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
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Twitter - Click here to watch the Twitter ODOT Webinar

 Online Training Courses:

Better, Smarter, Richer

Jackie Jackie B Peterson
Business Coach/Mentor


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


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


Customer Relationship Management

ArtIcon Art Hill
SBDC Director


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


Family Business Transition Management

PandPIcon Pat & Paul Frishkoff
Family Business Consultants


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


Google Basics

presenter-pic Misty Lambrecht
Google Certified Counselor


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


How to Get People to Click "Buy"

MazIcon Mazarine Treyz
Speaker & Author


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.


Retail Management

KevinIcon Kevin Leahy
SBDC Director


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



Social Media Basics

presenter-pic Misty Lambrecht
Google Certified Counselor


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


Start, Run, and Grow

TimIcon Tim Berry
CEO Palo Alto Software


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


Winning Government Contracts

LorraineIcon Lorraine D'Ignazzio
Marketing Manager


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.



presenter-pic Misty Lambrecht
Google Certified Counselor


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



    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
    Guided Tour of QuickBooks - Albany
    No Cost - Start, Run and Grow - How to Budget and Forecast Your Business - Bizcenter Online Learning
    QuickBooks for Business - SWOCC campus - Coos Bay
    QuickBooks Bootcamp 1: Company Set Up & File Management - 9/8/2015 - Gresham
    QuickBooks Bootcamp 2:Managing Business Transactions - 9/15/2015 - Gresham
    QuickBooks: Vendor Transactions - Lincoln City
    QuickBooks: Sales Transactions - Lincoln City
    QuickBooks 5-Part Series - Kathie G.B.-LC 9/22/2015 - Lincoln City
    Simplified Bookkeeping Workshop - North Bend
    Growing Your Business with QuickBooks: Sept-Oct - Redmond
    Business Basics
    Business Plan Bootcamp - Online Program - Instructor-led online Course
    Launch Your Business: September-October - Bend
    Mobile 4 Business - Clackamas
    Clackamas Business Expo - Clackamas
    Real Estate Property Management - Gresham Campus AC1574 - 9/30/15 - Gresham
    Real Estate Broker Pre-License - Gresham Campus AC1756 - 9/30/15 - Gresham
    Small Business Legal Basics - 9/22/15 - Gresham
    Doing Business In Lincoln County-C.Grant-NC OCCC-9/16/2015 - Lincoln City
    Business Start-Ups and Tune-Ups - Newport
    Understanding Your Financials: Entrepreneur Skill Series - Oct 1 - CLIMB - Portland
    Construction Contractor CCB Test Preparation: September 18 & 19 - Redmond
    Cash Flow Management
    Cash is King - Making It Happen (Chamber members) 9/30/15 - Eugene
    Cash is King - Making It Happen 9/30/15 - Eugene
    Customer Relations
    Customer Relationship Management Part II - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Customer Relationship Management Part I - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Cash Flow Management
    No Cost - Start, Run and Grow - How to Raise Money for Your Business - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Where’s the Money – How Can I Finance My Small Business? September 2015 - Tillamook
    Crowdfunding: What Is It and Will It Work for Me? November 2015 - Tillamook
    Government Contracting
    Winning Government Contracts - Bizcenter Online Learning
    International Trade
    Before You Go Global - Online - Online
    Managing Employees
    SBM Employee Management Program - Eugene
    Managing a Business
    Family Business Transition Management
    Retirement Plans for Small Businesses - Astoria - September 22 - Astoria
    Retail Management - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Better, Smarter, Richer - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Grow Your Business - LCC Cottage Grove Campus - Cottage Grove
    Small Business Management Program Year 2 - Eugene
    Small Business Management Program Year 1 - Evenings - Eugene
    Operational Excellence (Chamber members) 9/30/2015 - Eugene
    Operational Excellence 9/30/2015 - Eugene
    Grow Your Business - Lane Florence Campus - Florence
    Skills to Prosper - Gold Beach
    Profit Mastery - Lincoln City
    SBM 1 -Lincoln City - Ron & Misty - 9/15 - 12/8/2015 - Lincoln City
    Skills to Prosper - North Bend
    Google Basics - Pendleton
    International Trade Small Business Management - Sept 30 - CLIMB - Portland
    Small Business Management - Oct 5 - CLIMB - Portland
    Better, Smarter, Richer - Sept 15 - CLIMB - Portland
    Getting Your Recipe to Market - Sept 8 - CLIMB - Portland
    Retirement Plans for Small Businesses - Seaside - September 22 - Seaside
    Small Business Builders - Sept 22 - SE 82nd - Southeast Center
    Solo Business Builders - Sept 24 - SE 82nd - Southeast Center
    Marketing and Sales
    Twitter - How to Communicate - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Twitter - Creating a Profile - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Twitter - Introduction - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Twitter - Following/ Creating Lists - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Twitter - Trending Topics - 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
    How to Get People to Click Buy on Your Website - 4 part series - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Social Media Basic (Facebook and Twitter) - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Facebook - Promoting Your Page - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Google Basic - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Social Media Basics - Twitter Module - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Social Media Basics- Facebook Module - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Facebook - Building a Fan Base - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Facebook - Creating a Fan Page - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Facebook - Editing Pages - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Facebook - Types of Posts - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Facebook - Pinning & Highlighting - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Facebook - Adding Photos - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Real Estate Broker License Course-Lincoln City-11wk-9/29/2015 - Lincoln City
    How to Sell Without Being - Medford
    Lunch, Learn, & Launch - Essential Selling Skills for the Non-Salesperson - Medford
    Start-up Assistance
    What's Hot in Franchising!: September 23 - Bend
    No Cost - Start, Run and Grow - Entrepreneurship - Bizcenter Online Learning
    No Cost - Start, Run and Grow - Entrepreneurship - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Foundations of Business Success - Corvallis
    Going Into Business - Corvallis
    First Steps In Business 9/29/15 - Eugene
    Smart Start-Up - September 14th - Klamath Falls
    Smart Start-Up - October 3rd - Klamath Falls
    Business Start-Up: September 17 - La Pine
    Ready, Set, Start Your Business 10/1/15 - North Bend
    Ready, Set, Start Your Business 9/16/15 - North Bend
    Ready, Set, Start Your Business 9/9/15 - North Bend
    Ready, Set, Start Your Business 9/23/15 - North Bend
    CCB Contractor Licensing - Home Study - On Going - CLIMB - Portland
    CCB Contractor Licensing Education-Live Class - Sept 25 - CLIMB - Portland
    Start Smart - Salem
    Business Design Series - Oct 1 - SE 82nd - Southeast Center
    Getting Your Small Business Off the Ground September 2015 - Tillamook
    Wordpress - Bizcenter Online Learning
    Search Engine Optimization - Bizcenter Online Learning