Learn the skills you need to run your own business

Small Business Basics:

Ready to start a business, but not sure what to do first? This program will provide students with the information necessary to take the first steps.  A small business owner or entrepreneur is responsible for the growth, overall direction, and everyday operation of a business.  Specific activities will vary according to the business’s size and industry, but may include reviewing sales reports,  profit and loss statements, and other financial reports; hiring, training, and managing staff; understanding federal, state, and local laws, marketing, and directing activities for sales or production staff.  Upon completion of the four classes, the student will receive a Small Business Basics Continuing Education Certificate.

Classes include:

  • SBA 808 How to Start and Manage Your Own Small Business
  • SBA 950 Customize Your Business Plan
  • SBA 956 The A,B,C’s of Small Business Funding
  • SBA 964 Small Business Marketing Strategies