A self-paced, online professional development certificate delivered by faculty who are not only engaging instructors, but also daily practitioners of social media marketing in their own businesses. Using a combination of video instruction, text, worksheets and quizzes, these classes provide a solid foundation for developing a strategic social media marketing plan for any business. Register today! 
Lesson 1: Defining social media
Lesson 2: Social media marketing strategy
Lesson 3: Creating a social media marketing plan
Lesson 4: Google+
Lesson 5: Facebook
Lesson 6: LinkedIn
Lesson 7: Twitter
Lesson 8: YouTube
Lesson 9: Instagram & Pinterest
Successful completion conveys a non-credit certificate from JCC and a downloadable badge for your LinkedIn profile.
Have you thought about the possibility of owning your own business? Being your own boss? Is it hard to find time in your busy life to develop your business idea?
If you have internet access you can work on this ten module non-credit course on your own schedule. This great tool will help to organize your ideas and develop a business plan.
Once you register for the course you will receive a username and password, which will allow access to the course for six weeks. The valuable worksheets and templates can be saved to your computer or portable device for future use.
If now is the time for a different path in life – be smart and start with this course!
Course fee: $50.00
To register by phone: 716.338.1024
To register by mail: Mail in registration 
To Register for Business Basics
Call 716.338.1024 or mail completed registration form  and payment of $50.00 (check or money order payable to JCC) to:
Credit Card payments: For your personal security purposes, JCC has adopted a policy that we will no longer accept credit card payments via fax or mail. Registrations by phone using Visa, MC or Discovery are always welcome. Call 716.338.1024 – or stop in person at the nearest campus.
Once your information is received at JCC, your on-line account will be set up and you will receive an email message with your username and password. You will also receive the dates for which your account will be valid. You will need to complete the course within the timeframe.
After you finish the course and the evaluation, click on the final SUBMIT button. The course completion information goes to the course manager, and a Certificate of Completion will be mailed to you.
If you have any questions, contact the Small Business Development Center at 716.338.1024
|Course content |
Lesson 1: Starting Your Business
Lesson 2: What Form of Organization to Use
Lesson 3: Writing a Business Plan
Lesson 4: Developing a Marketing Plan
Lesson 5: Financial Plan Statements
Lesson 6: How and Where to Get Capital To Start
Lesson 7: Professionals For Your Team
Lesson 8: Government Regulations
Lesson 9: Essentials of Good Record Keeping
Lesson 10: SBDC Services
|Course objectives |
In this course you will learn:
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