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BUSS:702 Business Plan Development09/28-10/19  

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. Please bring a laptop or electronic device to class for working on your business plan. Program is offered in partnership with the Small Business and Technology Development Center. Cost for adults 60 and over $82.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70424
  • Meeting Dates= 09/28-10/19
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 122
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 99.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:701 Business Start-Up Skills for Artisans & Crafters: Make Money with Your Business09/12-09/12  

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 spring 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 $15.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70140
  • Meeting Dates= 09/12-09/12
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 117
  • Instructor= Michelle Ochonicky
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Business Start-Up Skills for Artisans & Crafters: Make Money with Your Business09/22-09/22  

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 spring 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 $15.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70143
  • Meeting Dates= 09/22-09/22
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor= Michelle Ochonicky
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:710 Establishing a Digital Presence for Your Small Business09/27-09/27  

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 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. Cost for adults 60 and over $24.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70262
  • Meeting Dates= 09/27-09/27
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 114
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Generating Buzz Around Your Small Business09/20-09/20  

Do you need help in taking your business to the next level? Join a 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-tos 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 toward your desired results. Cost for adults 60 and over $24.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70261
  • Meeting Dates= 09/20-09/20
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 114
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:705 Keeping Records for a Small Business09/27-10/04  

* * * DATE CHANGE. NOW TUESDAY 9/27 & 10/4. WAS WEDNESDAY 9/14 & 9/21. ROOM CHANGE NOW BA116 WAS BA124. * * * 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 $61.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70180
  • Meeting Dates= 09/27-10/04
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 116
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 75.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:706 Small Business Tax Seminar10/08-10/08  

* * * DATE CHANGE. NOW 10/8. WAS 9/10. * * * 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 $32.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70179
  • Meeting Dates= 10/08-10/08
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 124
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:701 Starting and Managing a Small Business09/10-09/17  

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, record keeping 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 $44.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70422
  • Meeting Dates= 09/10-09/17
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 220
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Starting and Managing a Small Business10/15-10/22  

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, record keeping 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 $44.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70423
  • Meeting Dates= 10/15-10/22
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 220
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Starting your Own Business - Legal Issues10/03-10/03  

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 $18.00.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70197
  • Meeting Dates= 10/03-10/03
  • Meeting Days= M
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Forest Park - G Tower 113
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 25.00
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BUSS:741 Understanding Accounting - An Introduction09/24-09/24  

* * * ROOM CHANGE. NOW BA124. WAS BA116. * * * 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. Students may bring a sack lunch/drink to class. Cost for adults 60 and over $20.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70986
  • Meeting Dates= 09/24-09/24
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 124
  • Instructor= STLCC Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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BUSS:734 Understanding Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights09/24-09/24  

If you are a business or creative person selling a product or service, you need to know how to protect your trademark, copyright and patent so that you can profit by their use. In this problem-solving course, you will explore topics relating to the law for intellectual property such as patents, trademarks, trade names, copyrights and trade secrets. Taught by an attorney. Cost for adults 60 and over $27.50.

  • Registration Code= 201625 70149
  • Meeting Dates= 09/24-09/24
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 114
  • Instructor= Morris Turek
  • Fees= $ 55.00
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314-984-7777