“Starting Your Own Business” is one of several non-credit business courses scheduled for early October at the UT Conference Center in downtown Knoxville.

Instructor Mike Carroll will cover the basics of starting a business and help you develop your business idea. The five-session course begins Oct. 8 and continues through Nov. 5. The course fee is $159.

You may also learn how to produce clear, concise, and compelling business documents in Janice Hampton’s “Productive and Powerful Business Writing Skills” course on Oct. 8. Hampton will reveal proven methods to tailor your message to the target audience and how to provide a persuasive “call to action.” Registration for this day-long course is $149.

Jeanne Tapp will discuss ethical behaviors of leaders and their need to provide frequent and accurate communication to those who report to them in “The Ethics of Great Communication” (Oct. 6; $149).

And, if you’re looking for a new job opportunity, you’ll want to take “Online Job Search” (Oct. 13; $99). Melissa Feinbaum of Melissa Feinbaum Recruiting will tell you how to navigate Internet job search engines, how to track where you have forwarded your résumé, and how to get your résumé viewed by a hiring authority.

View our entire fall schedule of non-credit professional development courses.

Darrin Devault, UT Professional & Personal Development

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