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Small & Home-Based Business

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies offers classes and programs focused on buiding and operating a small office or a home-based business.

Our classes and programs cover business data, planning, inventory, production and distribution.

Upcoming Courses


In this series of eight seminars, students will learn how to apply 105 Practical Business Principles for starting and growing a business through selling the business. The principles will give you a usable foundation for solving business problems and managing a business.

Every week on Saturday, starting on 10/05/19 and ending on 11/23/19
This seminar will highlight the principals of business development and entrepreneurial decision that the instructor developed over his 50+ years of building businesses from the ground up.

Every day, starting on 10/05/19 and ending on 10/05/19
This seminar will teach the skills needed to write and execute a successful entrepreneurial business plan.

Every day, starting on 10/12/19 and ending on 10/12/19
This seminar will teach students how to use accounting reports to improve the management of your company, its profitability, and its growth potential.

Every day, starting on 10/19/19 and ending on 10/19/19
This seminar covers general legal and IP issues that the entrepreneur may encounter. America can be such a litigious society, and the entrepreneur must be constantly aware of how the law, contracts, agreements, and corporate structure affect the daily operation of a business.

Every day, starting on 10/26/19 and ending on 10/26/19
This seminar will equip the participant with practical how-to principles to avoid pitfalls, organize the growing company, and maximize the opportunities and profits.

Every day, starting on 11/09/19 and ending on 11/09/19
In this seminar, you will learn the practical principles that will help you create and oversee effective marketing, advertising, and copy.

Every day, starting on 11/16/19 and ending on 11/16/19
This seminar will teach the fundamental principles that an entrepreneur needs to know before they embark on the buying, selling, or passing on a business.

Every day, starting on 11/23/19 and ending on 11/23/19
This certificate program consists of three courses: Introduction to Data Analysis, Intermediate Data Analysis, and Advanced Data Analysis.

This course contains no sessions

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A must-have skill to succeed in business, whether you are an entrepreneur or a valued employee, is the ability to create, edit and manage spreadsheets. This program will help you attractively compile your data into meaningful information with confidence. The certificate consists of three one-month courses: Mastering Microsoft Excel, Intermediate Excel, and Advanced Excel.

This course contains no sessions

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