Small Business Resources Classes

Professional Development

How to Start a Small Business
For those considering starting a small business. Covers legal issues, business plans, market research, management, accounting, insurance, site selection and electronic equipment. Book included.

CAR 3427 / Length: 10 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $189; Non-Sponsoring $219

CRN 744 Tuesdays
Sept. 12-Oct. 10
6-8 p.m. Marple

Grant Writing II
Experience all aspects of proposal writing. Includes creating a project that fits funders’ guidelines, appropriate writing styles, developing a proposal strategy and plan for evaluation that fits funders’ requirements, and hands-on experience in writing a proposal. Samples provided.

CAR 3751 / Length: 6 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $129; Non-Sponsoring $159

CRN 448 Tuesday
August 8
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Exton
CRN 1308 Wednesdays
Sept. 20-27
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 1314 Friday
October 20
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Exton

Grant Writing & Research
Find out what it takes to prepare a successful proposal for funding for your organization, and learn the requirements of private foundations, public agencies and other funding sources. Prepare letters of inquiry, budget forms and grant applications, and become familiar with productive Internet sites in searching for funding resources.

CAR 3508 / Length: 4 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $85; Non-Sponsoring $115

CRN 394 Wednesdays
Sept. 6-13
6-8 p.m. Marple
CRN 1313

October 6

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Exton

Social Networking for Small Businesses
Designed for the person in charge of marketing efforts for a small business, this course will help you to discover how to use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to get the word out about what you have to offer. Learn how to use these websites to your advantage, as well as see demonstrations of each and learn best practices for their use.

CAR 1752 / Length: 4 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $70; Non-Sponsoring $88

CRN 1675 Saturday
October 14
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 3017

December 4

6-10 p.m. Exton