Our Classes

Start and grow your business through these workshops and seminars

Whether you are interested in starting a business or are working on growing a successful business and just need help building a specific skill, we have workshops and seminars to fit all your needs. Our classes cover topics including starting your business, franchising webinars, QuickBooks, building a business website, grants, business foundations, bookkeeping and social media.

Our classes are offered at several different times to fit your schedule.

If you are not sure where to start give us a call today at 503-491-7658.

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?
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  • Customer Relations & Branding
  • Operations & Finance
  • Organization & Human Resources
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  • Idea
  • Launch
  • Expansion
  • Renew
  • Exit

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This workshop will give you a solid foundation of Facebook features and how to integrate them effectively in your business. You will learn how...

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Learn more about what your Small Business Development Center has to offer and the resources available to you. The instructor will guide you to...

Two days training in QuickBooks consisting of two, three-hour sessions. After a general introduction to QB as accounting software, you will use the software...

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Join our newest mentoring program designed for women-owned businesses that have been in operation for a minimum of a year or more. This video...

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Join our newest start your business right mentoring program designed for entrepreneurs that have just launched their business or have been in operation for...

Join our newest start your business right mentoring program designed for entrepreneurs that have just launched their business or have been in operation for...

Join our newest mentoring program designed for women-owned businesses that have been in operation for a minimum of a year or more. This video...

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