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Do you want to start a small business? set-up a side activity? develop an existing small business? Where to start? 

With an instructor or at your own pace, start with 24 hours of insights, plan, and planning to make it successful.

Discover our selection, and let us know if you have any questions at hcc.clp@hccs.edu

 

Creating a Successful Business Plan

Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. This course will guide you through all the major components of writing a business plan and you'll emerge with your first draft in hand.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

https://www.ed2go.com/hccs/online-courses/creating-successful-business-plan/

 

Start Your Own Small Business - $119

Learn how to transform your passion and talent into a viable small business. This course will teach you about financing, marketing techniques, employee management, policy writing, and time management - everything you need to know to start your very own small business.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

https://www.ed2go.com/hccs/online-courses/start-your-own-business/

 

Growing Plants for Fun and Profit - $119

Turn your love of plants into an enjoyable and profitable home business. This course provides information on licensing, site preparation, equipment, how and where to find supplies, how to select and produce plants, how to produce quality material, and how to market your product.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

https://www.ed2go.com/hccs/online-courses/growing-plants-for-fun-and-profit/

 

Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business - $119

Learn how to start your own arts and crafts business from a professional artist. This course helps you discover how to create a business identity, get into the best craft shows, design booths that draw customers, and price your work effectively.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

https://www.ed2go.com/hccs/online-courses/start-your-arts-crafts-business/

 

Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business - $119

Learn how to start your own arts and crafts business from a professional artist. This course helps you discover how to create a business identity, get into the best craft shows, design booths that draw customers, and price your work effectively.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

https://www.ed2go.com/hccs/online-courses/start-your-arts-crafts-business/

 

Start Your Own Gift Basket Business - $119

Express your creativity in a fun and profitable way by starting a business as a gift basket designer. This course will provide you with skills such as setting up a design studio, finding products, and exploring requirements for running a home-based business.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

https://www.ed2go.com/hccs/online-courses/start-your-own-gift-basket-business/

 

Start a Pet Sitting Business - $119

Discover how you can turn your love of animals into a profitable pet-sitting career. This course covers everything you need to know about caring for pets from nutrition, exercise and first aid and everything that goes into starting a successful business.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

https://www.ed2go.com/hccs/online-courses/starting-a-pet-sitting-business/

 

Marketing Your Business on the Internet - $119

In this hands-on course, you'll discover proven methods for establishing an Internet presence and building a brand identity. You'll learn to incorporate SEO, advertising, email, social media, and more to develop an effective Internet marketing plan for your business even with little money to spend.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

https://www.ed2go.com/hccs/online-courses/marketing-your-business-on-the-internet/

 

Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring - $119

Discover how to use the same marketing tricks the big companies employ and create a personalized plan without clearing out your bank account. This course will help you master cost effective marketing strategies the provide results with hands-on activities and real-world examples.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

https://www.ed2go.com/hccs/online-courses/small-business-marketing-strategies-on-a-shoestring/

 

How to Make Money From Your Writing

Learn the secrets, methods, and tips to help you generate money with your writing. Whether you want to create your own business, add to your income, supplement your retirement, or boost what you're earning as a writer, this class includes practical information that rarely gets taught in writing classes.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

 

https://www.ed2go.com/hccs/online-courses/writeriffic-2-advanced-creativity-training-for-writers/

 

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner - $119

Gain a solid foundation in the basics of drawing to become the artist you've always wanted to be. This course will help you become familiar with paper type, drawing styles, techniques, and basic principles of perspective, layout and design.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

https://www.ed2go.com/hccs/online-courses/drawing-for-absolute-beginner/

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