About us

Here’s our favorite quote…People don’t care how much you know…until they know how much you care. There are lots and lots of software trainers out there in the world…but we started Real World Training because we just plain want you to be more successful with QuickBooks. We care. That’s not a slogan or motto…it’s who we are.

Our instructors meet you at your level of knowledge. They’ll take the time to research your toughest questions and spend as much time as you need to become a confident QuickBooks user. It’s not easy to find folks like this…QuickBooks experts that truly care about our students. But we’ve done it.

Way back in 1998, Intuit (the makers of QuickBooks) officially partnered with Real World Training as their QuickBooks training partner (quite an honor then… and now). We work very closely with Intuit to help improve QuickBooks, train customer support teams and create special classes and certifications.

We care because we truly understand the pressures and problems of running a small business. We’ve grown through the years and are very proud of our success, but we’re still a small business that uses QuickBooks, just like the people we serve!

Your instructors

Jason Ruvaldt


Alanna Millis


Amy Marks


Austin Dittrich


Sue Restum


Jenna Wright


Shauna Thompson


Cassie Reeder



A strong partnership

Intuit is the maker of QuickBooks, TurboTax and other popular financial software management brands. They play a big role in the day-to-day work of small businesses all across America. They believe in innovating, empowering and delighting their customers. We share these values with Intuit and are happy to be the only Intuit endorsed QuickBooks training partner.