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Start a Pet Sitting Business
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Start a Pet Sitting Business

$115

with Jeff Grognet, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

If you're an animal lover, find out how you can start your own pet sitting business to translate your passion into a profitable career! In this course, you will master the essentials of running a cat and dog sitting business. You'll begin with pet care, including nutrition, exercise, first aid, and the identification of common diseases. You will learn the basics of first aid and find out how to administer pills, liquid medications, and injections to an uncooperative cat or dog. You will discover how to handle home visits and impress your potential clients. You'll also explore sticky situations that can arise, such as lost pets, pets that die unexpectedly, and pets that need immediate veterinary care.

In addition, you will delve into finances and explore start-up costs, accounting, fee setting, business plans, and low-cost marketing. You will discover how to obtain required insurance, hire employees as your business expands, and entice financial institutions to loan you money. Then, you will look at opportunities for expanding your pet sitting services. Is a dog-walking service right for you? Can you train puppies? Do you want to look after other animals, including horses? By the end of this course, you will have all the knowledge you need to become a professional pet sitter. In addition, you will discover how your pet sitting business can grow to continually challenge and satisfy you.

Session Start Dates: Aug 17 | Sep 14 | Oct 12

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Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business
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Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business

$115

with Shirley George Frazier, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

If you have an art or a craft and you dream about starting your own home-based or small business, this is the course for you! You will learn to start your own arts and crafts business from a professional artist. You will learn to create your own unique business identity, and discover what makes marketing in the arts and crafts business different from marketing in most other enterprises and find a sales approach the fits your personality. You will learn how to find and get into the best craft shows, as well as design booths that really draw customers in. You will discover how to price your work effectively so you can set yourself up for success whether you are selling through craft shows, in galleries, online, or even in your own retail store.

Session Start Dates:

Sept 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 16  | Dec 14 | Jan 18  | Feb 15 | Mar 15 | Apr 12  | May 17  | Jun 14

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Where Does All My Money Go?
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Where Does All My Money Go?

$100

with Matt Crabtree, CFP, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

Ever get frustrated that you never seem to get ahead? Are you and your family constantly arguing about money? Do you ever wonder where your money went last month? Do you have trouble saving money? Want to work on paying down your debt, but don't know where to find the money? This course will teach you the very basics of how to get control of your finances rather than letting them control you. It is the help you need before learning about investing, debt elimination, retirement or college planning. There aren't many places that you can go to learn these principles, so take advantage of this opportunity to learn online. Start to make conscious decisions about spending and saving. Find out where your money goes. Make your own informed choices about where you want it to go. Learn how to fund your dreams and how to save money for everything from emergencies to vacations. If you have ever felt lost about where to start working on your finances, this course is for you. You can't afford not to take this course and change your habits. This course is an investment in your future and you will save the cost of the course many times over by applying what you learn.

Session Start Dates:

Sept 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 16  | Dec 14 | Jan 18  | Feb 15 | Mar 15 | Apr 12  | May 17  | Jun 14

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Certificate in Emerging Technology for Managers
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Certificate in Emerging Technology for Managers

$199

with York Adult Education

Calendar Aug 1, 2022

This Certificate in Emerging Technology for Manag-ers addresses blockchain, artificial intelligence, and robotics. Learners who have completed this suite of courses are knowledgeable in how each technology affects business processes and how each contributes to a discussion about the future of labor. In the current business environment, managers and leaders should have a baseline understanding of these emerging technologies. Certificate holders are informed about cryptocurrencies and how blockchain is restoring trust and security in Internet transactions. Learners have examined how artificial intelligence is leading to gains in efficiency and performance, along with concepts and metrics for management to consider when evaluating an investment in robotics.

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Bookkeeping Certificate
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Bookkeeping Certificate

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with LERN Online, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 1, 2022

Register online at UGotClass: Register here!

How do you manage the finances of a business? Whether you are an entrepreneur, running a family business, or just looking to advance your career and add to your skill set, this Bookkeeping Certificate will provide you with the knowledge needed to measure, and manage, the financial health of your business. This program focuses on cash basis accounting.

No one will care more about the financial health of your business than you! It’s imperative that you understand how the process works and are able to complete the accounting cycle accurately and in a timely fashion. Even if you plan to outsource your bookkeeping needs, you should still understand how the process works. No one should be clueless when it comes to the finances of their business.

The Bookkeeping Certificate courses must be taken in the below order (the classes build off each other):

1. Understanding Debits and Credits

2. General Ledger and Month End Procedures

3. Closing Procedures and Financial Statements

Register for the entire certificate or take one course at a time! 

CEUs/ILUs: 4.8

Length (in hours): 48

Price in USD $495.00

Computer and Digital Literacy

Free

with Debbie Avalon-King, RSU #3 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 8, 2022 at 5 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This is the perfect setup for beginner and for thos who already have computer experience. Don't know how to type? We will teach you. Earn a credential of value for your resume by completeing some or all of the Northstar Digital Literacy units which include: Basic Computer Skills, Internet Basics, Using Email, Windows, Mac OS, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Docs, Social Media, Information Literacy, Career Search Skills, Accessing Telehealth Appointments, Your Digital Footprint, Supporting K-12 Distance Learn.  This class is rolling admission so it is offered as needed by student request. Register today! 

Math Basics

Free

with Marie Enright, York Adult Education

Calendar Sep 13, 2022 at 6 pm

From basic Arithmetic (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, fractions, and percentages) all the way to real world algebra - this class will provide individualized instruction to help you improve your math skills.

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Personal Finance
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Personal Finance

$49

with MindEdge Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Oct 22, 2022

Personal finance is a critical skill for long-term financial success. However, many adults have learned what they know about personal finance as they've progressed through life. What have you missed along the way? No matter what your financial situation is, it is important to understand how to handle your money. This course will familiarize you with the basics of budgeting, including creating and managing a budget, as well as setting financial goals, understanding your credit, tips for saving money, and the basics of investing.

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