. 

You will learn how to:

  • Set up your non-profit organization
  • Pay and enter expenses, deposits & invoices
  • Understand Income Statement & Balance Sheet reports
  • Budget for future expenses
  • Process loan payments
  • Make corrections when things are wrong
  • Prepare for filing Form 990

Bryan Ziegler will make getting your non-profit organization financially organized a breeze!

Jan 24 - Jan 24
19/YR*BUS*1407*305
North Campus
Thurs, 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Regional Entrepreneurship Training Center
Rm: Training - $49.00

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Setting Competitive, Yet Profitable Pricing

Selecting prices for a product or a service should be done to balance a fair price for both the buyer and the purchaser. A system of determining your cost and evaluating customer perception of value will be discussed to capture all the profit that is reasonable.

Jan 22 - Jan 22
19/YR*BUS*1236*301
North Campus
Tues, 6:30PM - 9:00PM
Regional Entrepreneurship Training Center
Rm: Training - $25.00
B. Ziegler

Using Excel for Your Business
Excel can easily automate your standard business transactions. We will cover the basic math and formatting skills. Business applications will include how to sort data, do budgets, financial analysis, charts and accepting data from QuickBooks. We will discuss logical if statements, loan payment functions, linking spreadsheets, date functions and basic statistics. We will look at several business spreadsheets to see how they work and do some applications based on the class needs.

Feb 07 - Feb 07
19/YR*BUS*1408*302
North Campus
Tues, 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Regional Entrepreneurship Center
Rm: Training - $35.00
B. Ziegler

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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
19/YR*BUS*2078*302
North Campus
Tues, 6:30PM - 9:00PM
Regional Entrepreneurship Center
Rm: Training - $25.00
B. Ziegler


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.