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103-494 QuickBooks Pro Level 1

Explore fundamentals of the QuickBooks software to manage your business finances. Learn how to setup a new company, work with lists, process invoices, manage bank accounts, enter and pay bills, process payments and track accounts receivable and accounts payable. Students should be computer literate and comfortable working in a Windows environment. Upon completion, it is recommended that students attend 103-495 QuickBooks Pro Level 2 to explore advanced topics such as managing payroll, estimates and time tracking, inventory functions, creating budgets and customizing reports. Text required.

Course Credits

.5

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 103-494-001

CRN: 21046
Tuition/fee: $70.60
Seats Open: 15
Instructor: Dargis, Victoria
Dates: 01/16/18-02/20/18
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q382

Offering number: 103-494-002

CRN: 21047
Tuition/fee: $70.60
Seats Open: 15
Instructor: Dargis, Victoria
Dates: 01/17/18-02/21/18
Days: Wednesday
Times: 01:30pm-04:20pm
Room: Q382

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103-495 QuickBooks Pro Level 2

Expand knowledge of the QuickBooks software by learning advanced features. Learn to setup and manage payroll, estimates and time tracking, inventory functions, creating budgets and customizing reports. Students should be computer literate, comfortable working in a Windows environment and have basic QuickBooks knowledge. It is recommended that students attend 103-494 QuickBooks Pro Level 1 prior to registering for this class. Text required.

Course Credits

.4

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 103-495-001

CRN: 21048
Tuition/fee: $57.38
Seats Open: 15
Instructor: Dargis, Victoria
Dates: 02/27/18-04/03/18
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q382

Offering number: 103-495-002

CRN: 21049
Tuition/fee: $57.38
Seats Open: 15
Instructor: Dargis, Victoria
Dates: 02/28/18-04/04/18
Days: Wednesday
Times: 01:30pm-04:20pm
Room: Q382

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145-400 Organize Business Finances

Learn how to set up your business financial system right from the start. Establish a system of checks and balances for your business and organize a proper filing system to keep your business out of trouble. Understand the terms and procedures of computerized bookkeeping systems as well as the basics of bookkeeping without being an accountant.

Course Credits

.35

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-400-001

CRN: 21053
Tuition/fee: $50.77
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Bue, Kathleen J
Dates: 02/12/18-03/05/18
Days: Monday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q369

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145-401 Understanding Business Taxes

Designed for anyone in a small business or anticipating starting a small business. Local, state and federal taxes, including payroll taxes, pertaining to small business will be discussed. Necessary forms and locations of offices for tax information will also be provided.

Course Credits

.2

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-401-001

CRN: 21054
Tuition/fee: $30.94
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Bue, Kathleen J
Dates: 01/18/18-01/25/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q369

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145-404 Business Tax Deductions

Successful entrepreneurs never miss an opportunity to capitalize on business tax deductions they are entitled to. The key to maximizing your net profits is to understand what is a legal deduction and what is not. Learn how to capture every legal business deduction available to your small business entity while avoiding the typical mistakes that are the downfall of many entrepreneurial ventures... and gain the confidence you need to stay compliant with these complex governmental regulations.

Course Credits

.2

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-404-001

CRN: 21055
Tuition/fee: $30.94
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Bue, Kathleen J
Dates: 02/01/18-02/08/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q369

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145-409 Online Marketing Strategies

Learn how to creatively leverage various online marketing tools and techniques to generate increased traffic to your website, improve customer satisfaction and integrate online marketing with other offline 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: 145-409-001

CRN: 21056
Tuition/fee: $30.94
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: McKenna, Patrick A
Dates: 04/19/18-04/26/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
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: 145-417-001

CRN: 21057
Tuition/fee: $50.77
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: McKenna, Patrick A
Dates: 03/27/18-04/17/18
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q369

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145-418 E-mail Marketing

It?s no accident that e-mail marketing consistently ranks as the single most effective marketing strategy for growing a small business. Discover how e-mail marketing can help you generate leads, nurture relationships, acquire new customers and strengthen customer loyalty?all with a few clicks of the mouse! Using third-party tools and professionally designed templates, you can easily create targeted e-mail campaigns that yield higher open/click-thru rates, increase traffic to your website/social media platforms and maximize the all-important bottom line.

Course Credits

.2

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-418-001

CRN: 21058
Tuition/fee: $30.94
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: McKenna, Patrick A
Dates: 02/15/18-02/22/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
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: 145-445-001

CRN: 21059
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 9
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 01/02/18-01/02/18
Days: Tuesday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q387

Offering number: 145-445-002

CRN: 21060
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 9
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 01/18/18-01/18/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q387

Offering number: 145-445-003

CRN: 21061
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 9
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 01/30/18-01/30/18
Days: Tuesday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q387

Offering number: 145-445-004

CRN: 21062
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 9
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 02/15/18-02/15/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q387

Offering number: 145-445-005

CRN: 21063
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 9
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 02/27/18-02/27/18
Days: Tuesday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q387

Offering number: 145-445-006

CRN: 21064
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 9
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 03/15/18-03/15/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q387

Offering number: 145-445-007

CRN: 21065
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 9
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 03/27/18-03/27/18
Days: Tuesday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q387

Offering number: 145-445-008

CRN: 21066
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 9
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 04/12/18-04/12/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q387

Offering number: 145-445-009

CRN: 21067
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 9
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 04/24/18-04/24/18
Days: Tuesday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q387

Offering number: 145-445-010

CRN: 21068
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 9
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 05/10/18-05/10/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q387

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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: 145-451-001

CRN: 21069
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Pavich, Sharon M
Dates: 02/01/18-02/01/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q365

Offering number: 145-451-002

CRN: 21070
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Pavich, Sharon M
Dates: 04/12/18-04/12/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
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: 145-460-001

CRN: 21071
Tuition/fee: $50.77
Seats Open: 15
Instructor: Hill, Donald J
Dates: 01/23/18-02/13/18
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q380

Offering number: 145-460-002

CRN: 21072
Tuition/fee: $50.77
Seats Open: 15
Instructor: Hill, Donald J
Dates: 04/03/18-04/24/18
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
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: 145-463-001

CRN: 21073
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Owens, John S
Dates: 03/29/18-03/29/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q369

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145-472 Law for Business Owners

Learn about the wide range of important legal issues that affect small business owners. Topics include business formation, corporations and LLCs, protecting personal assets, relations among business partners, negotiating and drafting contracts, employee relations, government regulations, negotiating leases, security interests and liens, obtaining and collecting judgments, protecting intellectual property, buying and selling businesses and many other critical topics.

Course Credits

.35

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-472-001

CRN: 21074
Tuition/fee: $50.77
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Goodwin, Todd M
Dates: 02/07/18-02/28/18
Days: Wednesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q369

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145-482 Marketing Mastermind

As a serious micro entrepreneur, you know success hinges on your ability to develop simple marketing/sales strategies that are easy to implement, immediately effective and designed to help you get clients NOW! Learn how to identify your niche market, attract clients to your business, charge what you are worth, create a website that sells, make compelling offers, craft your sales story, leverage product/service packaging, create a talk that sells, get speaking gigs, build a rock star team and much more. Take action now and commit to mastering the art and science of simple marketing to take your micro business from start-up to explosive growth!

Course Credits

.9

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-482-001

CRN: 21075
Tuition/fee: $123.48
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Noordyk, Rhonda S
Dates: 03/07/18-05/02/18
Days: Wednesday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q365

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145-487 Small Business Website Design

This is the perfect course for entrepreneurs with no formal website design experience. While you will NOT be creating your actual website in class, you will learn how to use WordPress, a powerful free content management software that allows you to design your website with point and click ease. You'll also learn the principles of good website design, how to find affordable professional photography and how to integrate social media and other third party content into your site. We'll also introduce you to various content development techniques and low-cost software programs that not only add value for your customers, but will differentiate your business in today's crowded digital marketplace.

Course Credits

.2

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-487-001

CRN: 21371
Tuition/fee: $30.94
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: McKenna, Patrick A
Dates: 04/05/18-04/12/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q369

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145-488 The Power of Public Speaking

Public speaking is a critical skill that every small business owner can -- and should -- master. As the face and voice for your business, it?s important to communicate clearly and confidently while positioning yourself as the subject matter expert. Public speaking may come naturally for some people, but for many, it?s a source of anxiety and fear. Join us in this fast-paced, safe and judgment-free learning environment to hone your public speaking skills, overcome your fears and learn the quick, easy tips for delivering memorable presentations that lead to marketing success.

Course Credits

.2

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-488-001

CRN: 21076
Tuition/fee: $30.94
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Noordyk, Rhonda S
Dates: 03/08/18-03/15/18
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q369

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145-489 Advanced Marketing Strategies

Master the advanced marketing strategies designed to take your small business from start-up to explosive growth! Develop your action plan as you explore beyond the basic strategies like inbound marketing, lead conversion, customer relationship management (CRM), public speaking, video marketing, book self-publishing, public relations, media engagement (TV) and more. Topics may change as other innovative, cutting-edge strategies are identified. If you?re serious about taking your small business to the next level, come ready to learn from marketing experts who can help turn classroom learning into real-world action!

Course Credits

.35

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-489-001

CRN: 21077
Tuition/fee: $50.77
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Decker, Paul L
Dates: 04/09/18-04/30/18
Days: Monday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q369

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