Los Angeles Pacific College

Small Business Owner Training

Program Duration & Schedule – 13 weeks, Saturday (9 AM – 3 PM) or Weekday Evenings


Expand your business and maximize your returns. This State-funded program is offered to California residents as a resource to improve their ability to manage their small business. You will gain the essential skills and knowledge needed to take your business to the next level.

Program Outline

  • Bookkeeping
    • Accounting Cycle
    • Special Journals, Ledgers, & Worksheet
    • Merchandising
    • Specific Accounting Topics
  • Retirement Planning
    • SEP IRA
    • Simple IRA
    • Self-Employed 401k Plan
    • & More
  • Business Tax Information and Preparation 
    • Sales Tax
    • City Business Tax
    • Payroll Tax
    • Form 571-L Business Property Tax
    • Form Schedule C
    • Self-Employment Tax
  • Computerized Accounting Software
    • Quickbooks Premiere
  • Covering Education Funding*
    • Child’s Tax Advantage Program
    • Financial Aid Programs


*Optional, depending on student’s interests

Using QuickBooks for your business?
We’ll teach you all the features that you haven’t been using.
New to QuickBooks? 
We’ll teach you everything you need to use in making your business operations run efficiently and smoothly.

Manage Payments

Worry less about payment due dates.

Track transactions

Know where your money goes.

Pay Employees

Easier to manage paying your employees.

Manage Inventory

Stay stocked for success.


Produce Various Transaction Reports

& Financial Statements

Better decisions with accurate data.


After completing the course you will be able to :



• Understand differences and similarities between manual accounting and QuickBooks

• Set up and maintain Vendor, Customer, and Employment Centers and Chart Accounts, Items, and Payroll Item Lists

• Enter daily actives as appropriate in the Enter Bills, Pay Bills, Write Checks, Create Invoices, Recieve Payments, Enter Sales Receipts, Make Deposits, Pay Sales Tax, Adjust Quantities on Hand, Create Purchase Orders, Pay Employees, and Pay Liabilities Window

• Set up and process Payroll

• Transfer funds between accounts, record, and pay credit card charges, and prepare bank reconciliation

• Record revenues and expenses by job, with and without the time-tracking feature

• View and print management reports, accounting reports, and financial statements

Program Qualifications

  • California Residents
  • Available to owner & spouse, partners, or officers of corporation.
  • At least one and no more than 10 full-time employees on payroll
  • E-2 Visas are eligible
  • Non-profit organizations are not eligible for this program


Conveniently located near the Metro Red Line 

Wilshire/Vermont Station
Normandie/Wilshire Station


Local Metro Bus Lines