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BUSS:702 Business Plan Development03/24-04/14  

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 to class for assignments. Program is offered in partnership with the Small Business and Technology Development Center. Cost for adults 60 and over $83.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50169
  • Meeting Dates= 03/24-04/14
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 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 Business03/22-03/22  

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 $14.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50186
  • Meeting Dates= 03/22-03/22
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 205
  • Instructor= Michelle Ochonicky
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:710 Developing a Solid Marketing Strategy for Your Business04/09-04/16  

Every business needs a solid marketing strategy to stay ahead of the competition and ensure business success. 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 $46.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50171
  • Meeting Dates= 04/09-04/16
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 109
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:767 Establishing a Digital Presence for Your Small Business04/09-04/09  

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. 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 $15.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50175
  • Meeting Dates= 04/09-04/09
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 114
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 29.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:710 Generating Buzz Around Your Small Business02/27-02/27  

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 $15.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50176
  • Meeting Dates= 02/27-02/27
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 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 Business04/27-05/04  

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 $61.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50179
  • Meeting Dates= 04/27-05/04
  • Meeting Days= W
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 107
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 75.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:701 S.C.O.R.E Seminar02/06-02/06  

Topics covered in this all-inclusive seminar include how to develop a winning marketing plan, the importance of determining your business's legal structure and writing a professional business plan. Also covered are potential sources of funding and uses and applications of technology that can make your business more profitable. In addition, you will learn about the complex licenses and taxes to which your business may be subject and a basic understanding of the balance sheet, the income statement and how to manage cash flow. All students must register with the SCORE office online at www.stlouis.score.org. Lunch is not provided. Fee for class materials payable to SCORE at registration; $60 pre-register and pre-pay; $70 at the door.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50200
  • Meeting Dates= 02/06-02/06
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 107
  • Instructor=  STAFF
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314-984-7777
 
  S.C.O.R.E Seminar05/07-05/07  

Topics covered in this all-inclusive seminar include how to develop a winning marketing plan, the importance of determining your business's legal structure and writing a professional business plan. Also covered are potential sources of funding and uses and applications of technology that can make your business more profitable. In addition, you will learn about the complex licenses and taxes to which your business may be subject and a basic understanding of the balance sheet, the income statement and how to manage cash flow. All students must register with the SCORE office online at www.stlouis.score.org. Lunch is not provided. Fee for class materials payable to SCORE at registration; $60 pre-register and pre-pay; $70 at the door.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50202
  • Meeting Dates= 05/07-05/07
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 107
  • Instructor=  STAFF
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314-984-7777
 
  S.C.O.R.E Seminar03/05-03/05  

Topics covered in this all-inclusive seminar include how to develop a winning marketing plan, the importance of determining your business's legal structure and writing a professional business plan. Also covered are potential sources of funding and uses and applications of technology that can make your business more profitable. In addition, you will learn about the complex licenses and taxes to which your business may be subject and a basic understanding of the balance sheet, the income statement and how to manage cash flow. All students must register with the SCORE office online at www.stlouis.score.org. Lunch is not provided. Fee for class materials payable to SCORE at registration; $60 pre-register and pre-pay; $70 at the door.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50201
  • Meeting Dates= 03/05-03/05
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 111
  • Instructor=  STAFF
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314-984-7777
 
  S.C.O.R.E. Seminar04/02-04/02  

Topics covered in this all-inclusive seminar include how to develop a winning marketing plan, the importance of determining your business's legal structure and writing a professional business plan. Also covered are potential sources of funding and uses and applications of technology that can make your business more profitable. In addition, you will learn about the complex licenses and taxes to which your business may be subject and a basic understanding of the balance sheet, the income statement and how to manage cash flow. All students must register with the SCORE office online at www.stlouis.score.org. Lunch is not provided. Fee for class materials payable to SCORE at registration; $60 pre-register and pre-pay; $70 at the door.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50705
  • Meeting Dates= 04/02-04/02
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 108
  • Instructor=  STAFF
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314-984-7777
 
  S.C.O.R.E. Seminar01/09-01/09  

Topics covered in this all-inclusive seminar include how to develop a winning marketing plan, the importance of determining your business's legal structure and writing a professional business plan. Also covered are potential sources of funding and uses and applications of technology that can make your business more profitable. In addition, you will learn about the complex licenses and taxes to which your business may be subject and a basic understanding of the balance sheet, the income statement and how to manage cash flow. All students must register with the SCORE office online at www.stlouis.score.org. Lunch is not provided. Fee for class materials payable to SCORE at registration; $60 pre-register and pre-pay; $70 at the door.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50199
  • Meeting Dates= 01/09-01/09
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 107
  • Instructor=  STAFF
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:712 Setting Up Your Business on Etsy: An Intense Interactive Workshop04/02-04/02  

Have you ever wanted to open up a shop on Etsy? Have you tried and never got through the process? In this intense workshop, you will build your very own Etsy shop, and by the end of the day, you'll be open for business. This all-day workshop will be taught by ecommerce veteran Donna Fox who has 20+ years of marketing experience behind her. Bring your laptop as you will working step-by-step to build your site from listing your items to payment options, sales taxes and more. You will also learn about best practices on branding, coupons and promotion. What are you waiting for? Get started today on establishing a potentially successful Etsy shop and a new source of income. Supply list to be sent. Bring a sack lunch and drink. Registration deadline 3/25. No refunds after this date. Cost for adults 60 and over $117.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 51116
  • Meeting Dates= 04/02-04/02
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 220
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 159.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:706 Small Business Tax Seminar04/23-04/23  

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= 201605 50178
  • Meeting Dates= 04/23-04/23
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 109
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 39.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:701 Starting and Managing a Small Business02/20-02/27  

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 $47.00

  • Registration Code= 201605 50168
  • Meeting Dates= 02/20-02/27
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 107
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 59.00
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314-984-7777
 
  Starting your Own Business - Legal Issues04/18-04/18  

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= 201605 50193
  • Meeting Dates= 04/18-04/18
  • 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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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:740 SWOT - Listening to Your Business03/22-03/22  

Improve your business's profitability and overall financial performance! Using the SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) analysis, class will go through the process of visualizing the business model with a three year lens. You'll establish interim goals and develop a plan of action to help you make the best business decisions. Program is offered in partnership with the Small Business and Technology Development Center. Cost for adults 60 and over $18.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50170
  • Meeting Dates= 03/22-03/22
  • Meeting Days= T
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 107
  • Instructor= CE Org Staff
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:741 Understanding Accounting - An Introduction03/24-03/24  

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 $18.00.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50177
  • Meeting Dates= 03/24-03/24
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Business Admin Bld 112
  • Instructor= Kimberly Franklin
  • Fees= $ 35.00
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314-984-7777
 
BUSS:734 Understanding Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights03/05-03/05  

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 $28.50.

  • Registration Code= 201605 50173
  • Meeting Dates= 03/05-03/05
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Social Science Bldg 109
  • Instructor= Morris Turek
  • Fees= $ 55.00
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314-984-7777