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Sign up for a fun, empowering introductory course that covers the different types of voiceovers and the tools you need to find success. You will be coached and later receive a professional voiceover evaluation. By the end of the course, you will have the knowledge necessary to help you decide if voiceover is something you would like to pursue. Prerequisite: Must be age 18 or over. This class is held off-campus in Mar Vista; directions provided upon registration.    

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 7/18/2018, ending 7/18/2018

Instructor : All Voices 

Location : SMC Bundy Campus Location : 
  SMC Bundy Campus.

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 07/18/18

End date: 07/18/18



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Government institutions, banks, real estate and mortgage companies, plus many other businesses are seeking notaries. All prospective notaries must complete a course approved by the California Secretary of State. Our approved course will give you the most updated notary information and the knowledge you need to perform the duties correctly and to pass the state exam, which you can take immediately following the course. Becoming a notary & notary loan signing agent can be a great way to earn extra money, start your own business, or enhance your current career. Class fee includes valuable 70-page manual, notary public handbook, certificate of completion, and sample forms notaries use every day. Before signing up for this class, check to see that you meet eligibility requirements for becoming a notary; see http://www.sos.ca.gov/notary/ and click “qualifications.”  Note: Due to strict State regulations, no one is admitted after class begins. Check-in begins at 7:30 am; class must begin promptly at 8:00 am. So have your current, official photo ID ready.   Students wishing to take the state Notary Public Exam immediately following the class may register for it from 3:30-4pm.  Note: Bring an official photo ID, two #2 pencils, a 2”x2” passport-sized color photo and a separate $40 check made payable to the “Secretary of State,” if you intend to take the state exam. If you can’t stay for the same-day exam, there are many other opportunities to take the exam.

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Sat 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM; starting 7/21/2018, ending 7/21/2018. 
   Weekly - Sat 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM; starting 7/21/2018, ending 7/21/2018. 
   Weekly - Sat 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM; starting 7/21/2018, ending 7/21/2018. <

Instructor : Rosie Reed 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $75.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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Start date: 07/21/18

End date: 07/21/18



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If you can write an email, you can write a blog! Learn what a blog is, where blogs are found, how to pick a blog topic that makes money, and over a dozen ways to get content. Find out why blogs are your best website for today’s internet, and get valuable tips and techniques for promoting your blog via social media sites to increase your blog traffic. *$30 materials fee for valuable workbook and CD with additional take-home learning materials.

Schedule : Weekly -Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM; starting 7/21/2018, ending 7/21/2018

Instructor : Bob Cohen 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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Start date: 07/21/18

End date: 07/21/18



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Whether just getting started or already in business, developing a sound business plan is essential for obtaining many types of financing and helps evaluate opportunities. Find out how to go about creating one. Learn about defining market opportunities, unique selling advantages, marketing strategies, management structure, corporate culture and financial projections. You’ll leave class with a working template and the knowledge needed to create your own business plan. $20 material fee, due at registration, for Gerald's comprehensive electronic workbook. Receive the link and access code upon registration. Print (recommended) or download on a personal device and bring to class. Business Development Bonus! Register for this class and Creating a Successful Business (Class ID #40201) at the same time to get a FREE 20-minute phone consultation with Gerald regarding the next step for your business or idea.

Schedule : Weekly -Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 8/4/2018, ending 8/11/2018

Instructor : Gerald Anderson 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $59.00

Materials Fee: $20.00

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Start date: 08/04/18

End date: 08/11/18



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Only half of new businesses survive five years. Lay the groundwork for a thriving business, exploring such topics as: identifying opportunity and market size, market analysis, measuring the risk/reward ratio, protecting your ideas, and pricing your goods and services. You’ll also learn about financial projections and be introduced to a variety of funding options. Plus you’ll leave this class with a working template for creating a successful business. $20 material fee due at registration for Gerald's comprehensive electronic workbook. Receive the link and access code upon registration. Print (recommended) or download on a personal device and bring to class. Business Development Bonus! Register for this class and Creating a Business Plan (Class ID #40202) at the same time to get a FREE 20-minute phone consultation with Gerald regarding the next step for your business or idea.

Schedule : Weekly -Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 7/7/2018, ending 7/14/2018

Instructor : Gerald Anderson 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $59.00

Materials Fee: $20.00

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Start date: 07/07/18

End date: 07/14/18



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We offer several Making Money on Your Own classes, generally two or more times a year.  Our Fall semester opens for registration in mid-August, our Spring in mid-January, and our Summer in mid-May.  We encourage you to add your name to our interest list to receive information on the next offering of classes.   To add your name to our interest list, simply register for this free class (add to your cart and checkout).  

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Instructor : Staff Staff 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $0.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Make money buying, selling, or exporting wholesale cars—all from home! This DMV-approved workshop will take you step-by-step through getting an auto dealer license and operating a profitable used car business. Wayne will tell you where to buy at wholesale prices and sell at retail for very good profits. Discover how to supplement your 9-to-5 job with $3,000-$6,000 per month part-time! You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course, along with DMV Handbook, a list of dealer-only auctions in the U.S., and other resources. *$25 material fee due at time of registration.  

Schedule : Weekly -Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; starting 7/14/2018, ending 7/14/2018

Instructor : Wayne Williams 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $79.00

Materials Fee: $25.00

Start date: 07/14/18

End date: 07/14/18



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Get leads, find prospective clients, and pull people in the door using proven social media marketing methods and tools. Discover how to create a Facebook page for your business with content that attracts followers, and connect your website to it. Also find out how businesses are using coupons, promotions, offers and “check-ins” to attract and build a fan base. Finally, get valuable information on marketing with sites like Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. *$30 material fee for comprehensive workbook and CD with complete instructions on creating a Facebook page, advertising on Facebook, and marketing on other social media sites.

Schedule : Weekly -Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM; starting 7/14/2018, ending 7/14/2018

Instructor : Bob Cohen 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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Start date: 07/14/18

End date: 07/14/18



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Hair Braiding 

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For less than the cost of one braiding session, you can learn to do it yourself again and again.  Not only do you save money; it’s more convenient! You can also MAKE money, since no license is required and salons like to offer this service. Plus it’s fun and creative. This hands-on class will teach basic braids like the cornrow and fishtail, using the full-size mannequin head in your kit. It’ll also cover weaving in extensions, the different kinds of hair you can use, and their advantages and limitations. Barbara taught a similar workshop at the Professional Beauty Association’s International Salon and Spa Expo for a fee of $275 per student! *$100 material fee, payable with registration, for complete hair braiding kit. Register at least 5 days before class starts if you want your kit the first night of class.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 5 sessions; starting 6/11/2018, ending 7/9/2018

Instructor : Barbara Spicer 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $99.00

Materials Fee: $100.00

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Start date: 06/11/18

End date: 07/09/18

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eBay has transformed the way people buy and sell goods. Millions of products are sold daily, from new cars to old junk that you may not want but others covet. Now, with other e-commerce sites like Etsy, Amazon and Craig’s List, there’s no limit to where and how you can sell. Discover how to sell any item, such as jewelry, clothing, books, tickets—you name it, people will buy it! Learn winning strategies for posting and marketing your item, collecting payment, shipping and maximizing profit. Join in and discover how profitable and fun e-commerce can be! Prerequisite: you must be PC and Internet savvy, and have an email address. Bring your eBay passwords and a check and credit card to set up your eBay income accounts.  *Materials ($20) must be purchased before the day of class; details at CruzServicesInc.com.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 7/18/2018, ending 7/25/2018

Instructor : Roberto Cruz 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $75.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 07/18/18

End date: 07/25/18



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Get paid to shop, eat out, travel, and more! Get goods and services for free, plus get paid! All businesses—from restaurants and hotels to golf courses and grocery stores—need to know whether their products and services meet standards. They hire ordinary people to shop and evaluate. Learn how mystery shopping works, what reporting forms are used, do’s and don’ts of the job, and how to get into the “shopper’s network” and avoid scams. You will be provided with resources and contacts for hundreds of legitimate mystery shopping companies.  *$20 Material fee payable at time of registration for a book containing step-by-step guidelines, sample forms, insider secrets, and resources (you will receive in class).

Schedule : Weekly -Sat 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM; starting 7/21/2018, ending 7/21/2018

Instructor : Jennifer Hayes 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $20.00

Start date: 07/21/18

End date: 07/21/18



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A Notary Signing Agent is a notary public who has specialized expertise in the handling of mortgage loan documents. With the housing market on the rebound, this will be an in-demand service for notary publics! Currently, a Notary Signing Agent can make anywhere from $80-$150 per loan package.  In this six-hour seminar, you will explore the types of real estate sales and loans currently on the market, and will receive hands-on instruction in the main documents a Notary Signing Agent will notarize. You’ll assemble a practice loan package and examine the ethical and administrative role of the notary and the notary’s sense of duty associated with being a Notary Signing Agent. Finally, you will learn about marketing and customer service, with practical information on how to start your new business – complete with a list of potential sources! $30 material fee. Prerequisite: current notary public or successful completion of six hours of notary education.

Schedule : Weekly -Sat 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM; starting 7/28/2018, ending 7/28/2018

Instructor : Rosie Reed 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $55.00

Materials Fee: $30.00

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Start date: 07/28/18

End date: 07/28/18



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