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Entrepreneurship & Self Employment


Entrepreneurship Certificate

Earn a Continuing Education Certificate of Completion for Professional Development. Identify the skills and characteristics required for all successful entrepreneurs. You 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*)
Sep 04-Nov 30   Online XO-934 4394 #3472
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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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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 road map 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 18-Oct 02 6:30PM-9PM Gateway Campus XB-192 6390 #3652
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Usui Reiki Level I

Welcome to your Usui Reiki journey! This course is the beginning level of Usui Reiki training. It consists of open discussion on the history and development of Reiki, Level I attunement and hands-on practice. The latter includes giving and receiving a complete Reiki treatment using specific hand positions, self-treatment and practice using various Japanese healing techniques. You will learn and practice how to scan the body for energy, proper ways to give treatments to yourself, friends, family and pets and gain a general understanding of chakras and the aura. This class is a powerful healing experience taught by Kristen Liller, a Reiki Master and experienced practitioner. Bring a lunch and wear comfortable clothes. .5 CEUs

Tuition: $105 (includes $45 in fees*)
Sat Oct 13 10AM-3PM Health Sciences Building 165 XB-100 6400 #0790
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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 Oct 20 10AM-3PM Health Sciences Building 165 XB-102 6407 #0791
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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 Oct 18 7PM-9PM Gateway Campus XE-100 6392 #0794
Sat Oct 20 10AM-12PM Laurel College Center XE-100 J1602 #3137
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