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LAUNCHING AND SURVIVING A SMALL BUSINESS ONLINE

You have decided to open a business. Now what? What product or service do you want to sell? Who needs that product or service? What must you consider when launching your own small business? This course covers what you need to know to succeed and what you need to do to avoid the common pitfalls.

This course will cover:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Creating a Startup vision
  • Registering Your Business
  • Keys to business startup
  • Business startup checklist
  • Ten common business mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Resources for startups

1.2 CEU

Cost: $160

NCBUS-CS069-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

May 4

May 13

4 Tu, Th 6:00 - 9:00pm Ed Andriessen

HIRING THE RIGHT EMPLOYEE FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS ONLINE

The hiring process is never easy. With the numbers of qualified applicants looking for employment, finding the right candidate can be overwhelming. This course provides you with tools to not only hire the perfect employee but grow them within the business as well. Some of the topics that will be covered are: critical hiring areas, creating a clear job description, and evaluating qualified candidates. The employee termination process and legal considerations will also be discussed.

0.6 CEU

Cost: $160

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

May 26

May 28

2 Tu, Th 6:00 - 9:00pm Ed Andriessen

OVERCOMING THE FEAR OF SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING ONLINE

Anyone who has owned their own small business over the past few years has witnessed amazing changes taking place in marketing through social media. This course teaches introduces you to the various social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, as well as how to create promotion content, blogging for business.

0.9 CEU

Cost: $120

NCMKT-CS005-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

June 3

June 17

3 W 6:00 - 9:00pm Ed Andriessen

LEVERAGING GOOGLE FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS ONLINE

Google is a big supporter of small to medium size businesses. To “level the playing field” between large and small companies, Google has developed a suite of tools to help small businesses market their business effectively and at a very low (to no) cost. This course introduces you why Google is important for local business, how does the search engine work, Google Analytics, Adwords, GSuite, Google My Business, webmaster tools, and more.

1.2 CEU

Cost: $90

NCMKT-CS006-01 

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

July 7

July 16

4 Tu, Th 6:00 - 9:00pm Ed Andriessen

The Business side of being a service-based solopreneur ONLINE

Do you currently have your own service-based business or are considering one? Are you an entrepreneur in the making, a counselor, creative, consultant, coach, or healer? A huge component of creating your own business is marketing and the creative, soul-led professionals' eyes often glaze over when thinking about it! In this course, Speaker, Business Coach and Creative Jen Mele will get you excited about business strategy and marketing and at the same time give you the confidence and knowledge to understand what steps you need to rick the entrepreneurial journey with heart.

  Understanding effective and authentic business practice is not only a form of self-care, it is vital when it comes to creating a sustainable business that can continuously grow for the long-term.

  By the end of the workshop, you will feel ignited, understanding the fundamental concepts and intuitive skills necessary to turn your passion into a profitable income, while honoring your needs, lifestyle and of course, your continuous stream of clients.

Cost: $120

NCBUS-CS084-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

May 13

May 20

2 TU 6:00-8:30pm Jen Mele

 

INTRODUCTION TO BOOKKEEPING ONLINE

This basic, hands-on, workshop-style manual bookkeeping course covers the complete accounting cycle from business transactions through entry into the books and records. Posting to accounts, preparation of worksheets and adjusting journal entries, and preparation of financial statements and closing are also discussed. Introduction to Bookkeeping will prepare you for any accounting or bookkeeping system: manual, one-write, or software-driven. Topics include the sales and purchase journals; cash receipts and cash disbursements journal; accounts receivable; inventory; and the use of Excel spreadsheets.  Textbook is required and available in college bookstore.

4.2 CEU

Cost: $410

NCACC-CS002-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

June 8

July 22

14 M, W 6:30-9:30pm Surendra Jakhar

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION PREP AND REVIEW ONLINE

The Project Management Institute’s PMP® credential is a leading industry-recognized certification for project managers. The PMI credential following your name tells current and potential employers that you have a solid foundation of project management knowledge that can be readily applied in the workplace.

Benefit from the professional advantages derived from attaining the Project Management Professional (PMP) status if you are a:

  • Project manager, team leader, project coordinator
  • Team member seeking to learn the PMBOK® framework
  • Person looking to increase project management knowledge

This 40-hour course is designed to help you prepare for the PMP® exam while gaining the most understanding of project management with the least amount of study.  Textbook is required and available in the college bookstore.

 4.0 CEU

Cost: $1,400

NCBUS-CS080-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

June 1

July 22

16 M, W 6:30-9:00pm Sandeep Jasra

For more information on certifications, consult the Project Management website at www.pmi.org/certification

 

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