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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  • Business Concept & Product
  • Operations & Finance
  • Organization & Human Resources
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Select your business cycle
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  • Idea
  • Launch
  • Expansion
  • Renew
  • Exit

Wednesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

May 22, 2019 - May 22, 2019
Instructor: Arlene Soto/Teri Fladstol
Location: TBCC PRI Building - rm#114
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.

4506 Third Street
Tillamook, OR 97141

Wednesday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

June 11, 2019 - June 11, 2019
Instructor: Arlene Soto/Teri Fladstol
Location: TBCC PRI Building - rm#114
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.

4506 Third Street
Tillamook, OR 97141

Monday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

June 24, 2019 - June 24, 2019
Instructor: Arlene Soto/Teri Fladstol
Location: TBCC PRI Building - rm#114
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.

4506 Third Street
Tillamook, OR 97141

Wednesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

July 10, 2019 - July 10, 2019
Instructor: Arlene Soto/Teri Fladstol
Location: TBCC PRI Building - rm#114
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.

4506 Third Street
Tillamook, OR 97141

Thursday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

July 11, 2019 - August 22, 2019
Instructor: Arlene Soto
Location: TBCC PRI Building - Rm #114
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 Thursday 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 Thursday for eight weeks. Students who complete class can apply for reimbursement of $125 of class fees.
4506 Third Street
Tillamook, OR 97141

Monday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

July 29, 2019 - July 29, 2019
Instructor: Arlene Soto/Teri Fladstol
Location: TBCC PRI Building - rm#114
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.

4506 Third Street
Tillamook, OR 97141

Monday 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
Instructor: Arlene Soto/Teri Fladstol
Location: TBCC PRI Building - Rm #114
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.

4506 Third Street
Tillamook, OR 97141

Wednesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

September 4, 2019 - September 4, 2019
Instructor: Arlene Soto/Teri Fladstol
Location: TBCC PRI Building - rm#114
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.

4506 Third Street
Tillamook, OR 97141

Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

September 14, 2019 - October 12, 2019
Instructor: Teri Fladstol
Location: TBCC PRI Building - Rm #114
Fees: $285

Maintaining accurate accounting records is critical for all businesses. QuickBooks Pro is one of the most popular methods of doing that. This class uses the Labyrinth Book as a textbook and each student will receive a copy. The class is hands on and interactive. Each session will include instructor led discussion, work with the Quickbooks software and time for questions and answers.

Maintaining accurate accounting records is critical for all businesses. QuickBooks Pro is one of the most popular methods of doing that. This class uses the Labyrinth Book as a textbook and each student will receive a copy. The class is hands on and interactive. Each session will include instructor led discussion, work with the Quickbooks software and time for questions and answers.

4506 Third Street
Tillamook, OR 97141

Tuesday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

September 17, 2019 - September 17, 2019
Instructor: Arlene Soto/Teri Fladstol
Location: TBCC PRI Building - rm#114
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.

4506 Third Street
Tillamook, OR 97141

Monday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

September 23, 2019 - November 4, 2019
Instructor: Arlene Soto
Location: TBCC PRI Building - Rm #114
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 Thursday 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 Thursday for eight weeks. Students who complete class can apply for reimbursement of $125 of class fees.
4506 Third Street
Tillamook, OR 97141

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