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Business Courses

Business Courses

CREATIVE ARTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP COURSE - PREPARATION, PLANNING, PROFIT & PRODUCTION

Whether you're seeking start-up in the service or retail industries, this course emphasizes the creative components you will need to successfully stand out amongst the rest.  This course provides a strong foundation of the fundaments of entrepreneurship; moving from ideas to realization, understanding your process, research, increasing efficiency, and more.  Come prepared to write, read, research and realize your dream.

Mondays, March 2 - April 6

6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. $300 (includes textbook)


EVENT PLANNING

Planning a conference, gala, annual meeting, retreat, or reunion does not have to be a nightmare if you do your homework and are organized. This course offers tips on how to lay the groundwork for a mjaor event, while spicing it up with a theme, motif, and attention to detail.  How to manage all the details is simplified with time lines, lists of responsibilities, staffing, budgets, marketing, and how to pull it all together for the day of the event.

Mondays, March 23 - April 20

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., $150

GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP

Learn the nuts and bolts of how to create a winning grant proposal! We'll look at the different types of grant proposals, the typical components of a proposal, and the steps in the process.  We'll also take about how you can make the process as efficient as possible- how to get the proposals out and still have time to provide services to the community! This workshop is geared to those new to grant writing.

Wednesdays, April 8 - April 29

6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - $175

GRANT PROPOSALS OVERVIEW

Volunteers or employees of non-profit agencies, local government, and educational institutions will find this class helpful.  Information presented includes research, funding sources, development, and proposal types. 

Mondays and Wednesdays, March 16, 18, 23, 25

6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - $145


HOW TO START A NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATION

Creating a not for profit organization can be a daunting process, but this course will help you learn the step by step process.  You will be introduced to the forms and applications necessary to start your new organization.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, March 3 and 5

6:00 p.m.  - 8:30 p.m., $150

 

INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC RELATIONS

Establishing and maintaining a brand for yourself or a business can be quite challenging, but this course will help you learn how to navigate the process of public relations.  You will be introduced to the forms and applications necessary to market yourself or your business.

Mondays, March 9 and 16

7:00 p.m.  - 9:00 p.m., $95