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Biz Ed

BizEd is a category of classes and workshops offered through Tacoma Community College’s Gig Harbor campus. BizEd supports local businesses by providing relevant and timely education on important topics that business owners need!

All workshops are held at the TCC Gig Harbor campus at 3993 Hunt Street. Each participant will receive a certificate of completion. To register call 253.460.2424.

Upcoming Topics

How to Use Social Media to Boost Your Business
Social media is transforming the way business is carried out today and is considered the new business "validator." Customers expect to see you in the social media places they frequent: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and more. They want you to be accessible, friendly and social. We'll show you how social connections help customers find you. This class will give you a general overview of the different social media platforms and how they can help you.
G186 GHBIZ 007 B Oct. 6 M 6-7:30p MAL Staff $20

Using Facebook & Twitter to your Advantage
Facebook and Twitter are two of the most popular social platforms that most of your customers are already using. Come learn how to set up a Facebook Business Page and a Twitter Account then learn how to take advantage of every marketing bonus these platforms have to offer; from analytics to advertising and more.
G188 GHBIZ 008 b Oct. 13 M 6-7:30p MAL Staff $20

Finding More Opportunities with LinkedIn, Google +, and Pinterest
LinkedIn is the web's central hub for professionals and businesses to connect and market their brand, expertise, and skill to the world. Google + is the search giant's answer to Facebook. It might not have the numbers of its rival, but its user base is still huge. Pinterest allows anybody to create and organize virtual pinboards on almost any topic, then share theses "pins" with other users via websites, blogs and other social networks. Come learn about these innovative social platforms and how they can boost your business visibility.
G190 GHBIZ 009 B Oct. 20 M 6-7:30p MAL Staff $20

Top 10 Social Management Tools
Social media as a whole can be a daunting task. You now have a Facebook Business Page, a Twitter Account, a LinkedIn Account and are even "pinning" on Pinterest. Now come learn about different software applications and how they can simplify your marketing efforts as well as streamline the management of all of your social platforms at once!
G192 GHBIZ 010 B Oct. 27 M 6-7:30p MAL Staff $20

Human Resources Compliance for the Smaller Employer
We live in an ever-changing legal landscape when it comes to the workplace. Your employees are protected by national, state and local laws, which change constantly. Not to mention that regulatory agencies and lawsuits constantly reinterpret and clarify employee rights and employer responsibilities. Learn how to stay out of legal hot water and off the front page of the newspaper!
G194 GHBIZ 011 B Dec. 3 W 4-6p GHC Tappero $20

Have ideas for new classes?
Please contact program coordinator, Tracy Clark at 253.460.2356 or via email.

BizEd is one piece of a partnership between Tacoma Community College, the Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce, and SCORE.

For additional resources and free services for small business owners visit Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce website.

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