Small Business Development Center

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Lee College Service AreaThe Lee College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides businesses with one-on-one consulting and information assistance to foster economic growth in the community.

Working with existing companies and start-up firms, the Lee College SBDC functions in association with the University of Houston, U.S. Small Business Administration, and the area Chambers of Commerce.

Upcoming Courses:

Excel Beginner
This course introduces you to all the ins and outs of Excel. Learn to enter data, use formula and functions, and create charts and graphs. Also, learn how to expand upon the basic knowledge of Excel. Cost: $39
Sat., Jan. 19, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m., Baytown
Sat., Feb. 16, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m., Baytown

Excel Intermediate
This course will help you learn sorting and filtering, conditional formatting, decision functions, pivot tables, and macros. Cost: $39
Sat., Jan. 26, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m., Baytown
Sat., Feb. 23, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m., Baytown

Access Beginner
Small business owners are constantly faced with large amounts of data to keep updated on a regular basis. Attend this workshop and learn how to create tables, reports, forms, and other tools to help organize and professionally present your data. Cost: $39
Sat., Feb. 2, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m., Baytown

Access Intermediate
In this course, students will learn to create Access queries, forms and how to share data with other applications. Participants will also learn to sort and filter data using select queries, perform calculations in a query or a form, import/export, and access data to and from Excel workbooks and Word documents. Cost: $39
Sat., Feb. 9, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m., Baytown

Quickbooks Basic
This introductory level, hands-on class will focus on the basics of Quickbooks Pro 2014 including how to prevent the most common bookkeeping mistakes. Under the supervision of a Quickbooks expert, students will learn about: company set-up with accrual or cash basis, chart of accounts, preferences, items, enter and pay bills, write checks, invoices, deposits, bank reconciliation, reports for profit and loss, and balance sheets. Ample time is provided for question and answer sessions. Cost: $39
Tues., Jan. 15, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Baytown

QuickBooks Intermediate
This unique, hands-on class will guide you through the intermediate level of Quickbooks Pro 2014 under the supervision of a Quickbooks expert. This course focuses on some of the more advanced features in Quickbooks Pro 2014, covers the following areas: estimating, inventory and payroll taxes, purchase orders, customizing templates, and modifying reports to meet your specific needs. Cost: $39
Tues., Jan. 22, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Baytown

What It Takes To Start A Business
This workshop will take you through the process of how to research your market, determine start-up costs, estimate demand for the product or service, advantages and disadvantages of entrepreneurship, deciding to have a partner or go it alone, and more! Cost: $49
Tues., Feb. 19, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Baytown

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More information:
Phone: 281.425.6309
Fax: 281.425.6307

909 Decker Dr
Baytown TX 77520

Mon.–Thu.: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fri.: 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.