Our Classes

Our classes and workshops provide what you need, when you need it!

Want to start or expand your business? Or do you need to begin succession planning? We teach in short segments so that our clients can take what they’ve learned and apply it.

We offer courses on:

  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Succession Planning
  • Financial Management
  • Business Planning
  • Health Insurance for Small Businesses
  • Excel
  • Publisher
  • PowerPoint
  • QuickBooks

For aspiring entrepreneurs, we offer “Ready, Set, Start Your Business.”

For business owners who want to take their businesses to the next level, we offer a 10-month “Small Business Management” program.

Connect with us or call 503-338-2402 today to sign up!

Find A Class For Your Business

IDEA: You have an idea for a business, but it isn’t off the ground yet. You may have some of the pieces in place or a working plan but aren’t yet in business. This is sometimes also called “pre-venture”.

LAUNCH: Your business is up and running. You may not yet be profitable and things still feel new.

EXPANSION: Your business is generating a consistent source of income and you regularly see new customers. You are looking at new opportunities for your business.

RENEWAL: Business conditions, leadership and other factors can lead to changes in direction. This is a time to look at new processes and big decisions to move the business forward. It is often when businesses pursue new avenues for growth.

EXIT: You are ready to make a big change in the business and exit to new opportunities. Business succession plans need to be identified early to achieve your desired outcomes.

BUSINESS CONCEPT & PRODUCT: Creating and refining your business concept toward products & services that have growth potential and revenue models that propel your business.

CUSTOMER RELATIONS & BRANDING: Finding the right customers, understanding community demographics and building a brand that enhances public relations, marketing and networking are critical to your success.

ORGANIZATION & HUMAN RESOURCES: How your company is structured as a board, employees, partnerships, business processes and legal issues.

OPERATIONS & FINANCE: The operations side of your business, including financials, funding, production and deliveries, IT systems and facilities.

What can we help you with?
  • All
  • Classes
  • Business Concept & Product
  • Operations & Finance
  • Clatsop SBDC
Select your business cycle
  • All
  • Idea
  • Launch
  • Expansion
  • Renew
  • Exit

Tuesday 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

December 3, 2019 - December 3, 2019
Instructor: Sarah Lambert
Location: Clatsop CC South County Center
Fees: $30

It’s time to take your knowledge of QuickBooks (online) to the next level. Join us to learn the advanced features that QuickBooks has to offer. If you have employees and/or a business with inventory this class will help by teaching the advanced features of QuickBooks including:
-Accounts Receivable—entering invoices, receiving payments, etc.
-Accounts Payable—entering bills, paying bills, writing checks, etc.
-How to customize invoices and use QuickBooks Payment system.
-How to manage/track inventory using QuickBooks.
-How to integrate other systems with QuickBooks such as POS, payroll, and payment processing.

Plus, you can schedule a 1-hour session for the QuickBooks Open Lab to get hands-on help.
Participants will get one-on-one assistance to answer their specific questions and get help troubleshooting real-life issues.

It’s time to take your knowledge of QuickBooks (online) to the next level. Join us to learn the advanced features that QuickBooks has to offer. If you have employees and/or a business with inventory this class will help by teaching the advanced features of QuickBooks including: -Accounts Receivable—entering invoices, receiving payments, etc. -Accounts Payable—entering bills, paying bills, writing . . . checks, etc. -How to customize invoices and use QuickBooks Payment system. -How to manage/track inventory using QuickBooks. -How to integrate other systems with QuickBooks such as POS, payroll, and payment processing. Plus, you can schedule a 1-hour session for the QuickBooks Open Lab to get hands-on help. Participants will get one-on-one assistance to answer their specific questions and get help troubleshooting real-life issues.
1455 N Roosevelt Dr
Seaside, OR 97138

Tuesday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

December 3, 2019 - December 3, 2019
Instructor: Sarah Lambert
Location: Clatsop CC
Fees: $30

It’s time to take your knowledge of QuickBooks (online) to the next level. Join us to learn the advanced features that QuickBooks has to offer. If you have employees and/or a business with inventory this class will help by teaching the advanced features of QuickBooks including:
-Accounts Receivable—entering invoices, receiving payments, etc.
-Accounts Payable—entering bills, paying bills, writing checks, etc.
-How to customize invoices and use QuickBooks Payment system.
-How to manage/track inventory using QuickBooks.
-How to integrate other systems with QuickBooks such as POS, payroll, and payment processing.

Plus, you can schedule a 1-hour session for the QuickBooks Open Lab to get hands-on help.
Participants will get one-on-one assistance to answer their specific questions and get help troubleshooting real-life issues.

It’s time to take your knowledge of QuickBooks (online) to the next level. Join us to learn the advanced features that QuickBooks has to offer. If you have employees and/or a business with inventory this class will help by teaching the advanced features of QuickBooks including: -Accounts Receivable—entering invoices, receiving payments, etc. -Accounts Payable—entering bills, paying bills, writing . . . checks, etc. -How to customize invoices and use QuickBooks Payment system. -How to manage/track inventory using QuickBooks. -How to integrate other systems with QuickBooks such as POS, payroll, and payment processing. Plus, you can schedule a 1-hour session for the QuickBooks Open Lab to get hands-on help. Participants will get one-on-one assistance to answer their specific questions and get help troubleshooting real-life issues.
1651 Lexington Ave, Towler Hall, 105
Astoria, OR 97103

Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

December 4, 2019 - December 4, 2019
Instructor: Jessica Newhall, Clatsop Community College SBDC Lead Advisor
Location: Clatsop CC South County Center
Fees: $20

Thinking of starting your own business?
Do you have a great idea but just don't know where to get started? WE CAN HELP!

This class covers the basics of how to get started, and it’ll help you decide if you’re ready to be in business. It will explain what it takes to run one and if there’s a customer base to support it. Along with exploring funding options, how much money you’ll need to get started, and the legalities.

What happens after this class? If you decide to take the next step you can schedule a private appointment with a CCC SBDC business advisor. NOTE: SBDC counseling is always FREE and CONFIDENTIAL.

Thinking of starting your own business? Do you have a great idea but just don't know where to get started? WE CAN HELP! This class covers the basics of how to get started, and it’ll help you decide if you’re ready to be in business. It will explain what it takes to run one and if there’s a customer base to support it. Along with exploring funding options, how much money you’ll need to get started, . . . and the legalities. What happens after this class? If you decide to take the next step you can schedule a private appointment with a CCC SBDC business advisor. NOTE: SBDC counseling is always FREE and CONFIDENTIAL.
1455 N Roosevelt Dr
Seaside, OR 97138

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You’ve got the idea and the business, let us help you take it to the next level.