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  Nov 17, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2017-18

Small Business Basics


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Program Description


A small business owner or entrepreneur is responsible for the growth, overall direction, and everyday operation of a business.  Specific activities vary according to the business’s size and industry and may include: reviewing sales reports, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports; hiring, training and managing staff; understanding federal, state and local laws; marketing; and directing activities for sales or production staff.

Program Outcomes


Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential:         

Students will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate.

Financial Aid and Payment Options


  • Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
  • Tuition Waiver for Senior Citizens and Individuals with Disabilities
  • Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
  • Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
  • Local Office of Workforce Development

Length of Training


6 months
Course series offered at various CCBC sites and BCPS locations.

Program Requirements


High School Diploma or GED

Application Process


Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Program Course Sequence


Course Number

Course

Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

T=Tuition

F=Fees

SBA 808

How to Start and Manage Your Own Small Business

10

Materials provided.

$109

T-$36/F-$73

SBA 950

Customize Your Business Plan

5

Materials provided.

$79

T-$30/F-$49

SBA 956

The A,B,C’s of Small Business Funding

5

Materials provided.

$89

T-$35/F-$54

SBA 964

Small Business Marketing Strategies

6

Materials provided.

$99

T-$35/F-$64

Course Series Totals:

 

26

 

$376

T-$136/F-$240

 

Additional Information


Skills for Success:

Good planning and organizational skills; strong oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; and good problem solving skills.

 

Career Opportunities:

Students will be better prepared to start their own business entity or manage a small business.  Careers in this field are available in a broad range of privately held companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.

Career Coach


Research your career interests, explore live job postings, take a career assessment, discover which companies in the Baltimore region are hiring, and more.  View a brief tutorial video on how to use Career Coach at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jnKS2W3Z4k8.  Explore career and training opportunities at: https://ccbcmd.emsicareercoach.com/.

Program Contact Information


Coordinator:                

Moire Riley      

mriley@ccbcmd.edu    

443-840-1804   

Essex, BESS 116D

Administrative Assistant:         

Lorri Bocklage 

lbocklage@ccbcmd.edu          

443-840-1851   

Essex, BESS 115

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