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Oregon Small Business Development Center Network

 Training and Courses

Click on any of the Small Business Development Centers below for onsite training:

Albany - Linn-Benton Community College
Baker City - Blue Mountain Community College
Bend - Central Oregon Community College
Clackamas - Clackamas Community College
North Bend - Southwestern Oregon Community College
Eugene - Lane Community College
Gold Beach - Southwestern Oregon Community College
Grants Pass - Rogue Community College
Gresham - Mt. Hood Commuity College
Klamath Falls - Klamath Community College
La Grande - Eastern Oregon University

Lincoln City - Oregon Coast Community College
Medford - Southern Oregon University
North Bend - Southwestern Oregon Community College
Ontario - Treasure Valley Community College
Pendleton - Blue Mountain Community College
Portland - Portland Community College
Roseburg - Umpqua Community College
Salem - Chemeketa Community College
Seaside - Clatsop Community College
The Dalles - Columbia Gorge Community College
Tillamook - Tillamook Bay Community College

Free previously recorded Webinars: 
Brought to you in part by the Oregon Department of Transportation and the Oregon Small Business Development Center Network

Google Plus - Click here to watch the Google Plus ODOT Webinar
LinkedIn -  Click here to watch the LinkedIn ODOT Webinar
Facebook Beginning - Click here to watch the Facebook Beginning Webinar
Facebook MarketingClick here to watch the Facebook Marketing ODOT Webinar

Instagram - Click here to watch the Instagram ODOT Webinar

Twitter - Click here to watch the Twitter ODOT Webinar

 Online Training Courses:

Better, Smarter, Richer

Jackie Jackie B Peterson
Business Coach/Mentor

      $150

If you work solo as your own business—or you’d like to start a solo business—this course can help you be successful.

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Credit Bureaus, Credit Scores

GregIcon Greg Henderson
Business Counselor

      $30

Credit is vital to most businesses; this course will help demystify credit reports. Topics will include history, regulations, functions, processes and impacts.

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Customer Relationship Management

ArtIcon Art Hill
SBDC Director

          $50

Shorten your sales cycle, increase profits, and create long-term customer relationships with this 3 part course.


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Family Business Transition Management

PandPIcon Pat & Paul Frishkoff
Family Business Consultants

      $876

This course guides small business-owning families as they transition their businesses from one generation to the next.

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Google Basics

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Google Certified Counselor

      $50

Learn how to utilize free Google products—including Google Calendar, Chrome, Documents, Gmail, and others—to improve how you run your business.

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How to Get People to Click "Buy"

MazIcon Mazarine Treyz
Speaker & Author

          $30

Learn how to use your website to generate sales in this self-paced course. Your online store will be available 24 hours a day to people anywhere in the world.

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Retail Management

KevinIcon Kevin Leahy
SBDC Director

             $30

Learn the basics of operating a successful retail business in this informative course.

 

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Social Media Basics

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Google Certified Counselor

       $50

New to social media? This intro to social media shows step-by-step how to create a Facebook page and a Twitter account.

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Start, Run, and Grow

TimIcon Tim Berry
CEO Palo Alto Software

      Free!

Tim Berry provides examples, tips and the answers to common questions for new business startups.

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Winning Government Contracts

LorraineIcon Lorraine D'Ignazzio
Marketing Manager

      $50

Do you want to add the largest buyer of goods and services in the world to your customer database? This course will teach how to prepare an outline and write an effective proposal outline.

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Wordpress

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Google Certified Counselor

      $30

Start a blog or build a full-fledged website. Then share your work with the world by connecting your page to social media.

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    Our workshops, courses and online trainings will help you sharpen your business skills and knowledge with useful information on a particular topic. Register for a training at one of our Centers, attend an informational presentation, or take advantage of an online webinar that you can access any time of day from your home or business.

    Some trainings are free and some have a fee—see individual events for details. Click on a category below to view training opportunities online and statewide.

     

    Business Accounting and Budget
    No Cost - Start, Run and Grow - How to Budget and Forecast Your Business - Bizcenter Online Learning
    QuickBooks Pro: Part II - XSBM-0012-22 - Clackamas
    Quickbooks Premier 2016 for You Business - Beginning (9.736 S1) - Grants Pass
    QuickBooks Bootcamp 1: Company Set Up & File Management - 5/17/2016 - Gresham
    QuickBooks Bootcamp 2:Managing Business Transactions - 5/24/16 - Gresham
    QuickBooks:Sales Transactions - LC - Kathie G-B - Spring 2016 - Lincoln City
    QuickBooks:Financial Reports - LC - Kathie G-B - Spring 2016 - Lincoln City
    Advanced QuickBooks Pro - LC - Kathie G.Brooks - Spring 2016 - Lincoln City
    QuickBooks:Vendor Transactions- LC - Kathie G-B - Spring 2016 - Lincoln City
    QuickBooks:Payroll - LC - Kathie G-B - Spring Term - Lincoln City
    Quickbooks Premier 2016 for You Business - Beginning (9.736 S4) - Medford
    Understanding Payroll for Your Business - GP 9.549 S4 - 5/2/16 - Medford
    Growing Your Business with QuickBooks: May 11 & 25 - Redmond
    QuickBooks III - Salem
    QuickBooks II - Salem
    Keeping the Numbers Straight ~ The Simple Nuts and Bolts of Small Business Accounting May 2016 - Tillamook
    Business Basics
    Business Plan Bootcamp - Online Program - Instructor-led online Course
    How to Develop a Business Plan: May 18 & 25 - Bend
    What's Your Plan? - Brookings
    Small Business Finance XSBM-0015 - Clackamas
    Small Business Legal Basics - 5/24/16 - Gresham
    Doing Business In Lincoln County - LC - Craig Grant - 5/18/2016 - Lincoln City
    Entrepreneur Skills Series: Hiring Your First Employee - May 12 - CLIMB 307 - Portland
    Construction Contractor CCB Test Preparation: May 20 & 21 - Redmond
    How to Write an Effective Business Plan ~ Your Roadmap to Success May 2016 - Tillamook
    Customer Relations
    Customer Relationship Management Part II - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Customer Relationship Management Part I - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Financing
    No Cost - Start, Run and Grow - How to Raise Money for Your Business - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Oregon Intrastate Public Offering - 5/12/16 - Eugene
    SBA (Small Business Administration) Loan Briefing - 5/19/16 - Eugene
    Where’s the Money ~ How Can I Finance My Small Business? May 2016 - Tillamook
    Government Contracting
    Connect 2 Oregon: Connecting Businesses to Government Opportunities
    Winning Government Contracts - Bizcenter Online Learning
    International Trade
    Before You Go Global - Online CANCELLED
    Managing Employees
    Contractor Continuing Ed- Safety in the Workplace (9.133 S6) - Grants Pass
    Managing a Business
    Family Business Transition Management
    Retail Management - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Empowering Business Success - Coos Bay
    Contractors Certification Prep Class - 5/24 & 5/25/16 - Eugene
    Innovate to Grow: Increase Profitability in 5 Easy Steps - 5/11/16 - Gresham
    Retail Business Builders - May 19 - CLIMB Center 307 - Portland
    Construction Contractor Training - Salem
    Marketing and Sales
    How to Get People to Click Buy on Your Website - 4 part series - Bizcenter Online Learning
    No Cost - Start, Run and Grow - How to Market your Business - Bizcenter Online Learning
    How to Get People to Click Buy on Your Website - Part I - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Search Engine Optimization -XSBM-0014-39 - Clackamas
    Selling & Presentation Skills XSBM-0021-10 - Clackamas
    Social Media for Business- XSBM-0016-41 - Clackamas
    Using SEO to Improve Your Website Rankings - 5/5/16 - Eugene
    Social Media - The Marketing Plan - 9.257 S6 GP - Grants Pass
    Lunch, Learn, & Launch - Market Your Business Through Video - Medford
    Start-up Assistance
    Business Design Series - May 2 - Willow Creek 208 - Beaverton
    Business Start-Up: May 4 - Bend
    No Cost - Start, Run and Grow - Entrepreneurship - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Clase de preparacion para el examen CCB XSBM-0010-34 - Clackamas
    Preparing for the CCB Exam- XSBM-0010-31 - Clackamas
    Going Into Business - FREE Seminar XSBM-0003-02 - Clackamas
    Writing a Business Plan - 5/19/16 - Eugene
    Ready, Set, Start Your Business - 5/24/16 - Eugene
    Ready, Set, Start Your Business - 5/9/16 - Eugene
    Smart Start Your Business- 5/3/2016- 9AM-12PM 9.254 S3 - Grants Pass
    Smart Start Your Business- 5/17/2016- 6PM-9PM 9.254 S4 - Grants Pass
    Secrets of Successful Inventing - 5/17/16 - Gresham
    Webinar: Home-Based Franchises Meeting - 5/4/16 - Gresham
    Webinar: How to Finance a Franchise: Tips, Trends & Transactions Meeting 5/18/16 - Gresham
    Going into Business: Start Smart - 5/24/2016 - Gresham
    Smart Start-Up - May 25th - Klamath Falls
    Smart Start-Up - May 14th - Klamath Falls
    Going Into Business - Lebanon
    Business Start-Up: May 19 - Madras
    Ready, Set, Start Your Business 5.24.16 - North Bend
    Ready, Set, Start Your Business 5/4/16 - North Bend
    Ready, Set, Start Your Business 5.12.16 - North Bend
    Ready, Set, Start Your Business 5.18.16 - North Bend
    Business Design Series - May 25 - SE Campus SCOM 316 - Portland
    Encore Entrepreneurs: Developing Your Business Concept - May 31 - CLIMB 307 - Portland
    Encore Entrepreneurs: Developing Your Business Concept - May 10 - CLIMB 307 - Portland
    CCB Contractor Licensing Education-Live Class - May 13 - CLIMB 307 - Portland
    Start Smart - Salem
    Getting Your Small Business Off the Ground May 2016 - Tillamook
    Contractor Pre-Licensing Training - TRC 9.133 S3 - 5/2/16 - White City
    Technology
    WebMentor: Complete Business Website in 6 Short Sessions - Instructor-Led Online Course
    Twiiter ODOT Training - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Facebook Marketing ODOT Webinar - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Instagram ODOT Training - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Search Engine Optimization - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Wordpress - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Using Twitter To Promote Your Business - 9.257 S3 GP - Grants Pass
    Six Secrets to Business Success on Facebook - 5/5/2016 - Gresham
    Google Analytics & Webmaster Tools-NC-Misty L. Spring 2016 - Lincoln City
    Google Analytics & Webmaster Tools-CC-Misty L. Spring 2016 - Newport
    Strategic Product Management: May-June - Redmond
    Social Media Fast-Track: YELP Your Business - Roseburg
    QuickBooks Basics Relaxed - Roseburg
    What to Say, and How to Say it-Using words & images to craft your email messages - Seaside

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