Workforce Services

Fall 2014

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14 PVCC DIGITAL FALL 2014 Workforce Services Class Schedule workforce@pvcc.edu l www.pvcc.edu/workforceservices or 434.961.5354 Entrepreneurship The Psychology Behind Successful / Entrepreneurs: The Real Reasons Why Businesses Fail Self-knowledge plays a vital role in entrepreneurship and success in business. Do you have what it takes to run a business, ride out the hard times or know when to quit? During this class you will assess, explore, critique and celebrate the soft skills, hard skills and personal beliefs that enhance success as an entrepreneur or business person. 46269 BUSC S 8/16 9 a.m.-noon RM 116 Brezinski $69 58811 BUSC M 11/3 6-9 p.m. RM 127 Brezinski $69 Selling on eBay for Fun & Profit Learn the basics of successful selling on eBay! Get started by establishing eBay and PayPal accounts. Learn how to create effective listings, including item descriptions and photos. Determine how to set pricing and when to use fixed-price options, and discover how to leverage the eBay search feature for best exposure to potential buyers. Make the best of eBay's fee structure to maximize your profit and minimize your cost. The instructor has been selling on eBay for over 16 years. 58649 BUSC TH 9/4-9/11 8:30-11:30 a.m. RM 129 Jackameit $99 58648 BUSC M 11/10-11/17 8:30-11:30 a.m. RM 129 Jackameit $99 New Venture Entrepreneurship Do you have a great idea? Do you want to test its value before you leap into it? Bring your ideas and join Letitia Green to find out what it would take to make your idea a reality! You will evaluate startup business models, validate your customer assumptions, and learn the basics of calculating the true cost of starting your own company. Prior knowledge or experience of technology venture formation and funding are not at all required. Entrepreneurs can either bring an idea or develop one in class with instructor help. Course requires students to bring their own laptop to class and web access outside of class is highly recommended. Start your dream NOW! 62171 BUSC T, TH 9/30-10/9 6:15-8:15 p.m. Jefferson 111 Green $229 Financing for Tech Ventures Continue to work with Letitia Green to develop your startup idea and make it a reality. Learn the universe of startup funding options and evaluate social media marketing strategies. Determine website options and coding costs. Develop a plan to move your idea to the next level. Prior knowledge or experience of technology venture formation and funding are not at all required. Entrepreneurs can either bring an idea or develop one in class with instructor help. Using Lean Startup methods, you'll leave with all the information and tools to take any idea to the next level. Course requires students to bring their own laptop to class and web access outside of class is highly recommended. This is your opportunity to jump start your new business! 62176 BUSC T, TH 10/21-11/13 6:15-8:15 p.m. Jefferson 111 Green $379 Letitia Green Instructor, Financing for Tech Ventures

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