Courses Available

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Starting a Business

NEW - Food Truck 101: Starting a Mobile Food Business
Business Startup Boot Camp Certificate Program
How to Start and Operate a Small Business

New Product Idea?  Go from Concept to Commercialization 
Starting a Nonprofit
Start Your Own Consulting Practice (online)
Turning Creativity into Cash
Soup to Nuts Strategy for Starting a Successful Food Business

Vetrepreneur Business Boot Camp

The Fine Arts Entrepreneur: From Starving Artist to Creative Career
The Fine Arts Entrepreneur 2: Launching Your Creative Career
NEW- Legal Issues for Business Owners with Counseling

Essentials in Business

Business Cash Protection: Detecting and Preventing Fraud
Understanding Your Customer
Mastering Financials with CPA Analysis
Business Plan Fundamentals

Market Research: Getting the Right Data to Make the Right Decisions

Business Budgeting and Financials: The Basics

Small Business Taxes: How to Beat the Tax Man

Budgeting and Forecasting

Keys to Creating a Successful Loan Application
Managing Your Account Receivables
Effective Business Writing
Strategies to Fight Your Financial Fires
Business Finance for Non Finance Personnel (online)
Pricing Your Product or Service
Surviving and Thriving in a Family Business
Booking Through Business: Reading Optional

Working the Business Model Canvas: A Blueprint for Success

Sales and Marketing

Sales Success: Making Your Sales Soar
Mobile Marketing:  The New Game in Town
Using YouTube to Promote Your Business
Internet Strategies for Small Business Owners

Design a Powerful Business Website with WordPress
Social Media Marketing Tools for Business Owners
MIcroMasters in Digital Marketing
Google+ for Business
SEO: Search Engine Optimization
Inbound Marketing: Engaging Customers with Content
June to December: Create a Snowball Effect in Holiday Sales
Go Social: Building a Social Media Marketing Strategy

International Business

Tariff Classification
Export Documentation
Letters of Credit
Going Global: Exporting is Possible, Profitable and Patriotic
Global Marketing: Understanding Culture
Essentials of Global Trade Financing
The Mechanics of Importing
E-Commerce in International Trade

Business Growth and Development

Transform Your Business: Creativity, Innovation and Change
Bidding and Managing Federal Contracts   
Leading a Small Business Enterprise
Business Check-Up
Purchasing Fundamentals (online)
Fundamentals of Supervision and Management (online)
Fundamentals of Supervision and Management II (online)
Flash Fund Your Business: Locate New Angels on the Horizon

Accounting with QuickBooks

Basic Accounting with QuickBooks
QuickBooks Level 1
QuickBooks Level 2
QuickBooks Certified User: Exam Review and Certification Test
Job Costing in QuickBooks
Run Your Construction Company with QuickBooks

Nonprofit Essentials

Starting a Nonprofit
Completing the Application for 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Status
Fundraising from Strategy to Results
Nonprofit Fundraising Essentials (online)
From Grant Seeking to Grant Writing
Making Your Grant Budget Work
The Fundamentals of Board Governance: Board Basics
Management of Outcome-Based Assessments
Partnerships in Practice: Building Strategic Alliances


Courses vary in length and may be offered at different campus locations. Group training is available through the Corporate Learning Center.