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Professional development How to Apply for a Small Business Loan Interested in small business financing? Find out what the bank will expect in your business proposal, how to properly prepare a small business loan proposal, and free resources to assist you with the process. Wednesday, Oct. 17 6-8 p.m. KCC Conference Hall SBDC 9002.Q23 • $10

Wednesday, Dec. 12 6-8 p.m. KCC Room D124 SBDC 9002.Q33 • $10

Legal Issues for Small Business Owners This course will help you gain useful knowledge on corporation types, legal issues surrounding business ownership, and the pros and cons of legal entities. You’ll be able to ask questions related to your business without paying a retainer! Thursday, Oct. 18 6-8 p.m. • KCC Conference Hall SBDC 9022.Q13 • $25

This seminar will provide professional advice on what to expect after starting your small business. Bring your questions and get insight on taking your business to the next level. Learn strategies for marketing, business growth, target marketing, maximizing return on investments, balanced growth and more. Instructor: Brian Nelson. Thursday, Nov. 29 6-9 p.m. KCC Room D123 SBDC 9040.Q23 • $25

Finding and Financing a Franchised Business This seminar will focus on the ins and outs of franchising. Things you will learn include the definition of franchising, what to look for in a franchise, how to find the right franchise for you, and cost factors. Tuesday, Oct. 23 5:30-7 p.m. • KCC Room D123 SBDC 9007.Q13 $10

Facebook for Business

The Internet has changed how most companies find and interact with their customers, and vice versa. Now, with the incredible popularity of social media sites like Facebook, things are changing again. And, it’s personal because—unlike nearly any other form of Internet marketing—Facebook allows strong oneon-one connections with the men and women we’d most like to turn into customers. This seminar will get you on the right track to develop an advantage using what works and doesn’t, how to set up policies, and how to use them the right way. Wednesday, Oct. 17 5-7 p.m. • KCC Room D121 SBDC 9050.Q13 • $39

Building relationships with clients gives your business an advantage over your competition. Learn how other businesses have turned social media into low cost “customer media.” Topics will include setting up a business account for free, adding information about your company and events, using pictures and videos to market yourself, blocking applications, using keywords for easy searching and time-saving tools. Instructor: Tammy Finch. Wednesday, Nov. 14 1-5 p.m. • KCC Room D123 LECT 9046.A13 $65, includes materials.

Health and Social Service Living Well With Arthritis

Moving Your Business to the Next Level

Thursday, Sept. 27 6-9 p.m. KCC Room D123 SBDC 9040.Q13 • $25

Social Media Marketing for Small Business

Learn the latest in arthritis therapies, treatments and techniques from local healthcare professionals. Topics will include degenerative disc disease, living with arthritis, proper nutrition, exercise techniques, and much more. Sessions will be led by experts in their respective fields from OAK Orthopedics, Options Center for Independent Living, National University of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and Hospice of Kankakee Valley. Class notes: 4 contact hours will be awarded to nurses, nursing home administrators, social workers, professional counselors/ clinical counselors, physical therapists, occupational therapists and dieticians. Friday, Aug. 31 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. • KCC Iroquois Room WELL 9023.A13 $25, includes materials & continental breakfast; add $20 to receive the continuing education contact hours.

Diabetes Update and Overview Join Barb Bancroft for an entire day focused on current thinking on the pathophysiology of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. The clinical manifestations will be correlated with the pathophysiology, as will the various classes of drugs used to treat the underlying insulin deficiency and/or insulin resistance. Bancroft also will discuss the complications of this disease--including microvascular and macrovascular complications involving all body systems. Lab tests also will be described, including when to do them and how to interpret the results. Therapeutic lifestyle changes will be emphasized for both the prevention and the treatment of the disease. Class notes: 6 contact hours will be awarded to dieticians, respiratory therapists, nurses, and nursing home administrators upon successful completion. Wednesday, Sept. 12 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. • KCC Iroquois Room HLTH 369A.A13 $79, includes materials, contact hours and coffee.

For registration and information: 815-802-8207


KCC Fall 2012 Continuing Ed schedule  

Kankakee Community College is an approved sponsor of professional development credit in many fields, certification credit for teachers, and...

KCC Fall 2012 Continuing Ed schedule  

Kankakee Community College is an approved sponsor of professional development credit in many fields, certification credit for teachers, and...