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UNI Regional Business Center announces fall training schedule

September 4, 2003

Katie MacDonald, program manager/business technology, UNI Regional Business Center, (319)
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761


CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The fall schedule of classes and workshops offered by the University of Northern Iowa's Regional Business Center (RBC) has been announced. The RBC will offer training in a variety of areas, including small business skill development and introductory bookkeeping, hands-on computer software, and regulatory workshops. Classes begin in mid-September.

'OSHA's Knocking, Are You Ready?' opens the course line-up Tuesday, Sept. 16. It will help employers understand how Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations may affect their businesses. The training will be conducted by Lisa Schorzmann, of the Fort Dodge Small Business Development Center.

The RBC is partnering with Ketels Contract Training to offer a full line of hands-on Microsoft software classes. Chris McGregor-Case will teach 'Microsoft Excel,' 'Microsoft Access,' 'Outlook -- Email Strategies,' 'Outlook -- It Does More Than Email?,' 'Excel Shortcuts,' and 'Word Shortcuts.'

The RBC also is partnering with Gary Karr, CPA of Waterloo, to teach 'QuickBooks Pro, Levels 1 and 2'. The first level is for beginners. The second level will teach current QuickBooks users how to better use the software.

Other classes will become available throughout the fall. All classes will take place at the RBC, 212 E. Fourth St., Waterloo. Class sizes are limited. Fees vary. For more information, contact the UNI RBC at (319) 236-8123 or visit