Oct 23, 2018  
Catalog 2018-19 
    
Catalog 2018-19

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 be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate, and will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

Financial Aid and Payment Options


Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
Tuition Waiver for those who qualify
Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship
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


To apply, go to ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Non-Credit Workforce Training Certificate application.  An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.

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://youtu.be/C7KpznbPYfA .  Explore career and training opportunities at: https://ccbcmd.emsicareercoach.com/.

Program Contact Information


Coordinator: Moire Riley | mriley@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-1804 | Hunt Valley | 106

Administrative Assistant: Sarah Cullip |  scullip@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-1632 | Essex | 116

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