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Accounting and Recordkeeping for Small Business

Learn various methods of accounting, how they function, and the factors to consider when selecting a method for your business from a certified public accountant (CPA). Complete a case study of an accounting system for a small business. Discover the required documentation for business
transactions as well as review how long to keep business records. Instructor: Betty Kohls Stehman, CPA.

Tuition: $70 (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat May 05 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus XB-593 6473 #8896
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Basic Federal Tax Information for Small Business

New or prospective business owners can explore your rights and obligations under our nation’s tax systems with Betty Kohls Stehman, a practicing certified public accountant (CPA). Review topics including types of business entities and the advantages and disadvantages of each, the range of
required tax forms, payroll requirements with the federal government, and state taxing authorities.

Tuition: $70 (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat May 19 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus XB-584 6392 #9313
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Entrepreneurship Certificate

Earn a Continuing Education Certificate of Completion for Professional Development. Identify the skills and characteristics required for all successful entrepreneurs. Students will create a business plan and learn ways to market products and services in this three-part series. You will receive an email with login instructions by the start date. Please visit or call 443-518-4680 for more information.

Tuition: $495 (includes $470 in fees*)
Jun 04-Aug 31   Online XO-934 4344 #0073
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Financial Aspects of Your Business

Learn how to fund and grow your business, and how to manage your money. Discuss banking relationships and what banks look for in a business. Compare the differences between a line and loan and the difference between conventional loans and SBA loans. .6 CEUs.

Tuition: $70 (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat Jun 02 9AM-4PM Laurel College Center XB-173 M1666 #9914
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Legal Issues for Business Owners

Every business person knows that the advice of a good attorney can be critical to success. This course provides the opportunity to discuss business/legal issues with an attorney who has owned and operated numerous small and large businesses. Topics will include a business owner’s rights and liability under the law, what to do if sued, how to limit  to liability exposure, customer nonpayment issues, operating a business from your house, and other issues relevant to participating students.

Tuition: $65 (includes $40 in fees*)
Wed Jun 20-Jun 27 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XB-594 M1667 #9915
Wed Aug 15-Aug 22 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XB-594 M1661 #9903
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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 Jun 09 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XB-116 M1670 #9922
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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. You 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 Kristen Liller. Bring a lunch and wear comfortable clothes. .5 CEUs.

Tuition: $105 (includes $45 in fees*)
Sat Apr 21 10AM-3PM Health Sciences Building 165 XB-102 6306 #8047
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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! You will learn 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 Jun 26 7PM-9PM Gateway Campus XE-100 6250 #9980
Sat Jun 30 10AM-12PM Laurel College Center XE-100 J1662 #9928
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