LSBDC to hold seminar in Mandeville on Basic Accounting Software Usage

Friday, February 27, 2015
by: Tonya Lowentritt

HAMMOND – The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University and SCORE Northshore are hosting a free seminar designed to familiarize individuals with the operation of basic software programs, such as QuickBooks.

The free seminar, titled "Basic Accounting Software Usage," will take place in Mandeville on Wednesday, March 18, from 12 to 1 p.m., at the St. Tammany Administrative Complex, located at 21454 Koop Drive. Networking will begin at 11:30 a.m., and attendees are welcome to bring a bagged lunch.

"There will be an initial overview/review of some basic accounting principles," said Sandy Summers, assistant director of the Small Business Development Center. "This will be followed by an introduction of the software package with a presentation of recording vendors' bills, check payments, sales invoicing and recording of customers' payments."

Summers said there will also be a review of financial reports available in the software.

Although there is no cost to attend, seating is only guaranteed for pre-registered attendees. To register or for more information, call (985) 549-3831. Online registration is also available at


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