Business - Continuing Ed. Classes
The School of Business is offering professional non-credit courses designed to help managers performance in the work place. Take a look at the courses we will be offering.
NOTE* Due to COVID-19, we will switch to an online format. If you have any questions please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This course focuses on acquainting learners with the tools
of operating and capital budgeting. Coverage will provide participants with an understanding of the basic elements of budgeting in the private sector, the public sector, and for NGOs. The 3-day seminar format will skip the theoretical coverage to focus more on custom designed budgeting processes for specific organizations relevant to participants.
JUNE 17 - 19, 2020
This introduction-level course is designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge needed to be successful entrepreneurs. Participants will learn the art and science of recognizing, evaluating and pursuing innovative business ideas. As a successful entrepreneur said, “Innovation is a way of thinking”. The art of developing entrepreneurial thinking and innovating, identifying opportunities and making steps to exploit them, as well as the ability to methodically put together a good business model and plan in order to strike the right deals are at the core of this course’s structure.
MAY 4 - 6, 2020
You have worked hard to accumulate some savings for rainy days and retirement. However, with the passage of time, inflation
can grind down your purchasing power. A basic knowledge of the investments options available to you may be all you need
to know in order to maintain or grow the value of your savings.
A three day seminar on how the markets work will provide you with appropriate tools to analyze and manage your investment possibilities. The full course will solidify basis by adding some theoretical modeling along with more advanced practical analysis that will qualify you to make better investments.
MAY 27-29, 2020
INTRODUCTION TO NEW TREASURERS
Being a church treasurer is a position of great responsibility. The effective performance of one’s responsibilities provides decision makers with timely, accurate information. This course covers the basics of orientation to the church structure, legal issues, the role of the treasurer, and the recording of accounting information using the church information system.
JULY 20-24, 2020
INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY
Protecting data that organizations collect and use should be important to every organization. The technology assets that businesses use needs to be safeguarded. Another important dimension of the need for security is dealing with threats. They are many, varied, and organized. Acts of human error or failure, compromises intellectual property, deliberate acts of espionage or trespass, acts of information extortion, and vandalism are all threats. Training and awareness education are powerful tools for preparing and equipping security personnel as well as users to deal with security issues. Security education, training, and awareness programs are designed to reduce and in some cases eliminate the incidence of breaches.
JUNE 3-5, 2020
PERSONAL FINANCE MANAGEMENT
It is crucial to have a short-term and long-term plan to manage your scare financial resources. In order to make informed financial decisions that will provide you with a long-term stability. It is important to master the basic principles and practices of personal finance. This course will acquaint you with the principles of short and long-term financial planning, investing & retirement, credit, taxation, risk management and budgeting.
JUNE 8-10, 2020
PRINCIPLES OF SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Participants will be taught to apply business principles for success in the context of small businesses. Attention will be given to entrepreneurship, strategy, business planning, marketing, budgeting, and new venture management.
JUNE 17-19, 2020
SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING
When you are marketing a small business, your budget and human resources are often limited, but your ideas and goals are still as big as they come. In this course, participants will be introduced to how marketers create customer-driven marketing strategies based on their research and understanding of the marketing environment and customers with a limited budget.
JUNE 17-19, 2020
This course is designed to provide in-depth coverage that is identical to the Canadian Investment Funds Course. It’s content is structured to offer a technical and fundamental analysis of mutual funds and related products as well as alternative investment vehicles such as ETFs. The successful completion of this course will qualify the student to take the CIFC exam.
JUNE 1-3, 2020
JULY 20-24, 2020
The use of appropriate software to record business transactions and maintain the books in good order can be a challenge for many small businesses. This course is designed to train administrative staff to prepare their company’s books and will qualify them to prepare books for others. Our certified Instructors will acquaint participants with the basic principles of recording transactions and maintaining the general ledger, in order to keep the company’s books in full compliance with the GAAP guidelines.
MAY 6-8, 2020
BRANDING YOUR CHURCH
This course is open to all denominations. A church marketing efforts should match its enthusiasm for our Christian mission. In this course, participants will learn what branding means, how to do it, when and where to do it, and just how important it is. The course will help to define who we are as a church and how it relates to those we are trying to reach. This course is perfect for those
in church leadership, both lay and clergy as it offers a wealth of knowledge and tips for getting the gospel message out and getting folks in the door.
JUNE 3-5, 2020