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145-409A Online Marketing Strategies

In this course, small business owners will learn how to creatively leverage various on-line marketing tools and techniques to generate increased traffic to their web site, improve customer satisfaction and integrate on-line marketing with other off-line marketing initiatives. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to compete successfully in the 21st century.

Course Credits

.2

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-409A-002

CRN: 21731
Tuition/fee: $29.67
Seats Open: 28
Instructor: McKenna, Patrick A
Dates: 04/23/15-04/30/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q369

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145-417 Social Media for Business

Is marketing through social media right for your business? In this series of four classes, you?ll develop a social media strategy to take advantage of social networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and others. With instructive examples from leading companies, students will also learn a variety of creative techniques for managing their online reputation and identity in today's digital marketplace.

Course Credits

.35

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-417-003

CRN: 21732
Tuition/fee: $48.55
Seats Open: 20
Instructor: McKenna, Patrick A
Dates: 03/31/15-04/21/15
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q369

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145-445 FaSTart Workshop

Get the step-by-step guidance needed to launch a new venture in this 4-hour informal workshop. Meet other entrepreneurs who are trying to get their small business off the ground and learn the "ropes" from an expert that can answer: What are the differences between LLC's and Corporations? What licenses and permits are needed? Is a business plan needed? Is financing available? What other resources are available? Every aspiring entrepreneur should attend the basic FaSTart Workshop plus the courses in the Small Business Certificate program.

Course Credits

.1

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-445-020

CRN: 21737
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 2
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 03/10/15-03/10/15
Days: Tuesday
Times: 05:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q365

Offering number: 145-445-021

CRN: 21738
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 9
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 03/26/15-03/26/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 01:30pm-05:25pm
Room: Q365

Offering number: 145-445-022

CRN: 21739
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 10
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 04/07/15-04/07/15
Days: Tuesday
Times: 05:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q365

Offering number: 145-445-023

CRN: 21740
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 9
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 04/23/15-04/23/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 01:30pm-05:25pm
Room: Q365

Offering number: 145-445-024

CRN: 21741
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 9
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 05/05/15-05/05/15
Days: Tuesday
Times: 05:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q365

Offering number: 145-445-025

CRN: 21742
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 8
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 05/21/15-05/21/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 01:30pm-05:25pm
Room: Q365

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145-450 Simple Start-up

As a micro business owner, your life's mission is to harness your passion, creativity and talent to make a positive impact on the world...or at least in your local community. YOU are your business! Traditional business models that lead you down the path of overwhelming complexity make absolutely no sense to you. You want and need simplicity! Meet in this fun, engaging and interactive class format to create your Micro Action Plan (MAP) and master seven simple principles including how to focus on a deep narrow niche, articulate your unique value proposition, fend off mission creep, develop a business mindset, avoid the time-money squeeze, understand your target audience and market every day. Simple is always better on your quest to turn passion into profit!

Course Credits

.35

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-450-004

CRN: 21745
Tuition/fee: $48.55
Seats Open: 25
Instructor: Youakim, Noelle L
Dates: 04/13/15-05/04/15
Days: Monday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q369

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145-451 How to Start a Food Business

Have you created an amazing food product or discovered Grandma's secret recipe that your friends and family just rave about? Do you have the passion, desire and motivation to start your own food business, but have no idea where to start? In this fast-paced, four-hour workshop, learn from an experienced food entrepreneur the step-by-step process of starting a business, including licensing/permitting requirements, health regulations, logistical/legal issues, packaging/labeling guidelines, commercial kitchen rental options and much more. Go from the kitchen table to the next level!

Course Credits

.1

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-451-006

CRN: 21747
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 20
Instructor: Pavich, Sharon M
Dates: 04/16/15-04/16/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 05:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q365

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145-460 Business Plan Development

A business plan is a comprehensive written document outlining the operational and financial steps critical to every start-up or established small business. Like a roadmap, a well-written plan helps you determine where you are, where you want to go and how you are going to get there. This course will provide you with the tools, techniques and expert guidance you need to write your own plan, access capital and dramatically increase your odds of business success.

Course Credits

.35

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-460-006

CRN: 21749
Tuition/fee: $48.55
Seats Open: 7
Instructor: Hill, Donald J
Dates: 04/07/15-04/28/15
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q380

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145-463 Small Business Insurance

Insurance coverage for a small business is often misunderstood or overlooked. Protect your business by making yourself aware of the various types of insurance needed by your business. These coverages will include property, casualty, liability and employee.

Course Credits

.1

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-463-002

CRN: 21750
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 21
Instructor: Owens, John S
Dates: 04/09/15-04/09/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q369

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145-485 Marketing for Small Business

What is marketing? How do I find my customers? What will convince them to buy from me? How much will it cost me? This course will help you understand the critical nature of marketing and the techniques required to develop a marketing plan.

Course Credits

.35

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-485-002

CRN: 21752
Tuition/fee: $48.55
Seats Open: 26
Instructor: Decker, Paul L
Dates: 04/08/15-04/29/15
Days: Wednesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q369

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