DOWNEY - The Downey Chamber of Commerce and Professional Career Education have collaborated to provide local business owners with training workshops.The workshops are funded by the Employment Training Panel, a state agency that assists employers by helping offset the costs of job skills training. Workshops range from QuickBooks to e-commerce strategies. Training will also be offered to entrepreneurs wishing to develop a business plan. Workshops began at the Downey Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 15. The first course to launch was QuickBooks' "Getting Started," followed by "Selling Your Product/Service," also for QuickBooks, which began yesterday. "Paying Bills/Banking" using QuickBooks will begin Nov. 19. More advanced levels of QuickBooks training are also available. "We are responding to the many requests that we've received from our members regarding the need to learn accounting software," said Susan Nordin, executive director of the Downey Chamber. "We're very excited about the QuickBooks launch…Each workshop will provide small business owners with a professional too to help run their businesses more successfully." To request a training schedule, contact Christine Bosworth at (310) 407-5448 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
********** Published: October 30, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 28