Small Business Ownership classes offered

by jurben16. December 2001 19:00

Classes for Moraine Park Technical College's Small Business Training Certificate begin Jan. 8, 2001 at the Fond du Lac Campus.

The one-year certificate is designed for people interested in exploring the components small business start-up and operation. It offers something for new and existing entrepreneurs.

"Participants receive hands-on training in the areas of business planning, financing, marketing, customer service, financial management and business communications," said Pat Olson, Moraine Park's dean of business occupations and culinary arts.

The Small Business Ownership Certificate is comprised of five, two-credit courses taken in sequence: Organizing Your Small Business, Financial Management, Marketing, Customer Service and Writing a Business Plan. Moraine Park shares the courses with Fox Valley Technical College, Blackhawk Technical College, and Mid-State Technical College.

Classes are held on Saturday mornings from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and run for six weeks. The first class, Organizing Your Small Business, begins Jan. 8.

To register, call (920) 929-2100 or 1-800-221-6430. Use course number 145-180-002. For more information, contact Pat Olson at (920) 924-3333 or