February – March 2014

Pre-GED Preparation @ Basalt Middle School
Feb 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Sustainable Cleaning Products @ CMC Steamboat Springs
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Stop by the Tolles Fireplace on the 3rd floor of the Academic Center for a free demonstration of safe, sustainable cleaning products.  Hosted by the Sustainability Club.

GED Preparation @ CMC in Aspen
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Pre-GED Preparation @ CMC in Aspen
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Alaska Environmental Issues, Impacts, and Paddling the Northern Waters @ CMC Steamboat Springs
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for an evening exploring the coastal waters of Alaska with professor and author Paul Twardock.  Paul has worked and taught at Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage since 1988.  He is the author of Kayaking and Camping in Prince William Sound, and founder of the Alaska Sea Kayaking Symposium and the Alaska Natural History Symposium.

Digital Photography on Snow @ Steamboat Springs
Feb 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Class Description

How to photograph on snow. This class meets on two Thursday nights 5:30-7:30 (2/27, 3/6), and one Saturday morning in the field from 10-12pm (3/1). Location will be announced in class.

Syn# 79538
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Success Steps Seminar: Accounts Receivable Management @ CMC Steamboat Springs, Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center, Room 127
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Accounts Receivable Management and Effective Collection Practices

If you extend credit to others to encourage sales or adapt to standard practices in your industry, you know that accounts receivables drain cash, are add administrative hassle, cause worry and, occasionally, go bad.  This seminar will help you create an easy, systemic process to oversee your receivables, develop prompt payment habits from clients and deal with slow pay clients professionally and effectively.

Topics that will be covered in this program include:

  • Credit applications and pre-qualification of client risk.
  • The cost of out of control receivables to your business
  • Early steps that offer friendly encourage for prompt payment
  • Dealing with past due clients professionally and assertively
  • Steps to take to accelerate the collection process (legal, collection agencies and small claims court).

The presentation will be led by Randy Rudasics, Manager of the Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center at CMC and a SCORE business counselor. Prior to his role at CMC, Randy owned and operated a staffing service in Indiana where he managed  receivables in excess of one million dollars including the extension of credit and collections.  Randy also spent many years with Hewlett Packard where he oversaw receivables and financing activities for a $250 million dollar territory.

Cost is $15, includes seminar, light snacks and coffee.
Please arrive on time.
To register, please call 970- 870-4491

The Success Steps Seminar Series is held monthly on topics of interest to local businesses and entrepreneurs in the  Yampa Valley.
The Series is a collaborative effort of the Colorado Mountain College Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center, the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association and SCORE.

Twitter in a Day @ CMC in Aspen
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

You tweet therefore you are-or not. Twitter is, in fact, the most misunderstood social media on the planet, so this workshop will focus on the why and how of followers, following, and hashtags. The goal is to turn Twitter into a must-have daily tool for you, regardless of your goals and/or your business. Completion of the Social Media I and Social Media II workshops in January is highly recommended, but not required.

Dynamic Workout @ CMC in Aspen
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm

Senior (62+) scholarships available for this class.

Cuba Cuba @ Steamboat Springs
Mar 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description

Cuban cooking reflects the country’s Spanish, African, and Caribbean influences and how these influences manifest themselves into a delectable array of distinctive food preparation. In this hands-on class learn the history of Cuban cuisine.

Syn# 79427
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”