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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. .6 CEUs. Instructor: Betty Kohls Stehman. 

Tuition: $70 (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat Jan 19 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus XB-593 6375 #4585
Sat May 04 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus XB-593 6376 #5045
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Breaking Into the Music Business *NEW!*
With today’s rocket growth of streaming and online music sharing, this is not your father’s music business anymore! As the creative aspects of music change, grow and encompass new sound, video, and distribution technologies, you must know your rights and protect your entitlements as an artist. This course covers the seven essential aspects of music administration: creative structure, copyright laws, publishing industry sources, performance rights, songwriter agreements, and contract standards. Successful student testimonial online!
Tuition: $69** (includes $40 in fees*)
Thu Apr 04-Apr 11 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XE-351 M1812 #5488
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Entertainment Management *NEW!*
As an entertainer, you may be on the stage, but you’re not alone! Entertainment is a challenging business, but you can overcome the obstacles with passion, knowledge and an entertainment manager. This course shows you the ropes by covering the artist/manager relationship as talent coach, business manager and promoter. From building a fan base to maximizing the resources for venues, press and social media, this is the partner you need to get into the spotlight.
Tuition: $132** (includes $40 in fees*)
Wed, Fri Apr 17-Apr 26 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XE-904 M1811 #5487
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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. 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*)
Feb 04-Apr 26   Online XO-934 4708 #5827
Apr 01-Jun 28   Online XO-934 4717 #5836
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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*)
Wed Jan 16-Jan 30 6:30PM-9PM Gateway Campus XB-192 6372 #5043
Wed Apr 03-Apr 24 6:30PM-9PM Gateway Campus XB-192 6374 #5044
(No class Apr 17)
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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 Jan 12 10AM-3PM Health Sciences Building 165 XB-100 6380 #4495
Sat Apr 06 10AM-3PM Health Sciences Building 165 XB-100 6381 #4579
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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 Jan 19 10AM-3PM Health Sciences Building 165 XB-102 6384 #4496
Sat Apr 13 10AM-3PM Health Sciences Building 165 XB-102 6385 #4580
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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: Will Kamp is a successful voice-over actor for Honda and national television stations.

Tuition: $59** (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat Mar 09 10AM-2PM Laurel College Center XE-100 J1623 #6624
Wed Mar 13 7AM-9PM Gateway Campus XE-100 6388 #4587
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Engineering students Faith Tracey, Brooks Wiggs, and Laura Wortman designed and built an interactive musical playground on campus for children at the HCC Children's Learning Center. The work occurred during their Introduction to Engineering course, which takes a project-based approach to learning.

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