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Budgeting Classes
by Lori Juszak - Friday, 11 January 2013, 02:52 PM
 

BALANCE YOUR BUDGET IN 2013!

Do you have too much month left at the end of the money?  Do you know exactly how much you owe and what your interest rates are?  Get it all recorded in one place and make a plan for financial success!  This short course covers putting together a balance sheet, cash flow statement and a budget.  Basic debt reduction strategies for the real world will be discussed, along with money-saving tips and ways to reign in spending without feeling deprived.

Lori teaches Personal Finance at Front Range Community College and provides a realistic, hands-on approach to helping you with your finances. 

This three-hour class costs $75 but can save you exponentially more than that in the long run!  All templates are provided and are included in the course cost.  Classes are held in Old Town Fort Collins.  Call Lori Juszak to enroll at 970-214-6667.

Schedule:

Tuesday, February 5th, 5:30-8:30

Thursday, February 21st, 5:30-8:30

Tuesday, March 5th, 6:00-9:00

Saturday, March 9th, 12:00-3:00

Thursday, March 25th, 6:00-9:00

Saturday, April 6th, 12:00 - 3:00

 

 

 
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New Course Listings! Paranormal Studies and Parapsychology see below...
by Lori Juszak - Tuesday, 2 October 2012, 09:41 PM
 

In addition to our Nonprofit Management Courses, we've added a host of fun and educational offerings! 

These classes all are offered as one-time three to four hour blocks, and each class will be offered monthly.  Times and dates will rotate to accommodate our student's schedules.   Most classes are offered in the late-afternoon and early evenings, or on Saturday mornings.  Classes are held at 19 Old Town Square, Suite 238, Fort Collins (in Old Town).  Each class is $75 and includes all materials needed.  Language classes include food at a local bistro.

CALL 970-214-6667 TO ENROLL

  • Paranormal Studies - Paranormal research focuses on the study of ghosts, poltergeists, and other types of after-life assertions based on field research and objective study.  This course will base research techniques on those used by reputable institutions of learning.  We will explore the history of paranormal research conducted by the University of Edinburgh and the Rhine Institute (Duke University) among others.    We will also discuss historical and modern beliefs in the paranormal and how they relate to mainstream and historical religious beliefs globally. Field work will be done at reportedly haunted sites, where data will be collected using EVP, EMF and other equipment.  OFFERED:
  • Saturday, October 6th, 1-4
  • Wednesday, October 10th, 4-7
  • Saturday, October 13th, 11:30-2:30
  • Thursday, October 18th, 5-8
  • Thursday, November 1st, 5:30-8:30 pm
  • Saturday, November 3rd, 1-4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 6th, 5-8 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 10th, 1-4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 14th, 6-9 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 27th, 4-7 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 1st, 1-4 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 13th, 5-8 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 29th, 1-4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 2, 5-8 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 12th, 1-4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 15th, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 26th, 1-4 p.m.
  • More dates will be posted for December.  Some alternate days/times will be added based on student scheduling needs.           
  • * See the blog from a former student regarding this class:  http://8z.com/articles/paranormal-studies-class-part-one and http://8z.com/articles/paranormal-studies-class-part-two                                                                                                                                                 


  • Telepathy Workshop:  Learn how telepathy has been proven in the lab, and see how your ability stacks up with the controlled experiments at major universities.  Pair with various classmates to see if your connections are stronger with some than others.  Engage in discussions with others about their experiences and how telepathy has manifested in their lives.  Meditation techniques and focused energy will be practiced to help facilitate the sharing of thoughts. $36   
  • Tuesday, September 11th, 7:00 to 8:30 in Old Town Fort Collins.
  • Thursday, October 11, 6:00-7:30 in Old Town Fort Collins.
  • Remote Viewing Workshop:  We’ve had some stunning results in our classes so far!  Learn how Stanford University and the U.S. Military used remote viewing through the Cold War and their success proving it’s existence and efficacy in an academically controlled setting.  Engage in experimental remote viewing and see if this is a talent you possess.  $36  
  • Thursday, September 20th, 7:00 to 8:30 in Old Town Fort Collins
  • Clairvoyance Workshop:  Cornell University recently (2011) concluded experiments that indicated clairvoyance is not only possible, but more frequently probable than previously thought.  Did you ever “know” something would happen before it did?  Come and participate in some of the online tests set up to determine your level of “on demand” clairvoyance.  This practice may help you hone your skills and focus to harness the more random occurrences of precognition you may already experience.  Discussions of how participants have already experienced this skill will be held during the class.  $36
  • Wednesday, October 3rd, 7:00 to 8:30 in Old Town Fort Collins

MORE DATES WILL BE ADDED THROUGH THE END OF THE YEAR AND BEGINNING OF 2013!

  • IF YOU DON'T SEE A DATE AND A TIME THAT WORK, JUST CALL.  WE MAY BE ABLE TO SET UP A GROUP CLASS AT YOUR CONVENIENCE!


 

  • Grant Writing –Learn how to easily find potential funders and write grants.  This class covers using the best and most comprehensive search engines, narrowing down the information, and basic components and techniques of grant writing.   Offered alternate Wednesdays from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

  • Starting a Nonprofit – Learn the steps for starting a non-profit.  This class covers legal steps, organizational structures, and alternatives that may work for very small nonprofits.  Offered alternate Wednesdays from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

  • Starting Your Own Business - What Does It Take? This class discusses the nuts and bolts of starting a business, from the legal steps, structures, and financial concerns to marketing, customer service and other tips for startup.  Offered alternate Wednesdays from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

  • Building a Business Plan – The difference between a failed business and a successful business is often the use of a business plan.  Learn a quick and effective process for putting together a business plan that can be used for guidance and also as a tool to inform and attract investors.   Offered alternate Wednesdays from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

***"24-hour cancellation notice required, may re-schedule with 48-hour notice."

 
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by Chris Juszak - Wednesday, 5 October 2011, 07:26 PM
 

Users of NPOEDU.com may have noticed that the website name has changed. We have moved from NPOEDU.com to FortCollinsClassroom.com. Your account and the website should be the same; however (as always) let us know if you have any problems.

 

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  • Continuing Ed Site for Human Resource Management

  • This course prepares nonprofit staff and volunteers to successfully research and identify potential funders, develop plans and timelines for submitting proposals, and draft compelling grant applications.  Students will use online tools to select appropriate upcoming “requests for application”.  Students will learn the protocols and procedures of applying for grant funding for their organization, including planning for the proposal, communicating with the funder, and drafting the basic components included in most grant proposals.

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  • This course prepares nonprofit staff and volunteers to successfully research and identify potential funders, develop plans and timelines for submitting proposals, and draft compelling grant applications.  Students will use online tools to select appropriate upcoming “requests for application”.  Students will learn the protocols and procedures of applying for grant funding for their organization, including planning for the proposal, communicating with the funder, and drafting the basic components included in most grant proposals.

  • A survey of foster PRIDE training.

    • The origins of scientific paranormal research through reputable institutions of learning.
    • A study of historical and modern belief in the paranormal and how it relates to mainstream and historical religious beliefs globally.
    • An overview of neural psychology and brain anatomy, and how physical conditions can affect perception and interpretation of data.
    • A study of ghosts, poltergiests, and other types of after-life assertions.

    There will be at least two field trips to observe reportedly haunted sites, where data will be collected using EVP, EMF and other equipment.

    Guest speakers with experience in the fields of parapsychology and paranormal research will present at some classes.

  • This course discusses:

    • The differences between advocacy and lobbying
    • The laws regarding lobbying that apply to nonprofits
    • How a bill is initiated and becomes a law
    • Asset Based Community Development and it's applications
    • Building a constituency
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  • This course discusses the differences between advertising and publicity, as well as free and low-cost venues available specifically to nonprofits. Students will gain tools for promoting their organizations, branding, and making the general public more aware of the work they are engaged in. Radio, TV, print, internet, social networking and word-of-mouth publicity will be covered. This course includes guest presenters from a variety of advertising and publicity industries.

    This course may be taken as a stand-alone, or as part of a series of six classes leading to a Certificate of Nonprofit Management.

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  • This course prepares nonprofit managers to lead their organization more effectively.  Types of nonprofits, legal designations and requirements, interaction with staff and board of directors, and personal leadership styles will be discussed. By the end of the class, students will be able to:

    • Discuss the history of philanthropy in America
    • Understand the legal steps to start a nonprofit
    • Explain the core concepts of nonprofit management
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  • This course discusses the differences between advertising and publicity, as well as free and low-cost venues available specifically to nonprofits. Students will gain tools for promoting their organizations, branding, and making the general public more aware of the work they are engaged in. Radio, TV, print, internet, social networking and word-of-mouth publicity will be covered. This course includes guest presenters from a variety of advertising and publicity industries.

    This course may be taken as a stand-alone, or as part of a series of six classes leading to a Certificate of Nonprofit Management.

    PayPalSelf enrolment
  • This course prepares nonprofit staff and volunteers to successfully research and identify potential funders, develop plans and timelines for submitting proposals, and draft compelling grant applications. Students will use online tools to select appropriate upcoming “requests for applications". Students will learn the protocols and procedures of applying for grant funding for their organization, including planning for the proposal, communicating with the funder, and drafting the basic components included in most grant proposals.  By the end of the class, students will be able to:

    • Research, identify, and communicate with potential funders
    • Write a compelling letter of intent
    • Write a complete and compelling grant proposal
    Self enrolment

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