Courses

This in person class provides the education and 16 hours of training required to obtain the CCB license. Included is the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law & Project Management, 2nd edition. The course covers Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental issues, Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Lien Law, Finance and much more. One-on-one coaching sessions available with your adviser. REGISTRATION CLOSES ONE WEEK BEFORE CLASS BEGINS.


September 5-6, 2024, 07:30am, UBC Conference Room
Complete your business plan in just two class sessions. Learn to put your existing business idea into words, forecast sales and expenses, reach your target market, and build a team. Then use your plan to manage your business or present to a bank or investor. Two classroom sessions are each followed by one-on-one in person advising with the instructor. (New Sessions: FALL 2024)


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Learn how to read, understand and best utilize your critical business financial statements, including Balance Sheet, Cash Flow and Profit & Loss statements. (New Sessions: FALL 2024)


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Find your niche, analyze your market, position your products or services. This two-hour class will teach you everything you need to get your business started including resources and tips to make your business a success. Offered in-person with other future business owners for interactive classroom sessions. Get free advice and questions answered through one-on-one support from our team of professional advisers.


Wednesday, August 7, 2024, 12:00pm, SBDC Training Room
In this course you will learn to set up a company file, build a Chart of Accounts, enter check and cash transactions, reconcile bank statements, study Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable, create reports, and more. Prior computer experience recommended. Suggested for users who are new to QuickBooks. Please bring a flash/thumb drive to class with you. Includes one-on-one advising session with your instructor. (New Sessions: FALL 2024)


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The Real Estate Brokers License Pre-test training course is taught live by a principal broker online via Zoom. The course meets the 150 hours of pre-test training required for the State of Oregon brokers license. All study materials are included and with direct access to the class instructor, you are set up for success. An optional full-day review session is also available. (New Sessions: FALL 2024)


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Prepare for the State of Oregon Property Manager License exam in just seven weeks. This course covers the role of property managers, tenant relations, fair housing, lease agreements and more. You must attend seven evening class sessions and have online capacity to complete the self-study portion of this course. (New Sessions: FALL 2024)


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OPEN ENROLLMENT! Contractors work with experienced accounting and contracting professionals to help learn how to manage your new venture at a profit. Get prepared to move forward confidently and avoid many of the mistakes that are common while you are waiting for your CCB License to arrive. If you are already in business this class focuses on best practices for success. The online training is accompanied by one-on-one coaching with your adviser at SBDC to provide valuable insights into the specifics of your business. Course offers CCB license holders with 8 hours toward required Continuing Education credits. This course is ONLINE, ON-DEMAND -- Register and start anytime.


June 15, 2024 to August 30, 2024, 12:00am, ONLINE
Learn how to make your business bankable from a panel of experts including the Small Business Administration.


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