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Small Business Course Listing

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.

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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.

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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.

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145-419 LinkedIn Marketing

Harness the power of LinkedIn, the world’s best professional social media platform, to substantially increase your marketing reach and grow your small business! In this computer-based, hands-on class, you will learn how to create and optimize your LinkedIn profile, expand your professional network, position yourself as an expert in your field, and tap into this free social media platform to consistently reach prospects and clients. Leverage the power of LinkedIn to expand your brand and propel your growth!

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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.

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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!

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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.

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