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Accounting and Recordkeeping for Small Business

A certified public accountant will explain various methods of accounting, how they function, and the factors to consider when selecting the method for your business. A case study of an accounting system for a small business will be completed in class. Required documentation for business transactions will be discussed and how long to keep business records will be reviewed.

Tuition: $70 (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat Sep 23 9AM-4PM Laurel College Center XB-593 M1607 #2564
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Basic Federal Tax Information for Small Business

This course provides instruction to new or prospective business owners on their rights and obligations under our nation’s tax system.

Topics include types of business entities and the advantages and disadvantages of each, the range of required tax forms, and payroll requirements with the federal government and state taxing authorities. This course is taught by a practicing CPA who specializes in start-up business.

Tuition: $70 (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat Sep 30 9AM-4PM Laurel College Center XB-584 M1608 #2565
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Make Money on the Internet

If you want to create your own internet business that is easy to start, can operate anytime or anywhere, has a steady
stream of income, does not require cold calling, and does not require multilevel marketing, then this is the course for

You will learn a simple step-by-step process to set up your lead generation service, get clients, and collect monthly payments on a residual basis.

Prerequisites: computer and WordPress or website knowledge. Instructor: Iris Carter.

Tuition: $40** (fee based, no waivers)
Tue Oct 03 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XE-661 M1606 #2563
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Starting a Small Business—An Entrepreneurial Training Course

This course is designed for start-up entrepreneurs as well as established business owners and organizations who understand that success starts with a proven business plan, a roadmap for the future. The course provides an orderly process to apply basic business principles to create actionable, measurable, and effective strategies for your small business. You will learn how to use research tools to attract customers and create revenue.

Instructor Pedro Marin has years of experience in developing and assisting small business start-ups.

.8 CEUs.

Tuition: $105 (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue Sep 26-Oct 10 6:30PM-9PM Gateway Campus XB-192 6049 #7810
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The Basics of Selling on eBay

Learn the basics of selling on eBay, including how to set up an eBay sellers account and how to create a basic auction listing. As you create a basic auction listing, you will also learn how to photograph items, write ad copy, set prices, create titles, answer customer questions, and set shipping profiles. You will be able to list items on eBay after the course. 

Prerequisites: Basic Windows and internet experience.

Tuition: $79** (fee based, no waivers)
Sat Aug 12 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab E XE-285 8447 #9410
Sat Oct 14 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab D XE-285 8169 #2640
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The Franchise Business
Take control of your future and own your business through franchising. In this new economy, find out how you can select the right franchise. Topics to be discussed include: pros and cons of franchising, franchising vs. independent start-ups, researching franchise opportunities, fundamentals of purchasing a new or existing franchise, the Offering Circular and the Franchise Agreement. Create your own possibilities!
Tuition: $40 (fee based, no waivers)
Tue Oct 24 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XB-116 M1605 #2562
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Usui Reiki Level II

This course is the follow up training to Level I. It will enable you to provide higher healing energy and qualify you as a Reiki Practitioner so that you may begin your own Reiki practice. Reiki II certified students are encouraged to expand to the community as a volunteer or in a private practice. Students will receive the Reiki II symbols. These three sacred symbols enable students to: increase the power of healing energy, clear negative energy from rooms, send energy to balance emotions and help heal relationships, and send Reiki distantly to another person or circumstance. We will discuss the many uses of Reiki in everyday life and receive the Reiki Level II attunement with hands-on practice using the Reiki II symbols.

This class is a powerful healing experience taught by reiki master and practitioner, Kristen Liller. Massage therapists and other students earn .5 CEUs for this class. Bring a lunch and wear comfortable clothes. 

Tuition: $105 (includes $45 in fees*)
Sat Sep 23 10AM-4PM Health Sciences Building 164 XB-102 6060 #9789
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Voice-Overs: Now Is Your Time

In what could be the one of most enlightening two hours you’ve ever spent, this class will show you how to begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos, and more! Most people go about it the wrong way. You will learn about a unique, out-of-the-box method to cash in on one of the most lucrative full-time or part-time careers out there! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead! NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you’ve been looking for!

Instructor Dan Levine has won many awards for commercial productions, including a national Clio Award and several local advertising ADDY Awards and nominations.

Tuition: $59** (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue Oct 24 7PM-9PM Gateway Campus XE-100 6058 #9791
Sat Oct 28 10AM-12PM Laurel College Center XE-100 J1612 #2544
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