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145-409 Online Marketing Strategies

Learn how to creatively leverage various online marketing tools and techniques to generate increased traffic to your website, improve customer satisfaction and integrate online marketing with other offline 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: 145-409-001

CRN: 11127
Tuition/fee: $30.94
Seats Open: 25
Instructor: McKenna, Patrick A
Dates: 11/30/17-12/07/17
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
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: 145-417-001

CRN: 11128
Tuition/fee: $50.77
Seats Open: 18
Instructor: McKenna, Patrick A
Dates: 10/17/17-11/07/17
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
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: 145-445-004

CRN: 11133
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 0
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 10/19/17-10/19/17
Days: Thursday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q387

Offering number: 145-445-005

CRN: 11134
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 8
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 10/31/17-10/31/17
Days: Tuesday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q387

Offering number: 145-445-006

CRN: 11135
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 7
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 11/16/17-11/16/17
Days: Thursday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q387

Offering number: 145-445-007

CRN: 11136
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 8
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 11/28/17-11/28/17
Days: Tuesday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q387

Offering number: 145-445-008

CRN: 11137
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 9
Instructor: Roberts, Russell W
Dates: 12/14/17-12/14/17
Days: Thursday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q387

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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: 145-451-003

CRN: 11140
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 27
Instructor: Pavich, Sharon M
Dates: 11/16/17-11/16/17
Days: Thursday
Times: 05:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q369

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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: 145-460-002

CRN: 11142
Tuition/fee: $50.77
Seats Open: 5
Instructor: Hill, Donald J
Dates: 10/24/17-11/14/17
Days: Tuesday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
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: 145-463-001

CRN: 11143
Tuition/fee: $17.72
Seats Open: 8
Instructor: Owens, John S
Dates: 11/09/17-11/09/17
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q369

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145-488 The Power of Public Speaking

Public speaking is a critical skill that every small business owner can -- and should -- master. As the face and voice for your business, it?s important to communicate clearly and confidently while positioning yourself as the subject matter expert. Public speaking may come naturally for some people, but for many, it?s a source of anxiety and fear. Join us in this fast-paced, safe and judgment-free learning environment to hone your public speaking skills, overcome your fears and learn the quick, easy tips for delivering memorable presentations that lead to marketing success.

Course Credits

.2

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-488-001

CRN: 11145
Tuition/fee: $30.94
Seats Open: 27
Instructor: Noordyk, Rhonda S
Dates: 10/19/17-10/26/17
Days: Thursday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q369

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145-489 Advanced Marketing Strategies

Master the advanced marketing strategies designed to take your small business from start-up to explosive growth! Develop your action plan as you explore beyond the basic strategies like inbound marketing, lead conversion, customer relationship management (CRM), public speaking, video marketing, book self-publishing, public relations, media engagement (TV) and more. Topics may change as other innovative, cutting-edge strategies are identified. If you?re serious about taking your small business to the next level, come ready to learn from marketing experts who can help turn classroom learning into real-world action!

Course Credits

.35

Sections this Semester

Offering number: 145-489-002

CRN: 11147
Tuition/fee: $50.77
Seats Open: 30
Instructor: Decker, Paul L
Dates: 10/23/17-11/13/17
Days: Monday
Times: 06:30pm-09:20pm
Room: Q369

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