Business Classes

Minding Your Business

When: Monday, June 06, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 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.

Basic Computer Programming with Python

When: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Note: when you register for this course, you are registering for all 6 weeks.
In this 6-week course, we will learn the computer coding language Python as a group. Using the book, Learn Python the Hard Way, we will perform exercises and watch videos together. This class is aimed at beginners, so you don't need to have prior computer coding experience, although you will need intermediate computer skills to participate fully in the exercises. We will be using the command line (Powershell), so previous experience with using command line is a plus, but not required as we'll do a "Crash Course" on using command line in the first session.

Wordpress Business Fundamentals

When: Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

In this 4-hour workshop, learn the basics of using Wordpress.org to create a website for your business.

LinkedIn Basics

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

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.

Essential Secrets of Successful Investing in ANY Market

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

This is a two-part course. When you register, you will be registering for BOTH nights, June 14th and 16th.
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.

Basic Computer Programming with Python

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Note: when you register for this course, you are registering for all 6 weeks.
In this 6-week course, we will learn the computer coding language Python as a group. Using the book, Learn Python the Hard Way, we will perform exercises and watch videos together. This class is aimed at beginners, so you don't need to have prior computer coding experience, although you will need intermediate computer skills to participate fully in the exercises. We will be using the command line (Powershell), so previous experience with using command line is a plus, but not required as we'll do a "Crash Course" on using command line in the first session.

Essential Secrets of Successful Investing in ANY Market

When: Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

This is a two-part course. When you register, you will be registering for BOTH nights, June 14th and 16th.
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: Saturday, June 18, 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.

Basic Computer Programming with Python

When: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Note: when you register for this course, you are registering for all 6 weeks.
In this 6-week course, we will learn the computer coding language Python as a group. Using the book, Learn Python the Hard Way, we will perform exercises and watch videos together. This class is aimed at beginners, so you don't need to have prior computer coding experience, although you will need intermediate computer skills to participate fully in the exercises. We will be using the command line (Powershell), so previous experience with using command line is a plus, but not required as we'll do a "Crash Course" on using command line in the first session.

Basic Computer Programming with Python

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Note: when you register for this course, you are registering for all 6 weeks.
In this 6-week course, we will learn the computer coding language Python as a group. Using the book, Learn Python the Hard Way, we will perform exercises and watch videos together. This class is aimed at beginners, so you don't need to have prior computer coding experience, although you will need intermediate computer skills to participate fully in the exercises. We will be using the command line (Powershell), so previous experience with using command line is a plus, but not required as we'll do a "Crash Course" on using command line in the first session.

Facebook Business Pages

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

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.

Basic Computer Programming with Python

When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Note: when you register for this course, you are registering for all 6 weeks.
In this 6-week course, we will learn the computer coding language Python as a group. Using the book, Learn Python the Hard Way, we will perform exercises and watch videos together. This class is aimed at beginners, so you don't need to have prior computer coding experience, although you will need intermediate computer skills to participate fully in the exercises. We will be using the command line (Powershell), so previous experience with using command line is a plus, but not required as we'll do a "Crash Course" on using command line in the first session.

Minding Your Business

When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 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.

Grow Your Business: Part One

When: Monday, July 11, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

In this hands-on workshop, learn and apply need-to-know marketing basics and leave with a plan to grow your business.
Topics for part one include:
What is marketing?
What are your business mission and goals?
Define your Target market(s)
The 4 P's of Marketing (Product, Price, Place and Promotion)
Product Features vs. Benefits

Presented by Jamie Wagner, MBA

LinkedIn Basics

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

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.

Basic Computer Programming with Python

When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

Note: when you register for this course, you are registering for all 6 weeks.
In this 6-week course, we will learn the computer coding language Python as a group. Using the book, Learn Python the Hard Way, we will perform exercises and watch videos together. This class is aimed at beginners, so you don't need to have prior computer coding experience, although you will need intermediate computer skills to participate fully in the exercises. We will be using the command line (Powershell), so previous experience with using command line is a plus, but not required as we'll do a "Crash Course" on using command line in the first session.

Rev Up Your Digital Marketing Efforts

When: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B6

Rev Up Your Digital Marketing Efforts: how your online presence can be like owning the car of your dreams
Would you like to "rev up" your business online presence through your website, paid advertising, search engine optimization, and social media? Come learn the basics of each of these platforms and see what you can put to work in your business.

Facebook Business Pages

When: Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

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.

3 Incredible Tricks To Picking Stocks Like a Pro

When: Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Petritz Learning Lab

In this essential, one-night course you will learn and profit from an expert, licensed stockbroker. Learn about billionaire investing secrets, free resources that the pros use, the best stock screener and more. All participants will receive a free book, free subscription to Ron's exclusive newsletter and more valuable free resources.
Ron Phillips is a well-known financial authority in Southern Colorado, published author, regular columnist, investing teacher, proud parent & husband and Pueblo native.

Resumes that Get Results

When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at B6

Are you sending out multiple resumes and not getting the results you want? Is your resume an accurate portrayal of your true knowledge, skills and abilities? Are you using a generalized resume instead of a targeted resume? Are you using the correct resume format for your specific job search situation? With so many people searching for a job what is the best method to use to find employment?

Join Don Ostrander at the Resumes That Work class to find out the answers to these questions as well as learning how to create a resume that will put more emphasis on what you have to offer a potential employer and tips that will help your resume stand out from those of your competition.

Grow Your Business: Part Two

When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Make (Clean Maker Space)

In this hands-on workshop, learn and apply need-to-know marketing basics and leave with a plan to grow your business.
Topics for Part Two Include:
Branding
Pricing Strategies
Place/Distribution
Promotion
- Effective Advertising
- Digital Marketing
- Public Relations (PR) and Communications
- Sales Promotion
Competition
Positioning

Presented by Jamie Wagner, MBA


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