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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 emplhasizes 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, September 8 - November 24

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

Register after August 29 - $325


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, September 8 - September 29

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., $125

Register after August 29 - $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.

Mondays & Wednesday, October 20 - November 19

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - $250

Register after October 10 - $275


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, October 14, 16, 21 & 23

6:00 p.m.  - 8:30 p.m., $125

Register after October 2 - $150