Our Classes

Grow your business through these SBDC workshops/classes.

Are you interested in starting a business or are you already on your way and need help in certain areas? Whether it’s accounting, business planning, cashflow management or starting from the ground up, we have classes to assist. Not sure where to start? Contact us for a free advising appointment today!

Find A Class For Your Business

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

What can we help you with?
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  • Classes
  • Business Concept & Product
  • Customer Relations & Branding
  • Operations & Finance
  • Organization & Human Resources
  • Tillamook Bay SBDC
Select your business cycle
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  • Idea
  • Launch
  • Renew

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

May 29, 2020 - May 30, 2020
CRN: Spring SBD-8301-220-01
Instructor: Judy Beebe
Location: TBCC Central Campus
Fees: $355

Take this two-day live class to prepare for the state-mandated test (not included) to become a licensed contractor in Oregon. The class is based on the new NASCLA Contractors Guide and fulfills state requirement for 16 hours of training. Class includes current CCB manual plus additional inserts, study guides, chapter quizzes and two 80 question practice exams.

Take this two-day live class to prepare for the state-mandated test (not included) to become a licensed contractor in Oregon. The class is based on the new NASCLA Contractors Guide and fulfills state requirement for 16 hours of training. Class includes current CCB manual plus additional inserts, study guides, chapter quizzes and two 80 question practice exams.

4506 Third Street
Room 107
Tillamook, OR 97141

Monday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

June 1, 2020 - June 1, 2020
Instructor: Arlene Soto/Teri Fladstol
Location: Zoom Online
Fees: $20

If you are thinking of starting a business, this is a great place to start! Learn how to evaluate your business idea and business planning basics. What are the different forms of ownership you need to consider? Why do businesses succeed? Why do businesses fail? This course is helpful for anyone who wants to start and sustain a successful small business.

If you are thinking of starting a business, this is a great place to start! Learn how to evaluate your business idea and business planning basics. What are the different forms of ownership you need to consider? Why do businesses succeed? Why do businesses fail? This course is helpful for anyone who wants to start and sustain a successful small business.

Wednesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

June 3, 2020 - June 3, 2020
Instructor: Rick Leibowitz
Location: Zoom Online
Fees:

Join us as presenter Rick Leibowitz outlines a strategic plan to help you with reopening your business after Covid-19.
We are all faced with new realities in the marketplace as a result of the Pandemic. To prepare your business for a successful reopening, we will discuss:
• The most up to date operating guidelines provided by various State agencies
• How to develop and manage to new operational standards
• Developing a marketing message
• Financial forecasting
• Contingencies to consider
• Developing innovations to maximize business opportunities
We are also prepared to have an open discussion to answer your questions and share best practices with peer small business owners.

Join us as presenter Rick Leibowitz outlines a strategic plan to help you with reopening your business after Covid-19. We are all faced with new realities in the marketplace as a result of the Pandemic. To prepare your business for a successful reopening, we will discuss: • The most up to date operating guidelines provided by various State agencies • How to develop and manage to new operational . . . standards • Developing a marketing message • Financial forecasting • Contingencies to consider • Developing innovations to maximize business opportunities We are also prepared to have an open discussion to answer your questions and share best practices with peer small business owners.

Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

June 13, 2020 - June 13, 2020
Instructor: Arlene Soto/Teri Fladstol
Location: Zoom Online
Fees: $20

If you are thinking of starting a business, this is a great place to start! Learn how to evaluate your business idea and business planning basics. What are the different forms of ownership you need to consider? Why do businesses succeed? Why do businesses fail? This course is helpful for anyone who wants to start and sustain a successful small business.

If you are thinking of starting a business, this is a great place to start! Learn how to evaluate your business idea and business planning basics. What are the different forms of ownership you need to consider? Why do businesses succeed? Why do businesses fail? This course is helpful for anyone who wants to start and sustain a successful small business.

Wednesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

July 8, 2020 - July 8, 2020
CRN: SBD-1136-220-01
Instructor: Arlene Soto/Teri Fladstol
Location: Zoom Online
Fees: $20

If you are thinking of starting a business, this is a great place to start! Learn how to evaluate your business idea and business planning basics. What are the different forms of ownership you need to consider? Why do businesses succeed? Why do businesses fail? This course is helpful for anyone who wants to start and sustain a successful small business.

If you are thinking of starting a business, this is a great place to start! Learn how to evaluate your business idea and business planning basics. What are the different forms of ownership you need to consider? Why do businesses succeed? Why do businesses fail? This course is helpful for anyone who wants to start and sustain a successful small business.

Monday, Tuesday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

July 13, 2020 - August 24, 2020
CRN: SBD 1148-220-01
Instructor: Arlene Soto
Location: Zoom Online
Fees: 175.00

Looking for a way to be more effective as a business owner? Trying to finance your business? Want to plan for business expansion? Retirement? Selling your business? Your business plan provides a roadmap to business success, helps in raising capital, and provides a way to communicate a business concept. In this class you will learn:
• What a business plan is
• Why a business plan is so important
• Who will read your business plan
• How to put a business plan together
• Resources and much more
This class is four sessions, every other Monday for eight weeks. Students who complete class can apply for reimbursement of $125 of class fees.

Looking for a way to be more effective as a business owner? Trying to finance your business? Want to plan for business expansion? Retirement? Selling your business? Your business plan provides a roadmap to business success, helps in raising capital, and provides a way to communicate a business concept. In this class you will learn: • What a business plan is • Why a business plan is so . . . important • Who will read your business plan • How to put a business plan together • Resources and much more This class is four sessions, every other Monday for eight weeks. Students who complete class can apply for reimbursement of $125 of class fees.
4301 Third Street
Tillamook, OR 97141

Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

July 23, 2020 - July 23, 2020
CRN: SBD-1136-220-02
Instructor: Arlene Soto/Teri Fladstol
Location: Zoom Online
Fees: $20

If you are thinking of starting a business, this is a great place to start! Learn how to evaluate your business idea and business planning basics. What are the different forms of ownership you need to consider? Why do businesses succeed? Why do businesses fail? This course is helpful for anyone who wants to start and sustain a successful small business.

If you are thinking of starting a business, this is a great place to start! Learn how to evaluate your business idea and business planning basics. What are the different forms of ownership you need to consider? Why do businesses succeed? Why do businesses fail? This course is helpful for anyone who wants to start and sustain a successful small business.

Monday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

August 3, 2020 - August 3, 2020
CRN: SBD-1136-220-03
Instructor: Arlene Soto/Teri Fladstol
Location: Zoom Online
Fees: $20

If you are thinking of starting a business, this is a great place to start! Learn how to evaluate your business idea and business planning basics. What are the different forms of ownership you need to consider? Why do businesses succeed? Why do businesses fail? This course is helpful for anyone who wants to start and sustain a successful small business.

If you are thinking of starting a business, this is a great place to start! Learn how to evaluate your business idea and business planning basics. What are the different forms of ownership you need to consider? Why do businesses succeed? Why do businesses fail? This course is helpful for anyone who wants to start and sustain a successful small business.

Tuesday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

August 18, 2020 - August 18, 2020
CRN: SBD-1136-220-04
Instructor: Arlene Soto/Teri Fladstol
Location: Zoom Online
Fees: $20

If you are thinking of starting a business, this is a great place to start! Learn how to evaluate your business idea and business planning basics. What are the different forms of ownership you need to consider? Why do businesses succeed? Why do businesses fail? This course is helpful for anyone who wants to start and sustain a successful small business.

If you are thinking of starting a business, this is a great place to start! Learn how to evaluate your business idea and business planning basics. What are the different forms of ownership you need to consider? Why do businesses succeed? Why do businesses fail? This course is helpful for anyone who wants to start and sustain a successful small business.

Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

September 10, 2020 - September 10, 2020
CRN: SBD-1136-220-05
Instructor: Arlene Soto/Teri Fladstol
Location: Zoom Online
Fees: $20

If you are thinking of starting a business, this is a great place to start! Learn how to evaluate your business idea and business planning basics. What are the different forms of ownership you need to consider? Why do businesses succeed? Why do businesses fail? This course is helpful for anyone who wants to start and sustain a successful small business.

If you are thinking of starting a business, this is a great place to start! Learn how to evaluate your business idea and business planning basics. What are the different forms of ownership you need to consider? Why do businesses succeed? Why do businesses fail? This course is helpful for anyone who wants to start and sustain a successful small business.

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