How to Start Up and Operate a Small Business - 12 Classes $450
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. Please visit www.esboces.org/bookstore for textbook information and ordering. Register for How to Start Up and Operate a Small Business
NEW Business Law for the Small Business Owner - 7 Classes $300
you own a small business or are you looking to get started? A licensed attorney
will teach you the ins and outs of running a small business. You will learn
about business structure (Corp., LLC, PLLC, sole proprietorships, franchises,
etc.), vendor relations, Workers’ Compensation, licensing, employment and independent
contracts and much more. How to Start Up and Operate a Small Business is highly recommended
prior to taking this course.
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Bookkeeping Basics - 8 Classes $420
Do you like MONEY? Every business needs a
bookkeeper. Learn to track money and profit for small or large companies. You will learn the principals 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. Please visit www.esboces.org/bookstore for textbook information and ordering.
QuickBooks™ - 14 Classes $600
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 integrate financial statements and produce financial
reports. Please visit www.esboces.org/bookstore for textbook information and ordering.
Business and Finance I - 63 Classes $2,750
your career by building your communication, management, computer and finance
skills. You will be enrolled in a program leading to entry-level opportunities
in the work place. Emphasis will be
placed on keyboarding and computer skills including Microsoft Office®. This
course is strongly recommended for individuals who need a combination of career
skills and is presented in a slower paced, yet comprehensive learning
environment. In addition to the hours
spent in the classroom, students will complete a 6-hour internship as well as
compose a portfolio of accomplishments to support employment opportunities. Textbooks included in tuition.
NEW Business and Finance II - 18 Classes $700
Prerequisite: Business and Finance I. Highly recommended for those students who want to gain new skills in the Business and Finance industry. Further assignments in Microsoft Word®, Microsoft Excel®, Microsoft Publisher® (including creating a website) and Microsoft PowerPoint® are given so the student can refine skills necessary for workplace success. The documents created for portfolio in Level I will be expanded in Business and Finance II. This is an excellent course for individuals who would like to increase knowledge gained in Business and Finance Level I as well as computer talents and abilities. Students will also improve keyboarding speed.
Notary Public Workshop - 1 Class $115
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. Please visit www.esboces.org/bookstore for textbook information and ordering.
NEW Hospitality Management - 25 Classes $1,200
is a vital component to virtually every business and industry. Hotels,
restaurants, cruise lines, airlines, theme parks, hair salons, residential and
health care facilities are just a few examples. This course will help you to
start or advance your career. Learn management, leadership and analytical
skills that will set you apart from others in the industry.
NEW Marketing - 10 Classes $300
new business owners! Marketing is an important area for any business and covers
a large number of employment categories.
You will develop the skills necessary for employment in advertising,
research and development, sales as well as destination marketing. If you’re
interested in entering or advancing in a market with plenty of room for career
growth, then this course is for you.
NEW Office Skills for the Workplace - 10 Classes $300
you ready to go back to work or to embark on a new career? This course will offer you the essential
skills necessary to be successful. Topics
will include: office etiquette, filing
systems, and computer skills. You will also have the opportunity to design your
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NEW Public Speaking - 4 Classes $100
you find it difficult to speak in front of a group? Overcome the fear of public speaking! Small
groups and class discussions will help you conquer your fear and become a more
NEW Basic Accounting - 14 Classes $600
basic accounting concepts is a must for every small business owner. Bookkeepers, this course is for you too! Join us to further your career by learning
basic concepts, the accounting model, receivables, payables and more.