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The Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Tennessee Tech University will conduct a free seminar entitled "Excel for Small Business" from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 15.

This seminar will be the second in a series being offered by the Small Business Development Center and entitled "Microsoft Office 2007 Skills for Small Business." The programs covered in this series are Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.

"Office 2007 can be a very powerful tool for the small business owner," said Gwen Paul, an employee of the SBDC and the instructor for the course. "We try to help small business owners learn to use the software in ways that help them with their business."

This seminar is an opportunity for hands-on training in the use of Excel software. Topics will include small business applications such as payroll, cash flow, running balance, charts and much more. This seminar will be taught using computers with Windows 7 and Excel 2007 installed. Basic keyboarding and computer literacy skills are required, but no prior experience with Excel 2007 is needed.

The seminar will be held in TTU's Johnson Hall, Room 214B. There is no cost for the seminar.

Due to the limited class size, registration is required. Reservations may be made by calling (931) 372-3292 or by visiting the website at

The Tennessee Small Business Development Center network provides free counseling to entrepreneurs and small business owners and operates statewide to assist the small business community. For more information on the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, visit the website,, or contact the office at (931) 372-3706.