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Grow your business with SBDC workshops and classes

Do you have a great idea to make your business more successful but are unsure how to implement it? Do you need a place to discuss business strategies? Do you want to learn how social media platforms can be part of your successful marketing strategy?

See how we can help! Whether it is through our free advising or our many great classes and workshops, we are here to help you build your business. Learn how to spend your time more productively while running your business and doing what you love.

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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Tuesday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

March 26, 2019 - March 26, 2019
Instructor: Sam Gross
Location: Umpqua Small Business Development Center Training Room
Fees: $25

Get ready to start your business with this comprehensive workshop. Filled with all the information required to take those first steps to becoming a business owner.

Get ready to start your business with this comprehensive workshop. Filled with all the information required to take those first steps to becoming a business owner.

522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

April 9, 2019 - June 11, 2019
Instructor: D. Stribling III
Location: The New TAP Building on UCC's Campus
Fees: 695.00

Our Real Estate Brokers License pre-test training meets the 150-hr State of Oregon requirement to take the RE Brokers License test. Class meets for once a week for 10 weeks, followed by an all-day Saturday review June 15th. All materials are included.

Our Real Estate Brokers License pre-test training meets the 150-hr State of Oregon requirement to take the RE Brokers License test. Class meets for once a week for 10 weeks, followed by an all-day Saturday review June 15th. All materials are included.

1140 Umpqua College Road
1140 Umpqua College Road
Roseburg, OR 97470

Friday, Saturday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

April 12, 2019 - April 13, 2019
Instructor: Brandon Cordell
Location: Umpqua Small Business Development Center Training Room
Fees: $425.00

The Construction Contractors Training and Exam, class provides the education required to obtain the CCB license. This program also includes the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 2nd edition. Exams consist of 4 Lessons: Lesson 1 - OR Construction, Employees, Subcontractors Lesson 2 - Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building Envelope Lesson 3 - Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law Lesson 4 - Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes After each Lesson an exam will be given on the topics presented. The exam is timed and is not an open book test. The passage percentage for each exam is 70% or above. If you do not pass all the exams you will need to retake the ones you missed. There is a $50.00 fee for each time you need to retake an exam. Contact Kem Todd at 541-440-7824 for more information.

The Construction Contractors Training and Exam, class provides the education required to obtain the CCB license. This program also includes the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 2nd edition. Exams consist of 4 Lessons: Lesson 1 - OR Construction, Employees, Subcontractors Lesson 2 - Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, . . . Building Envelope Lesson 3 - Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law Lesson 4 - Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes After each Lesson an exam will be given on the topics presented. The exam is timed and is not an open book test. The passage percentage for each exam is 70% or above. If you do not pass all the exams you will need to retake the ones you missed. There is a $50.00 fee for each time you need to retake an exam. Contact Kem Todd at 541-440-7824 for more information.
522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

Monday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

April 15, 2019 - June 10, 2019
Instructor: Justin Deedon
Location: UCC SBDC Training Room
Fees: 199.00

Social Media & Online Marketing: This 8 week course is for those business owners who are ready to enter the competitive world of online marketing. With a focus in demographic targeting and re-marketing, we will delve into the logic behind online marketing, and how to efficiently yield a better return on investment for your marketing dollars. This course requires the business to have a website, as well as a webmaster, or an ability to add code to the website. Course Fee Includes a 2 hour one-on-one advising sessions with the Instructor.

Social Media & Online Marketing: This 8 week course is for those business owners who are ready to enter the competitive world of online marketing. With a focus in demographic targeting and re-marketing, we will delve into the logic behind online marketing, and how to efficiently yield a better return on investment for your marketing dollars. This course requires the business to have a website, . . . as well as a webmaster, or an ability to add code to the website. Course Fee Includes a 2 hour one-on-one advising sessions with the Instructor.
Umpqua Business Center
522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

Tuesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

April 16, 2019 - April 16, 2019
Instructor: Sam Gross
Location: Umpqua Small Business Development Center Training Room
Fees: $25

Get ready to start your business with this comprehensive workshop. Filled with all the information required to take those first steps to becoming a business owner.

Get ready to start your business with this comprehensive workshop. Filled with all the information required to take those first steps to becoming a business owner.

522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

Tuesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

April 30, 2019 - April 30, 2019
Instructor: Sam Gross
Location: Umpqua Small Business Development Center Training Room
Fees: $25

Get ready to start your business with this comprehensive workshop. Filled with all the information required to take those first steps to becoming a business owner.

Get ready to start your business with this comprehensive workshop. Filled with all the information required to take those first steps to becoming a business owner.

522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

Friday, Saturday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

May 3, 2019 - May 4, 2019
Instructor: Brandon Cordell
Location: Umpqua Small Business Development Center Training Room
Fees: $425.00

The Construction Contractors Training and Exam, class provides the education required to obtain the CCB license. This program also includes the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 2nd edition. Exams consist of 4 Lessons: Lesson 1 - OR Construction, Employees, Subcontractors Lesson 2 - Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building Envelope Lesson 3 - Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law Lesson 4 - Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes After each Lesson an exam will be given on the topics presented. The exam is timed and is not an open book test. The passage percentage for each exam is 70% or above. If you do not pass all the exams you will need to retake the ones you missed. There is a $50.00 fee for each time you need to retake an exam. Contact Kem Todd at 541-440-7824 for more information.

The Construction Contractors Training and Exam, class provides the education required to obtain the CCB license. This program also includes the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 2nd edition. Exams consist of 4 Lessons: Lesson 1 - OR Construction, Employees, Subcontractors Lesson 2 - Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, . . . Building Envelope Lesson 3 - Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law Lesson 4 - Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes After each Lesson an exam will be given on the topics presented. The exam is timed and is not an open book test. The passage percentage for each exam is 70% or above. If you do not pass all the exams you will need to retake the ones you missed. There is a $50.00 fee for each time you need to retake an exam. Contact Kem Todd at 541-440-7824 for more information.
522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

Wednesday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

May 15, 2019 - May 15, 2019
Instructor: Sam Gross
Location: Umpqua Small Business Development Center Training Room
Fees: $25

Get ready to start your business with this comprehensive workshop. Filled with all the information required to take those first steps to becoming a business owner.

Get ready to start your business with this comprehensive workshop. Filled with all the information required to take those first steps to becoming a business owner.

522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

Wednesday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

May 29, 2019 - May 29, 2019
Instructor: Sam Gross
Location: Umpqua Small Business Development Center Training Room
Fees: $25

Get ready to start your business with this comprehensive workshop. Filled with all the information required to take those first steps to becoming a business owner.

Get ready to start your business with this comprehensive workshop. Filled with all the information required to take those first steps to becoming a business owner.

522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

Friday, Saturday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

May 31, 2019 - June 1, 2019
Instructor: Brandon Cordell
Location: Umpqua Small Business Development Center Training Room
Fees: $425.00

The Construction Contractors Training and Exam, class provides the education required to obtain the CCB license. This program also includes the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 2nd edition.
Exams consist of 4 Lessons:
Lesson 1 - OR Construction, Employees, Subcontractors
Lesson 2 - Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building Envelope
Lesson 3 - Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law
Lesson 4 - Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes

After each Lesson an exam will be given on the topics presented. The exam is timed and is not an open book test. The passage percentage for each exam is 70% or above. If you do not pass all the exams you will need to retake the ones you missed. There is a $50.00 fee for each time
you need to retake an exam. Contact Kem Todd at 541-440-7824 for more information.

The Construction Contractors Training and Exam, class provides the education required to obtain the CCB license. This program also includes the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 2nd edition. Exams consist of 4 Lessons: Lesson 1 - OR Construction, Employees, Subcontractors Lesson 2 - Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, . . . Building Envelope Lesson 3 - Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law Lesson 4 - Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes After each Lesson an exam will be given on the topics presented. The exam is timed and is not an open book test. The passage percentage for each exam is 70% or above. If you do not pass all the exams you will need to retake the ones you missed. There is a $50.00 fee for each time you need to retake an exam. Contact Kem Todd at 541-440-7824 for more information.
522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

Friday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

June 14, 2019 - June 14, 2019
Instructor: Sam Gross
Location: Umpqua Small Business Development Center Training Room
Fees: $25

Get ready to start your business with this comprehensive workshop. Filled with all the information required to take those first steps to becoming a business owner.

Get ready to start your business with this comprehensive workshop. Filled with all the information required to take those first steps to becoming a business owner.

522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

Monday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

October 7, 2019 - June 1, 2020
Instructor: Diane Mahoney
Location: Umpqua Business Center Conference Room
Fees: $595

Small Business Management (SBM): 9 sessions from Oct 2019 to June 2020. Course fee is $595. Application will be sent to attendees and scholarships and discounts will be determined upon receipt. Payment to be collected during Fall Term.

Small Business Management (SBM): 9 sessions from Oct 2019 to June 2020. Course fee is $595. Application will be sent to attendees and scholarships and discounts will be determined upon receipt. Payment to be collected during Fall Term.

522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

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