Free Small Businesses Center Seminars at SCC in January

SBCThe Sandhills Community College Small Business Center offers free seminars, counseling, assistance, resources, and networking opportunities for small business owners, employees, and prospective business owners of Moore County. All Small Business Center classes are offered free of charge.

“QuickBooks l: Learning by Doing” is back by popular demand.  Instructor, Crystal Wambeke, entrepreneur, Certified Bookkeeper and QuickBooks expert, takes you on a tour of the desktop version of QuickBooks and suggests ways this popular software can help small business owners save time, simplify bookkeeping, and avoid costly errors. Basic computer knowledge is required. Seminar meets in a computer lab.

“QuickBooks l: Learning by Doing” will be held Tuesday, Jan. 23   from 6-9 p.m. Class is free but registration is required.

“QuickBooks ll: Learning by Doing” will expand the knowledge you gained in desktop QuickBooks l. Instructor, Crystal Wambeke covers more advanced features, showing participants how to manage their accounts receivable and accounts payable, reconcile bank accounts, and create financial reports. Basic computer knowledge is required. This seminar meets in a computer lab. QuickBooks I is a prerequisite.

“QuickBooks II: Learning by Doing” will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 30 from 6-9 p.m. Class is free but registration is required.

“Doing the 501(c)(3) Thing” will teach you how to obtain 501(c)(3) status on your own. The benefits of this status and the ability to apply for government and foundation grants can be vital to the success of your nonprofit organization. Sam Gore, a Certified Risk Management Specialist who is also a Nonprofit expert, takes you through the process of completing Form 1023 and provides vital information on how to respond to statements and questions satisfying the IRS reviewers. Participants must download Form 1023 from http://www.irs.gov and bring it to the seminar.

“Doing the 501(c)(3) Thing” will be held Monday, Jan. 22 from 4-6 p.m. Class is free but registration is required.

Discover practical tips and tools that can bring about “transformational change” for your Board in the class, “Creating a Board That’s ON Board!” Government agencies, foundations, individual donors and other potential supporters and funders want information concerning Boards. What they discover might make the difference between receiving their support and funds, or not.

“Creating a Board That’s ON Board!” will be held Monday, Jan. 22 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Class is free but registration is required.

Registration

Seats are still available for these Small Business Center classes. To register online, visit our website at sbc.sandhills.edu. For more information or to place your name on a waiting list for seminars that are full, please contact Teresa Reynolds at (910) 695-3938 or email reynoldst@sandhills.edu.

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