Spring and Fall 2015 - Business Essential Classes - Whether you are an entrepreneur or want to expand your business
knowledge and skills, you will find classes on starting or growing a
business, improving your marketing and more.
To register, click on class title or call: (541) 383-7270.
You have a Facebook business site and now
want to learn ways to make money with it. Set up your Facebook store, grow your
Facebook audience and learn tips for successful selling.
Annette Witzel 9:00am-noon TuTh 36198
8/11 to 8/13 Bend BEC 156 Cost $89
Bookkeeping for Business
Do you want
to add basic bookkeeping and accounting skills to your tool kit? This class
will help you understand and apply entry-level accounting concepts to keep
books electronically using QuickBooks Pro. For those with little or no
bookkeeping experience who are looking to add employable skills in a relatively
short period of time or small business owners who need the accounting basics to
keep accurate records. Prerequisite: Keyboarding and basic computer skills
using Windows. Required text: Bookkeepers'
Bootcamp, 3rd Edition. Must attend first session on 10/16. CEUs included.
Henderson 9:00am-noon F 48961
10/16 to 12/11 Bend
CHLAB 301 Cost $199
Blogging for Business &
blogging is just social? Think again. Blogging for business can drastically
help your website's SEO, build credibility, drive traffic to your site, connect
you with customers, and increase your business. Even if you've never written an
article in your life, you can successfully blog for business. This course will
teach you how to set up a Wordpress.com blog, integrate your blog with other social
media, engage with your audience and other bloggers, and create original
content on the fly.
Suzanne Bell 6:00pm-8:00
MAZ 205 Cost $75
Pinterest is the fastest growing social network and an affordable and
effective way to promote your business. This course will teach you how to set
up a Pinterest business account, engage your customers, implement analytics for
measurement, and employ best practices from successful brands on Pinterest.
Suzanne Bell 6:00pm-8:00 M 49009
10/12 to 10/26 Bend MAZ 205 Cost $79
Online Marketing with Facebook
Explore how to effectively use Facebook to market and advertise your
small to medium business. Find out how to create an online brand presence on
this social media site. Taught in a computer lab to give you valuable hands-on
training. Prerequisite: Must have a Facebook account.
Matthew Hand 9:00am-noon TuTh 49135
10/20 to 10/22 Bend CHLAB 207 Cost $79
Learn how to
write effective email blasts, newsletters, press releases, flyers, blogs and
more. Attract the customers you want and express more clearly what your
business can do for them. Set up especially for those businesses without
dedicated marketing personnel.
Cam Davis 6:00pm-8:30
10/22 to 11/12 Bend PIO 200B Cost $79
Nonprofit Grant Writing
skilled at selecting grant opportunities for nonprofit organizations and
writing successful applications. Identify funding sources, especially in
Oregon. Discover tips on research, submitting strong proposals, grant management
and reporting. Basic computer skills helpful.
Jen Rusk 9:00am-noon
BEC 156 Cost $89
Jen Rusk 9:00am-4:00
RTEC 218 Cost $89
Developing Your Volunteer Program
introduction to the best principles and practices for recruiting volunteer
personnel for your organization. Course includes planning a volunteer
recruitment campaign, specific practices for recruiting individuals, selection
process, and training. The course will also cover a basic understanding of
different volunteer personalities and leadership/coaching skills for working
with volunteer personnel.
Dan Olsen 6:00pm-8:00
HCC 230 Cost $79
Be a Tax Preparer
Do you want
to become a licensed tax preparer, expand your tax knowledge to help you in
your business, or just add skills to your resume? This 80-hour accelerated
basic tax preparer's course meets Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons to
learn the fundamentals of income tax law in preparation for the Oregon Board of
Tax Practitioners exam. Plan on spending 15 hours each week studying outside of
class (potentially more if you have little or no experience with this topic).
Required text: Quickfinder 1040 Handbook
for 2014 Tax Year (available for purchase at first class if needed). CEUs
included. No class 11/11 or 11/25. Registration/refund deadline 8/28.
King Bend BEC 154 36184
9/9 to 12/9 Cost $449
Career Advancement through
Ever wonder how you could get a job with Oracle, GE, Microsoft or
others? This class will give you a roadmap on how to get there. Discover how to
conduct research, align yourself with the corporate culture you seek, compare
key metrics and define a success blueprint that can lead you to action.
Joel Blatt 6:00pm-8:00 M 48959
11/2 to 11/23 Bend MAZ 205 Cost $89
Real Estate Broker License Course
accelerated course prepares you to qualify for the Oregon Real Estate Broker's
License Exam in just 10 weeks. It is a hybrid course, combining live lecture
with online home study to meet the 150 hour requirement of the Oregon Real
Estate Agency (OREA). Plan on spending 15 (or more) hours each week completing
online studies in addition to the classroom sessions. The course and instructor
are certified by the OREA. For more information, call (541) 280-9995 or email@example.com. Janda
Pacheco Bend BEC 154 49075
11/17 6:00pm-9:00 Tu
Sa Cost $600
Property Manager Exam Prep Course
Our 7-week hybrid course combines live lecture with online home study to
meet the 60-hour requirement to prepare you for the Oregon Property Manager
License exam. The next course will be offered in early 2016. Go to www.cocc.edu/continuinged/real_estate/ to add your name to our mailing list.
Build a Business Website with WordPress Classes can be found on the following webpage: http://www.cocc.edu/continuinged/website-design---production/
Six Sigma Problem Solving Series Webpage
Six Sigma is a set of techniques and tools for process improvement used in many industrial sectors. Choose from a series of four classes or take them individually.
Real Estate Professional Development Webpage
Looking to prepare for the Oregon Real Estate
Broker or Oregon Property Manager License exams? We will soon be
offering hybrid courses in these areas which combines the convenience of online
learning with weekly classroom sessions where you connect with a
knowledgeable instructor and other students.
Computer & Web Webpage
Learn programs in our hands-on classes including Excel, Access, Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook, QuickBooks Pro, Adobe Creative Suite, Mac and iProducts (including apps) and more.
Marketing & Social Media Webpage
COCC Community Learning offers classes on leveraging your business opportunities through the use of social media.
Small Business Development Center
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