New Course Offerings

Check Out These FEATURED Courses for the Fall 2018 Semester!

Many can be applied to the new AAS Business Administration Degree core or Emphasis Areas, or as Business Electives in other Business degrees and certificates. 

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ACC121-640 Accounting Principles I

Want to take Accounting Principles I and only have to attend class once a week? This is the hybrid course and section for you! Class meets only once a week on Saturday mornings at 9:00am – 11:30am and leaves the rest of the weekend for you to do as you please.

ACC138-040 PAYROLL AND SALES TAX - HYBRID COURSE

Payroll Accounting offered in a hybrid format (classroom and online combined), it meets only once a week on Wednesday nights from 6:00pm – 7:30pm.

BUS102-040 ENTREPRENEURIAL OPERATIONS

This course explores the foundational questions and planning stages that move business ideas into entrepreneurial ventures. Students learn from experienced entrepreneurs who supplement course topics with their real world application. The hallmark of the course is a one-to-one mentoring component that matches students with experienced business owners in their industry of choice (or similar). This approach gives students the opportunity to network with industry leaders who are familiar with their concept and receive guidance in unique areas of that business. Offered in a hybrid format, this course lends flexibility to the emerging entrepreneur.

MAN230-470 Corporate Social Responsibility - NEW! core course in the AAS Business Administration Degree

This course shows how corporate social responsibility has moved from trend to business strategy. Examine the concept of corporate responsibility and the extent to which an organization’s resources should be used to identify and respond to social problems. Included In the course will be topics of corporate and social responsibility, and the concepts of sustainability and ethics, and how this applies to business and management principles.  Prerequisite:  BUS115 suggested.

MAN212 NEGOTIATION & CONFLICT RESOLUTION

Want to learn how to get what you want in business and in life (without being a jerk)? This course practices creating convincing arguments, using tools for dealing with difficult people and navigating challenging workplace issues, and using effective communication techniques. This hands-on course meets Wednesdays from 12:00pm – 2:45pm.  The course is part of the Management Emphasis of the AAS Business Administration degree. 

MAN224 470 LEADERSHIP - 7 WEEK ONLINE COURSE

Take the Leadership Challenge by recognizing how leadership can be acquired as an effective skill in this online course. Apply the course to your business electives requirement or to the Leadership Emphasis of the AAS Business Administration degree.

MAR155 470 SOCIAL MEDIA - 15-week ONLINE COURSE

You use it every day. You think you’re a whiz at posting interesting ideas. Now learn how to transfer that skill into a business application of social media. Businesses are the new horizon of social media and knowing how to create a social media strategy for your business can set you apart or create a new career direction.  Apply this course as a business elective or to the Marketing Emphasis of the AAS Business Administration degree.

NON-PROFIT PATHWAY CERTIFICATE

RRCC now has a certificate program providing foundational knowledge to connect your passion to a purpose-driven career in the non-profit sector.  This semester's featured non-profit courses are:  BUS175-001 Intro to Non-Profit Organizations,  BUS277 Building Financial Support, and BUS278 Financial Management.  Courses are taught by seasoned, non-profit professionals.   

REAL ESTATE

With two foundational courses, REE201 Real Estate Brokers I and REE202 Real Estate Brokers II, students learn the industry ins and outs of gaining customer confidence and trust when selling property. Together these courses meet the pre-license education requirements for a Colorado Real Estate Brokers license. View Real Estate Broker Certificate Flyer

WORKPLACE READINESS CERTIFICATE - MAR106 MARKETING YOUR IMAGE and BUS118 BUSINESS SURVIVAL SKILLS

Complete this certificate in one semester with two courses:  MAR106 Marketing Your Image and BUS118 Business Survival Skills. This certificate blends essential information about soft skills required to be an effective employee while also providing you with insight about how to move through the culture of the business. View the Workplace Readiness Certificate on the RRCC Catalog.


INCOME TAX PREPARATION

Gain practical experience while providing service to the community. Learn to prepare income taxes with the following courses:

ACC132-042 Tax Help Colorado –

Prepares you for preparation of federal and state income tax returns for individuals. Emphasis is placed on form preparation with the use of tax software. This bootcamp class runs Saturdays, September 14 - November 30, 2018 from 9-3 pm.

ACC133 Tax Help Colorado Practicum – (SPRING 2019)

Allows you to prepare actual federal and state income tax returns for individuals in a real-time environment. 
Take the ACC 132 Tax Help Colorado class BEFORE Spring 2019 begins.•
Earn an individual Tax Preparer Certificate after completing both courses.
Practicum runs Saturdays, February 3-March 17, 2018, 9-3 pm.

Small Business Certificate

Thinking of starting your own business, or looking for ways to improve your current operations? Explore your entrepreneurial potential with courses from the Small Business Certificate program. Weekend format; complete the whole certificate in one semester. View or download the Small Business Certificate flyer.