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
  • Customer Relations & Branding
  • Operations & Finance
  • Organization & Human Resources
  • Clatsop SBDC
Select your business cycle
  • All
  • Idea
  • Launch
  • Expansion
  • Renew
  • Exit

Tuesday 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

July 23, 2019 - July 23, 2019
Instructor: Seth Morrisey, President / Co-Founder Oregon Web Solutions, LLC & staff
Location: Clatsop CC South County Center
Fees: $30

Do you need to reach new customers or improve the return on your marketing efforts? If so, social media advertising is a MUST!

Of course, any time you are putting real money towards something new it can be scary- so you need to understand your options and know what is likely to work best for your business.

In this workshop, you will learn how to use the various types of social media ads to achieve real business results and maximize your marketing dollars.

What you will learn:
• When to start using paid ads and social media advertising
• How to pick the right platforms to spend your money on
• Copywriting and content marketing strategies
• How to achieve omnipresence and laser target your customer everywhere they go online

Do you need to reach new customers or improve the return on your marketing efforts? If so, social media advertising is a MUST! Of course, any time you are putting real money towards something new it can be scary- so you need to understand your options and know what is likely to work best for your business. In this workshop, you will learn how to use the various types of social media ads to achieve . . . real business results and maximize your marketing dollars. What you will learn: • When to start using paid ads and social media advertising • How to pick the right platforms to spend your money on • Copywriting and content marketing strategies • How to achieve omnipresence and laser target your customer everywhere they go online
1455 N Roosevelt Dr
Seaside, OR 97138

Tuesday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

July 23, 2019 - July 23, 2019
Instructor: Seth Morrisey, President / Co-Founder Oregon Web Solutions, LLC & staff
Location: Clatsop CC
Fees: $30

Do you need to reach new customers or improve the return on your marketing efforts? If so, social media advertising is a MUST!

Of course, any time you are putting real money towards something new it can be scary- so you need to understand your options and know what is likely to work best for your business.

In this workshop, you will learn how to use the various types of social media ads to achieve real business results and maximize your marketing dollars.

What you will learn:
• When to start using paid ads and social media advertising
• How to pick the right platforms to spend your money on
• Copy writing and content marketing strategies
• How to achieve omnipresence and laser target your customer everywhere they go online

Do you need to reach new customers or improve the return on your marketing efforts? If so, social media advertising is a MUST! Of course, any time you are putting real money towards something new it can be scary- so you need to understand your options and know what is likely to work best for your business. In this workshop, you will learn how to use the various types of social media ads to achieve . . . real business results and maximize your marketing dollars. What you will learn: • When to start using paid ads and social media advertising • How to pick the right platforms to spend your money on • Copy writing and content marketing strategies • How to achieve omnipresence and laser target your customer everywhere they go online
Towler Hall, 306
Astoria, OR 97103

Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

August 7, 2019 - August 7, 2019
Instructor: Jessica Newhall, Clatsop Community College SBDC Lead Advisor
Location: CCC's South County Center
Fees: $20

This workshop is for anyone looking to start a new business. Topics covered include identifying your reasons for starting a business, seeing if business ownership is right for you, evaluating your business opportunities, learning the "basics" of starting a business, and much more!

You will come away with a good understanding of what it takes to license, register, and obtain the proper permitting and other specific needs related to your endeavor. We will be covering some of the trials and tribulations that others have encountered so that you can avoid common pitfalls and errors that could cause your business to fail due to improper planning. We will also be sharing constructive tools such as LivePlan to help you create your own custom business plan.

What happens after this class?

If you decide you want to actively pursue your vision of opening a business you can schedule a private appointment with one of our qualified Clatsop Community College SBDC business advisors. It is always FREE and CONFIDENTIAL.

This workshop is for anyone looking to start a new business. Topics covered include identifying your reasons for starting a business, seeing if business ownership is right for you, evaluating your business opportunities, learning the "basics" of starting a business, and much more! You will come away with a good understanding of what it takes to license, register, and obtain the proper permitting . . . and other specific needs related to your endeavor. We will be covering some of the trials and tribulations that others have encountered so that you can avoid common pitfalls and errors that could cause your business to fail due to improper planning. We will also be sharing constructive tools such as LivePlan to help you create your own custom business plan. What happens after this class? If you decide you want to actively pursue your vision of opening a business you can schedule a private appointment with one of our qualified Clatsop Community College SBDC business advisors. It is always FREE and CONFIDENTIAL.
1455 N Roosevelt Dr
Seaside, OR 97138

Wednesday 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

August 28, 2019 - August 28, 2019
Instructor: SBDC Staff
Location: Clatsop Community College South County Center
Fees: No Fee

Come hear all about what we have planned for the next Small Business Management, workshops and trainings!

Come hear all about what we have planned for the next Small Business Management, workshops and trainings!

1455 N Roosevelt Dr
Seaside, OR 97138

Connect with us today

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