Are you thinking of starting or have recently started a business? Do you want to avoid the pitfalls that cause so many businesses to fail? Want to make sure that your personal assets are protected? Discover the pre-start up and start up steps to building your business on a firm foundation. Receive a Colorado Business Resource Guide and learn where to find reliable business information.
Tue, Jan 21, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
BUSI 1024W01-80214 $59, $5 material fee to instructor
Tue, Mar 4, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Parker Campus
BUSI 1024WP1-80215 $59, $5 material fee to instructor
Create Your Business Plan
Go beyond your idea and create a business plan the financers will consider. Review sample plans, learn to write effectively, organize financial data and develop a solid financial plan, and discover grants and loan funding sources for your business.
Tue, Mar 11-25, 6:30-9 p.m., 3 wks Littleton Campus
BUSI 1081W01-81355 $99, $10 material fee to instructor
SMALL BUSINESS FINANCES
Money Management for Small Business
Managing cashflow is vital for surviving and thriving in small business. Strategies for maintaining sufficient working capital is fundamental. Knowing the structure of a balance sheet and income statement as well as the difference between these two documents is vital to success. Get practical information on a wide variety of options for obtaining business financing to launch or expand your company. Discover valuable tips for making the best use of money on a daily basis to reduce your stress and improve your business efficiency.
Tue, Jan 28, 6-8 p.m., Littleton Campus
BUSI 2004W01-81354 $59, $5 material fee to instructor
QuickBooks Boot Camp: A Demonstration for PC Users
The perfect 2-in-1 class for those new to QuickBooks and business accounting. Learn all the essentials to get started on QuickBooks and the tools to set up good record keeping for your business. Understand the basics of proper accounting, how it works in QuickBooks, and what those financial reports mean to you. Basic computer skills are necessary for QuickBooks and a basic accounting knowledge will be helpful. This is an overview/demonstration of the most recent version of QuickBooks, not a hands-on class. After this class, you may sign up for the Quick Book Hands-on session to receive individualized instruction and get answers to your specific questions.
Thu, Jan 23, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
BUSI 1082W01-80218 $79
Wed, Feb 5, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Parker Campus
BUSI 1082WP1-81116 $79
QuickBooks Hands-on: PC Users
Bring your laptop, paperwork and questions, and our expert instructor will help you set up your very own company file in proper form. Hands-on guidance and individual instruction are provided during this unique small group session. Prerequisite is QuickBooks Boot Camp or permission of instructor. Bring a laptop with QuickBooks installed (QuickBooks version 2010 or newer is recommended).
Thu, Jan 30, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
BUSI 1083W01-80219 $89
Wed, Feb 12, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Parker Campus
BUSI 1083WP1-80220 $89
QuickBooks PowerSession: PC Users
Practical, real-world examples of how-to’s, tips, and shortcuts to improve your QuickBooks skills! Topics covered:
- Customizing (templates, reports, and more)
- Efficiency (do it better and faster)
- Best practices and useful shortcuts
Prerequisite: basic working knowledge of QuickBooks or both sessions of QuickBooks classes. Bring a laptop with QuickBooks installed (QuickBooks version 2010 or newer is recommended).
Thu, Feb 13, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
BUSI 1084W01-80221 $89
Get to the Top of Google
As more people turn to the Web to look for the products, services, and information they need, it is vital that you have a Web site that can be easily found in the search engines. There is no need to pay for clicks or banner ads. Come to this fun basic class on search engine optimization (SEO) and learn how to get your Web site to the top of Google, Yahoo, and MSN. Jennifer Croft has more than 25 years of marketing experience and hundreds of hours studying search engine optimization techniques.
Mon, Mar 10, 6-8 p.m. Littleton Campus
BUSI 1075W01-80229 $59, $5 material fee to instructor
Blogging for Dollars! How to Create Blogs to Make $ for Your Business
Blogs are a hot trend and are a quick, easy and inexpensive way to get your business on the Web making money. Figure out what a blog is and learn the 5 reasons you should have one as part of your business marketing plan. Learn to add PayPal and affiliate advertising to your blog. Get to know the most common blog service providers. Search engines absolutely love blogs, which is great for getting your company noticed. Get tips for promoting your blog to Google and Yahoo. Discover where you can find lots of easy ways to use blog goodies for free or almost free.
Thu, Jan 23, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
BUSI 1031W01-80228 $69
ONLINE BUSINESS CLASSES
Fun! Fast! Convenient! Great Content! Get a Certificate! Ask us how to try the first lesson of a course for FREE! All these courses are conducted online. Click on the class links below or visit our online section to see how easy and fun online learning can be.
Section Numbers Chart:
- F04 December 11
- W01 January 15
- W02 February 19
- W03 March 19
For all online courses: remember to include course number (below), section number (above), course title and course start date when registering and completing your registration form.