Non-Credit Classes

The following workshops are offered through the Lake Campus Business Enterprise Center. Registration for the following non-credit courses is currently underway at the Lake Campus. There are no prerequisite requirements. Seating is limited and participants must pre-register in order to attend. For registration information, please call Carol Jones at 419-586-0902 or email carol.jones@wright.edu.

 


Upcoming Classes

The following workshops are offered through the Lake Campus Business Enterprise Center. Registration for the following non-credit courses is currently underway at the Lake Campus. There are no prerequisite requirements. Seating is limited and participants must pre-register in order to attend. For registration information, please call Carol Jones at 419-586-0902 or email carol.jones@wright.edu.

PDF of the current schedule.

 


“STARTING RIGHT” (Pre-Business Seminar Held EACH MONTH)

Each month the BEC hosts the Starting Right class for individuals planning to start a small business. This two-hour class gives you information to help you decide if business ownership is right for you and can assist you in starting your business the “Wright Way.” After attending the Starting Right class, you are entitled to free, individual business counseling. We can help with many issues pertaining to financials for your business—cash flow, pricing, supply costs, record-keeping, etc. We can help you with a Business Plan as well as marketing and advertising, HR issues, etc. We recommend anyone who wants to start a new business attend one of these classes.

Seminar DatesThursday, Sept. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15, & Dec. 13, 2018; Time: 6-8 p.m. Room: 120 Trenary Hall; Wright State University-Lake Campus; Cost:  $35 p/business

We recommend all who considering starting or buying into a business attend one of these sessions.

 

SEPTEMBER

Basics of Business Budgets

Learning the basic of a business budget requires thorough understanding of the process and departments. Join Ron to learn how to set objectives, gather information, analyze inflow & outflow, progressively update budgets, and utilize data. Any skill level can attend this class. Expand your knowledge of preparing budgets, the importance of fixed and variable income/expenses, and planning ahead for the upcoming fiscal year. Don’t miss out on this beneficial and informational class!

Class Date: September 26, 2018; 6:30 to 9 pm; Instructor Ron Kremer;

Room: 177 Dwyer Hall: Wright State University - Lake Campus; Cost $40.00 p/person

 

OCTOBER

Understanding Financial Statements

Learn the basics of reading and understanding financial statements. Gain insight to improve your knowledge of balance sheets, income statements, cash flow, etc. while you learn how to interpret them. Improve budgeting, projecting, and forecasting skills. Get the proper terminology to communicate effectively with accountants, bankers, and other finance professionals. Analyze trends and predict financial issues before they occur. This course is for owners and managers in key financial positions. 

Class Date: October 24, 2018; 6:30 to 9 p.m. Instructor Ron Kremer;

Room: 177 Dwyer Hall; Wright State University-Lake Campus; Cost $40 p/person

 

Excel For Business (OCTOBER & NOVEMBER)

Microsoft Excel is widely recognized as the best spreadsheet software application for businesses. In this series of classes, you will learn how to create a spreadsheet, input necessary data, create charges and reports, and learn how to use Excel formulas in basic to complex computations. Join Carla as she delves into the world of references, charts, and functions! Special Price Savings Available!! Certificates of completion will be printed for all participants completing the total 15-hour workshop (all sessions). Wright State University-Lake Campus

Instructor: Carla Hirschfeld; Cost: $60 p/person for each set ~or~ $160 p/person for all 3 levels!

Basic:                      October 29 & 31, 2018             5:30 to 8 pm                          185 Andrews

Intermediate:          November 5 & 7, 2018             5:30 to 8 pm                          185 Andrews

Advanced:              November 14 & 15, 2018         5:30 to 8 pm                          185 Andrews

 

Financial Business Planning For Owners & Managers

Smart business decisions are based upon your financial statements and continuous business improvement methods. Jon teaches you interpret essential business documents for small and mid-size businesses. Analyze your finances to assess the viability, stability and profitability of your business. Make sound key business decisions using ROI ratio analysis. Learn how to assess feasibility, finances, and operations as part of the decision making process. Business tools such as liquidity, asset management, debt management, and profitability can help you make sound decisions. Discussion will be focused on market analysis, research, financial forecast, and budgeting. Each business enrolled will receive a free, on-site visit by Jon to help you analyze your business and financial issues!

Dates: November 27, 28, & 29, 2018; Time: 5:30 to 8 p.m.; Instructor: Jon Heffner;

Room: 225 Dwyer Hall; Wright State University-Lake Campus; Cost: $90 p/person

 

DECEMBER

QuickBooks

Before you start making money in business, you need to figure out the best methods to record, track, and manage your hard-earned dollars. QuickBooks, the #1 recommended accounting software for small businesses, makes it easy to organize all of your financial data in one central location so that you can manage your money, pay your bills, and track customer’s payments efficiently. Always know the exact financial or product inventory of your business with QuickBooks. Join Carla & Ron for 12-hours of software & account training on this highly-rated accounting software to help improve your bottom line! Participants who complete the workshop will receive a certificate.

Dates: December 17, 18, 19, & 20, 2018; Time: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.:  Cost: $140 p/person

Room: 194 Dwyer Hall, Wright State University-Lake; Instructor: Carla Hirschfeld/Ron Kremer


*WSU-LC can cancel any class with little notice due to low enrollment.
**If campus closes due to inclement weather, classes may be rescheduled depending on availability. 

For more information about our classes & services OR to register for any classes, please call Carol Jones at 419-586-0902 or carol.jones@wright.edu

 

 

NOTE: SENIOR CITIZEN PRICING SPECIAL—Age 60 or over—Pay only $40 per person