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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: 103-494-005

CRN: 21714
Tuition/fee: $67.43
Seats Open: 20
Instructor: Dargis, Victoria
Dates: 01/20/15-02/24/15
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
Room: A020

Offering number: 103-494-006

CRN: 21715
Tuition/fee: $67.43
Seats Open: 20
Instructor: Dargis, Victoria
Dates: 01/21/15-02/25/15
Days: Wednesday
Times: 01:30pm-04:25pm
Room: A020

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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: 103-495-003

CRN: 21716
Tuition/fee: $54.84
Seats Open: 20
Instructor: Dargis, Victoria
Dates: 03/03/15-04/07/15
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
Room: A020

Offering number: 103-495-004

CRN: 21717
Tuition/fee: $54.84
Seats Open: 20
Instructor: Dargis, Victoria
Dates: 03/04/15-04/08/15
Days: Wednesday
Times: 01:30pm-04:25pm
Room: A020

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145-400A Organize Business Finances

This course will show you how to set up your business financial system right from the start. Learn how to 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

.3

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-400A-003

CRN: 21728
Tuition/fee: $42.26
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Dargis, Victoria
Dates: 02/16/15-03/09/15
Days: Monday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q369

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145-401 Understanding Business Taxes

This course is 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: 145-401-002

CRN: 21729
Tuition/fee: $29.67
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Bue, Kathleen J
Dates: 01/22/15-01/29/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
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: 145-404-002

CRN: 21730
Tuition/fee: $29.67
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Bue, Kathleen J
Dates: 02/05/15-02/12/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q369

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145-409A Online Marketing Strategies

In this course, small business owners will learn how to creatively leverage various on-line marketing tools and techniques to generate increased traffic to their web site, improve customer satisfaction and integrate on-line marketing with other off-line 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: 145-409A-002

CRN: 21731
Tuition/fee: $29.67
Seats Open: 6
Instructor: McKenna, Patrick A
Dates: 04/23/15-04/30/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
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: 145-417-003

CRN: 21732
Tuition/fee: $48.55
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: McKenna, Patrick A
Dates: 03/31/15-04/21/15
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
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: 145-445-016

CRN: 21733
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 10
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 01/06/15-01/06/15
Days: Tuesday
Times: 05:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q365

Offering number: 145-445-017

CRN: 21734
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 10
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 01/22/15-01/22/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 01:30pm-05:25pm
Room: Q365

Offering number: 145-445-018

CRN: 21735
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 10
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 02/03/15-02/03/15
Days: Tuesday
Times: 05:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q365

Offering number: 145-445-019

CRN: 21736
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 10
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 02/26/15-02/26/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 01:30pm-05:25pm
Room: Q365

Offering number: 145-445-020

CRN: 21737
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 10
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 03/10/15-03/10/15
Days: Tuesday
Times: 05:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q365

Offering number: 145-445-021

CRN: 21738
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 10
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 03/26/15-03/26/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 01:30pm-05:25pm
Room: Q365

Offering number: 145-445-022

CRN: 21739
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 10
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 04/07/15-04/07/15
Days: Tuesday
Times: 05:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q365

Offering number: 145-445-023

CRN: 21740
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 10
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 04/23/15-04/23/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 01:30pm-05:25pm
Room: Q365

Offering number: 145-445-024

CRN: 21741
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 10
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 05/05/15-05/05/15
Days: Tuesday
Times: 05:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q365

Offering number: 145-445-025

CRN: 21742
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 10
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 05/21/15-05/21/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 01:30pm-05:25pm
Room: Q365

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145-450 Simple Start-up

As a micro business owner, your life's mission is to harness your passion, creativity and talent to make a positive impact on the world...or at least in your local community. YOU are your business! Traditional business models that lead you down the path of overwhelming complexity make absolutely no sense to you. You want and need simplicity! Meet in this fun, engaging and interactive class format to create your Micro Action Plan (MAP) and master seven simple principles including how to focus on a deep narrow niche, articulate your unique value proposition, fend off mission creep, develop a business mindset, avoid the time-money squeeze, understand your target audience and market every day. Simple is always better on your quest to turn passion into profit!

Course Credits

.35

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-450-003

CRN: 21744
Tuition/fee: $48.55
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Youakim, Noelle L
Dates: 01/19/15-02/09/15
Days: Monday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q369

Offering number: 145-450-004

CRN: 21745
Tuition/fee: $48.55
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Youakim, Noelle L
Dates: 04/13/15-05/04/15
Days: Monday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q369

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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: 145-451-005

CRN: 21746
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Pavich, Sharon M
Dates: 02/19/15-02/19/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 05:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q365

Offering number: 145-451-006

CRN: 21747
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Pavich, Sharon M
Dates: 04/16/15-04/16/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 05:30pm-09:25pm
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: 145-460-005

CRN: 21748
Tuition/fee: $48.55
Seats Open: 15
Instructor: Hill, Donald J
Dates: 01/27/15-02/17/15
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q380

Offering number: 145-460-006

CRN: 21749
Tuition/fee: $48.55
Seats Open: 15
Instructor: Hill, Donald J
Dates: 04/07/15-04/28/15
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
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: 145-463-002

CRN: 21750
Tuition/fee: $17.09
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Owens, John S
Dates: 04/09/15-04/09/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
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: 145-472-002

CRN: 21751
Tuition/fee: $48.55
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Goodwin, Todd M
Dates: 02/18/15-03/11/15
Days: Wednesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q369

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145-485 Marketing for Small Business

What is marketing? How do I find my customers? What will convince them to buy from me? How much will it cost me? This course will help you understand the critical nature of marketing and the techniques required to develop a marketing plan.

Course Credits

.35

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-485-002

CRN: 21752
Tuition/fee: $48.55
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: Decker, Paul L
Dates: 04/08/15-04/29/15
Days: Wednesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q369

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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 be using live examples as a guide to learn the principles of good website design such as how to optimize page layouts, select the right colors/designs and pull it all together to create a powerful, professional website. We'll introduce you to the various software programs you'll need to get your website up and running and examine free and low-cost tools to make even the smallest site look extremely professional and always ready for business.

Course Credits

.2

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-487-002

CRN: 21753
Tuition/fee: $29.67
Seats Open: 32
Instructor: McKenna, Patrick A
Dates: 02/19/15-02/26/15
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:25pm
Room: Q369

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