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BUSS:710 Advertising, Marketing and PR on a Dime03/03-03/10  

Explore some of the best ways to advertise, market and get public relations for your business with little or no money. Learn how to stretch your budget by maximizing the image of your product or service. Learn to take control and know the consumer you want. We'll discuss tools to create and capture customer value, managing marketing information to assess buyer behavior, communicating your brand, social responsibility and ethics. Location of class: Meramec Library-Confluence Room. Cost for adults 60 and over $20.00.

  • Registration Code= 201505 50444
  • Meeting Dates= 03/03-03/10
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location=  
  • Instructor= Robin Boyce
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:701 Artisans and Crafters: Making Money with Your Business03/24-03/24  

You've been honing your talent and finding a demand for your handmade craft or artistic products, but how do you navigate the "indie" marketplace? Get ready for the upcoming holiday season and learn tips from award winning artist, 35-year veteran in the arts and former Executive Director of Best of Missouri Hands, "Mike" Ochonicky as she discusses: effective marketing techniques, outlets to sell online and in-person, balancing creativity with administrative tasks, and more. Bring a notebook and pen to class. Cost for adults 60 and over $14.50.

  • Registration Code= 201505 50380
  • Meeting Dates= 03/24-03/24
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 114
  • Instructor= Michelle Ochonicky
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:702 Business Plan Development04/01-04/22  

An intensive, four-session, individually customized course designed to provide new and aspiring entrepreneurs with the tools and resources to create a solid business plan. Experienced business facilitators/coaches will guide group sessions, and share practical experiences to enhance your business. Participants learn with and from their peers, creating a powerful network that continues well after the program is complete. These sessions are enriched with guest speakers from various disciplines including the legal profession, marketing, human resources, and financing. In addition, each participant will begin by taking the GrowthWheel assessment and receive customized tools based on this assessment to assist as you build your plan. Weekly homework assignments are given and participation is required to be successful in the class. Continued counseling from a business counselor and certified life coach is available after the completion of the class. Program is offered in partnership with the Small Business and Technology Development Center. Cost for adults 60 and over $82.50.

  • Registration Code= 201505 50432
  • Meeting Dates= 04/01-04/22
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 206
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 99.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:710 Creating a Breakthrough Marketing Program for Your Small Business03/14-03/14  

Get a hands-on approach to understanding the foundational pieces of a marketing program and how to create a marketing plan that can help your small business move beyond the basics of marketing. Learn to develop objectives and strategies to assist you in meeting your goals. Program is offered in partnership with the Small Business and Technology Development Center. Cost for adults 60 and over $26.00.

  • Registration Code= 201505 50433
  • Meeting Dates= 03/14-03/14
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 107
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Establishing a Digital Presence for Your Small Business04/14-04/14  

Do you know the most lucrative social media platforms vital to your success as a business owner? Learn to create and sustain a relevant digital identity in this new public arena to access your future customers. Bring your laptop or tablet or use our equipment to get started in this digital hands-on lab. Discover where and how to establish your business on specific social media platforms and get a leg up over your competition on expanding your message. Instructor Sarah Guldalian is a media, marketing and mass communications professional with over 15 years of experience working with media agencies. Cost for adults 60 and over $12.50.

  • Registration Code= 201505 50381
  • Meeting Dates= 04/14-04/14
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 202
  • Instructor= Sarah Guldalian
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Generating Buzz Around Your Small Business04/21-04/21  

Do you need help in taking your business to the next level? Join Sarah Guldalian, veteran media, marketing and mass communications professional to identify and seize opportunities that promote awareness for your small business or product. We'll discuss the importance and how-to's of strategic networking and progressive ways to motivate your desired target audience to respond to your call-to-action. You'll take home a plan with action steps towards your desired results. Cost for adults 60 and over $12.50.

  • Registration Code= 201505 50382
  • Meeting Dates= 04/21-04/21
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 114
  • Instructor= Sarah Guldalian
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:705 Keeping Records for a Small Business04/29-05/06  

As a small business owner, it is important for you to have good record keeping procedures and accurately follow tax guidelines. Taught by small business tax professional, T. Spector, CPA, class topics include internal and external financial records, different forms of business ownership (and their specific record keeping requirements), setting up your own books, management reporting, travel and entertainment expenses, home office expenses, methods for tracking and deducting vehicle expenses. The instructor welcomes a two-way discussion and questions about your specific situation. Cost for adults 60 and over $57.00.

  • Registration Code= 201505 50428
  • Meeting Dates= 04/29-05/06
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 124
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:701 S.C.O.R.E Seminar03/07-03/07  

You will enjoy this special short course to acquaint the small business owner or operator with current management principles as they relate specifically to small business operations. It is designed to be particularly helpful if you are planning to start your own business. Topics include business terms, forms and risks of ownership, marketing, record keeping, legal aspects and insurance needs. Finding capital, financial planning, tax considerations and other business functions will also be discussed. All students must register with the SCORE Office online at www.stlscore.org. Lunch not provided. Fee for class materials payable to SCORE at registration; $60 pre-register & pre-pay; $70 at the door.

  • Registration Code= 201505 51152
  • Meeting Dates= 03/07-03/07
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 109
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
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314-984-7777
 
  S.C.O.R.E Seminar05/02-05/02  

You will enjoy this special short course to acquaint the small business owner or operator with current management principles as they relate specifically to small business operations. It is designed to be particularly helpful if you are planning to start your own business. Topics include business terms, forms and risks of ownership, marketing, record keeping, legal aspects and insurance needs. Finding capital, financial planning, tax considerations and other business functions will also be discussed. All students must register with the SCORE Office online at www.stlscore.org. Lunch not provided. Fee for class materials payable to SCORE at registration; $60 pre-register & pre-pay; $70.00 at the door.

  • Registration Code= 201505 50122
  • Meeting Dates= 05/02-05/02
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
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314-984-7777
 
  S.C.O.R.E Seminar04/11-04/11  

You will enjoy this special short course to acquaint the small business owner or operator with current management principles as they relate specifically to small business operations. It is designed to be particularly helpful if you are planning to start your own business. Topics include business terms, forms and risks of ownership, marketing, record keeping, legal aspects and insurance needs. Finding capital, financial planning, tax considerations and other business functions will also be discussed. All students must register with the SCORE Office online at www.stlscore.org. Lunch not provided. Fee for class materials payable to SCORE at registration; $60 pre-register & pre-pay; $70 at the door.

  • Registration Code= 201505 50121
  • Meeting Dates= 04/11-04/11
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
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314-984-7777
 
  S.C.O.R.E Seminar02/07-02/07  

You will enjoy this special short course to acquaint the small business owner or operator with current management principles as they relate specifically to small business operations. It is designed to be particularly helpful if you are planning to start your own business. Topics include business terms, forms and risks of ownership, marketing, record keeping, legal aspects and insurance needs. Finding capital, financial planning, tax considerations and other business functions will also be discussed. All students must register with the SCORE Office online at www.stlscore.org. Lunch not provided. Fee for class materials payable to SCORE at registration; $60 pre-register & pre-pay; $70 at the door.

  • Registration Code= 201505 50120
  • Meeting Dates= 02/07-02/07
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
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314-984-7777
 
  S.C.O.R.E Seminar01/10-01/10  

You will enjoy this special short course to acquaint the small business owner or operator with current management principles as they relate specifically to small business operations. It is designed to be particularly helpful if you are planning to start your own business. Topics include business terms, forms and risks of ownership, marketing, record keeping, legal aspects and insurance needs. Finding capital, financial planning, tax considerations and other business functions will also be discussed. All students must register with the SCORE Office online at www.stlscore.org. Lunch not provided. Fee for class materials payable to SCORE at registration; $60 pre-register & pre-pay; $70 at the door.

  • Registration Code= 201505 50119
  • Meeting Dates= 01/10-01/10
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:706 Small Business Tax Seminar04/25-04/25  

If you are thinking of starting a small business or have already done so, this program is designed for you. Join small business tax professional, T. Spector, CPA, and learn the essentials of starting a business; business use of the home, recordkeeping, independent contractor versus employee, hobby versus business, federal income tax and employment tax requirements. This program is designed for sole proprietors, but much of the information relates to all forms of business ownership. The instructor welcomes a two-way discussion and questions about your specific situation. Cost for adults 60 and over $29.00.

  • Registration Code= 201505 50426
  • Meeting Dates= 04/25-04/25
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:701 Starting and Managing a Small Business02/14-02/21  

Are you thinking about starting and managing a small business in Missouri? Designed for individuals who are considering starting a business, have made the decision to start or who have been in business for less than two years, this program will discuss: the basics of business ownership, planning for success, organizational forms of business, legal and regulatory environment, recordkeeping and information management, marketing, financing and resources. Program is offered in partnership with the Small Business and Technology Development Center. Cost for adults 60 and over $40.00.

  • Registration Code= 201505 50431
  • Meeting Dates= 02/14-02/21
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Starting your Own Business - Legal Issues04/20-04/20  

As a small business owner, you are subject to some of the laws and regulations that apply to large corporations. This class will help you understand which requirements apply to your business. It will cover establishing a corporation, partnership or LLC, as well as introducing the law of Marketing, Employment, Copyright and Trademark, Privacy, Contracts, Tax and other regulations. Taught by an attorney. Cost for adults 60 and over $15.00.

  • Registration Code= 201505 50439
  • Meeting Dates= 04/20-04/20
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 111
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 19.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:741 Understanding Accounting-An Introduction03/26-03/26  

Designed for individuals with non-financial backgrounds who work with budgets or those wanting to enter an office manager position, this introductory course provides an overview of accounting terminology and processes, analyzing financial activities and statements and applying the fundamentals of accounting. Course will cover debits, credits, general ledgers, assets, liabilities, balance sheets, profit and loss statements and more. Cost for adults 60 and over $15.50.

  • Registration Code= 201505 50384
  • Meeting Dates= 03/26-03/26
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Communications North 203
  • Instructor= Kimberly Franklin
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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314-984-7777