Presented within a classroom environment, these hands-on courses offer a wide range of specific small business topics, along with the opportunity to apply this new information immediately. Courses are held at Durham Tech’s Small Business Center, located in the SOUTHBank Building in Durham or at the Orange County Campus in Hillsborough.
Important Note: Registration is required for all courses and must be completed by the Thursday of the week prior to the start of each course. If registration enrollment is low, classes may be canceled.
Entrepreneur in Action: From Idea to Implementation (hybrid)
Students are led by an instructor through the business planning process to develop their business ideas into a well-thought-out basic strategic business plan. Students leave with a written plan and a complete presentation. Students should be proficient users of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet, which will be used extensively throughout this course to complete assignments. Taught by La-Tasha Best-Gaddy. 30 hours. $160
|50838||Th||3/10–5/12||6:30 –8:30 p.m.||SBB 310||March 3 Registration deadline|
QuickBooks Note: Before taking software courses, students should have a good understanding of their computer’s operating systems and basic computer skills. These courses are for PC based, not MAC based QuickBook users.
QuickBooks Prerequisite: Before taking these courses students must have a basic understanding of accounting principles which can be obtained by attending the Basic Bookkeeping seminar/course, Basic Accounting seminar/course, or successfully completing an accounting course.
Introduction to QuickBooks Pro
Learn the fastest, easiest way to manage your business! This course introduces small business owners to one of the most popular small business accounting applications that tracks general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and checking accounts, and provides easy-to-use reporting features. (Because this course is selfsupporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) Taught by Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor. 8 hours. $89. Register and pay online for this course. If you prefer to pay with cash, you may register using an alternative method.
|52181||Th||2/18–2/25||9 a.m. –1 p.m.||SBB 310|
More QuickBooks Pro
You’ve taken the Introduction to QuickBooks Pro course or are already writing checks and making deposits in QuickBooks. Ready to learn more? Register for this intermediate-level, one-day course to gain insights into invoicing and statements, APs and ARs, balancing bank statements, writing checks, taking credit cards, customizing reports and graphs, and much more. Participants must have previously worked with QuickBooks. (Because this course is selfsupporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 8 hours. $89 Register and pay online for this course. If you prefer to pay with cash, you may register using an alternative method.
|52182||Th||3/17–3/24||9 a.m. –1 p.m.||SBB 310|