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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


This course is designed for first-time entrepreneurs to learn the steps they need to take to bring their business ideas to life. They will learn the steps and skills they need to create and develop a home-based small business through writing their own business plan and learning how to market their new business.

Every week on Tuesday, starting on 04/21/20 and ending on 06/09/20
Our new Hospitality & Tourism Fundamentals Certificate is designed for individuals interested in pursuing employment or advancing their careers in the dynamic field of hospitality and tourism. Whether you are seeking to add to your professional qualifications or start a new career, our Hospitality and Tourism Certificate will provide you with the desired skill-set sought after by leading companies in this growing industry.

This course contains no sessions

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Learn how to perform inquiries that will be useful to your business or organization and how to communicate these results visually and verbally.

Online, starting on 06/08/20 and ending on 07/03/20
This course will give you a basic understanding of how to analyze data in a business setting.

Online, Every day, starting on 04/06/20 and ending on 05/1/20
This certificate program consists of three courses: Introduction to Data Analysis, Intermediate Data Analysis, and Advanced Data Analysis.

Online, starting on 04/06/20 and ending on 06/26/20
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.

Online, starting on 04/06/20 and ending on 06/26/20
This course will introduce you to the statistics behind group differences and relationships.

Online, starting on 05/04/20 and ending on 05/29/20
Find out the top 40 favorite applications and eTools of productive workers. Get the lowdown on the latest tools, sites, and iPhone and iPad applications to turbo-charge your work and simplify your life. Then discover how to select the right tools for your needs, evaluate your productivity system, and develop a framework that gets things done. Learn about different new productivity tools each week, while also conducting an evaluation of your own productivity needs.

Online, starting on 05/04/20 and ending on 05/29/20