Training and Networking

Oswego County Micro-Enterprise Program
2014 Small Business Training Classes

January 11 - February 8:
118 Rich Hall, SUNY Oswego
Saturdays only, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

April 8 - May 27:
SOVAC Training Center, Gertrude Drivve, Central Square
Tuesdays only, 6 to 9 p.m.

June 16 - June 21:
Oswego Falls Business Center, 163 South First Street, Fulton
Monday-Friday, 6-9:30 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

September 6 - October 4:
SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center, Oswego County Industrial Park (off of exit 14 on 481), Phoenix
Saturdays only, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Nov. 4, 6, 13, 18, 20, 25:
118 Rich Hall, SUNY Oswego
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m

Class Tuition, for both classroom and online classes, is $200. Scholarships are available through sponsoring agencies. Micro Enterprise graduates may apply for Micro-enterprise loans after course completion.

For more information, or to register for a class, call 312-3492.

Click here for more information and a course outline

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Course Offerings at SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center
Oswego County Industrial Park, Shroeppel, New York

American Management Association (AMA) Course Schedule

Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers
Mondays, February 24 and March 3, 2014
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

How to Manage Training: Facilitating Learning for High Performance
Thursdays, February 27 and March 6, 2014
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

The Legal Side of HR Practice
Fridays, March 14 and March 21, 2014
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Grammar and Proofreading (Online)
Course opens March 17, Instruction runs March 24 through April 27

Administrative Professionals: Skills for Success
Wednesdays, March 26 and April 2, 2014
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Fundamentals of HR
Tuesdays, April 8 and April 15, 2014
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

How to Train Employees
Wednesdays, May 7 and May 14, 2014
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Succession Planning Program Course Schedule

Succession Planning is a process of developing talent to meet the current and future human resource needs of an organization. A succession plan is a deliberate and systematic effort by an organization to ensure leadership continuity in key positions, retain and develop intellectual knowledge capital for the future, and encourages individual advancement.

A succession plan will enable organizations to respond positively to the projected human resource shortages over the next several years, important and critical role within government, profit and non-profit businesses. Making provisions for the development, replacement, and strategic use of personnel in key positions will prepare you for that role.

Growing Organizational Leaders
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Needs Assessment
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Succession Planning Basics
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Coaching Top Peformers
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Retaining & Attracting Top Performers
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Creating & Presenting Your Succession Plan
Friday, June 27, 2014
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Pricing: You may attend the entire 32 hour Succession Planning Program for $685.00 and receive a certificate of completion at the end of the program. You may also attend each session individually. Four hour sessions are $115.00 and eight hour sessions are $239.00. Group Discount: Send 4 or more employees from your organization and receive $200 of your total certificate program cost.

Click above course titles to visit the SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center course pages for registration and more course information.

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Employment Opportunities

Search more than 400 websites with more than 8,000 available openings in 12 counties at

This site is a project of the Essential New York Initiative, a 12-county regional growth strategy launched by the Syracuse MDA in 2004. The site is FREE and FAST. Visitors enter key words such as chemical engineer or laboratory technician, and the search engine produces a google-like list of available openings. Job seekers then click the individual jobs to be taken directly to the site where information on the job was posted. Counties included are Onondaga, Madison, Oneida, Herkimer, Lewis, St. Lawrence, Jefferson, Cayuga, Cortland, Oswego, Madison and Seneca. The new site was made possible by a $50,000 grant from Bank of America.

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