Our Classes

Enroll in these SBDC classes and workshops to get your business rolling!

Are you ready to start your business or take your existing business to the next level?

The Oregon Coast SBDC offers powerful, relevant and convenient classes and workshops at centers in Waldport, Newport and Lincoln City. From Craig Grant’s “Doing Business in Lincoln County” to Misty Lambrecht’s workshops on social media marketing, the SBDC offers cutting-edge business instruction catered to the needs of our coastal communities.

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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Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

January 14, 2019 - March 11, 2019
CRN: 1075513
Instructor: Wendy Ludwig
Location: Newport - Room 244
Fees: All 5 classes for $75

Living from paycheck to paycheck? Need some motivation to help you make smarter decisions with your money? These five sessions will provide tips and tools to help you take control and make progress toward your goals. Choose the ones you need or sign up for all five. 1-Setting Financial Goals, 2-Budgeting for Lazy People, 3-Smart Ways to Save Money, 4-Debt Payoff Strategies, 5-Improve Your Credit Score.

Living from paycheck to paycheck? Need some motivation to help you make smarter decisions with your money? These five sessions will provide tips and tools to help you take control and make progress toward your goals. Choose the ones you need or sign up for all five. 1-Setting Financial Goals, 2-Budgeting for Lazy People, 3-Smart Ways to Save Money, 4-Debt Payoff Strategies, 5-Improve Your Credit . . . Score.
400 SE College Way
Newport, OR 97365

Tuesday, Saturday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

January 15, 2019 - March 23, 2019
CRN: 1075467
Instructor: Linda Roy
Location: Lincoln City - Room 211
Fees: $600

Just one look at the scenery around us, and it’s no wonder that Lincoln County is such a promising place to work as a Real Estate Broker. And, this Fall, Oregon Coast Community College will present a 10-week Real Estate Pre-License course, a course designed to help aspiring Real Estate brokers launch their careers here on the Central Coast. This term, the course will be presented at OCCC’s North County Center in Lincoln City. The class revolves around online course work completed independently between weekly classroom sessions, and it meets the 150-hour Oregon Real Estate Agency requirement to qualify to take the Oregon State Real Estate Broker License exam. “Once a student completes this course,” said OCCC Small Business Development Center Director Dave Price, “they will be able to submit their broker application to the Oregon Real Estate Agency and they’ll be able to take the Oregon State/PSI Real Estate Broker exam.”

This class is a 10-week 5:30-8:30pm, Tuesday evening class that finishes up with an all day, 8am-5pm, Saturday class on December 9.

Just one look at the scenery around us, and it’s no wonder that Lincoln County is such a promising place to work as a Real Estate Broker. And, this Fall, Oregon Coast Community College will present a 10-week Real Estate Pre-License course, a course designed to help aspiring Real Estate brokers launch their careers here on the Central Coast. This term, the course will be presented at OCCC’s North . . . County Center in Lincoln City. The class revolves around online course work completed independently between weekly classroom sessions, and it meets the 150-hour Oregon Real Estate Agency requirement to qualify to take the Oregon State Real Estate Broker License exam. “Once a student completes this course,” said OCCC Small Business Development Center Director Dave Price, “they will be able to submit their broker application to the Oregon Real Estate Agency and they’ll be able to take the Oregon State/PSI Real Estate Broker exam.” This class is a 10-week 5:30-8:30pm, Tuesday evening class that finishes up with an all day, 8am-5pm, Saturday class on December 9.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

January 15, 2019 - January 15, 2019
CRN: 1075509
Instructor: Dr. Alberto Flores
Location: Lincoln City - Room 211
Fees: $25

We are giving that chance to step out of your business and get focussed. You will walk away with concrete ideas on how to increase your business profits, make your team more effective and get a grip on your Time Management. You will leave this practical seminar with a clearer direction and new tools to achieve your goals faster. The instructor will be showing you strategies and proven techniques to enable you to spend more time working ON your Business rather than working IN your Business. A vital skill in a growing Business. The instructor will also demonstrate how to improve the Productivity & Commitment of Team Members, as well as showing you how you can Attract, Retain & Motivate to get the very best team in your business - cost effectively.

We are giving that chance to step out of your business and get focussed. You will walk away with concrete ideas on how to increase your business profits, make your team more effective and get a grip on your Time Management. You will leave this practical seminar with a clearer direction and new tools to achieve your goals faster. The instructor will be showing you strategies and proven techniques . . . to enable you to spend more time working ON your Business rather than working IN your Business. A vital skill in a growing Business. The instructor will also demonstrate how to improve the Productivity & Commitment of Team Members, as well as showing you how you can Attract, Retain & Motivate to get the very best team in your business - cost effectively.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Monday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

January 28, 2019 - January 28, 2019
CRN: 1075494
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Waldport rm 113
Fees: $35

Are you using the right social media tools for your business? There are many platforms, and each one works differently. Each can provide different results for different types of businesses. They also have different tools, strategies, clients and markets. How can a small business keep up, and find the time to manage their social media effectively – while also having enough time to, you know, run their business? This class will cover the many changes, updates and functionality of each platform, and how to determine which may work best for your particular business. Even in a world of mass marketing and noise, proper use of social media can help you talk directly to clients when they are in the market for your product.

Are you using the right social media tools for your business? There are many platforms, and each one works differently. Each can provide different results for different types of businesses. They also have different tools, strategies, clients and markets. How can a small business keep up, and find the time to manage their social media effectively – while also having enough time to, you know, run . . . their business? This class will cover the many changes, updates and functionality of each platform, and how to determine which may work best for your particular business. Even in a world of mass marketing and noise, proper use of social media can help you talk directly to clients when they are in the market for your product.
3120 Crestline Dr
Waldport, OR 97498

Monday, Tuesday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

January 28, 2019 - January 29, 2019
CRN: 1075506
Instructor: Judy Hardy
Location: Lincoln City - Room 108
Fees: $40

Guest service is the heart and soul of hospitality, and every hospitality employee, no matter what their job, needs to have a foundation in guest service. Guest Service Gold is a comprehensive program that creates guest service-oriented employees who know how to engage with guests and to provide memorable service. Skills are pertinent for lodging establishments, restaurants, transportation companies, attractions, and retail outlets.

Guest service is the heart and soul of hospitality, and every hospitality employee, no matter what their job, needs to have a foundation in guest service. Guest Service Gold is a comprehensive program that creates guest service-oriented employees who know how to engage with guests and to provide memorable service. Skills are pertinent for lodging establishments, restaurants, transportation . . . companies, attractions, and retail outlets.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

February 1, 2019 - February 1, 2019
CRN: 1075495
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Lincoln City - Room 208
Fees: $35

Are you using the right social media tools for your business? There are many platforms, and each one works differently. Each can provide different results for different types of businesses. They also have different tools, strategies, clients and markets. How can a small business keep up, and find the time to manage their social media effectively – while also having enough time to, you know, run their business? This class will cover the many changes, updates and functionality of each platform, and how to determine which may work best for your particular business. Even in a world of mass marketing and noise, proper use of social media can help you talk directly to clients when they are in the market for your product.

Are you using the right social media tools for your business? There are many platforms, and each one works differently. Each can provide different results for different types of businesses. They also have different tools, strategies, clients and markets. How can a small business keep up, and find the time to manage their social media effectively – while also having enough time to, you know, run . . . their business? This class will cover the many changes, updates and functionality of each platform, and how to determine which may work best for your particular business. Even in a world of mass marketing and noise, proper use of social media can help you talk directly to clients when they are in the market for your product.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Sunday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

February 1, 2019 - February 1, 2019
CRN: 1075496
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Newport - Room 140
Fees: $35

Are you using the right social media tools for your business? There are many platforms, and each one works differently. Each can provide different results for different types of businesses. They also have different tools, strategies, clients and markets. How can a small business keep up, and find the time to manage their social media effectively – while also having enough time to, you know, run their business? This class will cover the many changes, updates and functionality of each platform, and how to determine which may work best for your particular business. Even in a world of mass marketing and noise, proper use of social media can help you talk directly to clients when they are in the market for your product.

Are you using the right social media tools for your business? There are many platforms, and each one works differently. Each can provide different results for different types of businesses. They also have different tools, strategies, clients and markets. How can a small business keep up, and find the time to manage their social media effectively – while also having enough time to, you know, run . . . their business? This class will cover the many changes, updates and functionality of each platform, and how to determine which may work best for your particular business. Even in a world of mass marketing and noise, proper use of social media can help you talk directly to clients when they are in the market for your product.
400 SE College Way
Newport, OR 97365

Tuesday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

February 5, 2019 - February 5, 2019
CRN: 1075502
Instructor: Craig Grant
Location: Newport Rm 062
Fees: 50

If you’re considering starting a business on the Oregon Coast, are simply curious about how a typical business gets started, or if you’ve recently launched a business here, this is a class you shouldn’t miss. Start with a solid understanding of break-even analysis, learn how to register your business locally and with the state, and determine if you have “The Right Stuff” for entrepreneurship in the first place. The class is taught by Craig Grant, who’s been advising Oregon Coast business owners for more than 13 years here in Lincoln County.

If you’re considering starting a business on the Oregon Coast, are simply curious about how a typical business gets started, or if you’ve recently launched a business here, this is a class you shouldn’t miss. Start with a solid understanding of break-even analysis, learn how to register your business locally and with the state, and determine if you have “The Right Stuff” for entrepreneurship in . . . the first place. The class is taught by Craig Grant, who’s been advising Oregon Coast business owners for more than 13 years here in Lincoln County.
400 SE College Way
Newport, OR 97365

Thursday 5:30 PM - 5:30 PM

February 7, 2019 - February 7, 2019
CRN: 1075503
Instructor: Jalene Case
Location: Lincoln City - Room 211
Fees: $50

What do you want to do next? Perhaps…a new offering from your business, moving from working to retirement, from one job (or career!) to another, from feeling out of shape to feeling strong, or from being curious about a new skill to learning it. Transitions are challenging. A pretty sure bet is that it's going to take you outside your comfort zone, which can feel awkward, lonely, and sometimes downright scary. But here's the thing. It's worth it! You get to create a life you love. In this class, you'll clarify what you want next through using an in-depth visualization tools, and then sharpen the focus through activities leading you to specific action steps. You'll leave with a plan for doing what's next for you.

What do you want to do next? Perhaps…a new offering from your business, moving from working to retirement, from one job (or career!) to another, from feeling out of shape to feeling strong, or from being curious about a new skill to learning it. Transitions are challenging. A pretty sure bet is that it's going to take you outside your comfort zone, which can feel awkward, lonely, and sometimes . . . downright scary. But here's the thing. It's worth it! You get to create a life you love. In this class, you'll clarify what you want next through using an in-depth visualization tools, and then sharpen the focus through activities leading you to specific action steps. You'll leave with a plan for doing what's next for you.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

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

February 8, 2019 - February 9, 2019
CRN: 1075512
Instructor: Online from Clackamas Community College
Location: Lincoln City - Room 208
Fees: $425

Preparing for the CCB Exam Course Description: This class will prepare students to qualify for and successfully pass the Construction Contractors Board (CCB) exam required for contractor certification in Oregon. The class is taught by a certified CCB education provider and fulfills the CCB pre-exam educational requirement as stipulated under Oregon Revised Statute 701.280.

Preparing for the CCB Exam Course Description: This class will prepare students to qualify for and successfully pass the Construction Contractors Board (CCB) exam required for contractor certification in Oregon. The class is taught by a certified CCB education provider and fulfills the CCB pre-exam educational requirement as stipulated under Oregon Revised Statute 701.280.

3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

February 19, 2019 - February 19, 2019
CRN: 1075510
Instructor: Dr. Alberto Flores
Location: Lincoln City - SBDC Conference Rm
Fees: $25

We are giving that chance to step out of your business and get focussed. You will walk away with concrete ideas on how to increase your business profits, make your team more effective and get a grip on your Time Management. You will leave this practical seminar with a clearer direction and new tools to achieve your goals faster. The instructor will be showing you strategies and proven techniques to enable you to spend more time working ON your Business rather than working IN your Business. A vital skill in a growing Business. The instructor will also demonstrate how to improve the Productivity & Commitment of Team Members, as well as showing you how you can Attract, Retain & Motivate to get the very best team in your business - cost effectively.

We are giving that chance to step out of your business and get focussed. You will walk away with concrete ideas on how to increase your business profits, make your team more effective and get a grip on your Time Management. You will leave this practical seminar with a clearer direction and new tools to achieve your goals faster. The instructor will be showing you strategies and proven techniques . . . to enable you to spend more time working ON your Business rather than working IN your Business. A vital skill in a growing Business. The instructor will also demonstrate how to improve the Productivity & Commitment of Team Members, as well as showing you how you can Attract, Retain & Motivate to get the very best team in your business - cost effectively.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Wednesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

February 20, 2019 - February 20, 2019
CRN: 1075437
Instructor: Craig Grant
Location: Lincoln City - SBDC Conference Rm
Fees: $25

If you’re considering starting a business on the Oregon Coast, are simply curious about how a typical business gets started, or if you’ve recently launched a business here, this is a class you shouldn’t miss. Start with a solid understanding of break-even analysis, learn how to register your business locally and with the state, and determine if you have “The Right Stuff” for entrepreneurship in the first place. The class is taught by Craig Grant, who’s been advising Oregon Coast business owners for more than 13 years here in Lincoln County.

If you’re considering starting a business on the Oregon Coast, are simply curious about how a typical business gets started, or if you’ve recently launched a business here, this is a class you shouldn’t miss. Start with a solid understanding of break-even analysis, learn how to register your business locally and with the state, and determine if you have “The Right Stuff” for entrepreneurship in . . . the first place. The class is taught by Craig Grant, who’s been advising Oregon Coast business owners for more than 13 years here in Lincoln County.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

February 22, 2019 - February 22, 2019
CRN: 1075497
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Lincoln City - Room 222
Fees: $35

WordPress is a powerful and versatile platform for blogs and websites used by millions of small businesses and non-profits. One of the advantages is the ability to maintain and update the site yourself without special software and html coding background. This class is designed to help the office staff, volunteers or business owners make the needed updates to their website themselves.
Prerequisite for this class is a WordPress website and login information.

WordPress is a powerful and versatile platform for blogs and websites used by millions of small businesses and non-profits. One of the advantages is the ability to maintain and update the site yourself without special software and html coding background. This class is designed to help the office staff, volunteers or business owners make the needed updates to their website themselves. Prerequisite . . . for this class is a WordPress website and login information.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Friday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

February 25, 2019 - February 25, 2019
CRN: 1075500
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Waldport rm 113
Fees: $35

Did you pay a lot for a website and still can't be found on a Google search? Do you know how much traffic your website is getting? Where is your website traffic coming from? What search words do people use to find your services? Google Analytics is a free powerful independent tool that can provide you with real answers to how, when and what type of users visit your website and social media platform.
Prerequisite a website with Google Analytics, and access to your report with at least 30 days of traffic - students unsure of how to load Google Analytics on their site should contact the instructor prior to class.

Did you pay a lot for a website and still can't be found on a Google search? Do you know how much traffic your website is getting? Where is your website traffic coming from? What search words do people use to find your services? Google Analytics is a free powerful independent tool that can provide you with real answers to how, when and what type of users visit your website and social media . . . platform. Prerequisite a website with Google Analytics, and access to your report with at least 30 days of traffic - students unsure of how to load Google Analytics on their site should contact the instructor prior to class.
3120 Crestline Dr
Waldport, OR 97394

Monday, Tuesday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

February 25, 2019 - February 26, 2019
CRN: 1075507
Instructor: Judy Hardy
Location: Lincoln City - Room 108
Fees: $40

Guest service is the heart and soul of hospitality, and every hospitality employee, no matter what their job, needs to have a foundation in guest service. Guest Service Gold is a comprehensive program that creates guest service-oriented employees who know how to engage with guests and to provide memorable service. Skills are pertinent for lodging establishments, restaurants, transportation companies, attractions, and retail outlets.

Guest service is the heart and soul of hospitality, and every hospitality employee, no matter what their job, needs to have a foundation in guest service. Guest Service Gold is a comprehensive program that creates guest service-oriented employees who know how to engage with guests and to provide memorable service. Skills are pertinent for lodging establishments, restaurants, transportation . . . companies, attractions, and retail outlets.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

March 1, 2019 - March 1, 2019
CRN: 1075499
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Lincoln City - Room 108
Fees: $35

Did you pay a lot for a website and still can’t be found on a Google search? Do you know how much traffic your website is getting? Where is that traffic coming from? What search words do people use to find your services? Google Analytics is a free, powerful, independent tool that can provide you with real answers to how and when visitors are finding your website, and what type of users visit the site, and your social media platforms. Prerequisite: A website with Google Analytics, and access to your report with at least 30 days of traffic – students unsure of how to load Google Analytics on their site should contact the instructor prior to class. To do so, simply call 541-994-4166.

This class will cover:

How to read your Google Analytics report
How to evaluate what different reports mean
How to filter out spam traffic from the report
How this information can be used to improve your website
Learn which pages on your site generate the most visits
Understand bounce rate, and how it affects your ranking in Google
What search terms are sending clients to your page
How to block foreign traffic from your site
While no one can guarantee Google placement, knowing and understanding your website traffic and the behavior of those clients that are actively using your site can help you improve your results and, ultimately, grow your sales online and in-person.

Did you pay a lot for a website and still can’t be found on a Google search? Do you know how much traffic your website is getting? Where is that traffic coming from? What search words do people use to find your services? Google Analytics is a free, powerful, independent tool that can provide you with real answers to how and when visitors are finding your website, and what type of users visit the . . . site, and your social media platforms. Prerequisite: A website with Google Analytics, and access to your report with at least 30 days of traffic – students unsure of how to load Google Analytics on their site should contact the instructor prior to class. To do so, simply call 541-994-4166. This class will cover: How to read your Google Analytics report How to evaluate what different reports mean How to filter out spam traffic from the report How this information can be used to improve your website Learn which pages on your site generate the most visits Understand bounce rate, and how it affects your ranking in Google What search terms are sending clients to your page How to block foreign traffic from your site While no one can guarantee Google placement, knowing and understanding your website traffic and the behavior of those clients that are actively using your site can help you improve your results and, ultimately, grow your sales online and in-person.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Friday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

March 1, 2019 - March 1, 2019
CRN: 1075498
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Newport - Room 140
Fees: $35

Did you pay a lot for a website and still can't be found on a Google search? Do you know how much traffic your website is getting? Where is your website traffic coming from? What search words do people use to find your services? Google Analytics is a free powerful independent tool that can provide you with real answers to how, when and what type of users visit your website and social media platform.
Prerequisite a website with Google Analytics, and access to your report with at least 30 days of traffic - students unsure of how to load Google Analytics on their site should contact the instructor prior to class.

Did you pay a lot for a website and still can't be found on a Google search? Do you know how much traffic your website is getting? Where is your website traffic coming from? What search words do people use to find your services? Google Analytics is a free powerful independent tool that can provide you with real answers to how, when and what type of users visit your website and social media . . . platform. Prerequisite a website with Google Analytics, and access to your report with at least 30 days of traffic - students unsure of how to load Google Analytics on their site should contact the instructor prior to class.
400 SE College Way
PO Box 832
Newport, OR 97365

Tuesday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

March 5, 2019 - March 5, 2019
CRN: 1075504
Instructor: Jalene Case
Location: Newport Rm 062
Fees: 50

Description: How do you choose what's most valuable to get done? What's your system for holding the focus on what's important rather than continually being distracted by what's seemingly urgent? We all have stuff we want (and need!) to get done. Why don't we just do it? The trick is to find the way that works for you. In this hand's-on workshop, we'll delve into:
Connecting with your core values…the "why" fueling your actions
Designing a goal system…setting & tracking
Removing obstacles in your way…identifying the visible (and invisible!) blocks
Building a support system…the lubricant to make the process flow smoothly

Description: How do you choose what's most valuable to get done? What's your system for holding the focus on what's important rather than continually being distracted by what's seemingly urgent? We all have stuff we want (and need!) to get done. Why don't we just do it? The trick is to find the way that works for you. In this hand's-on workshop, we'll delve into: Connecting with your core . . . values…the "why" fueling your actions Designing a goal system…setting & tracking Removing obstacles in your way…identifying the visible (and invisible!) blocks Building a support system…the lubricant to make the process flow smoothly
400 SE College Way
Newport, OR 97365

Thursday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

March 7, 2019 - March 7, 2019
CRN: 1075505
Instructor: Jalene Case
Location: Lincoln City 211
Fees: 50

Description: How do you choose what's most valuable to get done? What's your system for holding the focus on what's important rather than continually being distracted by what's seemingly urgent? We all have stuff we want (and need!) to get done. Why don't we just do it? The trick is to find the way that works for you. In this hand's-on workshop, we'll delve into:
Connecting with your core values…the "why" fueling your actions
Designing a goal system…setting & tracking
Removing obstacles in your way…identifying the visible (and invisible!) blocks
Building a support system…the lubricant to make the process flow smoothly

Description: How do you choose what's most valuable to get done? What's your system for holding the focus on what's important rather than continually being distracted by what's seemingly urgent? We all have stuff we want (and need!) to get done. Why don't we just do it? The trick is to find the way that works for you. In this hand's-on workshop, we'll delve into: Connecting with your core . . . values…the "why" fueling your actions Designing a goal system…setting & tracking Removing obstacles in your way…identifying the visible (and invisible!) blocks Building a support system…the lubricant to make the process flow smoothly
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Monday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

March 11, 2019 - March 11, 2019
CRN: 1075501
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Waldport rm 113
Fees: $35

Instagram is a powerful storytelling platform allowing businesses to connect with their audience at a very human level. Developed by photographers, Instagram was built to be visually inspirational, making it an ideal platform for businesses with products or services that can be captured visually (e.g. lifestyle, food, design, fashion, etc.)

Many business owners question whether or not they need a presence on Instagram? The answer is yes! Leveraging the power of Instagram for business branding and networking is critical. At this class, attendees can expect to learn how to connect with potential customers, give their business character, and sell through this social network.

Instagram is a powerful storytelling platform allowing businesses to connect with their audience at a very human level. Developed by photographers, Instagram was built to be visually inspirational, making it an ideal platform for businesses with products or services that can be captured visually (e.g. lifestyle, food, design, fashion, etc.) Many business owners question whether or not they need a . . . presence on Instagram? The answer is yes! Leveraging the power of Instagram for business branding and networking is critical. At this class, attendees can expect to learn how to connect with potential customers, give their business character, and sell through this social network.
3120 Crestline Dr
Waldport, OR 97394

Monday, Tuesday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

March 11, 2019 - March 12, 2019
CRN: 1075508
Instructor: Judy Hardy
Location: Lincoln City - Room 108
Fees: $40

Guest service is the heart and soul of hospitality, and every hospitality employee, no matter what their job, needs to have a foundation in guest service. Guest Service Gold is a comprehensive program that creates guest service-oriented employees who know how to engage with guests and to provide memorable service. Skills are pertinent for lodging establishments, restaurants, transportation companies, attractions, and retail outlets.

Guest service is the heart and soul of hospitality, and every hospitality employee, no matter what their job, needs to have a foundation in guest service. Guest Service Gold is a comprehensive program that creates guest service-oriented employees who know how to engage with guests and to provide memorable service. Skills are pertinent for lodging establishments, restaurants, transportation . . . companies, attractions, and retail outlets.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

March 12, 2019 - March 12, 2019
CRN: 1075511
Instructor: Dr. Alberto Flores
Location: Lincoln City - SBDC Conference Rm
Fees: $25

We are giving that chance to step out of your business and get focussed. You will walk away with concrete ideas on how to increase your business profits, make your team more effective and get a grip on your Time Management. You will leave this practical seminar with a clearer direction and new tools to achieve your goals faster. The instructor will be showing you strategies and proven techniques to enable you to spend more time working ON your Business rather than working IN your Business. A vital skill in a growing Business. The instructor will also demonstrate how to improve the Productivity & Commitment of Team Members, as well as showing you how you can Attract, Retain & Motivate to get the very best team in your business - cost effectively.

We are giving that chance to step out of your business and get focussed. You will walk away with concrete ideas on how to increase your business profits, make your team more effective and get a grip on your Time Management. You will leave this practical seminar with a clearer direction and new tools to achieve your goals faster. The instructor will be showing you strategies and proven techniques . . . to enable you to spend more time working ON your Business rather than working IN your Business. A vital skill in a growing Business. The instructor will also demonstrate how to improve the Productivity & Commitment of Team Members, as well as showing you how you can Attract, Retain & Motivate to get the very best team in your business - cost effectively.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

April 2, 2019 - June 11, 2019
CRN: 1075748
Instructor: Wendy Ludwig
Location: Newport #062
Fees: $250

Owners of new businesses, and those considering launching a business, will want to attend this class, which features 11 weeks of lecture and workshops covering the key elements of business success. Accounting. Marketing. Sales. Cost containment. More!

Owners of new businesses, and those considering launching a business, will want to attend this class, which features 11 weeks of lecture and workshops covering the key elements of business success. Accounting. Marketing. Sales. Cost containment. More!

400 SE College Way
PO Box 832
Newport, OR 97365

Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

April 5, 2019 - April 5, 2019
CRN: 1075695
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Lincoln City - Room 222
Fees: $35

Been doing your books by hand, on a spreadsheet or not at all? Is QuickBooks too expensive or too complicated for your small construction business, service related
business, artist or non-profit? Wave Apps offers a free online cloud based solution for
small business owners. This class will cover all of Wave Apps services including; getting
all the reports needed for loans, taxes and cost evaluations. Works with your checking
account with direct downloads from most banks. Wave Apps works on a mobile phone
allowing you to add receipts while on the road, invoice on the job site, and take credit
cards for a very small amount of 2.9% + 30¢. Don't leave another job site without
leaving the invoice or collecting a payment. No monthly payments and it is cloud based,
so no worries on that old computer you plan to back-up someday.
Although Wave Apps does do payroll, QuickBooks is still recommended for larger
businesses with retail point-of-sale systems or a larger number of employees.

Been doing your books by hand, on a spreadsheet or not at all? Is QuickBooks too expensive or too complicated for your small construction business, service related business, artist or non-profit? Wave Apps offers a free online cloud based solution for small business owners. This class will cover all of Wave Apps services including; getting all the reports needed for loans, taxes and cost . . . evaluations. Works with your checking account with direct downloads from most banks. Wave Apps works on a mobile phone allowing you to add receipts while on the road, invoice on the job site, and take credit cards for a very small amount of 2.9% + 30¢. Don't leave another job site without leaving the invoice or collecting a payment. No monthly payments and it is cloud based, so no worries on that old computer you plan to back-up someday. Although Wave Apps does do payroll, QuickBooks is still recommended for larger businesses with retail point-of-sale systems or a larger number of employees.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Friday 2:00 PM -

April 5, 2019 - April 5, 2019
CRN: 1075696
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Newport - Room 61
Fees: $35

Been doing your books by hand, on a spreadsheet or not at all? Is QuickBooks too expensive or too complicated for your small construction business, service related
business, artist or non-profit? Wave Apps offers a free online cloud based solution for
small business owners. This class will cover all of Wave Apps services including; getting
all the reports needed for loans, taxes and cost evaluations. Works with your checking
account with direct downloads from most banks. Wave Apps works on a mobile phone
allowing you to add receipts while on the road, invoice on the job site, and take credit
cards for a very small amount of 2.9% + 30¢. Don't leave another job site without
leaving the invoice or collecting a payment. No monthly payments and it is cloud based,
so no worries on that old computer you plan to back-up someday.
Although Wave Apps does do payroll, QuickBooks is still recommended for larger
businesses with retail point-of-sale systems or a larger number of employees.

Been doing your books by hand, on a spreadsheet or not at all? Is QuickBooks too expensive or too complicated for your small construction business, service related business, artist or non-profit? Wave Apps offers a free online cloud based solution for small business owners. This class will cover all of Wave Apps services including; getting all the reports needed for loans, taxes and cost . . . evaluations. Works with your checking account with direct downloads from most banks. Wave Apps works on a mobile phone allowing you to add receipts while on the road, invoice on the job site, and take credit cards for a very small amount of 2.9% + 30¢. Don't leave another job site without leaving the invoice or collecting a payment. No monthly payments and it is cloud based, so no worries on that old computer you plan to back-up someday. Although Wave Apps does do payroll, QuickBooks is still recommended for larger businesses with retail point-of-sale systems or a larger number of employees.
400 SE College Way
PO Box 832
Newport, OR 97365

Monday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

April 8, 2019 - April 8, 2019
CRN: 1075697
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Waldport rm 113
Fees: $35`

Been doing your books by hand, on a spreadsheet or not at all? Is QuickBooks too expensive or too complicated for your small construction business, service related
business, artist or non-profit? Wave Apps offers a free online cloud based solution for
small business owners. This class will cover all of Wave Apps services including; getting
all the reports needed for loans, taxes and cost evaluations. Works with your checking
account with direct downloads from most banks. Wave Apps works on a mobile phone
allowing you to add receipts while on the road, invoice on the job site, and take credit
cards for a very small amount of 2.9% + 30¢. Don't leave another job site without
leaving the invoice or collecting a payment. No monthly payments and it is cloud based,
so no worries on that old computer you plan to back-up someday.
Although Wave Apps does do payroll, QuickBooks is still recommended for larger
businesses with retail point-of-sale systems or a larger number of employees.

Been doing your books by hand, on a spreadsheet or not at all? Is QuickBooks too expensive or too complicated for your small construction business, service related business, artist or non-profit? Wave Apps offers a free online cloud based solution for small business owners. This class will cover all of Wave Apps services including; getting all the reports needed for loans, taxes and cost . . . evaluations. Works with your checking account with direct downloads from most banks. Wave Apps works on a mobile phone allowing you to add receipts while on the road, invoice on the job site, and take credit cards for a very small amount of 2.9% + 30¢. Don't leave another job site without leaving the invoice or collecting a payment. No monthly payments and it is cloud based, so no worries on that old computer you plan to back-up someday. Although Wave Apps does do payroll, QuickBooks is still recommended for larger businesses with retail point-of-sale systems or a larger number of employees.
3120 Crestline Dr
Waldport, OR 97394

Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

April 9, 2019 - April 30, 2019
CRN: 1075689
Instructor: Stewart Brannen
Location: Newport - Room 032
Fees: $45

Warm up to the fascinating world of emotional intelligence (EQ) and discover how to apply a richer understanding to the interplay of human emotions in our daily lives. Modern science is revealing that the more EQ we have, the greater likelihood we are to succeed in our jobs, in our relationships, in our family life and most importantly with ourselves. Instructed by a certified intentional leadership coach, this class is designed to share the latest insights into EQ and how it can generate "Aha!" moments in our personal awareness and interaction with others.

Warm up to the fascinating world of emotional intelligence (EQ) and discover how to apply a richer understanding to the interplay of human emotions in our daily lives. Modern science is revealing that the more EQ we have, the greater likelihood we are to succeed in our jobs, in our relationships, in our family life and most importantly with ourselves. Instructed by a certified intentional . . . leadership coach, this class is designed to share the latest insights into EQ and how it can generate "Aha!" moments in our personal awareness and interaction with others.
Newport OCCC
400 SE College Way
Newport, OR 97365

Tuesday, Saturday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

April 9, 2019 - June 11, 2019
CRN: 1075728
Instructor: Linda Roy
Location: Lincoln City - Room 208
Fees: $600

This is an accelerated Real Estate Broker License course designed to prepare participants for the Oregon Real Estate Broker License Exam. The course meets Tuesday evenings from 5:30-8:30pm with additional online study required. Students are also required to attend a 9am-5pm final exam prep sessions on a Saturday after the final Tuesday class.

This is an accelerated Real Estate Broker License course designed to prepare participants for the Oregon Real Estate Broker License Exam. The course meets Tuesday evenings from 5:30-8:30pm with additional online study required. Students are also required to attend a 9am-5pm final exam prep sessions on a Saturday after the final Tuesday class.

3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Wednesday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

April 10, 2019 - April 10, 2019
CRN: 1075691
Instructor: Dr. Alberto Flores
Location: Lincoln City Conference Room 119
Fees: $25

We are giving that chance to step out of your business and get focussed. You will walk away with concrete ideas on how to increase your business profits, make your team more effective and get a grip on your Time Management. You will leave this practical seminar with a clearer direction and new tools to achieve your goals faster. The instructor will be showing you strategies and proven techniques to enable you to spend more time working ON your Business rather than working IN your Business. A vital skill in a growing Business. The instructor will also demonstrate how to improve the Productivity & Commitment of Team Members, as well as showing you how you can Attract, Retain & Motivate to get the very best team in your business - cost effectively.

We are giving that chance to step out of your business and get focussed. You will walk away with concrete ideas on how to increase your business profits, make your team more effective and get a grip on your Time Management. You will leave this practical seminar with a clearer direction and new tools to achieve your goals faster. The instructor will be showing you strategies and proven techniques . . . to enable you to spend more time working ON your Business rather than working IN your Business. A vital skill in a growing Business. The instructor will also demonstrate how to improve the Productivity & Commitment of Team Members, as well as showing you how you can Attract, Retain & Motivate to get the very best team in your business - cost effectively.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Thursday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

April 11, 2019 - April 11, 2019
CRN: 1075692
Instructor: Dr. Alberto Flores
Location: Lincoln City - Room 108
Fees: $25

Time for a fresh perspective on the issues you face everyday, making business decisions. Step out of real life and into the game of Leverage, a challenging thought-providing and very fun board game that will put you and other local business owners and managers, into friendly competition. Through the game, you will see over and over again how marginal improvements made to a business' performance in just a few key areas can result in tremendous and profound improvements in the bottom line. We guarantee you've never been to a business class or workshop like this before!

Time for a fresh perspective on the issues you face everyday, making business decisions. Step out of real life and into the game of Leverage, a challenging thought-providing and very fun board game that will put you and other local business owners and managers, into friendly competition. Through the game, you will see over and over again how marginal improvements made to a business' performance in . . . just a few key areas can result in tremendous and profound improvements in the bottom line. We guarantee you've never been to a business class or workshop like this before!
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Wednesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

April 17, 2019 - April 17, 2019
CRN: 1075690
Instructor: Craig Grant
Location: SBDC Conference Room
Fees: $25

An introduction to business formation, licensing, registration, marketing and operations. The course is a mix of general start-up information and specific considerations for Oregon Coast businesses.

An introduction to business formation, licensing, registration, marketing and operations. The course is a mix of general start-up information and specific considerations for Oregon Coast businesses.

3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Monday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

April 22, 2019 - April 22, 2019
CRN: 1075699
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Waldport rm 113
Fees: $35

Designed for business owners with established accounts on Facebook, this course will delve deep into powerful paid (and free) advertising opportunities, including an in-depth look at Facebook's remarkable new Power Editor tool, which affords advertisers new ways to target advertising very specifically, even here on the Oregon Coast.

Designed for business owners with established accounts on Facebook, this course will delve deep into powerful paid (and free) advertising opportunities, including an in-depth look at Facebook's remarkable new Power Editor tool, which affords advertisers new ways to target advertising very specifically, even here on the Oregon Coast.

3120 Crestline Dr
Waldport, OR 97394

Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

April 26, 2019 - April 26, 2019
CRN: 1075698
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Lincoln City - Room 208
Fees: $35

Instagram is a powerful storytelling platform allowing businesses to connect with their audience at a very human level. Developed by photographers, Instagram was built to be visually inspirational, making it an ideal platform for businesses with products or services that can be captured visually (e.g. lifestyle, food, design, fashion, etc.)

Many business owners question whether or not they need a presence on Instagram? The answer is yes! Leveraging the power of Instagram for business branding and networking is critical. At this class, attendees can expect to learn how to connect with potential customers, give their business character, and sell through this social network.

Instagram is a powerful storytelling platform allowing businesses to connect with their audience at a very human level. Developed by photographers, Instagram was built to be visually inspirational, making it an ideal platform for businesses with products or services that can be captured visually (e.g. lifestyle, food, design, fashion, etc.) Many business owners question whether or not they need a . . . presence on Instagram? The answer is yes! Leveraging the power of Instagram for business branding and networking is critical. At this class, attendees can expect to learn how to connect with potential customers, give their business character, and sell through this social network.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Monday 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM

April 29, 2019 - May 20, 2019
CRN: 1075751
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Newport Room 49
Fees: $300

This training course is designed to take a student from "Profit Mystery" to "Profit Mastery" by giving them practical financial tools to enable them to make better business decisions, obtain better bank credit lines, and create a compelling business plan. This course provides real-world financial tools, delivered in plain English, to help businesses survive and thrive.

This training course is designed to take a student from "Profit Mystery" to "Profit Mastery" by giving them practical financial tools to enable them to make better business decisions, obtain better bank credit lines, and create a compelling business plan. This course provides real-world financial tools, delivered in plain English, to help businesses survive and thrive.

400 SE College Way
PO Box 832
Newport, OR 97365

Monday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

May 13, 2019 - May 20, 2019
CRN: 1075745
Instructor: Laura Furgurson
Location: Newport - Room 244
Fees: $50

Many small businesses grab any customers they can get, but this often isn't reflected by a productive and profitable business. Are you spinning your wheels trying to reach and retain certain customers? Do you know why they come or go? Do you know which segments of your clientele are growing or declining? Are you able to determine which targets are most viable and profitable?

This class will guide participants through a process to identify key personas (customer segments) they currently have and want to reach. You'll walk through the process to thoroughly define what makes each group tick, what motivates them, what they value, determine who they are, along with how they think and behave. Ultimately, you'll learn how you can best reach and serve them, while getting your team on board to make it happen.

Many small businesses grab any customers they can get, but this often isn't reflected by a productive and profitable business. Are you spinning your wheels trying to reach and retain certain customers? Do you know why they come or go? Do you know which segments of your clientele are growing or declining? Are you able to determine which targets are most viable and profitable? This class will guide . . . participants through a process to identify key personas (customer segments) they currently have and want to reach. You'll walk through the process to thoroughly define what makes each group tick, what motivates them, what they value, determine who they are, along with how they think and behave. Ultimately, you'll learn how you can best reach and serve them, while getting your team on board to make it happen.
400 SE College Way
PO Box 832
Newport, OR 97365

Wednesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

May 15, 2019 - May 22, 2019
CRN: 1075746
Instructor: Laura Furgurson
Location: Newport - Room 244
Fees: $50

Do you feel your marketing efforts and advertising dollars are being wasted? How can you create a more consistent look and feel of your organization? Does a current or prospective customer see, hear, feel consistent messages from all their touch-points with your organization?

This class will help evaluate your current look/feel/style and guide improvements based on the top criteria of successful branding. Participants will walk away with their own branding guidelines to share with their team and implement quickly. We will go far beyond your logo, colors or pitch to clearly define your branding elements to ensure a consistent and meaningful experience for your clientele.

Do you feel your marketing efforts and advertising dollars are being wasted? How can you create a more consistent look and feel of your organization? Does a current or prospective customer see, hear, feel consistent messages from all their touch-points with your organization? This class will help evaluate your current look/feel/style and guide improvements based on the top criteria of successful . . . branding. Participants will walk away with their own branding guidelines to share with their team and implement quickly. We will go far beyond your logo, colors or pitch to clearly define your branding elements to ensure a consistent and meaningful experience for your clientele.
400 SE College Way
PO Box 832
Newport, OR 97365

Wednesday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

May 15, 2019 - May 15, 2019
CRN: 1075700
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Waldport rm 113
Fees: $35

Are you using the right social media for your business? There are many platforms, they
each work differently and can provide different results for different types of businesses.
They also have different tools, strategies, clients and markets. How can a small
business keep up and have the time to be successful while running a small business?
This class will cover the many changes, updates and tools each platform uses and how
to determine which ones may work best and provide results worthy of your efforts. In a
world of mass marketing and noise, how can you really talk directly to clients when they
are in the market for your product?
This class will highlight changes in social media platforms:

Are you using the right social media for your business? There are many platforms, they each work differently and can provide different results for different types of businesses. They also have different tools, strategies, clients and markets. How can a small business keep up and have the time to be successful while running a small business? This class will cover the many changes, updates and tools . . . each platform uses and how to determine which ones may work best and provide results worthy of your efforts. In a world of mass marketing and noise, how can you really talk directly to clients when they are in the market for your product? This class will highlight changes in social media platforms:
3120 Crestline Dr
Waldport, OR 97394

Wednesday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

May 15, 2019 - May 15, 2019
CRN: 1075694
Instructor: Dr Alberto Flores
Location: Lincoln City - SBDC Conference Rm
Fees: $25

We are giving that chance to step out of your business and get focussed. You will walk away with concrete ideas on how to increase your business profits, make your team more effective and get a grip on your Time Management. You will leave this practical seminar with a clearer direction and new tools to achieve your goals faster. The instructor will be showing you strategies and proven techniques to enable you to spend more time working ON your Business rather than working IN your Business. A vital skill in a growing Business. The instructor will also demonstrate how to improve the Productivity & Commitment of Team Members, as well as showing you how you can Attract, Retain & Motivate to get the very best team in your business - cost effectively.

We are giving that chance to step out of your business and get focussed. You will walk away with concrete ideas on how to increase your business profits, make your team more effective and get a grip on your Time Management. You will leave this practical seminar with a clearer direction and new tools to achieve your goals faster. The instructor will be showing you strategies and proven techniques . . . to enable you to spend more time working ON your Business rather than working IN your Business. A vital skill in a growing Business. The instructor will also demonstrate how to improve the Productivity & Commitment of Team Members, as well as showing you how you can Attract, Retain & Motivate to get the very best team in your business - cost effectively.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Thursday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

May 16, 2019 - May 16, 2019
CRN: 1075693
Instructor: Dr. Alberto Flores
Location: Lincoln City -
Fees: $25

Time for a fresh perspective on the issues you face everyday, making business decisions. Step out of real life and into the game of Leverage, a challenging thought-providing and very fun board game that will put you and other local business owners and managers, into friendly competition. Through the game, you will see over and over again how marginal improvements made to a business' performance in just a few key areas can result in tremendous and profound improvements in the bottom line. We guarantee you've never been to a business class or workshop like this before!

Time for a fresh perspective on the issues you face everyday, making business decisions. Step out of real life and into the game of Leverage, a challenging thought-providing and very fun board game that will put you and other local business owners and managers, into friendly competition. Through the game, you will see over and over again how marginal improvements made to a business' performance in . . . just a few key areas can result in tremendous and profound improvements in the bottom line. We guarantee you've never been to a business class or workshop like this before!
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

May 17, 2019 - May 17, 2019
CRN: 1075701
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Lincoln City - Room 208
Fees: $35

Are you using the right social media for your business? There are many platforms, they
each work differently and can provide different results for different types of businesses.
They also have different tools, strategies, clients and markets. How can a small
business keep up and have the time to be successful while running a small business?
This class will cover the many changes, updates and tools each platform uses and how
to determine which ones may work best and provide results worthy of your efforts. In a
world of mass marketing and noise, how can you really talk directly to clients when they
are in the market for your product?
This class will highlight changes in social media platforms:

Are you using the right social media for your business? There are many platforms, they each work differently and can provide different results for different types of businesses. They also have different tools, strategies, clients and markets. How can a small business keep up and have the time to be successful while running a small business? This class will cover the many changes, updates and tools . . . each platform uses and how to determine which ones may work best and provide results worthy of your efforts. In a world of mass marketing and noise, how can you really talk directly to clients when they are in the market for your product? This class will highlight changes in social media platforms:
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Friday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

May 17, 2019 - May 17, 2019
CRN: 1075702
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Newport - Room 140
Fees: $35

Are you using the right social media for your business? There are many platforms, they
each work differently and can provide different results for different types of businesses.
They also have different tools, strategies, clients and markets. How can a small
business keep up and have the time to be successful while running a small business?
This class will cover the many changes, updates and tools each platform uses and how
to determine which ones may work best and provide results worthy of your efforts. In a world of mass marketing and noise, how can you really talk directly to clients when they are in the market for your product?
This class will highlight changes in social media platforms:

Are you using the right social media for your business? There are many platforms, they each work differently and can provide different results for different types of businesses. They also have different tools, strategies, clients and markets. How can a small business keep up and have the time to be successful while running a small business? This class will cover the many changes, updates and tools . . . each platform uses and how to determine which ones may work best and provide results worthy of your efforts. In a world of mass marketing and noise, how can you really talk directly to clients when they are in the market for your product? This class will highlight changes in social media platforms:
400 SE College Way
PO Box 832
Newport, OR 97365

Tuesday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

May 21, 2019 - June 11, 2019
CRN: 1075736
Instructor: Jalene Case
Location: Newport - Room 032
Fees: $75

How are you growing leadership skills in yourself and in the people within your organization, team, or group? In this class, you will learn about 25 leadership competencies separated into the areas of: Leaders Lead Themselves, Leaders Lead Others, Leaders Are Clear Thinkers, and Leaders Are Authentic. Focusing on the skills that you want to improve will help you develop in ways that are most important to you. You will receive The Complete Leader book, take an online assessment to rank your skill level in each of the 25 skills, and receive member access to TheCompleteLeader.org. Come level up your leadership skills.

How are you growing leadership skills in yourself and in the people within your organization, team, or group? In this class, you will learn about 25 leadership competencies separated into the areas of: Leaders Lead Themselves, Leaders Lead Others, Leaders Are Clear Thinkers, and Leaders Are Authentic. Focusing on the skills that you want to improve will help you develop in ways that are most . . . important to you. You will receive The Complete Leader book, take an online assessment to rank your skill level in each of the 25 skills, and receive member access to TheCompleteLeader.org. Come level up your leadership skills.
400 SE College Way
PO Box 832
Newport, OR 97365

Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

May 30, 2019 - June 6, 2019
CRN: 1075747
Instructor: Laura Furgurson
Location: Lincoln City - Room 211
Fees: $50

With such a service-driven economy, it is important that local businesses are able to differentiate themselves based on how they connect with their customers. Are you struggling to grow your customer base or increase repeat visits? Do you want a more consistent level of business? Would evening out seasonality be helpful?

This course will help participants move past basic service delivery to creating an environment that fosters and rewards excellence. Discover how your organization can establish a stellar reputation and be recognized for service beyond expectations. Learn to capture and utilize these favorable reviews to attract and retain loyal customers that will shout your accolades from the seashore.

With such a service-driven economy, it is important that local businesses are able to differentiate themselves based on how they connect with their customers. Are you struggling to grow your customer base or increase repeat visits? Do you want a more consistent level of business? Would evening out seasonality be helpful? This course will help participants move past basic service delivery to . . . creating an environment that fosters and rewards excellence. Discover how your organization can establish a stellar reputation and be recognized for service beyond expectations. Learn to capture and utilize these favorable reviews to attract and retain loyal customers that will shout your accolades from the seashore.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Monday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

June 3, 2019 - June 3, 2019
CRN: 1075703
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Waldport rm 113
Fees: $35

If you have ever taken our wordpress course and would like a quick refresher or have questions about your current wordpress this class is for you.
We can help you with the following items in this unique drop-in lab. Come anytime and leave anytime with this open format, we will cover: updating your software - backing up your software - updating or adding plugins for security, galleries, search engine optimization, or woocommerce shopping cart - changing themes or updating your current theme - adding a blog or updating content.

If you have ever taken our wordpress course and would like a quick refresher or have questions about your current wordpress this class is for you. We can help you with the following items in this unique drop-in lab. Come anytime and leave anytime with this open format, we will cover: updating your software - backing up your software - updating or adding plugins for security, galleries, search . . . engine optimization, or woocommerce shopping cart - changing themes or updating your current theme - adding a blog or updating content.
3120 Crestline Dr
Waldport, OR 97394

Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

September 10, 2019 - November 19, 2019
CRN: 1076238
Instructor: Wendy Ludwig and Stephen Fuller
Location: Newport - Room 271
Fees: $195

Owners of new businesses, and those considering launching a business, will want to attend this class, which features 11 weeks of lecture and workshops covering the key elements of business success. Accounting. Marketing. Sales. Cost containment. More!
This class will be live simulcast via 2-way video originating from LBCC

Owners of new businesses, and those considering launching a business, will want to attend this class, which features 11 weeks of lecture and workshops covering the key elements of business success. Accounting. Marketing. Sales. Cost containment. More!
This class will be live simulcast via 2-way video originating from LBCC

400 SE College Way
Newport, OR 97365

Monday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

September 23, 2019 - September 23, 2019
CRN: 1076230
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Newport - Room 249
Fees: $35

Take a deep look into your current company financial to better understand how you can plan for profit in your business. Learn methods to help you forecast how simple price changes, additional employee, wages or vendor price increases can affect your bottom line. We will discuss how to navigate seasonal cash flow. See how changes in payment terms, credit card versus cash can help you increase your overall profits. This class taken directly from the Profit Mastery Program can help you to better understand your business's profitability.

Take a deep look into your current company financial to better understand how you can plan for profit in your business. Learn methods to help you forecast how simple price changes, additional employee, wages or vendor price increases can affect your bottom line. We will discuss how to navigate seasonal cash flow. See how changes in payment terms, credit card versus cash can help you increase your . . . overall profits. This class taken directly from the Profit Mastery Program can help you to better understand your business's profitability.
400 SE College Way
Newport, OR 97365

Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

September 26, 2019 - September 26, 2019
CRN: Seminar
Instructor: Meredith Howell and Caroline Bauman
Location: Newport - Room 140
Fees: FREE

Join experienced grant writer, Meredith Howell and Economic Development Alliance Executive Director, Caroline Bauman, for an interactive session to help you organize your community and economic-development related work for grant funding. Learn about the grant programs offered through Lincoln County and other funders and build skills towards project planning, storytelling, budgeting, evaluation and managing your time. These skills will help you and your organization obtain grant funding from a variety of sources.

Join experienced grant writer, Meredith Howell and Economic Development Alliance Executive Director, Caroline Bauman, for an interactive session to help you organize your community and economic-development related work for grant funding. Learn about the grant programs offered through Lincoln County and other funders and build skills towards project planning, storytelling, budgeting, evaluation and . . . managing your time. These skills will help you and your organization obtain grant funding from a variety of sources.
400 SE College Way
Newport, OR 97365

Monday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

September 30, 2019 - September 30, 2019
CRN: 1076225
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Waldport rm 113
Fees: $35

Hiring an employee is one of the hardest things for small businesses. Hiring the right person is only the beginning. Keeping them and following all the BOLI rules can be overwhelming for a small business. Designed for small business owners, who want to improve their skills and interactions with their employees. Learn to find and hire the best employees; increase employee effectiveness, and improve employee relations. This class will cover the basics

" New Hire Forms, Employment Eligibility Verification, and W-2's
" Breaks, sick time, family leave and holidays
" Building a good employee manual
" Problem solving for employee troubles, increase employee effectiveness
" Working with seasonal and part time employees
" Successful staff meetings and sharing company mission

Hiring an employee is one of the hardest things for small businesses. Hiring the right person is only the beginning. Keeping them and following all the BOLI rules can be overwhelming for a small business. Designed for small business owners, who want to improve their skills and interactions with their employees. Learn to find and hire the best employees; increase employee effectiveness, and improve . . . employee relations. This class will cover the basics " New Hire Forms, Employment Eligibility Verification, and W-2's " Breaks, sick time, family leave and holidays " Building a good employee manual " Problem solving for employee troubles, increase employee effectiveness " Working with seasonal and part time employees " Successful staff meetings and sharing company mission
3120 Crestline Dr
Waldport, OR 97394

Tuesday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

October 1, 2019 - December 7, 2019
CRN: 1076221
Instructor: Anne Kiblinger
Location: Newport - Room 244
Fees: $600

This is an accelerated Real Estate Broker License course designed to prepare participants for the Oregon Real Estate Broker License Exam. The course meets Tuesday evenings from 6-9pm with additional online study required. Students are also required to attend a 9am-5pm final exam prep sessions on a Saturday after the final Tuesday class.

This class is 10 Tuesdays with an all day Saturday on December 7, 2019

This is an accelerated Real Estate Broker License course designed to prepare participants for the Oregon Real Estate Broker License Exam. The course meets Tuesday evenings from 6-9pm with additional online study required. Students are also required to attend a 9am-5pm final exam prep sessions on a Saturday after the final Tuesday class. This class is 10 Tuesdays with an all day Saturday on . . . December 7, 2019
400 SE College Way
Newport, OR 97365

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

October 4, 2019 - October 5, 2019
CRN: 1076237
Instructor: Dave Price facilitating a zoom class
Location: Lincoln City - Room 208
Fees:

Preparing for the CCB Exam Course Description: This class will prepare students to qualify for and successfully pass the Construction Contractors Board (CCB) exam required for contractor certification in Oregon. The class is taught by a certified CCB education provider and fulfills the CCB pre-exam educational requirement as stipulated under Oregon Revised Statute 701.280.

Preparing for the CCB Exam Course Description: This class will prepare students to qualify for and successfully pass the Construction Contractors Board (CCB) exam required for contractor certification in Oregon. The class is taught by a certified CCB education provider and fulfills the CCB pre-exam educational requirement as stipulated under Oregon Revised Statute 701.280.

3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Monday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

October 7, 2019 - October 7, 2019
CRN: 1076246
Instructor: Bob Young
Location: Lincoln City - Room 211
Fees: $35

To stay safe online, you'll need to know about the potential risks you can face, such as malware, spam, and phishing. This class will give you the skills you need to protect yourself, your computer, and your privacy when using the Internet.

To stay safe online, you'll need to know about the potential risks you can face, such as malware, spam, and phishing. This class will give you the skills you need to protect yourself, your computer, and your privacy when using the Internet.

3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Monday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

October 7, 2019 - October 7, 2019
CRN: 1076226
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Newport - Room 140
Fees: $35

Hiring an employee is one of the hardest things for small businesses. Hiring the right person is only the beginning. Keeping them and following all the BOLI rules can be overwhelming for a small business. Designed for small business owners, who want to improve their skills and interactions with their employees. Learn to find and hire the best employees; increase employee effectiveness, and improve employee relations. This class will cover the basics

" New Hire Forms, Employment Eligibility Verification, and W-2's
" Breaks, sick time, family leave and holidays
" Building a good employee manual
" Problem solving for employee troubles, increase employee effectiveness
" Working with seasonal and part time employees
" Successful staff meetings and sharing company mission

Hiring an employee is one of the hardest things for small businesses. Hiring the right person is only the beginning. Keeping them and following all the BOLI rules can be overwhelming for a small business. Designed for small business owners, who want to improve their skills and interactions with their employees. Learn to find and hire the best employees; increase employee effectiveness, and improve . . . employee relations. This class will cover the basics " New Hire Forms, Employment Eligibility Verification, and W-2's " Breaks, sick time, family leave and holidays " Building a good employee manual " Problem solving for employee troubles, increase employee effectiveness " Working with seasonal and part time employees " Successful staff meetings and sharing company mission
400 SE College Way
Newport, OR 97365

Monday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

October 7, 2019 - October 7, 2019
CRN: 1076224
Instructor: Jalene Case
Location: Lincoln City - Rm 107 or SBDC Conference Rm
Fees: $35

We are all leaders. At home and at work, we can envision what we want and then figure out what we need to do to make it happen. It sounds simple, be we all know that it is not that easy. Urgent tasks often drag us away from doing what is most important. Here is the linchpin: build a toolbox filled with the tools you need to lead yourself first. That is what this class is all about. We will explore visioning, goal setting, and self-care techniques that you will customize to create a set of tools that help you wrangle yourself into doing what matters the most to you. At work, it does not matter what your title is, you can step up your leadership game by leading yourself first. At home, it is equally as important to stay focused on what you have chosen as your priorities. You will leave with a 1-page plan for moving forward on what matters most to you.

We are all leaders. At home and at work, we can envision what we want and then figure out what we need to do to make it happen. It sounds simple, be we all know that it is not that easy. Urgent tasks often drag us away from doing what is most important. Here is the linchpin: build a toolbox filled with the tools you need to lead yourself first. That is what this class is all about. We will explore . . . visioning, goal setting, and self-care techniques that you will customize to create a set of tools that help you wrangle yourself into doing what matters the most to you. At work, it does not matter what your title is, you can step up your leadership game by leading yourself first. At home, it is equally as important to stay focused on what you have chosen as your priorities. You will leave with a 1-page plan for moving forward on what matters most to you.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Wednesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

October 9, 2019 - October 9, 2019
CRN: 1076236
Instructor: Craig Grant
Location: Lincoln City - SBDC Conference Rm
Fees: $25

An introduction to business formation, licensing, registration, marketing and operations. The course is a mix of general start-up information and specific considerations for Oregon Coast businesses.

An introduction to business formation, licensing, registration, marketing and operations. The course is a mix of general start-up information and specific considerations for Oregon Coast businesses.

3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

October 11, 2019 - October 11, 2019
CRN: 1076233
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Lincoln City - Room 208
Fees: $35

This programs from developed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to provide a practical introduction to aspects of starting and managing a business. Each student will be directed to additional online learning which is also offered in Spanish.
" Planning for a Healthy Business
" Banking Services
" Organization Types
" Financial Management
" Record Keeping
" Strong Business Credit
" Risk Management
" Managing Cash Flow

This programs from developed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to provide a practical introduction to aspects of starting and managing a business. Each student will be directed to additional online learning which is also offered in Spanish. " Planning for a Healthy Business " Banking Services " Organization Types " Financial Management " Record Keeping " Strong Business . . . Credit " Risk Management " Managing Cash Flow
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Friday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

October 11, 2019 - October 11, 2019
CRN: 1076234
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Newport - Room 249
Fees: $35

This programs from developed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to provide a practical introduction to aspects of starting and managing a business. Each student will be directed to additional online learning which is also offered in Spanish.
" Planning for a Healthy Business
" Banking Services
" Organization Types
" Financial Management
" Record Keeping
" Strong Business Credit
" Risk Management
" Managing Cash Flow

This programs from developed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to provide a practical introduction to aspects of starting and managing a business. Each student will be directed to additional online learning which is also offered in Spanish. " Planning for a Healthy Business " Banking Services " Organization Types " Financial Management " Record Keeping " Strong Business . . . Credit " Risk Management " Managing Cash Flow
400 SE College Way
Newport, OR 97365

Monday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

October 14, 2019 - October 14, 2019
CRN: 1076223
Instructor: Jalene Case
Location: Community Engagement/SBDC Conference Rm
Fees: $35

We are all leaders. At home and at work, we can envision what we want and then figure out what we need to do to make it happen. It sounds simple, be we all know that it is not that easy. Urgent tasks often drag us away from doing what is most important. Here is the linchpin: build a toolbox filled with the tools you need to lead yourself first. That is what this class is all about. We will explore visioning, goal setting, and self-care techniques that you will customize to create a set of tools that help you wrangle yourself into doing what matters the most to you. At work, it does not matter what your title is, you can step up your leadership game by leading yourself first. At home, it is equally as important to stay focused on what you have chosen as your priorities. You will leave with a 1-page plan for moving forward on what matters most to you.

We are all leaders. At home and at work, we can envision what we want and then figure out what we need to do to make it happen. It sounds simple, be we all know that it is not that easy. Urgent tasks often drag us away from doing what is most important. Here is the linchpin: build a toolbox filled with the tools you need to lead yourself first. That is what this class is all about. We will explore . . . visioning, goal setting, and self-care techniques that you will customize to create a set of tools that help you wrangle yourself into doing what matters the most to you. At work, it does not matter what your title is, you can step up your leadership game by leading yourself first. At home, it is equally as important to stay focused on what you have chosen as your priorities. You will leave with a 1-page plan for moving forward on what matters most to you.
400 SE College Way
Newport, OR 97365

Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

October 15, 2019 - November 12, 2019
CRN: 1076239
Instructor: Cameron James
Location: Lincoln City - 222
Fees: $195

This course combines five three-hour QuickBooks Pro courses into one course. 1) Tips and Tricks for QuickBooks, 2) QuickBooks Vendor Transactions, 3) QuickBooks Sales Transactions, 4) QuickBooks Financial Reports, and 5) QuickBooks Payroll.

To register for a refresher of just one (1) of these QuickBooks classes please call 541-994-4166.

This course combines five three-hour QuickBooks Pro courses into one course. 1) Tips and Tricks for QuickBooks, 2) QuickBooks Vendor Transactions, 3) QuickBooks Sales Transactions, 4) QuickBooks Financial Reports, and 5) QuickBooks Payroll.

To register for a refresher of just one (1) of these QuickBooks classes please call 541-994-4166.

3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Monday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

October 18, 2019 - October 18, 2019
CRN: 1076235
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: SC Room 113
Fees: $35
3120 Crestline Dr
Waldport, OR 97394

Friday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

October 25, 2019 - October 25, 2019
CRN: 1076228
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Newport - Room 249
Fees: $35

Have you been doing your books by hand, on a spreadsheet or not at all?
WaveApps is an ideal solution for small solo business owners, construction or non-profits. WaveApps is ideal for anyone needing to move from an estimate, to invoice, to payment all from a mobile phone, while in the field. WaveApps works from mobile devices, allowing you to generate estimates on the road, invoice on the job site, and give customers a paid receipt. Don't leave another job site without supplying an invoice or collecting a payment. There are no monthly fees for WaveApps, and it is cloud based, so you needn't be stressed about that old computer you plan to back-up someday. Come see if this might be a solution for your small business.

Have you been doing your books by hand, on a spreadsheet or not at all? WaveApps is an ideal solution for small solo business owners, construction or non-profits. WaveApps is ideal for anyone needing to move from an estimate, to invoice, to payment all from a mobile phone, while in the field. WaveApps works from mobile devices, allowing you to generate estimates on the road, invoice on the job . . . site, and give customers a paid receipt. Don't leave another job site without supplying an invoice or collecting a payment. There are no monthly fees for WaveApps, and it is cloud based, so you needn't be stressed about that old computer you plan to back-up someday. Come see if this might be a solution for your small business.
400 SE College Way
Newport, OR 97365

Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

October 25, 2019 - October 25, 2019
CRN: 1076228
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Lincoln City - Room 208
Fees: $35`

Have you been doing your books by hand, on a spreadsheet or not at all?
WaveApps is an ideal solution for small solo business owners, construction or non-profits. WaveApps is ideal for anyone needing to move from an estimate, to invoice, to payment all from a mobile phone, while in the field. WaveApps works from mobile devices, allowing you to generate estimates on the road, invoice on the job site, and give customers a paid receipt. Don't leave another job site without supplying an invoice or collecting a payment. There are no monthly fees for WaveApps, and it is cloud based, so you needn't be stressed about that old computer you plan to back-up someday. Come see if this might be a solution for your small business.

Have you been doing your books by hand, on a spreadsheet or not at all? WaveApps is an ideal solution for small solo business owners, construction or non-profits. WaveApps is ideal for anyone needing to move from an estimate, to invoice, to payment all from a mobile phone, while in the field. WaveApps works from mobile devices, allowing you to generate estimates on the road, invoice on the job . . . site, and give customers a paid receipt. Don't leave another job site without supplying an invoice or collecting a payment. There are no monthly fees for WaveApps, and it is cloud based, so you needn't be stressed about that old computer you plan to back-up someday. Come see if this might be a solution for your small business.
3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Monday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

October 28, 2019 - October 28, 2019
CRN: 1076229
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Waldport rm 113
Fees: $35

Have you been doing your books by hand, on a spreadsheet or not at all?
WaveApps is an ideal solution for small solo business owners, construction or non-profits. WaveApps is ideal for anyone needing to move from an estimate, to invoice, to payment all from a mobile phone, while in the field. WaveApps works from mobile devices, allowing you to generate estimates on the road, invoice on the job site, and give customers a paid receipt. Don't leave another job site without supplying an invoice or collecting a payment. There are no monthly fees for WaveApps, and it is cloud based, so you needn't be stressed about that old computer you plan to back-up someday. Come see if this might be a solution for your small business.

Have you been doing your books by hand, on a spreadsheet or not at all? WaveApps is an ideal solution for small solo business owners, construction or non-profits. WaveApps is ideal for anyone needing to move from an estimate, to invoice, to payment all from a mobile phone, while in the field. WaveApps works from mobile devices, allowing you to generate estimates on the road, invoice on the job . . . site, and give customers a paid receipt. Don't leave another job site without supplying an invoice or collecting a payment. There are no monthly fees for WaveApps, and it is cloud based, so you needn't be stressed about that old computer you plan to back-up someday. Come see if this might be a solution for your small business.
3120 Crestline Dr
Waldport, OR 97394

Friday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

November 1, 2019 - November 22, 2019
CRN: 1076222
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Lincoln City - Room 208
Fees: $300

This training course is designed to take a student from "Profit Mystery" to "Profit Mastery" by giving them practical financial tools to enable them to make better business decisions, obtain better bank credit lines, and create a compelling business plan. This course provides real-world financial tools, delivered in plain English, to help businesses survive and thrive.

This training course is designed to take a student from "Profit Mystery" to "Profit Mastery" by giving them practical financial tools to enable them to make better business decisions, obtain better bank credit lines, and create a compelling business plan. This course provides real-world financial tools, delivered in plain English, to help businesses survive and thrive.

3788 SE High School Dr
Lincoln City, OR 97367

Monday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

November 4, 2019 - November 4, 2019
CRN: 1076232
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Waldport rm 113
Fees: $35

Social media marketing is a powerful way for businesses of all sizes to reach prospects and customers. Your customers are already interacting with businesses through social media, and if you're not speaking directly to your audience through social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Linkedin, you're missing out! Before you begin creating social media marketing campaigns, consider your business's goals. This class will help you defining your social media marketing goals and how to be successful in the right platform:
" What are you hoping to achieve through social media marketing?
" Who is your target audience?
" Where would your target audience hangout and how would they use social media?
" What message do you want to send to your audience with social media marketing?

Social media marketing is a powerful way for businesses of all sizes to reach prospects and customers. Your customers are already interacting with businesses through social media, and if you're not speaking directly to your audience through social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Linkedin, you're missing out! Before you begin creating social media marketing campaigns, consider your . . . business's goals. This class will help you defining your social media marketing goals and how to be successful in the right platform: " What are you hoping to achieve through social media marketing? " Who is your target audience? " Where would your target audience hangout and how would they use social media? " What message do you want to send to your audience with social media marketing?
3120 Crestline Dr
Waldport, OR 97394

Monday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

December 9, 2019 - December 9, 2019
CRN: 1076231
Instructor: Misty Lambrecht
Location: Waldport rm 113
Fees: $35

Take a deep look into your current company financial to better understand how you can plan for profit in your business. Learn methods to help you forecast how simple price changes, additional employee, wages or vendor price increases can affect your bottom line. We will discuss how to navigate seasonal cash flow. See how changes in payment terms, credit card versus cash can help you increase your overall profits. This class taken directly from the Profit Mastery Program can help you to better understand your business's profitability.

Take a deep look into your current company financial to better understand how you can plan for profit in your business. Learn methods to help you forecast how simple price changes, additional employee, wages or vendor price increases can affect your bottom line. We will discuss how to navigate seasonal cash flow. See how changes in payment terms, credit card versus cash can help you increase your . . . overall profits. This class taken directly from the Profit Mastery Program can help you to better understand your business's profitability.
3120 Crestline Dr
Waldport, OR 97394

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