Whether you’re an apprentice looking to the future, a journeyman who is looking to start their own business, or a trades person looking to become more valuable to their employer, Entrepreneurial skills for the trades will provide skills and insights to help build and maintain a successful trades business. What sets this apart from most "start your own business" courses is it’s strong emphasis on how to set up an operating system for your trades business. Topics such as invoicing, job tracking, estimating, finances, and safety programs will be a large component of the course, always keeping the focus on a trades business. Other topics include, how to set up a business (incorporation, proprietorship, partnership), business insurance, business taxes, introduction to financing sources, and an introduction to marketing your trades business.
$542.08 - $552.08 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.
Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.
Thu Sep 12 - Thu Nov 28 12 Weeks
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Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.
Tue Jan 14 - Tue Mar 31 12 Weeks
TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim
A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.}
20 seats available as of Nov 12, 2019 12:14 am (PST). Of these 20, 14 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Effective as of Winter 2017
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