Our Classes

Helping build Lane County’s best businesses through workshops and classes

Investing in ongoing entrepreneurial training is vital to long-term business success. By offering a variety of in-depth classes and workshops, we help you stay current on industry trends and regulations while learning how to respond to changes in your market. Consider your refined business skills your most valuable asset.

To register, contact us at www.LaneSBDC.com or by phone at 541-463-6200.

Not sure where to start? Contact us for an advising appointment today!

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.

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Friday, Saturday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

April 3, 2020 - April 4, 2020
CRN: 43923
Instructor: Killen and Lansing
Location: Lane Community College, Mary Spilde Center - Downtown
Fees: $425

NEWLY REVISED! Preparing for the CCB Exam
This popular two-day class combines both the exam preparation and the Construction Contractors Board (CCB) exam itself! The CCB exam is required for contractor certification in Oregon. The class is remotely delivered by a certified CCB education provider from Clackamas Community College and fulfills the CCB pre-exam educational requirement as stipulated under Oregon Revised Statute 701.280. You are required to bring a driver’s license or another type of identification card to class. This class will provide the following information: Lesson 1: Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes Lesson; 2: Bids and Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law Lesson; 3: Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building Envelope; Lesson 4: Oregon Construction Law, Employees, and Subcontractors.

Registration and information: After each Lesson an exam will be given on the topics presented. The exam is timed and is not an open book test. The passage percentage for each exam is 70% or above. If you do not pass all the exams you will need to retake the ones you missed. An opportunity to retake the portion missed is made available at the end of the class day. The CCB manual is not included. Contact Lane SBDC at 541.463.6200 for more information.

F • S • Apr 3-4 │ 8am-5pm │ $425│ Downtown Campus │ Rm 312 │ Killen and Lansing │CRN 43923

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account. Alternatively, payment can be made by check or cash at the Lane SBDC office, 101 W. 10th Ave, Eugene, Ste 304 M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | 541.463.6200

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

NEWLY REVISED! Preparing for the CCB Exam This popular two-day class combines both the exam preparation and the Construction Contractors Board (CCB) exam itself! The CCB exam is required for contractor certification in Oregon. The class is remotely delivered by a certified CCB education provider from Clackamas Community College and fulfills the CCB pre-exam educational requirement as stipulated . . . under Oregon Revised Statute 701.280. You are required to bring a driver’s license or another type of identification card to class. This class will provide the following information: Lesson 1: Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes Lesson; 2: Bids and Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law Lesson; 3: Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building Envelope; Lesson 4: Oregon Construction Law, Employees, and Subcontractors. Registration and information: After each Lesson an exam will be given on the topics presented. The exam is timed and is not an open book test. The passage percentage for each exam is 70% or above. If you do not pass all the exams you will need to retake the ones you missed. An opportunity to retake the portion missed is made available at the end of the class day. The CCB manual is not included. Contact Lane SBDC at 541.463.6200 for more information. F • S • Apr 3-4 │ 8am-5pm │ $425│ Downtown Campus │ Rm 312 │ Killen and Lansing │CRN 43923 Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account. Alternatively, payment can be made by check or cash at the Lane SBDC office, 101 W. 10th Ave, Eugene, Ste 304 M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | 541.463.6200 *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term
101 W 10th Avenue, Room 312
Eugene, OR 97401

Tuesday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

April 7, 2020 - April 7, 2020
CRN: 43735
Instructor: Penegor
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $0.00

Going into Business: First Steps -
Decide if running a business is right for you. Learn how to evaluate a business idea and understand essential topics, including the importance of market analysis, how to create a business plan to analyze your idea, and financial projections. If you have a business idea, or in the early stages of planning, you are encouraged to register. Pair this (first) with a free advising appointment at the SBDC.

Tu • Apr 7 │ 5:30-7:30pm │ FREE│ Penegor │ CRN 43735

Going into Business: First Steps - Decide if running a business is right for you. Learn how to evaluate a business idea and understand essential topics, including the importance of market analysis, how to create a business plan to analyze your idea, and financial projections. If you have a business idea, or in the early stages of planning, you are encouraged to register. Pair this (first) with a . . . free advising appointment at the SBDC. Tu • Apr 7 │ 5:30-7:30pm │ FREE│ Penegor │ CRN 43735

Wednesday 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

April 8, 2020 - June 3, 2020
CRN: 43786
Instructor: Wong
Location: Lane Community College, Mary Spilde Center - Downtown
Fees: 199.00

Your Business Plan Accelerator (BPA)
Write your business plan using LivePlan® and present it to your peers. “If you don't know where you are going, you will end up somewhere else.” Yogi Berra wasn't talking about business planning, but he could have been. You will put your ideas into words, forecast sales and expenses, identify a target market, and learn to use the plan to manage forward. Meet for five sessions, and attend one-on-one advising sessions in alternate weeks. Participants get three months of free LivePlan® business planning software with this class. Great for startups or existing businesses.

W • Apr 8 • Apr 22 • May 6 • May 20 • Jun 3 │ 3-5:30pm │ $199* │ CRN 43786
BPA+1 Additional Person: $99 │ CRN 43787

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account. Alternatively, payment can be made by check or cash at the Lane SBDC office, 101 W. 10th Ave, Eugene, Ste 304 M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | 541.463.6200  

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term.

Downtown Campus │ Room 430 │ Wong │ Registration and Information: Pre-payment required for LivePlan® access

Your Business Plan Accelerator (BPA) Write your business plan using LivePlan® and present it to your peers. “If you don't know where you are going, you will end up somewhere else.” Yogi Berra wasn't talking about business planning, but he could have been. You will put your ideas into words, forecast sales and expenses, identify a target market, and learn to use the plan to manage forward. Meet for . . . five sessions, and attend one-on-one advising sessions in alternate weeks. Participants get three months of free LivePlan® business planning software with this class. Great for startups or existing businesses. W • Apr 8 • Apr 22 • May 6 • May 20 • Jun 3 │ 3-5:30pm │ $199* │ CRN 43786 BPA+1 Additional Person: $99 │ CRN 43787 Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account. Alternatively, payment can be made by check or cash at the Lane SBDC office, 101 W. 10th Ave, Eugene, Ste 304 M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | 541.463.6200   *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term. Downtown Campus │ Room 430 │ Wong │ Registration and Information: Pre-payment required for LivePlan® access
101 W 10th Avenue, Room 430
Eugene, OR 97401

Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

April 9, 2020 - April 9, 2020
CRN: 43713
Instructor: Killen
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $47.00

Best Fit Social Media Strategy - Online
Which social media channel is going to help your business the most? Social media has changed the business marketing landscape. It has changed how you get, keep and grow customers; how you engage with the outside world; and how you communicate the character of your business. Join us as we explore the most common and influential social media channels, learn how to take advantage of them, and develop a ‘best fit’ social media strategy for your business.

Th • Apr 9 │ 6-8pm │ $47* │ Killen │ CRN 43713

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | 

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Best Fit Social Media Strategy - Online Which social media channel is going to help your business the most? Social media has changed the business marketing landscape. It has changed how you get, keep and grow customers; how you engage with the outside world; and how you communicate the character of your business. Join us as we explore the most common and influential social media channels, learn . . . how to take advantage of them, and develop a ‘best fit’ social media strategy for your business. Th • Apr 9 │ 6-8pm │ $47* │ Killen │ CRN 43713 Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |  *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

April 16, 2020 - April 16, 2020
CRN: 43795
Instructor: Lambrecht
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $47.00

Instagram for Business -

You will learn to use Instagram stories for a business page, create a marketing game plan, attract the right followers, convert followers into business leads, and create ads. Learn about Instagram tools for analytics and how to schedule posts to save time. Ideal for business owners looking to grow their business and convert more customers.

Th • Apr 16 │ 6-8pm │ $47* │ Lambrecht │ CRN 43795

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | 

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Instagram for Business - You will learn to use Instagram stories for a business page, create a marketing game plan, attract the right followers, convert followers into business leads, and create ads. Learn about Instagram tools for analytics and how to schedule posts to save time. Ideal for business owners looking to grow their business and convert more customers. Th • Apr 16 │ 6-8pm │ $47* │ . . . Lambrecht │ CRN 43795 Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |  *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Tuesday 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

April 21, 2020 - April 21, 2020
CRN: 43798
Instructor: Nichol
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $0.00

Knowing Your Options: Build, Buy, or Franchise - Remote Only

Join us as business and franchise specialists break down the realities and real opportunities in business and franchise ownership. We'll cover: full-time and manager-run business options, pros and cons of business/franchise ownership, why franchise ownership is for your venture, financing strategies for your venture, and how your personality and values uniquely match certain businesses. Build your ideal business model and gain access to a comprehensive report to review insights and application of your unique B.E.S.T profile summary.

Tu • Apr 21 │ 12-2pm │ FREE │ Nichol │ CRN 43798

Knowing Your Options: Build, Buy, or Franchise - Remote Only Join us as business and franchise specialists break down the realities and real opportunities in business and franchise ownership. We'll cover: full-time and manager-run business options, pros and cons of business/franchise ownership, why franchise ownership is for your venture, financing strategies for your venture, and how your . . . personality and values uniquely match certain businesses. Build your ideal business model and gain access to a comprehensive report to review insights and application of your unique B.E.S.T profile summary. Tu • Apr 21 │ 12-2pm │ FREE │ Nichol │ CRN 43798

Wednesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

April 22, 2020 - April 22, 2020
CRN: 43793
Instructor: Bullock
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $47.00

Small Business Tax Tips - Online

You will review allowed deductions, understand the business tax structure, what essential records to keep to avoid challenges to tax filings, and how to make tax-smart business choices. Content is applicable to Sole Proprietorships, Limited Liability Corporations (LLCs), and Corporations. Ideal for those still considering which business structure to choose.

W • Apr 22 │ 6-8pm │ $47* Bullock │ CRN 43793

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account. If you have any issues please call 541.463.6200.

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Small Business Tax Tips - Online You will review allowed deductions, understand the business tax structure, what essential records to keep to avoid challenges to tax filings, and how to make tax-smart business choices. Content is applicable to Sole Proprietorships, Limited Liability Corporations (LLCs), and Corporations. Ideal for those still considering which business structure to choose. W • Apr . . . 22 │ 6-8pm │ $47* Bullock │ CRN 43793 Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account. If you have any issues please call 541.463.6200. *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

April 23, 2020 - April 23, 2020
CRN: 43714
Instructor: Killen
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $47.00

Best Fit Social Media Strategy
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Which social media channel is going to help your business the most? Social media has changed the business marketing landscape. It has changed how you get, keep and grow customers; how you engage with the outside world; and how you communicate the character of your business. Join us as we explore the most common and influential social media channels, learn how to take advantage of them, and develop a ‘best fit’ social media strategy for your business.

Th • Apr 23 │ 6-8pm │ $47 │ LCC Cottage Grove Learning Center, Cottage Grove │ Room 126 │ Killen │ CRN 43714

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | 

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Best Fit Social Media Strategy - Which social media channel is going to help your business the most? Social media has changed the business marketing landscape. It has changed how you get, keep and grow customers; how you engage with the outside world; and how you communicate the character of your business. Join us as we explore the most common and influential social media channels, learn how to . . . take advantage of them, and develop a ‘best fit’ social media strategy for your business. Th • Apr 23 │ 6-8pm │ $47 │ LCC Cottage Grove Learning Center, Cottage Grove │ Room 126 │ Killen │ CRN 43714 Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |  *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Monday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

April 27, 2020 - May 4, 2020
CRN: 43807
Instructor: Bennett
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $99.00

Build Your Business Website

Understand how to build a small business website using Wix Websites. Learn the basics of content creation, file formation, search engine optimization to help customers find you and techniques to promote small businesses online. Ideal for business owners with minimal existing investment in a Web page.

M • Apr 27-May 4 │ 6:30-8:30pm │ $99* │ Bennett │ CRN 43807

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | 

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Build Your Business Website Understand how to build a small business website using Wix Websites. Learn the basics of content creation, file formation, search engine optimization to help customers find you and techniques to promote small businesses online. Ideal for business owners with minimal existing investment in a Web page. M • Apr 27-May 4 │ 6:30-8:30pm │ $99* │ Bennett │ CRN 43807 Payment . . . Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |  *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

April 27, 2020 - May 11, 2020
CRN: 33363
Instructor: Brabham
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $99.00

Video Marketing – Essentials -

You will learn how to make simple and effective videos without breaking the bank or spending hours at a time. Understand how to target local audiences and create compelling content. You should research businesses similar to your own on YouTube before attending class. Multiple editing programs will be discussed, but iMovie will be the focus.

M • Apr 27-May 11 │ 6-8pm │ $99*│ Brabham │ CRN 43740

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |  

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Video Marketing – Essentials - You will learn how to make simple and effective videos without breaking the bank or spending hours at a time. Understand how to target local audiences and create compelling content. You should research businesses similar to your own on YouTube before attending class. Multiple editing programs will be discussed, but iMovie will be the focus. M • Apr 27-May 11 │ 6-8pm . . . │ $99*│ Brabham │ CRN 43740 Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |   *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Wednesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

April 29, 2020 - April 29, 2020
CRN: 43739
Instructor: Bullock
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $47.00

Find the Money to Fund Your Business -

Did you know that the lack of adequate funding is the number one reason small businesses fail? Understand your financing options, including bank loans, government guaranteed loans, and state, regional, and local loan programs. Discuss how to select a loan program based on your business type and needs. Find out the importance of loan terms and how to evaluate whether your business can support timely loan repayment. You will see how to minimize the cost of capital.

W • Apr 29 │ 6-8pm │ $47*│ Bullock │ CRN 43791

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account. Please call if you have any issues.
| 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Find the Money to Fund Your Business - Did you know that the lack of adequate funding is the number one reason small businesses fail? Understand your financing options, including bank loans, government guaranteed loans, and state, regional, and local loan programs. Discuss how to select a loan program based on your business type and needs. Find out the importance of loan terms and how to evaluate . . . whether your business can support timely loan repayment. You will see how to minimize the cost of capital. W • Apr 29 │ 6-8pm │ $47*│ Bullock │ CRN 43791 Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account. Please call if you have any issues. | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Wednesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

May 13, 2020 - May 13, 2020
CRN: 43792
Instructor: Bullock
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $47.00

Choosing the Right Legal Entity for Your Business

What box to check on the Secretary of State’s business registration form may seem inconsequential at first, but the legal structure of a business impacts personal liability, taxes and how a business operates. Not fully understanding the rationale behind the choice of business structure, can lead to costly mistakes. Review different business structure options and next steps to form a business. You should be in the beginning stages of forming a business, or be experiencing difficulty with your current structure.

W • May 13 │ 6-8pm │ $47*│ Bullock │ CRN 43792

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.  If you have any issues please call 541.463.6200.

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Choosing the Right Legal Entity for Your Business What box to check on the Secretary of State’s business registration form may seem inconsequential at first, but the legal structure of a business impacts personal liability, taxes and how a business operates. Not fully understanding the rationale behind the choice of business structure, can lead to costly mistakes. Review different business . . . structure options and next steps to form a business. You should be in the beginning stages of forming a business, or be experiencing difficulty with your current structure. W • May 13 │ 6-8pm │ $47*│ Bullock │ CRN 43792 Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.  If you have any issues please call 541.463.6200. *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Wednesday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

May 13, 2020 - May 13, 2020
CRN: 43735
Instructor: Penegor
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $0.00

Going into Business: First Steps -

Decide if running a business is right for you. Learn how to evaluate a business idea and understand essential topics, including the importance of market analysis, how to create a business plan to analyze your idea, and financial projections. If you have a business idea, or in the early stages of planning, you are encouraged to register. Pair this (first) with a free advising appointment at the SBDC.

W • May 13 │11am-1pm │ FREE │ Penegor │ CRN 43736

Going into Business: First Steps - Decide if running a business is right for you. Learn how to evaluate a business idea and understand essential topics, including the importance of market analysis, how to create a business plan to analyze your idea, and financial projections. If you have a business idea, or in the early stages of planning, you are encouraged to register. Pair this (first) with a . . . free advising appointment at the SBDC. W • May 13 │11am-1pm │ FREE │ Penegor │ CRN 43736

Thursday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

May 14, 2020 - May 14, 2020
CRN: 43731
Instructor: Killen
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $47.00

Confronting the Brutal Facts

Running a business is a huge job. Not only are you responsible for delivering your product or service, but countless other pressures and pitfalls are constantly grasping for your attention. Introducing GrowthWheel®, a revolutionary tool that simplifies business oversight and fosters continuous improvement. You will identify strengths and opportunities, build a plan of action, and come away with knowledge of a process to help you to foster ongoing growth for years to come.

Th • May 14 │ 3-6pm │ $47* │Killen │ CRN 43731

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account. Please call if you have any issues. | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Confronting the Brutal Facts Running a business is a huge job. Not only are you responsible for delivering your product or service, but countless other pressures and pitfalls are constantly grasping for your attention. Introducing GrowthWheel®, a revolutionary tool that simplifies business oversight and fosters continuous improvement. You will identify strengths and opportunities, build a plan of . . . action, and come away with knowledge of a process to help you to foster ongoing growth for years to come. Th • May 14 │ 3-6pm │ $47* │Killen │ CRN 43731 Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account. Please call if you have any issues. | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

May 14, 2020 - May 14, 2020
CRN: 43730
Instructor: Brabham
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $47.00

Advanced Selling on Etsy
Get more out of your Etsy shop. Having a successful Etsy shop requires more than listing great items and waiting for sales. Explore promotional strategies such as renewing, promoted listings, Google Shopping, advertising with social media, customer service, reviews, and more. You should have an active Etsy shop.

Th • May 14 | 6-8pm | $47 | Brabham | CRN 43730

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | 

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Advanced Selling on Etsy Get more out of your Etsy shop. Having a successful Etsy shop requires more than listing great items and waiting for sales. Explore promotional strategies such as renewing, promoted listings, Google Shopping, advertising with social media, customer service, reviews, and more. You should have an active Etsy shop. Th • May 14 | 6-8pm | $47 | Brabham | CRN 43730 Payment . . . Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |  *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Thursday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

May 19, 2020 - May 19, 2020
CRN: 55555
Instructor: Wilson
Location: Lane Community College, Bldg 16, Rm 186
Fees: $0.00

Basic Notary Topics Seminar
Gain basic notary information from this free seminar.
Th • Mar 19 │ 1-4pm │ FREE │ LCC Campus │ Bldg 16 │ Rm 186 │ Wilson │
Registration and information: http://notsem.sos.state.or.us or call (503) 986-2200 for dates and times.

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term (Free classes will have no LCC fee)

Basic Notary Topics Seminar
Gain basic notary information from this free seminar.
Th • Mar 19 │ 1-4pm │ FREE │ LCC Campus │ Bldg 16 │ Rm 186 │ Wilson │
Registration and information: http://notsem.sos.state.or.us or call (503) 986-2200 for dates and times.

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term (Free classes will have no LCC fee)

4000 E 30th Ave, Eugene, OR 97405
Eugene, OR 97401

Tuesday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

May 19, 2020 - May 19, 2020
CRN: 43739
Instructor: Penegor
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $47.00

Understanding Your Financial Statements
Whether you choose to hire out or do it yourself, understanding financials is essential. Learn about key documents including the balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement. Understand key financial indicators including gross margin, accounts payable, depreciation, assets, and equity. Designed for new or future business owners.
Tu • May 19 │ 5-7pm │ $47 │ Penegor │ CRN 43739

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | 

*An additional $10 fee will be charged per term.

Understanding Your Financial Statements Whether you choose to hire out or do it yourself, understanding financials is essential. Learn about key documents including the balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement. Understand key financial indicators including gross margin, accounts payable, depreciation, assets, and equity. Designed for new or future business owners. Tu • May 19 │ . . . 5-7pm │ $47 │ Penegor │ CRN 43739 Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |  *An additional $10 fee will be charged per term.

Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

May 21, 2020 - May 21, 2020
CRN: 43734
Instructor: Brabham
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $47.00

Being successful on Facebook takes consistency and strategy. This class will give you an overview of using Facebook to promote your small business, as well as an introduction to the ads platform. You will leave class with strategies you can employ right away to increase your business exposure on the platform.

Th • May 21 │ 6-8pm │ $47 │ Brabham │ CRN 43734

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | 

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Being successful on Facebook takes consistency and strategy. This class will give you an overview of using Facebook to promote your small business, as well as an introduction to the ads platform. You will leave class with strategies you can employ right away to increase your business exposure on the platform. Th • May 21 │ 6-8pm │ $47 │ Brabham │ CRN 43734 Payment Instructions: You can provide . . . payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |  *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Thursday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

May 21, 2020 - May 21, 2020
CRN: 43737
Instructor: Penegor
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $0.00

Going into Business: First Steps
Decide if running a business is right for you. Learn how to evaluate a business idea and understand essential topics, including the importance of market analysis, how to create a business plan to analyze your idea, and financial projections. If you have a business idea, or in the early stages of planning, you are encouraged to register. Pair this (first) with a free advising appointment at the SBDC.

Th • May 21 │ 3-5pm │ FREE │ Penegor │ CRN 43737

Going into Business: First Steps Decide if running a business is right for you. Learn how to evaluate a business idea and understand essential topics, including the importance of market analysis, how to create a business plan to analyze your idea, and financial projections. If you have a business idea, or in the early stages of planning, you are encouraged to register. Pair this (first) with a . . . free advising appointment at the SBDC. Th • May 21 │ 3-5pm │ FREE │ Penegor │ CRN 43737

Thursday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

May 21, 2020 - May 21, 2020
CRN: 43732
Instructor: Killen
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $47.00

Confronting the Brutal Facts -

Running a business is a huge job. Not only are you responsible for delivering your product or service, but countless other pressures and pitfalls are constantly grasping for your attention. Introducing GrowthWheel®, a revolutionary tool that simplifies business oversight and fosters continuous improvement. You will identify strengths and opportunities, build a plan of action, and come away with knowledge of a process to help you to foster ongoing growth for years to come.

Th • May 21 │ 3-6pm │ $47 │ Killen │ CRN 43732

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Confronting the Brutal Facts - Running a business is a huge job. Not only are you responsible for delivering your product or service, but countless other pressures and pitfalls are constantly grasping for your attention. Introducing GrowthWheel®, a revolutionary tool that simplifies business oversight and fosters continuous improvement. You will identify strengths and opportunities, build a plan . . . of action, and come away with knowledge of a process to help you to foster ongoing growth for years to come. Th • May 21 │ 3-6pm │ $47 │ Killen │ CRN 43732 Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Tuesday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

June 2, 2020 - June 2, 2020
CRN: 43784
Instructor: Wong
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $47.00

Starting a Food Cart is a step-by-step process of understanding not only the business, but government laws, and the daily operations of running and maintaining your food cart. If you are thinking of starting and running a food cart business, you are encouraged to attend this presentation before you invest your time and money.

Tu • Jun 2 │ 3-5pm │ $47│ Wong │ CRN 43784

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account. Please call if you have any issues. | 541.463.6200 M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Starting a Food Cart is a step-by-step process of understanding not only the business, but government laws, and the daily operations of running and maintaining your food cart. If you are thinking of starting and running a food cart business, you are encouraged to attend this presentation before you invest your time and money. Tu • Jun 2 │ 3-5pm │ $47│ Wong │ CRN 43784 Payment Instructions: You can . . . provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account. Please call if you have any issues. | 541.463.6200 M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Thursday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

June 4, 2020 - June 4, 2020
CRN: 43738
Instructor: Penegor
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $0.00

Going into Business: First Steps
Decide if running a business is right for you. Learn how to evaluate a business idea and understand essential topics, including the importance of market analysis, how to create a business plan to analyze your idea, and financial projections. If you have a business idea, or in the early stages of planning, you are encouraged to register. Pair this (first) with a free advising appointment at the SBDC.

Th • Jun 4 │ 3-5pm│ Penegor │ CRN 43738

Going into Business: First Steps Decide if running a business is right for you. Learn how to evaluate a business idea and understand essential topics, including the importance of market analysis, how to create a business plan to analyze your idea, and financial projections. If you have a business idea, or in the early stages of planning, you are encouraged to register. Pair this (first) with a . . . free advising appointment at the SBDC. Th • Jun 4 │ 3-5pm│ Penegor │ CRN 43738

Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

June 4, 2020 - June 4, 2020
CRN: 43715
Instructor: Killen
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $47.00

Best Fit Social Media Strategy
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Which social media channel is going to help your business the most? Social media has changed the business marketing landscape. It has changed how you get, keep and grow customers; how you engage with the outside world; and how you communicate the character of your business. Join us as we explore the most common and influential social media channels, learn how to take advantage of them, and develop a ‘best fit’ social media strategy for your business.

Th • Jun 4 │ 6-8pm │ $47│ Killen │ CRN 43715

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | 

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Best Fit Social Media Strategy - Which social media channel is going to help your business the most? Social media has changed the business marketing landscape. It has changed how you get, keep and grow customers; how you engage with the outside world; and how you communicate the character of your business. Join us as we explore the most common and influential social media channels, learn how to . . . take advantage of them, and develop a ‘best fit’ social media strategy for your business. Th • Jun 4 │ 6-8pm │ $47│ Killen │ CRN 43715 Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |  *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Friday, Saturday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

June 5, 2020 - June 6, 2020
CRN: 43924
Instructor: Killen and Lansing
Location: Lane Community College, Mary Spilde Center - Downtown
Fees: $425

NEWLY REVISED! Preparing for the CCB Exam
This popular two-day class combines both the exam preparation and the Construction Contractors Board (CCB) exam itself! The CCB exam is required for contractor certification in Oregon. The class is remotely delivered by a certified CCB education provider from Clackamas Community College and fulfills the CCB pre-exam educational requirement as stipulated under Oregon Revised Statute 701.280. You are required to bring a driver’s license or another type of identification card to class. This class will provide the following information: Lesson 1: Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes Lesson; 2: Bids and Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law Lesson; 3: Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building Envelope; Lesson 4: Oregon Construction Law, Employees, and Subcontractors.

Registration and information: After each Lesson an exam will be given on the topics presented. The exam is timed and is not an open book test. The passage percentage for each exam is 70% or above. If you do not pass all the exams you will need to retake the ones you missed. An opportunity to retake the portion missed is made available at the end of the class day. The CCB manual is not included. Contact Lane SBDC at 541.463.6200 for more information.

F • S • Jun 5-6 │ 8am-5pm │ $425│ Downtown Campus │ Rm 312 │ Killen and Lansing │CRN 43924

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account. Alternatively, payment can be made by check or cash at the Lane SBDC office, 101 W. 10th Ave, Eugene, Ste 304  M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | 541.463.6200

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

NEWLY REVISED! Preparing for the CCB Exam This popular two-day class combines both the exam preparation and the Construction Contractors Board (CCB) exam itself! The CCB exam is required for contractor certification in Oregon. The class is remotely delivered by a certified CCB education provider from Clackamas Community College and fulfills the CCB pre-exam educational requirement as stipulated . . . under Oregon Revised Statute 701.280. You are required to bring a driver’s license or another type of identification card to class. This class will provide the following information: Lesson 1: Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes Lesson; 2: Bids and Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law Lesson; 3: Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building Envelope; Lesson 4: Oregon Construction Law, Employees, and Subcontractors. Registration and information: After each Lesson an exam will be given on the topics presented. The exam is timed and is not an open book test. The passage percentage for each exam is 70% or above. If you do not pass all the exams you will need to retake the ones you missed. An opportunity to retake the portion missed is made available at the end of the class day. The CCB manual is not included. Contact Lane SBDC at 541.463.6200 for more information. F • S • Jun 5-6 │ 8am-5pm │ $425│ Downtown Campus │ Rm 312 │ Killen and Lansing │CRN 43924 Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account. Alternatively, payment can be made by check or cash at the Lane SBDC office, 101 W. 10th Ave, Eugene, Ste 304  M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | 541.463.6200 *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term
101 W 10th Avenue, Room 312
Eugene, OR 97401

Thursday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

June 11, 2020 - June 11, 2020
CRN: 43733
Instructor: Killen
Location: Lane Community College, Offered Remotely
Fees: $47.00

Confronting the Brutal Facts -

Running a business is a huge job. Not only are you responsible for delivering your product or service, but countless other pressures and pitfalls are constantly grasping for your attention. Introducing GrowthWheel®, a revolutionary tool that simplifies business oversight and fosters continuous improvement. You will identify strengths and opportunities, build a plan of action, and come away with knowledge of a process to help you to foster ongoing growth for years to come.

Th • Jun 11 │ 3-6pm │ $47 │ Killen │ CRN 43733

Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | 

*A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

Confronting the Brutal Facts - Running a business is a huge job. Not only are you responsible for delivering your product or service, but countless other pressures and pitfalls are constantly grasping for your attention. Introducing GrowthWheel®, a revolutionary tool that simplifies business oversight and fosters continuous improvement. You will identify strengths and opportunities, build a plan . . . of action, and come away with knowledge of a process to help you to foster ongoing growth for years to come. Th • Jun 11 │ 3-6pm │ $47 │ Killen │ CRN 43733 Payment Instructions: You can provide payment for this course with a credit card directly through your LCC student account.   Please call if you have any issues.  | 541.463.6200 | M - F | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |  *A $10 LCC fee will be added to your account once per term

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