• Business

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    Continuing Education Programs


    Bookkeeping Basics

    Every business needs a bookkeeper. Learn to track money and profit for small or large companies. You will learn the principles of the accounting cycle, banking, payroll, receivables and payables through the use of ledgers, financial statements and journals. This course is strongly recommended prior to taking QuickBooks™. 8 classes

    23FA: 10/17 – 11/09 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    23SB: 03/06 – 04/03 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: MTC Tuition: $525



    This course is for companies that will be using a cloud-based system (software is not installed on your computer). 10 classes

    Bookkeeping Basics (BUS1010) and basic computer skills are necessary for success in this course.

    QuickBooks™ helps small and medium-sized businesses keep track of the money coming in and out of their business all in one easy-to-use program. You will learn banking, payroll, receivables, payables, invoicing, file management tasks, file conversions as well as integrating financial statements and producing financial reports.

    23FA: 10/11 – 11/15 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: WTC Tuition: $520
    23SB: 01/31 – 03/14 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: BTC Tuition: $520


    How to Start-Up and Operate a Small Business

    Do you want to become your own boss? If you are planning to open your own business, this course will provide you with the foundation to become a successful entrepreneur. Topics will include: how to start-up your business and stay in business, planning ahead, cash management, do’s and don’ts of selling goods and/or services, getting help when needed, and how to determine proper pricing. Before considering starting a business, be prepared by learning all that is involved in such a venture.
    12 classes

    23FA: 10/17 – 11/28 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    23SB: 03/06 – 04/19 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: MTC Tuition: $550


    Civil Service Prep

    Do you want to get a job in local government?  Join us to learn how to prepare for a civil service exam. 

    23FA: 09/23 Fri 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Location: Southampton Town Hall - 116 NY-27A, Southampton, NY 11968
    Tuition: $0


    Notary Public Workshop

    You can add more value to your current position. Many offices need a full-time notary to authenticate the various documents that pass through the office. This workshop provides instruction to prepare you for the New York State test. Laws, procedures and concepts relating to the notary public office will be covered. Situations relating to the role of the notary public will be highlighted. 1 class

    23FA: 10/18 T 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    23WB: 02/07 T 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    23SC: 04/18 T 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
    Location: MTC Tuition: $115


    Abstract Title Reader

    Have you ever wondered about property ownership and rights? When someone buys a house, how will they know that their largest investment is secure? If real estate and puzzles intrigue you, come join us and learn a new profession. We will teach you all about real estate, property rights and interests and train you for a potential opportunity to work with title agencies, law firms, abstract companies and/or underwriters. This course will help you to understand property ownership through deed conveyances and how death, bankruptcy and divorce can impact title. You will learn about mortgages and judgments and foreclosure actions. What does it mean to have a “closing?” Why is title insurance needed and what makes it a time consuming process to buy and/or sell a home? All of these questions will be answered. We can teach you to be a property “detective” and prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career. 44 classes

    23FA: 10/17 – 04/17 M/W 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Location: MTC Tuition: $3,050