Courses

Where is the money? This workshop reviews a variety of funding sources, including commercial lenders, the SBA, and state, regional and local programs, and highlights financial terminology and borrower qualifications. The seminar is intended for individuals starting a business as well as owners of existing businesses who are investigating financing options.


January 1, 2022 to July 31, 2022, Online Course
May 2, 2022 to December 30, 2022, Kettler Hall Rm G22
A business plan is used by entrepreneurs to manage the direction and expectations of their business as well as to solicit funding for implementing growth strategies or starting a new enterprise. This workshop covers the basic elements and includes tips for writing a business plan to fuel success.


January 1, 2022 to July 31, 2022, Online Course
May 2, 2022 to December 30, 2022, Kettler Hall Rm G22
This workshop is your first step towards small business ownership. Based on the premise that every successful business is built on a solid foundation, this workshop will help you evaluate your business idea and prepare you to create a sound business plan, manage expectations, and increase chances of accessing capital for your new business.


January 1, 2022 to July 31, 2022, Online Course
May 2, 2022 to December 30, 2022, Kettler Hall Rm G22
The heart and soul of a business is its marketing plan. This workshop highlights the critical elements of market research and provides tips and resources available for developing sound marketing strategies. Attendees will learn the basics for evaluating products and services, pricing, market potential, and competitive analysis.


January 1, 2022 to July 31, 2022, Online Course
May 2, 2022 to December 30, 2022, Kettler Hall Rm G22
The Social Media Professional Certificate is designed to provide you with the foundation and skill set needed in the evolving world of social media tools and strategies so they can be immediately applied in the workplace.

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This introduction to the human resources profession and its practices is designed for entry-level HR professionals, small business owners responsible for the HR function in their companies, and those considering a potential change in careers.

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For some small businesses, the security of information, systems, and networks might not be their highest priority. However, an information security or cybersecurity incident can be detrimental to a business and its customers, employees, and business partners. It is vitally important that all small businesses understand and manage the risk to information, systems, and networks that support their business.


Wednesday, June 15, 2022, Online Course
Learn to use QuickBooks Online to record income and expenses; enter checks and credit card payments; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; and much more.


May 24, 2022 to June 28, 2022, Online Course
Small business owners should be using QuickBooks to manage invoices, pay bills, and track expenses. If you want to take control of your business's finances, this course will introduce you to QuickBooks 2019 and teach you the accounting software's more advanced features. Upon completion, you will be equipped to act as your own bookkeeper.


June 13, 2022 to July 18, 2022, Online Course
This comprehensive approach to developing leaders is adaptable to the needs of any organization and features three tracks developed specifically for team leaders, frontline managers, mid-level managers, and emerging leaders.The program will begin with an individual assessment to provide a framework for the curriculum and serve as the foundation for your leadership development. The tracks can be completed in one semester or across several, allowing flexibility to participants and an ability to develop their skills in a schedule that is accommodating to their personal and professional lives.

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This comprehensive approach to developing leaders is adaptable to the needs of any organization and features three tracks developed specifically for team leaders, frontline managers, mid-level managers, and emerging leaders.The program will begin with an individual assessment to provide a framework for the curriculum and serve as the foundation for your leadership development. The tracks can be completed in one semester or across several, allowing flexibility to participants and an ability to develop their skills in a schedule that is accommodating to their personal and professional lives.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

This comprehensive approach to developing leaders is adaptable to the needs of any organization and features three tracks developed specifically for team leaders, frontline managers, mid-level managers, and emerging leaders.The program will begin with an individual assessment to provide a framework for the curriculum and serve as the foundation for your leadership development. The tracks can be completed in one semester or across several, allowing flexibility to participants and an ability to develop their skills in a schedule that is accommodating to their personal and professional lives.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.