Starting a Small Business

The Starting a Small Business Certificate is a series of courses to help you start a small business. During class, you will learn skills including developing a business plan, marketing strategies, navigating government regulations, and managing financial aspects of operating a small business.

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**In addition to the courses listed below, students must also take an elective course in order to receive the Starting a Small Business Certificate. Any of the computer courses (ADLTED 761.1-761.9) can meet the elective requirement.

ADLTED 751

How to Start Your Small Business

Learn the skills you need to start or improve your small business. Students will learn how to: 1) Understand & evaluate a business idea, 2) Develop a business concept, 3) Navigate government regulations, 4) Understand business operations and procedures. This course is a requirement for the Starting a Small Business Certificate.

 

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ADLTED 752

Small Business Finances

Overview of the financial aspects of operating a small business. Topics include: credit and personal budgeting; financial record-keeping; managing cash flow; banking; choosing an adequate record keeping system; and financing a small business. This course is a requirement for the Starting a Small Business Certificate.

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ADLTED 753

Marketing for a Small Business

This course provides an overview of successful marketing strategies for small start-up businesses. Students learn to examine and analyze consumer behavior, identify target market segments, price for profitability, and select promotional tactics. The course emphasizes the integration of these marketing functions into an effective marketing plan. This course is a requirement for the Starting a Small Business Certificate and the Small Business Management Certificate.

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ADLTED 761.1

Computers - Level 1

Introduction to the basic functions and uses of the computer, including: using the keyboard and mouse; browsing the internet and online purchasing; creating an email account for sending and receiving messages; creating and saving documents.

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ADLTED 761.2

Computers - Level 2

Introduction to basic functions and uses of a computer related to using a computer for more complex email actions and introductory word processing using MS Word.

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ADLTED 761.3

Computers - Level 3

Introduction to the basic functions and uses of the computer, including: creating and editing email contacts and distribution lists; creating and using folders in Gmail; formatting MS Word texts of paragraphs in documents, and attaching pictures and other objects to MS Word documents.

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ADLTED 761.4

Computers - Level 4

Introduction to the basic functions and uses of the computer, including creating events and invitations in the Google calendar program; formatting texts of paragraphs in documents, and creating flyers and invitations in MS Word.

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ADLTED 761.5

Computers - Level 5

Introduction to the basic functions and uses of the computer, including using more complex MS Word processing operations; basic principles of Google Docs and Excel.

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ADLTED 761.6

Computers - Level 6

Introduction to the basic functions and uses of the computer, including: Google Sheets and Google Drive; creating formulas in Excel; creating and formatting graphs in Excel.

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ADLTED 761.7

Google Drive, Docs, & Sheets

The first course in a 3-course series to build competency in web-based applications and programs for personal and professional use. In this course, students will advance their knowledge of G-Suite applications: Google Drive, Docs, and Sheets. Upon completion of the course, students will know how to create, edit, share, and collaborate on files in Google Drive, Docs, and Sheets and understand their purpose and use in a personal and professional setting.

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ADLTED 761.8

Google Forms, Photos, & Sites

The second course in a 3-course series to build competency in web-based applications and programs for personal and professional use. In this course, students will advance their knowledge of G-Suite applications: Google Forms, Photos, and Sites. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to create forms, surveys, and quizzes; manage, organize and share photos; and create a site, update and personalize a site, share and collaborate on sites and preview and publish a site.

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ADLTED 761.9

Presentation Tools: PowerPoint & Google Slides

This is the last course in a 3-course series to build competency in web-based applications and programs for personal and professional use. In this course, students will learn how to use PowerPoint and Google Slides. Upon completion of the course, students will know how to create a presentation, add visual elements, apply textual formatting, import and convert a presentation, and share a presentation.

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