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Small business classes at MCC's Lowell campus.

Middlesex Community College in Lowell is offering four affordable courses for small business owners and their employees

Lowell, MA – Small business owners and their employees have the opportunity to take four special courses this summer at Middlesex Community College that can help their business grow and succeed. Courses will be held at the Lowell campus of MCC in August and September and cost either $29 or $39. ┬áThe four courses include, Improving Your Office Efficiency, MS Powerpoint, Internet Marketing, and MS Basic Excel. Full course details are below.

Improving Your Office Efficiency

For many small business owners, managing office workflow is a challenge. These entrepreneurs have to juggle not only a million tasks, but also countless interruptions, phone calls, and emergencies. This workshop will provide participants with the time-saving organizational strategies they need for managing the workflow, paperwork and job responsibilities of the small business.

This two hour course will be held on August 25, 2010 from 10am-12pm, and the cost is $29. The MCC course number is BIN 701 94.

MS Powerpoint

Whether you are new to using MS PowerPoint or want to learn how to put more punch in your presentations, this session is for you. Learn the key elements to creating a pleasing, informative presentation for impact and getting your message across. Please bring a portable storage device (flash drive, CD or floppy disk). Basic computer and keyboarding skills are required.

This three hour course will be held on August 31, 2010 from 9am-12pm, and the cost is $39. The MCC course number is BIN 284 94.

Internet Marketing

Internet marketing plays an important role in the success of businesses and organizations. This course provides an overview of various online marketing tools, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and blogging.

This two hour course will be held on September 1, 2010 from 10am-12pm, and the cost is $29. The MCC course number is BIN 751 94.

MS Basic Excel

This introductory course provides hand-on instruction needed to work with Microsoft Excel. In this course students will learn the fundamentals of creating workbooks, performing calculations, using built-in formulas, formatting the worksheet, combining, sorting, and summarizing data. Basic computer and keyboarding skills are required.

This three hour course will be held on September 2, 2010 from 9am-12pm, and the cost is $39. The MCC course number is BIN 302 94.

For questions or to register, please call Julie Kimball (978) 656-3009 or send her an email at kimballj@middlesex.mass.edu.