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Adult Education

Business Courses

Business Courses

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

Whether you are seeking to start a business in the service or retail industry, this course emphasizes the creative components you will need to make your business a success. 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.

Please check back in mid-August for dates and times for our Fall 2015 courses.

EVENT PLANNING

Planning a conference, gala, annual meeting, retreat, or reunion requires attention to detail, organization and planning.  This course offers tips on how to lay the groundwork for a major event, while spicing it up with a theme, motif, and creativity.  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.

Please check back in mid-August for dates and times for our Fall 2015 courses.

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 discuss how you can make the process as efficient as possible and how to submit proposals while still having time to provide services to the community. This workshop is geared to those new to grant writing.

Please check back in mid-August for dates and times for our Fall 2015 courses.

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. 

Please check back in mid-August for dates and times for our Fall 2015 courses.

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 process.  You will be introduced to the forms and applications necessary to start your new organization.

Please check back in mid-August for dates and times for our Fall 2015 courses.

 

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.

Please check back in mid-August for dates and times for our Fall 2015 courses.