Start Your Own Gift Basket Business

Code: BUS1440

Course description

Take your first step toward a career as a gift basket designer! This course will tell you everything you need to know about starting a gift basket business and running it successfully. First, you'll learn how to make gift baskets that stand out from everyone else's. You'll discover where to find foods, products, and supplies to make your baskets, and you'll find out how to set up your own design studio. In addition, you'll explore the requirements and guidelines for running a home-based business. You'll also get the inside story on finding customers and marketing your gift baskets online and offline. Next, you'll learn how to maximize your profits by pricing your gift baskets correctly. You'll also see how to collect payments involving cash, checks, and credit cards. After that, you'll investigate cost-effective ways to ship and deliver the gorgeous gift baskets you create. And of course, you'll want a Web site—so this course will teach you how to create an attractive, professional-looking site that entices customers to buy your baskets. In addition, you'll find out the sales secrets that most long-time designers won't reveal, such as standalone gift sales and drop shipping. Finally, and best of all, you'll follow step-by-step instructions to make your very first professionally-styled gift basket! By the end of this course, you'll be ready to start your own business as a gift basket designer—and you'll have the confidence you need to excel in this fun and profitable career. Visit www.ed2go.com/conestoga for more information.

Course details

Hours: 24
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

 
Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Oct. 13, 2021
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – Ed2Go
Campus: Online
Cost: $185.00
 
End date: Dec. 13, 2021
Hours: 24
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Additional information: This course is offered through ed2go. Find out more about ed2go courses.

Start Date: Nov. 17, 2021
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – Ed2Go
Campus: Online
Cost: $185.00
 
End date: Jan. 17, 2022
Hours: 24
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Additional information: This course is offered through ed2go. Find out more about ed2go courses.

Start Date: Dec. 15, 2021
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – Ed2Go
Campus: Online
Cost: $185.00
 
End date: Feb. 14, 2022
Hours: 24
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Additional information: This course is offered through ed2go. Find out more about ed2go courses.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2022 registration opens November 1, 2021. Spring 2022 registration opens February 7, 2022.