Our Classes

Lifelong learning is critical for business success. Check out our classes!

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.

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
  • Customer Relations & Branding
  • Operations & Finance
  • Organization & Human Resources
  • Treasure Valley SBDC
Select your business cycle
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  • Idea
  • Launch
  • Expansion
  • Renew
  • Exit

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday -

December 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
CRN: BIZC 092 ZB
Instructor:
Location: Self Study
Fees: $225.00

To Register please stop by our office in the Albertson Building, call 541-881-5772, or email sbdc@tvcc.cc

Oregon CCB-approved training provider

NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management Oregon Construction Contractors 2nd edition
Chapter and Quick Reference Tabs for your manual
Test study tips
14 Chapter tests plus a Timed Test similar to the state test
Over 450 practice test questions and one timed test
Study log
Highlighter pen
All material is easy to understand and simple to use

To Register please stop by our office in the Albertson Building, call 541-881-5772, or email sbdc@tvcc.cc Oregon CCB-approved training provider NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management Oregon Construction Contractors 2nd edition Chapter and Quick Reference Tabs for your manual Test study tips 14 Chapter tests plus a Timed Test similar to the state test Over 450 practice . . . test questions and one timed test Study log Highlighter pen All material is easy to understand and simple to use
650 College Blvd.
Ontario, OR 97914

Tuesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

December 10, 2019 - December 10, 2019
Instructor: Megan Bryant
Location: Treasure Valley Community College, Weese 110
Fees: $10.00

EXPAND YOUR COMFORT ZONE !
The skills of improvisation, commonly associated with the comedic art form, are designed to build trust, explore possibilities, help us remain present in the moment, and SO much more. The reason it WORKS as a performance art is because of the rules we play by. Come learn what these "rules" are and how to apply them to your life.

Improv skills will help you feel more confident thinking on your feet, learn new ways to brainstorm and unlock creativity, and level up your communication skills personally and professionally. Learn the power of two little words, "Yes, And," and become more nimble in the way you navigate through business strategies, interpersonal relationships, and consistency with your unique approach to branding yourself or your business.

This workshop is FAST-PACED and FUN. Whether you are a business owner, employee, student, or interested in personal development; this unique workshop is for anyone who is ready to try something new that will change your life.

EXPAND YOUR COMFORT ZONE ! The skills of improvisation, commonly associated with the comedic art form, are designed to build trust, explore possibilities, help us remain present in the moment, and SO much more. The reason it WORKS as a performance art is because of the rules we play by. Come learn what these "rules" are and how to apply them to your life. Improv skills will help you feel more . . . confident thinking on your feet, learn new ways to brainstorm and unlock creativity, and level up your communication skills personally and professionally. Learn the power of two little words, "Yes, And," and become more nimble in the way you navigate through business strategies, interpersonal relationships, and consistency with your unique approach to branding yourself or your business. This workshop is FAST-PACED and FUN. Whether you are a business owner, employee, student, or interested in personal development; this unique workshop is for anyone who is ready to try something new that will change your life.
650 College Blvd.
Ontario, OR 97914

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday -

December 11, 2019 - February 10, 2020
CRN: BIZC092W -
Instructor: Scott Paxton
Location: Online
Fees: $129.00

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.

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.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday -

December 11, 2019 - February 10, 2020
Instructor:
Location: Online
Fees: $129

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.

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.

Thursday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

April 9, 2020 - June 13, 2020
CRN: RE 090-OA
Instructor: Provided by Central Oregon Community College
Location: Online or Treasure Valley Community College Albertson Center Rm 103
Fees: $695.00

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)
http://www.oregon.gov/rea/Pages/index.aspx
This Oregon Real Estate Broker License Training course is approved by OREA.

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) http://www.oregon.gov/rea/Pages/index.aspx This Oregon Real Estate Broker License Training course is approved by OREA.
650 College Blvd.
Ontario, OR 97914

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