|Business Start-Up||Fundamentals of Supervision and Management||Online Classes|
|Quickbooks||Social Media - Marketing|
Successfully complete all three classes and receive a Small Business Social Media Certificate and CEUs. You may also take individual classes.
How to Use Social Networking to Boost Your Business
What’s all the madness about Facebook and Twitter? These sites offer a lot more than telling people what you had for lunch. Become familiar with and learn to use social networking to build your business quickly. Discover the top social networking sites, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. Learn to build your profile, what information is important to include about yourself and your business, build your friends and connections. Discover ways to connect your blogs and websites to your social sites and use them for effective marketing. Traditional marketing may be a thing of the past when you discover how easy it is to network online.
Tue, Jan 17, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
BUSI 1060W01-81719 $69, $5 material fee to instructor
Facebook Your Way to Business Success
Thousands of people are joining Facebook every day not just to find old friends, but to build their businesses too. With over 400 million accounts within the Facebook community, this isn’t an opportunity that can be ignored. Whether you have a local service business, or a business that can have clients anywhere in the world, you’ll find Facebook an attractive tool to add to your marketing plans. Be successful using this tool and get personal assistance.
Tue, Jan 24, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
BUSI 1077W01-81720 $69, $5 material fee to instructor
Introduction to Facebook Advertising: Secrets to Boost Your Likes and Views
You have to pay to play! Facebook has changed the way the News Feed works for users. Facebook’s traditional reach is declining rapidly. Advertising has become an essential part of a social media marketing strategy, and knowing how to properly advertise on Facebook has become key to a business’s success. Explore the different types of advertising, how and when to use each type of ad, how to identify a target audience and how to set up and create an ad on Facebook.
Tue, Jan 31, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
BUSI 1076W01-81996 $69, $5 material fee to instructor closed
Search Engine Optimization with Content Marketing
The search engine world has changed. Gone are the days of tricks and gimmicks to move up the search engine rankings. As Google leads the battle to reward valued content, you can learn ways to make your website more visible. By consistently developing marketing and business-focused content, you can optimize your site with a commitment of time instead of money.
Tues, Feb 7, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
BUSI 2028W01-82315 $59, $5 material fee to instructor
Entrepreneurs in Colorado! How to Get Started
Explore the pre-startup and startup steps to building your business on a firm foundation. Avoid the pitfalls that cause so many businesses to fail and protect your personal assets. Receive a Colorado Business Resource Guide and discover where to find reliable business information.
Wed, Jan 25, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
BUSI 1024W01-80214 $59, $5 material fee to instructor
Make a Difference as a Social Entrepreneur
Learn the ways entrepreneurs are contributing to making a difference in the world through their company or non-profit. Business can be about more than profit. Leading entrepreneurial companies recognize their ability to achieve social goals and earn money at the same time.
Wed, Feb 1, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
BUSI 1005W01-82314 $59, $5 material fee to instructor closed
Fundamentals of Supervision and Management
If you have recently been promoted to a supervisory or management position or want to learn how to become a more effective manager, master the basics of business by learning the language of management. Learn the skills required to delegate responsibility and motivate your employees and explore how to influence and direct other people’s performance. Finally, learn how to solve problems and resolve conflicts so you can accomplish your job more effectively.
This course is preapproved for professional development units through PMI and has been reviewed by a project management professional (PMP) to ensure that it meets PMI’s expectations for professional development in project management.
This is a 6-week online class which begins the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Cost is $119 for 24 hours of instruction. Register for this course.
These are 6-week online classes which begins the 2nd Wednesday of every month. For more information, to register and pay, please view our online programs. Cost is $119 for 24 hours of instruction.
Scott Paxton, CPA
Learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently with this powerful accounting software program. QuickBooks is designed especially for the small to midsized-business owner who needs a fully functional accounting system that’s also easy to use.
Scott Paxton, CPA
Contractors have many unique bookkeeping needs, so we’ve designed this course from the ground up specifically for the construction industry. Learn how to use the Premier Contractor Edition of QuickBooks 2015 to run your business more efficiently. Discover how to create custom, professional-looking contract estimates, track time and materials, and learn the different methods you can use to bill your clients, including how to use the QuickBooks progress invoicing and job-costing features. Explore how to deal with change orders and retainage requirements. Discover techniques to protect your business from fraud, prepare for tax time, and generate useful and dynamic reports.
Scott Paxton, CPA
Preparing payroll in any small business can be a daunting task. Whether you have one employee or 20 employees, the federal and state requirements are often the same. Master efficient techniques for creating checks, paying taxes, and generating forms and reports quickly and easily and find the IRS information you need. Learn how to track work and vacation time; produce job costing reports; generate W-2, W-3, and 1099 forms; create paychecks; and more.
How to Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business
If you have an art or a craft and you dream about starting your own home-based or small business, this is the course for you! Discover how to find your niche within your chosen craft and how to create your own unique business identity. Discuss what makes marketing in the arts and crafts business different from marketing in most other enterprises. Find a sales approach that meshes with your personality and preserves your creative integrity. Get insider secrets too, learning how to find and get into the best craft shows, as well as design booths that really draw customers in. Discover how to price your work effectively so you can set yourself up for success whether you’re selling through craft shows, in galleries, online, or even in your own retail store.
This is a 6-week online class which begins the 2nd Wednesday of every month. For more information, to register and pay, go to arapahoe.edu/communityed and follow the online links. Cost is $119 for 24 hours of instruction.
Fun! Fast! Convenient! Great Content! Get a Certificate! 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.
Classes begin on the 3rd Wednesday of every month.
- W01 Jan 18
- W01 Feb 15
- W03 Mar 15
To register for online courses, follow the specific class link and click on 'enroll now.'