InformationAll PPLD facilities will be closed on Mon., Feb. 15 for President's Day.

Business Classes

Minding Your Business

When: Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Learn what your industry outlook is, how to find competition, vendors and target markets as well as other tools to use to look for a job, start a business or grow a business.

Linking in to LinkedIn

When: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B6

LinkedIn is a professional social network that allows you to search for jobs or network with others in your field. Learn the basics of LinkedIn - setting up a profile, finding contacts, navigating the main tabs, giving/receiving endorsements, and how to use LinkedIn to search for jobs.

Minding Your Business

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Learn what your industry outlook is, how to find competition, vendors and target markets as well as other tools to use to look for a job, start a business or grow a business.

The Entrepreneurial SHE: SHE Strategies

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

The Entrepreneurial SHE mini-series is designed specifically to help women business owners create and implement the elements that make the difference in owning a job versus owning an actual company.

SHE Strategies will help direct participants on planning their business products/services, marketing, and finances, to give their companies a greater chance of success when expanding, collaborating, and/or writing proposals.

Presented by Certify to Success.

Essential Secrets of Successful Investing in ANY Market

When: Tuesday, March 01, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

In this exciting, two-night course you will learn the inside game of investing. Everything
Wall Street has excluded you from will be discussed. Ron, a licensed stockbroker and
financial advisor, will peel back the layers of investing and expose all of the detail the
"Big Guys" don't want you to know. Including the real cost of mutual funds, the truth
behind broker and advisor fees, tools the pros use & more.
All participants will receive a free one-year subscription to Ron's newsletter Investor
Advantage ($42 value), a free copy of his popular book Investing To Win ($12 value) and
an informative CD entitled The 10 Biggest Financial Oversights Investors Make,
featuring the advisor ($7 value). BONUS: Also receive a Special Report on the mostsold,
least-understood investment ($9 value).
Ron Phillips is a well-known financial authority among affluent investors in Pueblo &
Southern Colorado. He has developed unique strategies to help preserve investors'
principal and increase their investment income. You may have seen his monthly articles
in The Senior Beacon. Affluent investors & retirees have used Ron's advice to double
their investment income, lower portfolio risk & significantly grow their assets. Ron is
best known for his book, Investing to Win - Closely Held Secrets & Strategies From an
Industry Insider.

Essential Secrets of Successful Investing in ANY Market

When: Thursday, March 03, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

In this exciting, two-night course you will learn the inside game of investing. Everything
Wall Street has excluded you from will be discussed. Ron, a licensed stockbroker and
financial advisor, will peel back the layers of investing and expose all of the detail the
"Big Guys" don't want you to know. Including the real cost of mutual funds, the truth
behind broker and advisor fees, tools the pros use & more.
All participants will receive a free one-year subscription to Ron's newsletter Investor
Advantage ($42 value), a free copy of his popular book Investing To Win ($12 value) and
an informative CD entitled The 10 Biggest Financial Oversights Investors Make,
featuring the advisor ($7 value). BONUS: Also receive a Special Report on the mostsold,
least-understood investment ($9 value).
Ron Phillips is a well-known financial authority among affluent investors in Pueblo &
Southern Colorado. He has developed unique strategies to help preserve investors'
principal and increase their investment income. You may have seen his monthly articles
in The Senior Beacon. Affluent investors & retirees have used Ron's advice to double
their investment income, lower portfolio risk & significantly grow their assets. Ron is
best known for his book, Investing to Win - Closely Held Secrets & Strategies From an
Industry Insider.

Minding Your Business

When: Wednesday, March 09, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Learn how to research starting or growing a business or how to find a job in Minding Your Business. This class covers print sources, electronic databases and websites to help find information on industry, competition, vendors, financials, and more.

WordPress Fundamentals for Beginners

When: Wednesday, March 09, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

In this four-week course aimed at beginners, get a solid foundation for building a Website and/or blog with WordPress.

Presented by John Tighe, Tg Technologies.

Credit File Management

When: Monday, March 14, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B6

Manage your credit so it doesn't manage you! You will learn how to review your credit report, what affects your score, and how to correct errors.

Presented by Catherine Carter from Tansformance, Inc.

Linking in to LinkedIn

When: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B6

LinkedIn is a professional social network that allows you to search for jobs or network with others in your field. Learn the basics of LinkedIn - setting up a profile, finding contacts, navigating the main tabs, giving/receiving endorsements, and how to use LinkedIn to search for jobs.

Wordpress Fundamentals for Beginners

When: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

In this four-week course aimed at beginners, get a solid foundation for building a Website and/or blog with WordPress.

Presented by John Tighe, Tg Technologies.

Reference USA Training

When: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

The Reference USA representative, Kam Draper, will train patrons and staff on use of the database.

The Entrepreneurial SHE: Secrets of Her Owned Business

When: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

The Entrepreneurial SHE mini-series is designed specifically to help women business owners create and implement the elements that make the difference in owning a job versus owning an actual company.

Secrets of Her Owned Business provides information regarding key systems owners might want to implement in their operation for successful growth and to prepare the company for expansion, mergers, or sale. This workshop is extremely valuable for businesses desiring to contract with the government.

Presented by Certify to Success.

Wordpress Fundamentals for Beginners

When: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

In this four-week course aimed at beginners, get a solid foundation for building a Website and/or blog with WordPress.

Presented by John Tighe, Tg Technologies.

Minding Your Business

When: Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Learn how to research starting or growing a business or how to find a job in Minding Your Business. This class covers print sources, electronic databases and websites to help find information on industry, competition, vendors, financials, and more.

Facebook Business Pages

When: Monday, March 28, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B6

Put Facebook to work for your business by learning the basics of Facebook Business Pages. Create your page, learn to navigate the interface, and get tips on the types of content that drives interest in your business.

Pre-requisite: Students must already have a personal Facebook page and know their login information.

Wordpress Fundamentals for Beginners

When: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

In this four-week course aimed at beginners, get a solid foundation for building a Website and/or blog with WordPress.

Presented by John Tighe, Tg Technologies.

The Entrepreneurial SHE: SuccessHER

When: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Ent Conference Center

The Entrepreneurial SHE mini-series is designed specifically to help women business owners create and implement the elements that make the difference in owning a job versus owning an actual company.

SuccessHER outlines key elements on developing your company's plan of operation should something happen to key employees/owners. This is essential to the continuity of any operation as well as allowing the owners to develop their own exit strategy eventually. Your succession plan is something that must typically be described when attempting certain contracts with the government. An overview of the process will summarize things to consider including reasons for selling/buying a business, and suggestions on pricing and growing your business to eventually sell.

Presented by Certify to Success.


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