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Business Start-Up

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Business Start-up: Fundamentals of Starting a Business

This course is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or are at the beginning stages of starting their business. Delivered in a workshop format, this introductory session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services. The basics of business ownership are introduced, along with resources available to help launch new ventures in Michigan. Free

Speaker: Kellie Hanford, Certified Business Consultant

LOCATION COURSE NAME DAY TIME DATES REGISTER
MI-SBTDC FUNDAMENTALS OF STARTING A BUSINESS T 9:00 - 11:00AM 02/05/2013 Register
MI-SBTDC FUNDAMENTALS OF STARTING A BUSINESS T 9:00 - 11:00AM 2/19/2013 Register
MI-SBTDC FUNDAMENTALS OF STARTING A BUSINESS T 9:00 - 11:00AM 03/12/2013 Register
MI-SBTDC FUNDAMENTALS OF STARTING A BUSINESS T 9:00 - 11:00AM 03/26/2013 Register
MI-SBTDC FUNDAMENTALS OF STARTING A BUSINESS T 9:00 - 11:00AM 04/09/2013 Register
MI-SBTDC FUNDAMENTALS OF STARTING A BUSINESS T 9:00 - 11:00AM 04/23/2013 Register
MI-SBTDC FUNDAMENTALS OF STARTING A BUSINESS T 9:00 - 11:00AM 05/07/2013 Register
MI-SBTDC FUNDAMENTALS OF STARTING A BUSINESS T 9:00 - 11:00AM 05/21/2013 Register

Venture Plan

Learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship as you get your small business up and running! Venture Plan is a 6-week training program for starting your business, recognizing that you need a plan to chart your course. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business, Venture Plan can help you shape your company for growth. Dates are: 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5 & 11/12.

Call 517.483.1921 for more information

Call 517.483.1921 to register

Fee: $ 90.00

LOCATION COURSE NAME DAY TIME DATES REGISTER
WEST CAMPUS VENTURE PLAN M 6:00 - 9:00PM 04/08/2013 Register

Business Plan: Fundamentals of Writing a Business Plan

Designed for individuals who want to increase their chances for successful self-employment, or business launch, this course covers business planning in detail. Specifics of marketing, finance, legal, regulatory issues, operations, information-based planning and management are key components of this workshop. The first steps for creating a business plan draft will be included. Live examples of effective business plans are used as course material. FREE

Speaker: Kellie Hanford, Certified Business Consultant

LOCATION COURSE NAME DAY TIME DATES REGISTER
MI-SBTDC FUNDAMENTALS OF WRITING A BUSINESS PLAN T 9:00AM - 11:30AM 02/12/2013 Register
MI-SBTDC FUNDAMENTALS OF WRITING A BUSINESS PLAN T 9:00AM - 11:30AM 03/05/2013 Register
MI-SBTDC FUNDAMENTALS OF WRITING A BUSINESS PLAN T 9:00AM - 11:30AM 04/16/2013 Register
MI-SBTDC FUNDAMENTALS OF WRITING A BUSINESS PLAN T 9:00AM - 11:30AM 05/14/2013 Register

Marketing and Sales: Fundamentals of Marketing Your Business

This course presents practical applications of marketing concepts designed to grow small business. It covers basic marketing tools including market analysis and research, target marketing, assessing competitors, and key marketing implementation tools. A strategic, well-planned approach to marketing is demonstrated, with several examples of effective hands-on marketing techniques. Focus is on the business's customers - creating and keeping them.

Speaker: Laurie Lonsdorf, Senior Business Consultant

LOCATION COURSE NAME DAY TIME DATES REGISTER
MI-SBTDC FUNDAMENTALS OF MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS W 9:30AM-12:00PM 02/13/2013 Register
MI-SBTDC FUNDAMENTALS OF MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS T 2:00PM - 4:30PM 03/05/2013 Register
MI-SBTDC FUNDAMENTALS OF MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS W 6:00PM - 8:30PM 04/17/2013 Register
MI-SBTDC FUNDAMENTALS OF MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS W 9:30AM -12:00PM 05/22/2013 Register

Technology: NCIT 111 Social Media in the Workplace

Participants will be introduced to the many interesting and useful facets of social media and how these apply to the workplace, including using Facebook to creating a profile on LinkedIn. An expert instructor will help you learn to leverage social media to support your professional needs. Cost of this seminar is $59

(Click on a CRN from the table below for additional registration information.)

LOCATION COURSE NAME DAY TIME DATES CRN
EAST 205 SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE WORKPLACE F 6:10 - 10:00PM 02/15/2013 53364

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Extended Learning and Professional Studies

Extended Learning and Professional Studies
LCC Administration Bldg Room 201
 Phone: (517) 483-1415
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