Which path do you choose? Formal classes or one-on one training ?


All Classes held at the TSBDC/INCubator at 100 Cherokee Blvd


(Park in the Renaissance Park parking lot. Pay at the kiosk.) 

Newtrepreneur Bookkeeping - Top 10 Mistakes we see entrepreneurs make

Offered monthly

Free Class - Are you an entrepreneur, small business owner or considering starting your own business? It’s important to keep your finances tidy! Learn 10 of the most common bookkeeping mistakes and practical, efficient solutions to overcome them. Topics include: how to classify workers, cloud accounting and apps, receipt requirements, meal expenses and more. Bring your questions!

Time: 12:00 Noon till 1 p.m.

Register for July 1st

Register for August 5th

Register for September 9th

Register for October 7th


Be a Smart App about your Bookkeeping

Time: TBD

Date: TBD - possibly during Startup Week in October

Free Class - Are your company's finances keeping you up at night? Get familiar with integrated applications for bookkeeping on-the-go so you can have "real-time" financial reports at your fingertips. We'll discuss options for receipt-capturing & expense tracking, bill storage, auto-fetch for documents, time-tracking & job costing, payment processing and more! Spend your time managing data, not entering it. Discounts on many applications will be offered.

Getting started with QBO for non-profits - June 17

Time: 1 - 4 pm

Location: Chambliss Law

Is your non-profit considering QuickBooks Online (QBO) as a bookkeeping platform? Are you already using it but are in need of additional training? Do you have an upcoming Board meeting and need to make sure reports are worded properly? Look no further!

Lynn Talbott is presenting an introductory overview and will advise on best practices with QBO for non-profits, including these topics:

  • How to set up your Chart of Accounts

  • Basic bookkeeping guidelines for non-profits

  • How to maneuver in QBO

  • Review your organization’s settings

  • How to sync your bank and accept bank feeds

  • How to make “rules” for QBO

  • How to set up and track income and expenses by program

Lynn understands the importance of having financials in order when applying for grants, securing loans or appealing to significant donors. She has served as treasurer and in other capacities for non-profits, bringing her expertise to serve in the best interest of organizations as they grow.

Sponsored by Venture Forward (formerly Center for Non-Profits)

Register for June 17th - includes location details

Cost: $20 for members, $35 for non-members

QuickBooks Online (QBO) Course #1 - Basics & setup (One 3-hour class)

Time: 2 - 5 p.m.

Dates: August 5th, November 4th

Are you new to QuickBooks Online? Join us for an overview of how it works and learn best practices for bookkeeping in QBO. Active clients of the TSBDC are eligible to receive a reduced rate for QuickBooks set up. Contact your counselor to learn more. You can have QBO Simple Start, QBO Essentials or QBO Plus for this class. Here’s what we’ll be covering:

·         Overview – how to move around and browser hints

·         How to set up/change your chart of accounts

·         Which accounts do you need or not need

·         Set up items or services that you sell

·         Syncing with bank and credit cards

·         Using the renaming rules to help QBO learn your business

·         How to set up vendors and customers

·         Tips for moving around, setting preferences, and customizing, to make your processes more efficient.

·         How to customize and pull basic reports

All levels of users welcome. Bring your laptop and questions. (Laptops will be provided upon request.)

Register for August 5th

Register for November 4th

$125 per person

QUICKBOOKS ONLINE (QBO) COURSE #2 - Level Two (One 3-hour class)

Time: 2 - 5 p.m.

Dates: September 9th, December 2nd

If you’re an entrepreneur, you know how tricky it is to determine whether you’ve made enough money to pay yourself, much less anyone else! Learn how to:

·         Set up your company payroll in QBO and what you need to do ahead of time

·         1099 or employee discussion

·         Reporting – how to make and send management reports

·         How to job cost or use projects if you have QBO Plus

·         How to bill a client for a cost

·         Advanced preference features

**This is an intermediate-to-advanced level QBO class.

All levels of users welcome. Bring your laptop and questions.

Register for September 9th

Register for December 2nd

$125 per person

Look for us on the 2019 Startup Week schedule

October 21st - 25th, Dates and classes TBD

We work with non-profits, too!