Start Your Own Business!

Discover new home-based business opportunities or learn how to plan, finance, and grow your existing small business.

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Arts and Crafts Business, Start Your Own   
Instructor:  Teri King
If you have an art or a craft and you dream about starting your own home-based or small business, this is the course for you! Learn how to start your own arts and crafts business from a professional artist. Dis...  more

Business Plan, Creating a Successful   
Instructor:  Carol Parenzan Smalley
Success in business begins with a plan. By committing your idea to paper, you face tough questions and identify strengths and weaknesses. Business plans are not just for financing purposes; they are working doc...  more

Business, Start Your Own Small   
Instructor:  Kris Solie-Johnson
Learn how to take your dream of starting a business and put it into action. In this class, you'll learn everything you need to know about starting a business including start-up options, proven marketing techniq...  more

Caterer, Secrets of the   
Instructor:  Dawn Simmons
Do you love to cook and plan parties? Then start your own catering business and make money doing what you love! In this course, you learn foundational skills about catering and the basics of the catering busine...  more

Consulting Practice, Start Your Own   
Instructor:  William Flood
Do you have training or knowledge that could be useful to others? Have you ever considered becoming a consultant? This course is designed to help those who wish to set up a consulting practice get started. Topi...  more

eBay, Learn to Buy and Sell on   
Instructor:  Kara Gordon and Shirley Muse
Online auctions match buyers with sellers in a global marketplace for almost any item. If you've ever dreamed of working from home or just earning extra income by buying and selling goods online, our experience...  more

Event, Wow, What a Great   
Instructor:  Cynthia Grzelak
Learn how to create and coordinate successful special events. Develop skills, find resources and gain confidence to plan and produce any size or type of event. Find out what the experts and master planners alre...  more

Home-Based Business, Start and Operate your own   
Instructor:  Helene Liatsos
Home-based businesses are the hottest business trend of the decade! Learn how to be your own boss and eliminate the stress of having a job. The benefits of working from home are endless! Earn what you deserve,...  more

Marketing Your Business on the Internet   
Instructor:  Patricia Franks
Find out how you can affordably market your business on the Internet from an e-commerce expert. In this practical, hands-on course, you'll learn little-understood secrets about the types of businesses that thri...  more

Plants for Fun and Profit, Growing  
Instructor:  Mike Harlan
This course is your practical guide to licensing, site preparation, equipment, how and where to find supplies, how to select and produce plants appropriate to your climate zone, how to produce quality material...  more