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Understanding Business Bookkeeping

Instructor: Melinda Ellerman (Biography)

Mindy has worked with the SBDC since 2011 as an instructor for Fundamentals of Finance Series. Mindy received her B.S. in Managerial Accounting from Southern Oregon University and her Masters in Forensic Accounting from New England College. She has over 15 years’ of accounting and finance experience in both the private and public sectors. Mindy offers her expertise in finance and accounting to assist small businesses here in the Rogue Valley where she makes her home with her husband and young son. They enjoy camping on the local rivers and lakes and sharing time with their extended families.

In order for your business to succeed, you need to understand basic bookkeeping and be able to interpret your entries. In this in-depth class, held over two evenings, you will learn what business income and expenses you need to record and how to do so; as well as how to assess the information to better understand your profitability.

Continuing Education Credits 
All SBDC business courses are approved for continuing education credits for Construction Contractor Residential C/E, Landscape Contractor C/E and Massage Therapy C/E. You receive 1 CEU for each hour of class instruction. Please inform the SBDC when registering (541) 956-7494 if you need a certificate to document your CE credits so we can provide it at the end of your class.

Day Dates Time Place
The cost for this class is $120.
A $7 technology fee will be added to these classes.
To register for this class, please call 541-956-7494 or email us your contact information at

Testimony:  “This short course went beyond my expectations by explaining not just how to “bookkeep” but why we did what we did, terms and situations to be aware of and more” Barocha Stone