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Degrees and Programs

Business Enterprise Center Non-Credit Classes

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Schedule and How to Register

You must pre-register for each class by email OR phone.

The following workshops are offered through the Wright State University—Lake Campus Business Enterprise Center (BEC). Registration for the following non-credit courses is currently underway. 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.

Current non-credit class schedule (PDF)


Pre-Business Workshop: Starting Right

Each month, the BEC hosts the Starting Right workshop 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. After attending the workshop, 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, human resource issues, and more.

Schedule

  • Thursday, February 13, 2020, 6-8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 6-8 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 23, 2020, 6-8 p.m.

Location

120 Trenary Hall, Wright State University—Lake Campus

Cost

$35 per business. We recommend all who considering starting or buying into a business attend one of these sessions.


Business Series Workshops

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 will attend depending upon the topic. This series will offer something for any business leader. Each workshop provides information to help you better manage or expand your existing business. You will receive guaranteed 24-hour email or phone response, as well as FREE consultations.

Cost

$55 per class/per attendee or $500 per business for the 10-part series!

Schedule

Class Topic

Date(s)

Room #

Business Planning for Feasibility, Financing, and Operations

Tuesday, February 25, 5:30–8 p.m.
Thursday, February 27, 5:30–8 p.m.

186 Trenary Hall

Market Analysis

Tuesday, March 10, 5:30–8 p.m.
Thursday, March 12, 5:30–8 p.m.

186 Trenary Hall

Pricing for Profit

Tuesday, March 24, 5:30–8 p.m.
Thursday, March 26, 5:30–8 p.m.

186 Trenary Hall

Current Legal Issues

Tuesday, April 7, 5:30–8 p.m.

177 Trenary Hall

Staffing Focus

Thursday, April 9, 5:30–8 p.m.

177 Trenary Hall

Understanding Financial Documents for Decision-Making

Tuesday, April 28, 5:30–8 p.m.
Thursday, April 30, 5:30–8 p.m.

177 Trenary Hall


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 to pay for it? You need a budget! You will learn 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.

Schedule

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 5:30–8:30 p.m.

Instructor

Ron Kremer      

Location

152 Dwyer Hall, Wright State University-Lake Campus

Cost

$55 per person


Managing the Payroll Process 

Is the payroll part of your job responsibilities? Learn the 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. The course is geared to business owners and employees in human resources, payroll, or accounting.

Schedule

  • Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Instructor

Ron Kremer      

Location

152 Dwyer Hall, Wright State University-Lake Campus

Cost

$55 p/person


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

 


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