Small Business Development Center offers trainings

Published Feb 23, 2018 at 4:00pm

The Small Business Development Center will present three upcoming events to assist current or potential business owners.

Start Using QuickBooks for Your Business” is a seminar recommended for people who may just be starting to use QuickBooks or who have never used the program before. The hands-on session will cover how to set up QuickBooks for your business and use it to record sales, invoice customers and receive payments and will be held on Tuesday, March 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in SUNY Poly’s Kunsela Hall, Room B-232.

The session will also include an introduction to basic reports available from the software. The class is limited to eight participants, and the cost is $100.  

A free webinar, “Using Play and Games to Engage and Develop Your Workforce - Part II,” will explore examples of how play has solved real life problems for organizations.

It will look at how a team approached the problem, how they refined their ideas to arrive at a suitable set of play types and games, ones most likely to produce real solutions, and then put the plan into action.

The webinar is being offered on March 14 from 10 to 11 a.m. To register go online to

The workshop, “Small Business Start-Up,” will be held on Thursday, March 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at SUNY Poly. The goal of the session is to help jump start a new business and is geared toward people who are thinking about starting or have recently opened a new business. Taught by SBDC business advisors, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of business start-up information. The cost is $75.

These sessions are open to the public and advance registration is required. To pre-register or for additional information, contact the Small Business Development Center at 315-792-7547 or email