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2017 Train The Trainer Free

The JBS Train the Trainer (TTT) sessions are required training for current and prospective affiliate instructors and administrators.

The Training is fast-paced, intensive and involves group work as well as homework over two and one half days for people highly skilled in business and entrepreneurship.

Dates: April 18, 2017 - April 20, 2017

Continuing Education and Professional Development

General Education/ Adult Literacy (Tuesday / Thursday) Free

Date: 2/14/17 - 6/22/17

Time: 6:15 pm - 9:15 pm

Location: 163

Goal Setting God’s Way Free

Date: 3/11/17 (Saturday)

Time: 9:00am - 3:00 pm

Location: TBD

Introduction to Computers I & II $100Purchase required to enroll

Date: 3/14/17 - 5/23/17 (Tuesday)

Location: JC Lab

6:15 pm - 9:15 pm

Career Exploration Job Search Skills $25Purchase required to enroll

Date: 3/18/17 (Saturday)

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location: TBD

Writing a Winning Resume $25Purchase required to enroll

Date: 3/25/17 - 4/1/17 (Saturday)

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: TBD

SBDC Workshops

Start Your Business in Illinois Free

This workshop is FREE but registration is required

This workshop provides the emerging entrepreneur with an overview of the required components for opening a business in Illinois and what laws affect home based business. Topics include Characteristics of a Business Owner, How to determine the Feasibility of a Business Idea, Overview of a Business Structure, Components of a Business Plan, Options for Financing a Business, and Legal Requirements in the State of Illinois.

Social Media for the Internet $15Purchase required to enroll

This workshop introduces business owners to best practices in internet marketing. The session will cover social media, why it is important when building an online presence and what constitutes a social media campaign. Additionally, top social media sites and tools for business will be reviewed.