Whether you are just starting your business, growing your company to better serve the community or ready to exit, we have classes and workshops that can help you reach your goals.
Our courses are offered in-person and online for maximum flexibility. Classes and workshops target different areas of your business, from cash flow management to marketing and business planning. We have something for everyone.
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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.
- Business Concept & Product
- Customer Relations & Branding
- Operations & Finance
- Organization & Human Resources
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From business owners to independent bookkeepers, millions use QuickBooks for payroll, inventory, reports, and other accounting needs. Now you can learn to manage your finances with QuickBooks in this introductory online course.
Introduction to QuickBooks 2019 is designed for those new to QuickBooks or those wanting a refresher with the latest version. You will learn how QuickBooks makes it easy to set up a chart of accounts; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables, and generate reports.
Do you manage large sets of numbers, names, dates, or other pieces of information? If so, then you need to create worksheets to manage, store, organize, and even analyze this information. Excel, Microsoft’s powerful spreadsheet software, is the most widely-used program to handle this task. In fact, most workplaces require that new employees have a basic level of understanding of Microsoft Excel.
If you want to learn the 2019 version of Microsoft Excel, this course will introduce you to the program’s basic functions and uses. Through hands-on lessons, you will learn numerous shortcuts to quickly and efficiently set up worksheets. You will also learn how to use the function wizard to calculate statistics, future values, and more. In addition, you will get tips on sorting and analyzing data, creating three-dimensional workbooks, and automating frequently-repeated tasks with macros and buttons. By the time you're done, you will know how to use this vital Office 2019 tool.
This accelerated course prepares entrepreneurs and small business owners to qualify for the Oregon Real Estate Broker's License Exam in just 10 weeks.
TVCC has partnered with other Oregon Community Colleges to offer an online classroom.
The class will offer a unique opportunity for remote students as it can be accessed on a personal computer or on Campus. Students will Zoom in to the class during the regular class time from the comfort of home or if the they prefer a structured classroom, students can meet and Zoom in on Campus in a designated classroom.
Schedule Consists of 11 Sessions:
10 Thursday Evening Lectures
1 All-Day Saturday Wrap-Up
Class meets the 150-hour requirement of the Oregon Real Estate Agency (OREA)
This Oregon Real Estate Broker License Training course is approved by OREA.