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Word Press I- Basics of Webpage Design 07/07/2015 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 7/7/2015 Register By: 7/7/2015
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St. Ste. 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Create a professional looking website using the free software Wordpress. This workshop will include getting a theme, adding pages, adding pictures and movies, and the ability to add text to your websites. Learn to adds “widgets” to the site to m...

 


Word Press II - Beyond the Basics of Webpage Design 07/07/2015 (1:00pm-4:00pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 7/7/2015 Register By: 7/7/2015
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St., Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Once you have created your website in Wordpress, this workshop will walk you through how to install a test Wordpress site on your computer (whether Mac or PC). This is a great way to test ideas before actually doing them on an internet site. The...

 


iPhone and iPad and Your Business- 07/08/2015 (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 7/8/2015 Register By: 7/8/2015
Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St. Ste. 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: How can your iPhone and iPad help your business? Attend this 2 hour hands-on workshop see how using an iPhone or iPad can help in running your business and workplace efficiently by optimizing your time. Find out what apps are available, as well as...

 


Windows 8 - Basics of Windows 07/08/2015 (1:00 pm- 3:00 pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 7/8/2015 Register By: 7/8/2015
Time: 10:00 am- 12:00pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St. Ste. 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Designed for individuals want to learn the basics of the new Windows 8 software. You will learn, the new features in Windows 8, the different versions of Windows 8, navigation, skydrive, and customizing your own start panel. This new workshop wi...

 


Microsoft Publisher - Basics of Desktop Publisher 07/09/2015 (9:00 am-12:00 pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 7/9/2015 Register By: 7/9/2015
Time: 9:00 am- 12:00 pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St., Duluth, MN 55802-2007
Description: As a part of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Publisher can help you create and edit leaflets, brochures, postcards, newsletters, e-mail newsletters, greeting cards, etc. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn the ins and the outs of this great so...

 


QuickBooks - 07/14/2015 (9:00am-4:00pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $109.00
Event Date: 7/14/2015 Register By: 7/14/2015
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St., Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Covers the basic functions of this number one selling small business accounting program. In addition to this day-long workshop, receive the QuickBooks learning guide.

 


Computer Basics 07/15/2015 (9:00 am-12:00 pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 7/15/2015 Register By: 7/15/2015
Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St. Ste. 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Whether you are new to using computers or would like to improve your basic skills and understanding, this hands on workshop can give you the skills you need to operate a computer efficiently. Participants will be given a general introduction to h...

 


Social Media 101 - 07/15/2015 (1:00 pm-4:00pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 7/15/2015 Register By: 7/15/2015
Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St., Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Skype, Facebook, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn... you want to use the latest technology for your business but you aren't sure exactly how it all works? This workshop is hands on and will cover how to install a webcam, sign up for a Skype account, an...

 


Upper Midwest Basic Economic Development Course - 7/20-24/2015

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $600.00
Event Date: 7/20/2015 to 7/24/2015 Register By: 7/20/2015
Time: 8:00am-5:00pm
Event Location: LSBE, Duluth, MN 55811
Description: The Upper Midwest Basic Economic Development Course is a comprehensive educational experience on the theory and practice of economic development fundamentals and is accredited by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). It fulfills ...

 


Build Your Marketing Toolkit

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 7/21/2015 Register By: 7/17/2015
Time: 8:30 - 10:00
Event Location: Minnesota State University, Centennial Student Union, Room 245, 620 South Rd, Mankato, MN 56001-7013
Description: This presentation sets the framework for the four pillars of marketing success. You will learn how to get found online, engage and nurture prospects and customers, create campaigns that drive action, and how to analyze the results of your marketin...
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Duluth - Starting a Business in Minnesota 07/28/2015 (2:00pm-4:00pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 7/28/2015 Register By: 7/28/2015
Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm
Event Location: Work Force Development Center, Duluth Athletic Bldg, 402 W 1st St, Duluth, MN 55802, Duluth, MN 55802-1406
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Excel I - Basics of Spreadsheets 07/28/2015 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 7/28/2015 Register By: 7/28/2015
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St. Ste. 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Create data-rich, professional-looking spreadsheets. Covers the very basics of spreadsheets, from creating and saving to editing and formatting. Create easy-to-understand charts.

 


Excel II - Beyond the Basics of Spreadsheets 07/28/2015 (1:00pm-4:00pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 7/28/2015 Register By: 7/28/2015
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St., Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Use comments, create conditional formatting, work with IF statements, link workbooks, insert headers & footers, sort lists, do more with charts, and create mailing lists.

 


ABCs of Writing a Business Plan 07/29/2015 (9:00 am-11:00 am)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 7/29/2015 Register By: 7/29/2015
Time: 9:00 am-11:00 am
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St., Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: A well written business plan is crucial for any entrepreneur, it guides the entrepreneur toward their goals as well as being a tool to obtain financing. Writing a strong business plan can seem overwhelming but you can do it. The ABC's of Writing a...

 


GIMP - The Photoshop Alternative 07/30/2015 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 7/30/2015 Register By: 7/30/2015
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St. Ste. 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Do everything you can do with Photoshop in GIMP – a free internet download! This workshop covers transparencies, red-eye removal, layers, cut, crop, selective colorization, file size reduction, smudge, blur, sharpen, and script-fu (programs to gi...

 


GIMP II - Photoshop Alternative - Beyond the Basics 07/30/2015 (1:00pm-4:00pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 7/30/2015 Register By: 7/30/2015
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St. Ste. 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Do everything you can do with Photoshop in GIMP – a free internet download! This workshop covers the effects of using layers, drawing lines, making selections, and creating a floating logo. GIMP will be used in the workshop, however, the informat...

 


Duluth Teen Enterprise 08/03-08/07/2015 (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $100.00
Event Date: 8/3/2015 to 8/7/2015 Register By: 8/3/2015
Time: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Event Location: MN 55744
Description: Want to own your business someday or even now? Teen Enterprise challenges students to think entrepreneurially while still in high school. After attending Teen Enterprise you will be able to: • Recognize characteristics and practices of succes...

 


Access III - Database Relationships and Queries 08/04/2015 (9:00 am-12:00 pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 8/4/2015 Register By: 8/4/2015
Time: 9:00 am-12:00pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St., Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: (Prerequisite: experience using Access on a daily basis) Covers database terms and concepts. Build a relational database from scratch and create tables. Define relationships between tables and understand some rules for building a relational datab...

 


Access IV - Visual Basic in Access 08/04/2015 (1:00pm-4:00pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 8/4/2015 Register By: 8/4/2015
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St., Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Manipulate data in your database using Visual Basic. Covers elements, dealing with datasets, higher-level error checking (checking against multiple items), and basic programming structures (statements, loop, and logicals). Programming experience...

 


All Things Gmail- 08/05/2015 (9:00 am- 12:00 pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 8/5/2015 Register By: 8/5/2015
Time: 9:00 am- 12:00 pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St. Ste. 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Google has some great tools and the best part is they are FREE. Join us to learn google skills like setting up a gmail account, creating folders, syncing calendars, keeping track of contacts as well as using google Drive, google docs, and google+....

 


Email Marketing for Success: Newsletters and Announcements

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 8/11/2015 Register By: 8/7/2015
Time: 8:30 - 10:00
Event Location: Minnesota State University, Centennial Student Union, Room 245, 620 South Rd, Mankato, MN 56001-7013
Description: You will learn the most effective strategies for creating email newsletters and more. You will learn how to get more people to open your email campaigns and how to make them more effective marketing tools. This workshop is presented by Constant Co...
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Online QuickBooks - 08/11/2015 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 8/11/2015 Register By: 8/11/2015
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St., Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Covers the basic functions of the online version of the number one selling small business accounting program.

 


Excel III - Macros and Functions 08/12/2015 (9:00 am-12:00 pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 8/12/2015 Register By: 8/12/2015
Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St., Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Delve deep into the power of Excel. Use powerful functions (countif, trim, ceiling, lookup, subtotals, and more) to extend your functions, create macros by recording keystrokes and then updating the Visual Basic code. Information on Pivot Tables, ...

 


Excel IV - Data Visualization and Iconographics 08/12/2015 (1:00 pm-4:00 pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 8/12/2015 Register By: 8/12/2015
Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St., Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: This workshop explores the world of data and shaping that data into a visual graph to allow you to take your basic graph to the next level.

 


Word Press III - 08/13/2015 (9:00am-12:00pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 8/13/2015 Register By: 8/13/2015
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St., Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Do you want to sell products from your Wordpress website? This workshop will cover how to connect a Wordpress site to Paypal for people to purchase individual items or to use free shopping cart programs to allow people to buy multiple items at a ...

 


Word Press IV - 08/13/2015 (1:00pm-4:00pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 8/13/2015 Register By: 8/13/2015
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St., Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Do you want to create a Wordpress theme? Learn the pages you need to create and how they tie together. Learn about the functions built into Wordpress that allow a user to get the maximum out of their website. This workshop is designed to put th...

 


Microsoft Project - 08/18/2015 (9:00 am-12:00 pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 8/18/2015 Register By: 8/18/2015
Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St. Ste. 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: Keep a handle on the big projects. This workshop goes through a simulated project building the schedule, time costing, resource scheduling, and actual project length. Use the Gantt chart to build dependences, view progress, and schedule concurre...

 


Profit Mastery: Creating Value and Building Wealth

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $249.00
Event Date: 8/18/2015 to 8/20/2015 Register By: 8/10/2015
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. each day
Event Location: Minnesota State University, Alumni & Foundation Center, Conference Room 238, 1536 Warren St., Mankato, MN 56001-6534
Description: Course dates: August 18, 19 & 20. (3 sessions) This nationally-acclaimed course is designed to take the mystery out of the numbers and give you practical financial tools and perspectives to help make better business decisions. Training includes b...
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HTML & CSS I- Get past the code 08/19/2015 (9:00 am-12:00 pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 8/19/2015 Register By: 8/19/2015
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St., Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: This workshop will take you into the world of designing and building your own website from scratch or take extra control over your existing site. HTML workshop will help with practical skills to organize and create attractive, user friendly web c...

 


HTML & CSS II- Get past the code and beyond 08/19/2015 (1:00 am-4:00 pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 8/19/2015 Register By: 8/19/2015
Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St., Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: The second class of HTML will move deeper into CSS and will help with practical skills to organize and create attractive, user friendly web content and get past that intimidating codes online. In the class, we will learn about how CSS works with ...

 


Duluth - Starting a Business in Minnesota 08/25/2015 (2:00pm-4:00pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/25/2015 Register By: 8/25/2015
Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm
Event Location: Work Force Development Center, Duluth Athletic Bldg, 402 W 1st St, Duluth, MN 55802, Duluth, MN 55802-1406
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Duluth - Starting a Business in Minnesota 08/25/2015 (2:00pm-4:00pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/25/2015 Register By: 8/25/2015
Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm
Event Location: Work Force Development Center, Duluth Athletic Bldg, 402 W 1st St, Duluth, MN 55802, Duluth, MN 55802-1406
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ABCs of Writing a Business Plan 08/26/2015 (9:00 am-10:30 am)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 8/26/2015 Register By: 8/26/2015
Time: 9:00 am-10:30 am
Event Location: 11 E. Superior St., Suite 210, Duluth, MN 55802-2019
Description: A well written business plan is crucial for any entrepreneur, it guides the entrepreneur toward their goals as well as being a tool to obtain financing. Writing a strong business plan can seem overwhelming but you can do it. The ABC's of Writing a...

 


Encore Entrepreneur Minifair

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/26/2015 Register By: 8/26/2015
Time: 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Event Location: Envision Lab, 227 E. Main St., Suite 200, Mankato, MN 56001-3573
Description: Looking for a new career? Have you dreamed of owning your own business? This year, AARP and the Small Business Administration (SBA) are hosting a Summer of Encore Mentoring to help Americans over age 50 to start and grow small businesses. At this ...
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Basic Minnesota Sales and Use Tax

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/22/2015 Register By: 9/22/2015
Time: 9:00 am. to 12:30 p.m.
Event Location: Minnesota State University, Centennial Student Union, Room 245, 620 South Rd, Mankato, MN 56001-7013
Description: This course is an introduction to sales and use taxes in Minnesota. It is designed for business owners, bookkeepers, purchasing agents and accountants who need a working knowledge of the law and how to meet their obligations. In this class you wil...
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Duluth - Starting a Business in Minnesota 09/22/2015 (2:00pm-4:00pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/22/2015 Register By: 9/22/2015
Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm
Event Location: Work Force Development Center, Duluth Athletic Bldg, 402 W 1st St, Duluth, MN 55802, Duluth, MN 55802-1406
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Getting Started with Email Marketing

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 9/24/2015 Register By: 9/18/2015
Time: 8:30 - 10:00
Event Location: Minnesota State University, Centennial Student Union, Room 245, 620 South Rd, Mankato, MN 56001-7013
Description: This is a dive into Constant Contact's email marketing toolkit. This live, guided demonstration shows you how quick and easy it is to pick a template, add your own logo and pictures, schedule an email blast and measure the results. This workshop i...
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