Non-Credit Classes

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.

 


 

Fall 2019 Non-Credit Classes

You must pre-register for each class by e-mail OR phone

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.

 

“Starting Right” (Pre-Business Workshop 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, individualized business counseling. We help with most issues pertaining to financials for your business—cash flow, pricing, supply costs, record-keeping, etc. We also assist with your Business Plan narrative as well as marketing and advertising, researching demographics, HR issues, etc.

        Seminar Dates: Thursday, November 21, December 19, 2019 & January 16, 2020; 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.

 

Excel For Business

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 data, create charts and reports, and learn how to use Excel formulas for basic to complex computations. Join Carla as she delves into the world of references, tables, graphs, and functions! Special Pricing for Entire Course!! Certificates of completion will be printed for all participants completing the total 15-hour workshop (all sessions).

        Instructor: Carla Hirschfeld; Cost: $75 p/person for each level ~or~ $200 p/person for all three levels!

                                 All Dates:            Same Time: 5:30 to 8 pm     Same Room:  185 Dwyer Hall

        Basic:               Wed. & Thurs.:  Oct. 30 & 31, 2019                  Wright State University-Lake Campus

        Intermediate: Wed. & Thurs.:  Nov. 6 & 7, 2019

        Advanced:       Wed. & Thurs.:  Nov. 20 & 21, 2019

 

NEW!! BUSINESS SERIES (Class meets 10 times—Ideal for existing small & midsize businesses)

The BEC invites you to register for an innovative set of workshops. Each participating company designates a lead person but two additional employees can attend any workshop in the series. This set of 10 workshops is available for a Per Business Price! You choose who to attend depending upon the topic. Want management to attend strategic planning sessions? Want accounting personnel to attend tax compliance? Want your HR person to attend Staffing Focus classes? This series can accommodate all of them. Each 2½ -hour workshop provides information to help you better manage or expand your existing business. You will receive guaranteed 24-hr. email/phone response as well as FREE consultations! Check out each month’s topics! $55 per class/per attendee or $475 per business for the 10-part series! Class is 5:30 to 8 pm at the Lake Campus! Here are the 10 topics!

 

Business Planning for Feasibility, Financing, & Operations (11/5/2019)

Breakeven Analysis & Financial Forecasting (11/19/2019)

Financial Analysis: Ratios & ROI’s (12/3/2019

Tax Compliance: Ready for Year End (12/10/2019)

CHRISTMAS BREAK

Business Decision Making (1/7/20209)

Market Analysis & Research (1/21/2020)

Explore New Markets: Exports & Govt Procurement (2/4/2020)

Staffing Focus I (2/18/2020)

Staffing Focus II (3/3/2020)

Social Media/Advertising (3/17/2020)

Basics of Business Budgets

Are you in charge of either department or office budgets? Do you have a project or idea but not sure how pay for it? You need a budget! Ron will teach the budget components that turn your plans into reality. You will learn how to generate a budget using income, expenses, how to estimate project costs, and how to modify your budget to fit your needs. This class is for anyone who is new to budgets as well as those who handle budgets on a daily basis. All levels of learners are welcome!

Class Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Instructor Ron Kremer; Room: 150 Dwyer Hall; Wright State University-Lake Campus; Cost $55 p/person
 

Reading Financial Statements

Join Ron to learn to read and understand financial statements. You will improve your knowledge of balance sheets, income statements, cash flows, and learn how to interpret them. Create and forecast budgets. You will learn terminology so you can better communicate with your accountant, banker, and other finance professionals. Use financial documents to analyze trends and predict financial problems before they occur.

Class Date: Wednesday Dec. 4, 2019; 5:30-8:00 p.m. Instructor Ron Kremer;

Room: 150 Dwyer Hall; Wright State University-Lake Campus; Cost $55 p/person
 

Payroll Process I (Manage Payroll Responsibly)

Is payroll part of your job responsibilities? Join Ron to learn skills necessary to perform basic payroll functions. You will explore topics such as earnings, deductions, insurance, pensions, remittances, and more! Keep your business financials organized. Participants can expect a basic understanding of payroll upon completion of this class. Course is geared to business owners and employees in HR, payroll, or accounting.

Class Date: Wednesday Nov. 20, 2019; 5:30-8:00 p.m. {2.5 hours} Instructor Ron Kremer; Room: 150 Dwyer Hall; Wright State University-Lake Campus; Cost $55 p/person

 

PAYROLL PROCESS II (Processing and Paying Employees)

Ron will teach you about compliance and legal components of the payroll process. Learn skills necessary to perform advanced payroll functions. You will discuss pre-tax benefits, updates on payroll rules for the 2019 tax reporting, and how to deduct taxes, insurance, remittances, and more! Participants can expect a more advanced understanding of payroll upon completion of this class. Course is geared to business owners and employees in HR, payroll, compliance, or accounting.

Class Date: Wednesday Feb. 5, 2020; 5:30-8:00 p.m. {2.5 hours} Instructor: Ron Kremer;

Room: 150 Dwyer Hall; Wright State University-Lake Campus; Cost $55 p/person

 

(*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.