Careers in Business
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GROW Your Business Conference
One Day, New Ideas: Get Your Edge!
Fri., Nov. 16, 10:00 am
Gateway to Entrepreneurship will host its annual entrepreneurship conference as part of
Global Entrepreneurship Week. The GROW Your Business conference is the most comprehensive learning and networking event for entrepreneurs and small business owners. This is an energetic and eye-opening day full of learning with our dynamic keynote speaker, breakout sessions, followed by a networking reception. The day will emphasize solid business fundamentals along with some potentially transformative strategies. To register for the conference, go to growyourbusinesswestchester.eventcombo.com
For more information, email email@example.com or call 914-606-5616
Cost: Early registration (on or before Oct. 15) $79; Individual Tickets after Oct. 15: $99
B.I.G. Ideas for Small Business
An interactive 2-part workshop focusing on the direct needs of the participants. We will walk through the various stages of the small business lifecycle and directly address the challenges and struggles you and your business are facing along the way. Identify the questions, challenges and struggles you and your business are facing and create an action plan to move forward through collaborative discussion.
CE-BUS 2095, 2 Tues., Oct. 2 & 9, 6:30-8:30 pm, Room TBD, $40. N Califano. #14739
Just Add One Westchester & Putnam
Are you looking to grow your business? Explore the different areas of your company; learn best practices and processes to implement right away through the help of faculty led discussions and one-on-one coaching sessions. Program content includes strategic planning, leadership development, branding/marketing and social media, finance, sales and customer service, legal, human resources, weekly coaching sessions and more. This 12-week program will start in February 2019. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 914-606-5685 for more information.
Cost: $1,150 (possible grant funding available to cover partial tuition cost).
Intro to the Food Truck Business
Are you thinking about operating a food truck? Join us as the operators of Walter’s Hot Dogs food trucks guide you through a step-by-step introduction to the food truck business. Explore creating a business plan, building a food truck, opening the business, marketing and branding, and making a career out of it. Includes a walk-through and demonstration of the food truck from the famous Walter’s Hot Dogs.
CE-BUS 2092, 1 Tues., Oct. 9, 6:00-9:00 pm, KNC-4, $40. G Baca & K Woodward. #82599
Entrepreneurship: Start Your Own Business
Learn practical, behind-the-scenes information on how to start a successful, home-based, second income business that can become full-time. Explore how to start with little money down, how to decide on a business or product to sell, avoid major financial mistakes, and explore franchising.
CE-BUS 2003, 1 Wed., Oct. 10, 8:00-10:00 pm, KNC-3, $25 (+ $20 optional materials fee, payable to instructor). B Nathan. #83024
Import/Export A to Z
Basic methods for importing or exporting goods, including how to deal with U.S. customs, foreign quota requirements, airlines and freight charges, letters of credit, banks, and how to get the goods to your local distribution point.
CE-BUS 2002, 2 Tues., Oct. 2 & 9, 7:00-9:00 pm, AAB-305, $55. P Batra. #82929
Accounting & Bookkeeping 1
An introduction to beginning accounting practices including transaction analysis, journal entries, general ledger, and financial statements. Calculator and pencils required; purchase textbooks and workbook and bring to first day of class. 2.0 CEUs.
CE-BUS 2000, 6 Sat., Sept. 15-Oct. 20,
8:00 am-12:00 noon (*on Oct. 13 & 20, class meets 8:00 am-1:00 pm), KNC-2, $295
(+ textbooks). H Cuevas. #82957
Bookkeeping with QuickBooks and Excel Non-Credit Certificate
Earn this non-credit certificate by completing our Introduction to QuickBooks class,
the Excel series, and Accounting & Bookkeeping 1 (see above). Apply for the certificate
upon completing all requirements.
Grant Writing Basics
For those already working in nonprofits as well as volunteers or those considering a career change. Includes how to research funders, analyze the components of a strong proposal, write a basic budget, articulate realistic and measurable outcomes, and construct evaluation plans. Also covered: letters of inquiry, strategies for online applications, how to stand out from the pack, and grant stewardship. Students will be asked to complete activities. Please call instructor Alison Paul at email@example.com prior to the start of class for further instructions.
CE-GRANT 2000, 4 Tues., Oct. 2-23, 6:00-9:00 pm, AAB-304, $150. A Paul. #82184