Friday, September 30, 2022
Topics > Business / Career

Buying & Selling on Facebook Marketplace
$39.00 (1 section available)
Have you ever wanted to try Facebook Marketplace but haven't known where to start? Learn about the safe way to reach more people to sell your items. We'll also give you best practices when purchasing an item from the marketplace.

Crash Course in Grants
$99.00 (1 section available)
This course is packed with practical information and tools for individuals who want to learn or refresh skills in grant proposal writing. Students will identify common grant schemes and scams, eligibility for grants and steps in the grant seeking process, sources of funding in Allegheny County, and develop their idea into a short grant proposal with basic budget and receive feedback from the instructor.

Grant Writing As an Encore Career And Business
$99.00 (1 section available)
This course is for individuals who are near or in retirement and want to use acquired skills and experience to improve our community. Meaningful "gig" work, part-time jobs, and self-employment options are available for grant proposal writers. If you have decent writing and basic computer technology skills, grant writing as an encore job or business offers flexibility, independence, and financial opportunity. No prior knowledge is necessary to understand the information about the world of grants, the learning curve, and the steps to get hired in this career path and business.

How to Finance Real Estate Purchases
$29.00 (1 section available)
This course will explain various methods of funding single and multi-family real estate transactions and will be useful for both first-time home buyers and real estate investors. Students will learn about traditional and creative strategies for financing real estate. Also covered will be borrowing requirements, avoiding common mistakes, spotting rate trends and explanations of finance as it pertains to borrowing. Students who take this class will gain valuable insights that will be helpful whether the intent is to buy a home to live in or to buy for investment purposes.

How to Start a Small Business
$119.00 (1 section available)
In this 15-hour overview course students will learn the basics of what it takes to start a small business. Practical topics include the fundamentals of financing, laws and legal structures, marketing, selling skills, insurance, taxes and record keeping. Students will also learn about the personality of the successfully self-employed and gain links to resources that help small businesses succeed.

How to Start Investing in Real Estate
$29.00 (1 section available)
This course will introduce students to real estate investing and will cover how to buy, rehab, rent, and sell. Students will learn the main strategies for getting into real estate investing for rehab or for rent. Also covered will be the fundamentals of financing, property selection, maintenance, marketing, area consideration, building types, tenants, and contractors. Students who take this class will gain valuable insights that will help prevent costly mistakes.

Real Estate Law
$139.00 (3 sections available)
Learn the basics of real estate law, including investing, title searching, and mortgages. Explore the legal issues involved in real estate law, from investing to title examinations. You'll not only master the essentials, but you'll receive hands-on applications and examples that will show you how to use this knowledge in a day-to-day real estate practice or in personal real estate investing.

Smartphones - How to Use It
$39.00 (1 section available)
Smartphones offer the features you need to manage the myriad details of your life whether that includes scheduling business meetings, tracking your family's schedule, reading email, or surfing the web. Learn how your smartphone can help you streamline, organize, and enrich your life. The course covers Android and iPhone functions and apps.

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