Beacom School of Business Small Business Development Center

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Upcoming Events

The SBDC offers training events to help you begin the process of examining your business idea. The training events cover specialized topics that include initial start-up planning, market research, cash flow planning, marketing and financing sources available to small businesses.

For more information, contact Small Business Development Center at 605-677-5103.


Upcoming QuickBooks Workshops

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be offering the following QuickBooks workshops on Wednesday, August 6, 2014.  QuickBooks Pro software will be used for the workshop presentation.  Participants will view the software live on screen but will not have individual computers.  Kelly Weaver will be the instructor.  Registration is limited, so sign up today!

QuickBooks: The Basics

When:  Wednesday, August 6, 2014; 9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon.
Where:  Smart Center, 416 Production Street, Aberdeen, SD
Cost: $50 by July 31, $55 after July 31

QuickBooks: The Basics is designed for those who may be considering a computerized accounting system or those QuickBooks users who are starting or would like to explore these features and how the data is managed.  Topics covered will include Chart of Accounts, Customers, Vendors, Invoicing, Check Writing, Bills, and Reports. 

QuickBooks: Inventory and Payroll

When: Wednesday, August 6, 2014; 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Smart Center, 416 Production Street, Aberdeen, SD
Cost:  $50 by July 31, $55 after July 31          

QuickBooks: Inventory and Payroll will provide an overview of how inventory and payroll are processed by QuickBooks and the basic concerns to be addressed when setting up and using these features.  Topics covered include Inventory Items, Inventory Types, Purchase Orders, Payroll Items, Payroll Checks, Payroll Liabilities, and Reports.

Attend both and save!  Participants can attend both classes for a fee of only $90 by July 31st, $100 after July 31s

For more information or to register, contact Kelly Weaver or Carla Burns at the Small Business Development Center at 626-2565 or  Seating is limited and seats are reserved once payment is received.  Payments should be sent to Small Business Development Center, 416 Production Street, Aberdeen, SD 57401.  The Smart Center is located ½ mile north of RDO Equipment Company.

Online Training

  • The U.S. Small Business Administration offers the Small Business Training Network (SBTN). SBTN is a virtual campus offering online courses, publications and other forms of technical assistance. Courses are self-paced and take about 30 minutes to complete. A brief online registration is required.