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Quickbooks Instructor
Doug Walker, Finance and Administration Expert

Doug Walker teaches the “Small Business Accounting Using Quickbooks” series of classes. He has a passion for helping small businesses with their accounting and finance functions and he brings a wealth of experience to the classroom from his many years of working in the accounting and finance sector. Walker’s career includes being a financial executive for a mid-Atlantic group of Coca-Cola Bottling companies and CEO of a software development and business consulting firm serving international clients. He currently is on staff at Historic Christ Church as its Director of Finance and Administration. Walker started teaching the small business accounting classes back in 2013.

Though Quickbooks is a software solution to manual accounting practices, the principles of billing, payroll, and taxes remain fundamental to his instruction in the classroom. Walker believes that in order for small businesses to be successful, they must have sound accounting practices and the tools necessary to plan, monitor and react to actual performance. Several local area business employees have received this training and have returned to their respective companies to apply their improved knowledge and skill in small business accounting.

ACCT 1006 Fundamentals of Small Business Accounting Using Quickbooks Level 1
If you own or work in a small business and are currently using or plan to use Quickbooks accounting software, then this class is for you. Students will work in the Quickbooks program to set up tailored to company profile; vendor invoicing and billing; employee payroll, banking services, and documentation and reporting of accounting activities.
CL# SEC# Date Time Site Cost
63359 31WF F Sep12, 19 & 26 9 a.m. – Noon KL $98
ACCT 1007 – Fundamentals of Small Business Accounting Using Quickbooks Level 2
Building on the Quickbooks Level 1 course or for the experienced Quickbooks user, this class will focus on principles of small business accounting including best practices and common pitfalls. Some aspects particular to non-profit agencies also covered.
CL# SEC# Date Time Site Cost
63360 31WF F Oct10, 17 & 24 9 a.m. – Noon KL $98

BUSC 1409 – Workplace Professional Certificate
Do you have staff members you would like to promote or whose usefulness you would like to develop? Consider enrolling them in this certificate program to increase their professional skills and acquire the polish that will enhance both their performance and your organization’s efficiency. Call 804-333-6828 or 804-758-6750 to register your employees today. Cost – full program (all 5 classes): $149; individual classes: $39 each
CL# SEC# Date Time Site Cost
52479 31WF T Sep16 – Oct14 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. KL $149
BUSC 1410 – Choose Your Attitude
This seminar will use the Fish Philosophy to address the importance of a positive attitude in the workplace. This will be an interactive class with small-group work.
CL# SEC# Date Time Site Cost
52482 31WF T Sep16 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. KL $39
BUSC 1023 – Work Ethics/Integrity
This class will address the many work situations employees encounter on a daily basis, and will cover the high standards and laws that should guide them to appropriate actions. We will use real-world case studies to equip employees to make good choices in tough situations.
CL# SEC# Date Time Site Cost
52486 31WF T Sep23 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. KL $39
BUSC 1411 – Professional Performance
Success isn’t just about the job. It’s also about how you do it. Communicating effectively, working well with others, and staying positive and flexible in this fast-changing world are all essential skills for today’s employees. Absenteeism, repeated tardiness, conduct and dress code will also be covered.
CL# SEC# Date Time Site Cost
52489 31WF T Sep30 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. KL $39
BUSC 1412 – Accepting Challenge
Understanding and accepting changes in today’s workplace is a fundamental skill needed by everyone. This seminar will enable employees’ accept new ways of doing things, and will diminish their defensive reactions.
CL# SEC# Date Time Site Cost
52490 31WF T Oct7 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. KL $39

COMM 1037 – Essential Skills of Communication
Messages that are concise and organized improve everyone’s understanding and performance. Nonverbal behaviors will also be covered, as well as listening skills.
CL# SEC# Date Time Site Cost
52513 31WF T Oct14 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. KL $39

BUSC 1502 – Grant Writing
Applying for and receiving grants is almost entirely dependent upon the grant writing process. Learn the “art” of grant writing with foundational methods and practices for successful grant applications. Instructor: N. Paschall
CL# SEC# Date Time Site Cost
28777 31WF W Oct15 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. KL $42

ONLINE – Marketing Your Business on the Internet
Find out how to market your business on the Internet, even if you have little or no money to spend! In this practical, hands-on course, you’ll discover proven methods that will help you establish an Internet presence and build an online brand identity. You’ll learn how search engine optimization (SEO) works and how to track your site’s performance using web analytics. You’ll understand how to use online advertising, e-mail marketing, and social media (including blogs) to attract business to your web site. Available through Ed2Go.com.


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