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Business First Series | Becoming an Employer of Choice

Are you searching to find the right people to represent your organization and to engage your clients and customers with the passion you would like to see? If so, you are not alone. Every day in the news, across the airwaves, and from media outlets, we hear about the struggle to attract and retain talent. […]

Nonprofit Boards and Systemic Racism

Tue, April 5 @ 10:00 am–12:00 pm “Change in the sector can only happen when nonprofit groups identify the concrete, structural factors that reproduce racial leadership disparities, and undertake new and transformative steps to fundamentally include and expand the voices and experiences of people of color.” — Race to Lead Revised Summary Join ERACCE and […]

QuickBooks – Session 1

This is the first of eight webinar sessions covering QuickBooks. In this session, we will cover the following: A Business Owner’s Journey Get introduced to best practices, custom reports and a step-by-step process to set up your own QuickBooks Online company file. Getting Started in QuickBooks Online: Learn about Features overviews, instruction on QuickBooks navigation […]

QuickBooks – Session 2

This is the second of eight webinar sessions covering QuickBooks. In this session, we will cover the following topics. Set Up Your New QuickBooks Online Company Get started with a proper QuickBooks setup from the start. Learn how to turn on/off company settings, manage users and become familiar with the chart of accounts. Classes, Locations […]

So Your Leadership Wants to be Anti-racist?

Do you and your board want to diversify on a deeper level and become an antiracist organization? Presenters Jo Brown and Hether Frayer will share perspectives from their board and organizational experiences with antiracism work, along with steps and recommendations to help you begin or continue that journey.

QuickBooks – Session 3

This is the third of eight webinar sessions covering QuickBooks. In this session, we will cover the following topics. Sales Tax Review the best practices for business owners who are selling products and are required to collect sales tax. Products and Services Learn how Products and Services are used to connect sales forms, bills, or […]

QuickBooks – Session 4

This is the fourth of eight webinar sessions covering QuickBooks. In this session, we will cover the following topics. Beginning Balances Learn how to enter beginning balances in the form of a journal entry. Bank & Credit Card Accounts Understand the proper process for categorizing and accepting transactions in the bank register. Learn about posting […]

QuickBooks – Session 5

This is the fifth of eight webinar sessions covering QuickBooks. In this session, we will cover the following topics. Understanding Your Numbers A solid understanding of financial reports will have more insight into improving company performance. Learn how reports can detect upcoming cash flow problems, point out top customers, identify best selling products and services, […]

QuickBooks – Session 6

This is the sixth of eight webinar sessions covering QuickBooks. In this session, we will cover the following topics. Accounts Receivable (A/R) Begin to enter transactions related to customers and product sales. Customize and save reports related to accounts receivable and sales, and discuss the changes that take place with the Balance Sheet and Profit […]

QuickBooks – Session 7

This is the seventh of eight webinar sessions covering QuickBooks. In this session, we will cover the following topics. Budgeting Learn about projecting your income and expenses and comparing to actuals and review the set up and management process of a budget. Sub Customers & Projects Learn how to manage projects and customers with multiple […]

QuickBooks – Session 8

This is the eighth of eight webinar sessions covering QuickBooks. In this session, we will cover the following topics. Inventory Management Learn about the difference between the four types of items covered in the Products and Services section. Fixed Assets Fixed Asset management is important for all business owners to understand. We recommend business owners […]