Small Business Owner Training

Program Duration & Schedule – 13 weeks, Saturday (10 AM – 3 PM) or Weekday Evenings


Run your business with confidence. This State-funded program is offered to California residents as a resource to improve their ability to manage their small business more efficiently. Our no-cost training program is designed to help small business owners like you.

Why do you need accounting for your business?

Manage your expenses

Price accordingly and minimize the waste of your company’s resources and finances.

Understand your company's performance

Better decisions with accurate data.

Track Transactions

Know where your money goes.

Prevent fraudulent activities

Understand accounting principles to prevent fraud from happening to yourself and to your business.

Program Outline


  • Accounting Cycle
  • Special Journals, Ledgers, & Worksheet
  • Merchandising
  • Specific Accounting Topics

Introduction to Digital Marketing

  • Learn how Search Engine Optimization and social media can help your business
  • Learn how to build or improve your website.

Business Tax Preparation

  • Sales Tax
  • City Business Tax
  • Payroll Tax
  • Form 571-L Business Property Tax
  • Form Schedule C
  • Self-Employment Tax

Retirement Planning

  • Simple IRA
  • Self-Employed 401k Plan
  • & More

Computerized Accounting Software

  • Quickbooks Premiere

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.

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

run efficiently and smoothly.

Program Qualifications

  • California Business Owners
  • 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