Book-keeping & Finances

Dollars & ‘Sense’ – Financial Basics for Business

This program will provide you with the knowledge to help you understand the rules and regulations of today’s small business finances. Build financial success with Dollars & ‘Sense’! Content may include:

  • Basics & Definitions
  • Bookkeeping Concepts
  • Home Office & Vehicle Use
  • Budgets & Cashflow
  • Pricing Strategy
  • Financial Statements & Reporting Requirements

Dollars & Sense PLUS

Building on the foundation from Dollars & ‘Sense’, this follow up “PLUS” program offers more in-depth training and delivers the basic hands on knowledge of operating a small business. You will learn the foundations of record keeping using sample cases to complete reports and forms required by our Government. For business viability, you will prepare budgets and cash flow forecasts. Content may include:

  • Excel Double Entre
  • Business Taxation
  • Pricing Strategies
  • Financial Analysis
  • Reporting Requirements
  • Balance Sheets

Financial Skills for Your Trade or Construction Business

This program provides you with knowledge & understanding of how to run a strong & profitable trade or construction business.

  • Price Your Services and Materials for Profitability
  • Manage your Inventory and Cash Flow to Control Costs
  • Build Better Budgets & Quotes for Jobs and Projects
  • Understand Your Finances, Payroll & Taxes

Introduction to Sage 50: Tips & Tricks (Level 1)

This program covers how to set up your company and the day-to-day use of Sage 50. It will help with navigating through modules and getting familiar with useful shortcuts. With this program you will be able to enter your own source documents, find and correct errors and monitor reports. Content may include:

  • General Journal
  • Receivables
  • Payables
  • Inventory
  • Payroll

Sage 50 (Level 2): Make Sage 50 Work for Your Business

This program builds skills required to customize Sage 50 so participants can use their Sage 50 more effectively. Using a case study you will learn ways to perform tasks faster & adapt the program to your business. This program requires Sage 50 experience. It covers:

  • General Journal
  • Receivables
  • Payables
  • Inventory
  • Payroll

Quickbooks

Designed to cover the fundamentals of using this computerized accounting program to maintain your day to day record keeping. Upon completion of the QuickBooks program you will have a strong working knowledge of the fundamentals. Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Set up a Company
  • Review Preferences
  • Post Bills
  • Explore Inventory Options
  • Banking
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As businesses we all have projects big and small!

Whether it's the expansion of a building or product line, planning an event, or the changing of software programs, a project is a project no matter the size or cost. Well, learn how to manage them more effeciently with the business skills online program, Project Management Essentials instructed by Lynn MacKinnon, this September.

Content will include:
- Project charter
- Work breakdown structure
- Gantt chart to illistrate your project schedule
- Life cycle of a project
- and so much more!

Wondering about the cost? Well, there's NO COST to participants!

September may be months away, but seats are limited, even online, so visit bit.ly/2Zn1XLt to apply today!
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The East Hants & Districts Chamber of Commerce has been supporting, promoting, and connecting local businesses for almost 35 years.

Through networking, events, advocacy, and education – the Chamber builds strong relationships between members, their businesses, and the community. With the pandemic, we had to pivot as did all of you. But we are still here for our members and local businesses; working to hard to find ways to continue the connections.

For now, we are still working from home, but we’re available to meet with you by phone, video conference or in person (respecting social distancing of course). Contact us at (902) 883-1010 or email info@ehcc.ca if you would like to chat!
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Do you scratch your head when it comes to balance sheets, cashflow reports, and income statements?

Whether or not you have a bookkeeper or an accountant, as a business owner it's important to understand your finances, so you make important strategic business decisions.

We can help! We are offering a 40-hour program in September; whether you're just getting started or have been in business for years.

Topics include:
- Bookkeeping concepts
- Home office and vehicle expenses
- Budgets and cash flows
- Pricing strategies
- Understanding financial reports
- and so much more!

All you have to do is visit: bit.ly/2YI6PMr
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If you haven’t heard by now about the business skills programs offered through the Chamber, let me tell you!

These amazing programs help business owners, managers and employees develop practical daily work skills that increase productivity and motivation.

Wondering about the return on investment? Well, they are only 40 hours spread over 10 weeks and are at NO COST to participants, so the ROI is incredible. Many participants attribute much of their success; the growth of their business, ability to attract quality employees and how to think strategically to the skills they learn through these programs.

Not only is the content top notch; so are the instructors with years of experience!

All you have to do is visit: bit.ly/3g3F0Ui
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