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Upcoming Workshops and Events

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Information Session

Hosted by PIDC and Community College of Philadelphia
Northeast Regional Center, Room 124
Date:   August 30, 2016
Time:  7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12901 Townsend Road

With three years left on this five-year initiative, more than 125 small business CEOs have completed the 100-hour intense education and are reaping the benefits: increased revenues and contracts, better networking, more business opportunities. 

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Personal Trainer National Certification

30 hours; Fee: $734, (Tuition: $699, Gym Fee: $35)| Saturdays, Sept. 10 - Oct. 15, 2016 | 9 am. - 4 pm.  (1-hour lunch) (Exam on Oct. 15th)

This six-week intensive workshop provides in-class theory and hands-on practical training. National certification is awarded upon completion of the workshop, a 30-hour internship, passing exams and providing proof of current CPR certification. Seating is Limited!

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Conflict Resolution

6 hours; Fee: $179| Thursdays, Sept. 29, 2016 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (1-hour lunch break)

This one-day workshop teaches you to turn difficult situations into opportunities for growth. Discover how you own attitudes and actions impact others, and find out how to strengthen workplace relationships and ultimately decrease stress.

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Leadership Development Certificate

24 hours; Fee: $649| Wednesdays, Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, and Dec. 14, 2016 | 9 a.m. -4 p.m. (1-hour lunch break)

This course is specifically designed to help your managers develop better leadership skills and learn techniques for building organizational relationships and developing strategic thinking ability.

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The 6th Annual Small Business Conference: The Philadelphia Small Business Revolution

 Register before September 19th for only $35, or thereafter for $45| October 13th, 2016 | 8:00 am. - 4:00 pm.

Keynote Speaker; Harold T. Epps, Director of Commerce at the City of Philadelphia and a business leader with over 30 years of corporate experience.   
Registration available 8/29/16.

Grant Writing for Profit and Nonprofit Entities

24 hours; Fee: $349 | Saturdays, Oct 22 – Nov 12, 2016 | 9 am. – 4 pm. (1-hour lunch break)

Learn to prepare a successful proposal for funding your organization. Prepare letters of inquiry, budget forms, grant applications and learn how to search sites for funding resources.

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Introduction Blueprint Reading

20 hours; Fee: $279 | Thursdays, Oct 13 - Nov 10, 2016  | 8 am. – 12 pm.

This workshop prepares you to analyze and interpret manufacturing blueprints.

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The Professional Supervisor

18 hours; Fee: $324 | Tuesdays, Nov 1 - 15, 2016  | 9 am. – 4 pm. (1-hour lunch break)

This six-day workshop helps you overcome many problems a new supervisor encounters, and teaches you skills for effective supervision.

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Communication Strategies

12 hours; Fee: $249 | Tuesdays, Nov 1-22, 2016 | 6-9 pm.

A major goal of this workshop is to help you understand the impact your communication skills have on other people. You will also explore how improving these skills can make it easier for you to get along in the workplace and in other areas of your life.

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Celebrating Diversity in the Workplace

6 hours; Fee: $179 | Wednesdays, Nov 2 & 9, 2016 | 6-9 pm.

This one-day workshop teaches strategies for celebrating work-place diversity while uniting individuals.

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Business Writing that Works

12 hours; Fee:  $249  | Fridays, Nov 4& 11, 2016 |9 am. - 4 p.m. (1-hour lunch break)

Good business writing is critical to your success and your company's image. Writing well is a key business skill at all levels of an organization. This course will help you to avoid redundancies, and define your communication goals.

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November 8th - Meet the Legislators Breakfast

8:00 am. - 10:30 am.

Sponsored by the Center for Small Business and the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.

RSVP at scopper@ccp.edu or 215-972-6254.

Get Going With Quick Books-Introductory Level

6 hours; Fee:  $179 (Tuition $154; Text: $25) | Wednesdays, Nov 9th & 16th, 2016 | 6-9 pm.

QuickBooks is a tool for automating those tasks that you already perform as a business owner or bookkeeper. This introduction to using QuickBooks class covers its basic features enables hands-on practice and saves you time in organizing business finances.

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Keep Going With Quick Books-Intermediate Level

6 hours; Fee:  $179 (Tuition $154; Text: $25) | Wednesdays, Nov 30th – Dec 7th, 2016 | 6-9 pm.

Go beyond the basics and discover QuickBooks useful features and applications. Learn

How to transactions, customize forms and track sales tax. Perfect for small business owners.

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ServSafe Food Protection Manager One-Day          -            

8 Hour home study 7-hour workshop, 1 hour exam | Fee:  $185 (Tuition $117, Text-$68) Monday, Nov 21, 2016 |8:00 am. – 4:30 pm.                                                                                                                                                                   

The College's ServSafe training is a comprehensive, internationally recognized program for food handlers that leads to a Food Establishment Personnel Food Safety Certification upon successful completion of the workshop and examination.

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How to Register

Register online for these and other professional development opportunities. For more information, email csinquiry@ccp.edu or call 215-972-6254.

Located at:

Northeast Regional Center
The Center for Small Business Education Growth and Training, Room 330
12901 Townsend Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154