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Business & Finance
Register now for Fall 2018 classes.

Become a Seller
on ebay
ebay is both the world’s garage sale for used items and a competitive online marketplace for new items. In the beginning class, you will create an ebay and Paypal account, and learn to buy, sell, and navigate the ebay universe safely.

Instructor: Howard Horwitz has sold 50 – 75 items per month on ebay for the past 10 years. His ebay seller account has a 98.8% positive feedback rating with over 3900 customers.


3 Mondays, 4:00 – 6:00pm
Sept 24 – Oct 8, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 10A

Cost: $60
#8039.201

....OR

3 Mondays
6:30 – 8:30pm
Sept 24 – Oct 8, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 10A

Cost: $60
#8039.302
Registration Info
 
Savvy Social
Security Planning

Social Security decisions made now can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits received over a lifetime. Learn the strategies to maximize your benefits. Recent changes to Social Security will be addressed.

Instructor: Hoby Pearce is a Certified Financial Planner serving Ventura County since 2000.

Wednesday, Sept 19,2018
6:00 – 8:00pm
Alliance Advisory Conference Room
3390 Auto Mall Drive
Westlake Village 91362

Cost: $35
#8090.301

Registration Info
 

Networking for Success

A Proven System for Job Hunters and Small Business - it’s not what you know, it’s who you know. Job-hunters and small business owners need to be able to network - even when they’re naturally shy. Learn how to meet goals by making connections with the right people. You’ll be inspired and jazzed to get out there and network!

Instructor: Deborah Gallant (MBA) is the “Fearless Leader” of Bold Business Works, working with career-changers to discover their path and coaching small business owners to get unstuck and grow. A nationally-known speaker, teacher and workshop leader, she has been called “Carol Burnett with an MBA.” Learn more about Deborah at www. boldbusinessworks.com.

Thursday, Nov 1, 2018
4:00 – 5:30pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $20
#8029.201

Registration Info
 

Why Isn't My
Web Marketing Getting Me More Customers
?

In this intensive 3-hour workshop, business and marketing coach Deborah Gallant will work with small business owners to examine every aspect of their web marketing---website, social media, search, paid ads---to make the Internet an effective and powerful marketing channel for you. Maximum ten participants- --submit your website ahead of time so you can get some one-on-one attention on your critical issues.

Instructor: Deborah Gallant (MBA) is the “Fearless Leader” of Bold Business Works, working with career-changers to discover their path and coaching small business owners to get unstuck and grow. A nationally-known speaker, teacher and workshop leader, she has been called “Carol Burnett with an MBA.” Learn more about Deborah at www. boldbusinessworks.com.

Monday, Nov 5, 2018
1:00 - 4:00pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room D

Cost: $45
#8012.201
Registration Info
 
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ABCs of Medicare
Become an Immigration Consultant
Become a Seller on ebay
Essentials of Retirement Planning
Loan Signing Agent
Networking for Success
Notary in One Day
Savvy Social Security Planning
Why Isn't My Web Marketing Getting Me More Customers?
Wills & Living Trusts
Wills & Living Trusts
Protect yourself and your family from the horrors of probate and from paying sky-high estate taxes. This seminar will explain the use and interaction of essential estate planning documents, such as a personal will and revocable living trust and a durable power of attorney. Other topics to be covered include community property laws, taking title to real estate, probate and conservatorships.

Instructor: Terri Hilliiard
is an area attorney focusing on estate planning.

Wednesday, Sept 5, 2018
6:30 – 8:30pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $35 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8060.301

....OR

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018
1:00 – 3:00pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Cost: $35 plus $5 material fee to instructor
#8060.202
Registration Info
 
Notary in One Day
Seminar plus official Notary Exam
Start your own business, become a more valuable employee, provide customer service and earn additional income. This intensive one-day seminar is designed to equip you with everything you need to become an effective Notary and includes 2017 legislation.

Renewing Notaries:
3 hours of training are required.

Seminar plus official Notary exam
Reviews all laws and regulations you are required to know to continue as a Notary. You must take the exam and be fingerprinted again. Your commission must be current to be eligible for the 3 hour course.

New and Renewing Notaries, bring the following:

1) A $40 check made payable to “Secretary of State” for the test fee.
2) Proper ID – current state-issued driver’s license or ID card or passport.
3) Two #2 pencils.
4) 2 X 2 passport color photo.

Live Scan Fingerprints required after you pass the exam.

Serious conviction may disqualify applicant.

PLEASE NOTE: Arrive early. Due to State regulations, no one will be admitted to the classroom after 8:30 am or 1:00 pm. You must be on time when returning to the classroom from a break.

First-Time Notaries
Friday, Sept 7, 2018
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Seminar: $99
Material Fee: $35 (payable to instructor)
Registration & Test: 4:00 - 6:00pm
Test Fee: $40
#8040.101


Renewing Notaries
Friday, Sept 7, 2018
12:30 – 4:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Seminar: $50
Material Fee: $35 (payable to instructor)
Registration & Test: 4:00 - 6:00pm
Test Fee: $40
#8041.201


Presented by Notary Public Seminars, Inc., a leading notary public course provider in California for 16 years.

Registration Info
 
ABCs of Medicare
Medicare – We all pay into it and as we reach 65 we are all entitled to enjoy its benefits. You have some choices to make and making the wrong choices at the wrong times can be very costly and potentially unhealthy. Discover how you can make the right choices for you. Workshop is purely educational; no insurance products will be discussed.

Instructor: Daniel Ruben, MD, MBA, MPH is a medical physician and business professional with a passion for teaching.

Thursday, Sept 6, 2018
6:30 – 8:30pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $35
#8094.301
Registration Info


Become an Immigration Consultant

Start a new career helping people from all over the world complete immigration documents. This information-packed seminar will kick start your career by covering all the basics you need to know. You’ll learn how the immigration process works for family based and employment based immigration, the preference system and the requirements for refugees and asylees.

The seminar will be heavily focused on permanent visas, temporary visas and diversity visas. The role, duties and responsibilities of the immigration consultant are thoroughly explained to maximize your knowledge. Additionally, you’ll gain practical experience by completing the most common immigration documents used including: practice visa applications, travel documents, waivers, applications for employment, petitions, permanent residency applications, and green card issues. The instructor will also discuss updates to the Differed Action for Childhood Arrivals program aka D.A.C.A.

Our extensive guidebook contains immigration forms with explanations and definitions to confidently steer you through the process.

Instructor: CJ Silberman, formerly “of counsel” to Melvin M. Belli is also an adjunct professor of law, and has taught at University of San Francisco, San Francisco State University and San Jose State University. He has successfully handled immigration matters for many years and believes that the time is now more than ever, under the Trump Administration, to help people successfully immigrate to the U.S.

Friday, August 31
9:30am – 4:30pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Program Fee: $199
Material Fee: $150 to instructor #8085.101
Registration Info
 
Loan Signing Agent

Prerequisite: No need to be a commissioned Notary or have received the results of your exam. You must have taken a Notary Workshop.

Now that you are a Notary, how do you build and maintain your signing business? You will learn the skills and obtain the necessary tools to become a Certified Loan Signing Agent. This workshop features how to properly notarize loan packages. We will discuss how to negotiate your fee, how to get called back, and how to brand yourself as a professional in your market.

Friday, Sept 14, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room B

Program Fee: $99
Material fee: $60 payable to instructor
#8045.101


Presented by Notary Public Seminars, Inc., a leading notary public course provider in California for 16 years.

Registration Info
 
Essentials of Retirement Planning
What does retirement look like for you? Have you planned for it? Can you afford it? How do you generate reliable, durable income? What challenges might you encounter? How do you overcome those challenges? Discover how you can plan with confidence to live your retirement dreams.

Instructor: Daniel Ruben, MD, MBA, MPH is a medical physician and business professional with a passion for teaching.

2 Tuesdays
6:00 – 8:30pm
Sept 4 - 11, 2018
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room C

Cost: $55
#8095.301
Registration Info
 
Become a Community Enrichment Instructor
Do you have a hobby, talent or knowledge of a foreign language that you would love to share with others? Come to this informative seminar and learn how classes are developed. No teaching credential is required although experience is a plus. Ideas will be discussed and course proposal forms provided.

Instructor: Anne Bartholomew is Coordinator of the Community Enrichment Program.

Saturday, Sept 22, 2018
9:30 – 11:00 am
Conejo Valley Adult School
Room 5
Cost: FREE
(Pre-registration required)
#8068.101
Registration Info



For more information, call 805-497-2761 ext. 1201, or e-mail Anne Bartholomew at AnneB@ConejoAdultEd.org
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