CELINA, OH – The Business Enterprise Center (BEC) at Wright State University–Lake Campus has announced a full slate of non-credit business classes for February. Upcoming classes include the following workshops:

You Must Pre-Register For All BEC Classes  Call Carol at 419-586-0902

Handling Conflict & Difficult People (Leadership Training)

The challenge with conflict lies in how you choose to deal with it. Would you like to improve how you handle sensitive people and situations? Carla will describe how to approach communication, emotions, behavior, understanding, and how to view conflict as an opportunity. Pinpoint the problem, evaluate your circumstances, and take your next steps in resolving the conflict. This class can help employees, employers, and those who want to work on personal growth, decision making, understanding others, and developing relationships.

Date: February 13, 2018 Time: 5:30 to 8:30 pm Rm: 223 Dwyer Hall Cost: $45 p/person


Advanced Business Planning (Part of the Management Training Series. Special Pricing! Call Carol!)

Jon will show you how to use continuous business improvement methods to ensure your company’s future progress and development. Learn how to assess feasibility, finances, and operations as part of the decision making process. Take an in-depth look at operating guidelines for products/services, policies/procedures, and personnel. Discussion will be focused on market analysis, research, financial forecast, and budgeting. With proper business planning, you will be able to keep your business sustainable and healthy! Part of the Management Training Series!

Dates: February 13 & 20, Time: 5:30 to 8 pm Rm: 119 Trenary Hall Cost: $70 p/person


SWOT Analysis (Part of the Management Training Series. Special Pricing! Call Carol!)

Strategic planning is important to the stability and growth of businesses. SWOT analysis will examine your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats so you can negotiate business situations and decisions. This structured planning method can identify internal and external factors that are favorable or unfavorable for specific projects or ventures. SWOT analyses can be used in multiple situations and will become your internal thermometer for measuring potential successes and failures. Part of the Management Training Series!

Date: February 27, 2018 Time: 6-8:30 pm Rm: 223 Dwyer Hall Cost: $35 p/person


QuickBooks (Software Training)

Before you start making money in business, you need to figure out the best methods to record, track, and manage your hard-earned dollars. QuickBooks, the #1 recommended accounting software for small businesses, makes it easy to organize all of your financial data in one central location so that you can manage your money, pay your bills, and track customer’s payments efficiently. Always know the exact financial or product inventory of your business with QuickBooks. Join Carla & Ron for 12-hours of software/Accounting training on this highly-rated software that will help improve the bottom line! Completing participants will receive a certificate.

Dates: February 26, 27, 28, & March 1, 2018 Time: 5:30 to 8:30 pm Rm: 194 Dwyer Hall Cost: $135 p/person

For more information about the BEC programs or to be placed on our email list, call Carol Jones at 419-586-0902, email Carol.jones@wright.edu, or follow us on Facebook: WSU-Lake-Campus Business Enterprise Center.