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Small Business Management Online Classes

Running a small business has a lot of challenges and risks. As an entrepreneur or solopreneur, you need to understand all aspects of business management in order to be successful. Our small business classes offer practical knowledge in a wide range of topics, including finance, sales and marketing, bookkeeping and accounting, computer skills, supervision and management, communication, operations, and strategic planning.

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Introduction to Small Business (Choose 1)

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An experienced entrepreneur teaches you how to develop the motivation, discipline, and creativity to quit your job and be your own boss. Read More...

$185
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Stop dreaming and learn how to start your own successful small business. Read More...

$185
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Find out how you can earn income by sharing your training or knowledge with others. Read More...

$185
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Accounting and Finance (2)

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Gain a marketable new skill by learning the basics of double‐entry bookkeeping, financial reporting, and more. Read More...

$185
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This course will help you understand business environments, financial statements, and strategy so you can make more profitable business and personal financial decisions. Read More...

$185
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Business Software (2)

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Learn to build, edit, and maintain a database in Microsoft Access 2016, complete with tables, reports, forms, macros, and queries to give you fast access to all your important information. Read More...

$185
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Use this popular project management software to plan, implement, and control projects, track costs and resources, and generate reports using Gantt Chart and Calendar views. Read More...

$185
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Accounting Software (Choose 2)

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Take your Microsoft Excel 2016 skills to the next level as you master charts, graphs, PivotTables, Slicers, Sparklines, AutoFilter, macros, and other advanced Excel functions. Read More...

$185
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Go beyond the basic introductory concepts and learn how to gain more control and improve productivity while using QuickBooks. Read More...

$185
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Become proficient in using Microsoft Excel 2016 (now available through Office 365) and discover how to create worksheets, workbooks, charts, and graphs quickly and efficiently Read More...

$185
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Learn how to quickly and efficiently gain control over the financial aspects of your business. Read More...

$185
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Learn how to use QuickBooks 2015 to create paychecks, pay taxes, produce job costing reports, and generate forms and reports quickly and easily. Read More...

$185
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Learn how to use the Premier Contractor Edition of QuickBooks 2015 for your construction business to create contract estimates, perform time tracking and job costing, generate powerful reports, and much more. Read More...

$325
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Business Operations (4)

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Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long‐term success. Read More...

$185
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Learn the people skills required to motivate and delegate, and learn tools for solving problems and resolving conflicts. Read More...

$185
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Acquire practical experience in strategic planning, management, and finance without enrolling in an MBA program. Read More...

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This course provides essential information to introduce or refresh your skills and competencies as youprepare and complete your first project. This course will also help you prepare for the internationally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exams offered by the Project Management Institute, PMI. Read More...

$185
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Sales and Marketing (2)

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Develop an Internet marketing plan for your business that incorporates SEO, advertising, email, social media, and more. Read More...

$185
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Discover small business marketing strategies that can help you attract attention, woo your target audience, grow your customer base, and expand your profitsall for little or no money. Read More...

$185
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Electives (Choose 3)

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Learn how to research and develop relationships with potential funding sources, organize grant writing campaigns, and prepare proposals. Read More...

$185
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Learn how to have more successful relationships with difficult bosses, co‐workers, students, neighbors, or relatives. Read More...

$185
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What are the secrets to managing successful teams in the workplace? Explore communication techniques and problem‐solving skills that will help you get your team on track in no time. Read More...

$185
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Write great marketing copy to improve your company's image and your chances of getting hired or promoted. Read More...

$185
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Learn the basics of HTML so you can design, create, and post your very own site on the Web. Read More...

$185
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Discover how to easily create blogs and websites with WordPress, the world's most popular Web publisher. Read More...

$185
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Learn powerful graphic design techniques and build websites that are both attractive and wickedly effective. Read More...

$185
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Learn the secret to converting a potential customer into a long‐term asset. Find out how to lay the groundwork for repeat business and your future success. Read More...

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Master more advanced techniques for this powerful database program, including importing Excel spreadsheets as tables, creating query calculations to crunch numbers, and using Visual Basic to automate common tasks. Read More...

$185
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Learn to design and draw vector art, work with shape gradients, and manipulate color images using Adobe Illustrator CS6. Read More...

$185
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Learn how to use Adobe InDesign CC software to create professional‐quality letterhead, brochures, forms, eBooks, business materials and more. Read More...

$185
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Learn how to use Photoshop CS6, the world's best graphics program for photographers, to edit photos and create original images. Read More...

$185
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Lost for words? Don't be! Learn to build rapport, trust, warmth, and respect through conversation. Read More...

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Become indispensable to any organization by understanding how to identify and meet customer needs. Read More...

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Learn to handle basic human resource functions to ensure the best possible results. Read More...

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Learn how to use the five most popular social media platformsFacebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+to grow and promote your business. Read More...

$185
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Looking for a fun new career coordinating special events? Learn proven techniques from a master event planner. Read More...

$185
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Learn to prepare grant proposals that get solid results for your favorite organization or charity. Read More...

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