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New courses offered at College
The Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College is holding general registration for this semester's classes in business and office management, computers and accounting, many of which begin the week of Aug. 26.

Business courses include Personal Finance, Introduction to Business, Supervision Fundamentals, Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting and Office Procedures. Distance education classes include Human Relations, Not-for-Profit Marketing and Mediation, each of which will be offered live via satellite. These courses also meet business degree requirements.

Other degrees that can be earned through Kachemak Bay Campus include two-year degrees in Office Management and Small Business Administration, and one-year certificates in Office Technology, Small Business Management and Micro-Computer Technical Support.

This semester's classes include Introduction to Computers, Introduction to Windows and Exploring the Internet, along with classes in using Microsoft Word, Access, Excel and Quickbooks, and an advanced class in Microsoft Word.

KBC will also offer training toward CISCO certification, called CISCO Network Fundamentals, to be held Thursday evenings beginning August 29.

Each semester the campus offers a series of professional and business development workshops for managers, non-profit and governmental agencies, business owners, employees and those interested in starting a business conducted by local and visiting presenters. This semester's series includes Starting a Small Business, Payroll and Payroll Taxes, Tax Planning for Small Businesses, and Year-End Tax Planning for Individuals.

Grant proposal-writing and board of director training workshops will also be offered.