Business/Entrepreneur

Bookkeeping for Small Business—2018-06-05 through 2018-06-14$95—Face to FaceView Details

<p>2 weeks, Tues. and Thurs., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 220. Learn basic accounting principles for record keeping, terminology, and how to prepare financial statements. Discover how to summarize the activities of a business through journal entries and understand how these activities lead to the preparation of income statements and balance sheets. This class is helpful prior to learning accounting software like QuickBooks or Quicken. The required text, Barron's Accounting by Peter J. Eisen, is available at NMC Bookstore (995-1285).</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =287797477
How to Properly Operate Your Condominium/Community Association—2018-06-21 through 2018-06-21$85—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m. University Center Rm. 204. Need-to-know information for condominium/community associations--designed for board members, managers, developers and association members. Guided by Robert Meisner, prominent condominium attorney, explore the many legal issues involved in the successful operation of an association. Get up-to-date information including: liability issues and how to avoid problems, successful enforcement of bylaws, handling violations, fiduciary duties, delinquent accounts, reserve accounts management, and dealing with the developer. You will also get tips on running successful board and membership meetings, plus time for your questions and concerns.

  • Seats available: Approximately 27. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287797232
Starting a Business Workshop—2018-05-23 through 2018-05-23$1—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 8:30-11 a.m., University Center Rm. 204. Are you in the beginning stages of starting a business, in need of capital, or simply considering self-employment? This fast-paced workshop format helps you assess your ability to lead and manage a company and evaluate market and sales potential for your product/service. Explore the fundamentals of writing a business plan. Other topics covered include determining concept feasibility, start-up costs, financing options, and the basics of business planning, along with other necessary steps to launch your business. The $59 cost of this class is underwritten by Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Completion of this workshop provides access to meeting with an SBDC consultant one-on-one. The workshop is free, but registration is required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287797787
Starting a Business Workshop—2018-08-01 through 2018-08-01$1—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 8:30-11 a.m., University Center Rm. 204. Are you in the beginning stages of starting a business, in need of capital, or simply considering self-employment? This fast-paced workshop format helps you assess your ability to lead and manage a company and evaluate market and sales potential for your product/service. Explore the fundamentals of writing a business plan. Other topics covered include determining concept feasibility, start-up costs, financing options, and the basics of business planning, along with other necessary steps to launch your business. The $59 cost of this class is underwritten by Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Completion of this workshop provides access to meeting with an SBDC consultant one-on-one. The workshop is free, but registration is required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287797148
Trade and Craft Show Selling—2018-06-06 through 2018-06-06$39—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Discover time-tested strategies to get your money's worth out of Festivals and Trade or Craft Shows. Learn how to successfully set up a booth, the best prospecting methods, and how to avoid traps that commonly waste time and energy at an event. Pick up tips on how to leverage your involvement before and after the event. This is a perfect prep for the upcoming season of shows.

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287797305
Write Fundraising Letters that Work!—2018-06-04 through 2018-06-04$49—Face to FaceView Details

<p>Mon., 6-8:30 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 148. Think direct mail is a dying fundraising strategy? Think again! Learn how to create fundraising letters that draw your reader in, make them feel vital to your mission, and move them to action. Bring a sample of your most recent fundraising letter to dissect (a sample letter will be available). Leave with an understanding of how people actually read fundraising letters, the key elements of an effective letter, and how you can use stylistic elements to improve your response rates. This course is perfect for non-profit board/committee members, fundraising professionals or those seeking a career in philanthropy.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =287797581
Starting a Business Workshop—2018-05-23 through 2018-05-23$1—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 8:30-11 a.m., University Center Rm. 204. Are you in the beginning stages of starting a business, in need of capital, or simply considering self-employment? This fast-paced workshop format helps you assess your ability to lead and manage a company and evaluate market and sales potential for your product/service. Explore the fundamentals of writing a business plan. Other topics covered include determining concept feasibility, start-up costs, financing options, and the basics of business planning, along with other necessary steps to launch your business. The $59 cost of this class is underwritten by Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Completion of this workshop provides access to meeting with an SBDC consultant one-on-one. The workshop is free, but registration is required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287797787
Write Fundraising Letters that Work!—2018-06-04 through 2018-06-04$49—Face to FaceView Details

<p>Mon., 6-8:30 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 148. Think direct mail is a dying fundraising strategy? Think again! Learn how to create fundraising letters that draw your reader in, make them feel vital to your mission, and move them to action. Bring a sample of your most recent fundraising letter to dissect (a sample letter will be available). Leave with an understanding of how people actually read fundraising letters, the key elements of an effective letter, and how you can use stylistic elements to improve your response rates. This course is perfect for non-profit board/committee members, fundraising professionals or those seeking a career in philanthropy.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =287797581
Bookkeeping for Small Business—2018-06-05 through 2018-06-14$95—Face to FaceView Details

<p>2 weeks, Tues. and Thurs., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Parsons-Stulen Bldg. Rm. 220. Learn basic accounting principles for record keeping, terminology, and how to prepare financial statements. Discover how to summarize the activities of a business through journal entries and understand how these activities lead to the preparation of income statements and balance sheets. This class is helpful prior to learning accounting software like QuickBooks or Quicken. The required text, Barron's Accounting by Peter J. Eisen, is available at NMC Bookstore (995-1285).</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =287797477
Trade and Craft Show Selling—2018-06-06 through 2018-06-06$39—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Discover time-tested strategies to get your money's worth out of Festivals and Trade or Craft Shows. Learn how to successfully set up a booth, the best prospecting methods, and how to avoid traps that commonly waste time and energy at an event. Pick up tips on how to leverage your involvement before and after the event. This is a perfect prep for the upcoming season of shows.

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287797305
How to Properly Operate Your Condominium/Community Association—2018-06-21 through 2018-06-21$85—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., 6-9 p.m. University Center Rm. 204. Need-to-know information for condominium/community associations--designed for board members, managers, developers and association members. Guided by Robert Meisner, prominent condominium attorney, explore the many legal issues involved in the successful operation of an association. Get up-to-date information including: liability issues and how to avoid problems, successful enforcement of bylaws, handling violations, fiduciary duties, delinquent accounts, reserve accounts management, and dealing with the developer. You will also get tips on running successful board and membership meetings, plus time for your questions and concerns.

  • Seats available: Approximately 27. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287797232
Starting a Business Workshop—2018-08-01 through 2018-08-01$1—Face to FaceView Details

Wed., 8:30-11 a.m., University Center Rm. 204. Are you in the beginning stages of starting a business, in need of capital, or simply considering self-employment? This fast-paced workshop format helps you assess your ability to lead and manage a company and evaluate market and sales potential for your product/service. Explore the fundamentals of writing a business plan. Other topics covered include determining concept feasibility, start-up costs, financing options, and the basics of business planning, along with other necessary steps to launch your business. The $59 cost of this class is underwritten by Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Completion of this workshop provides access to meeting with an SBDC consultant one-on-one. The workshop is free, but registration is required.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287797148
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