Small Business Management Program

Have a desire to succeed in your business and need time to work on your business?


We offer customized curriculum in over three different levels of our SBM program that will help you identify and prioritize positive outcomes.

    Strategy Planning with Purpose

    Accounting and Tax Tips

    Sales Plan Creation

    Succession and Transition Planning

    Five Dysfunctions of a team

    Financial Analysis (basic and in-depth)

    Up-to-date Marketing Essentials

    Human Resources 101 and more

    Following Current Trends

    So Much More!


“The SBM Program in particular helped us to know the things we didnt know that we needed to know. Hands down the SBDC is an ally that every small business needs to have.” - Kregg and Jodi Parenti, Water Depot 


Classes meet once a month on a Monday 5:30 - 8:30pm Beginning October

SBM For Every Level

Level 1 - Business Foundations

For the new Business Owner
$749* Meets the 1st Monday 5:30pm

  • Goal Setting with Trends
  • Finance Management Boot Camp
  • Sales and Marketing 101 each with developing Sales and Marketing Plans
  • A Social Media Deep Dive
  • Legal and Human Resources 101


Level 2 - Systems Planning

For the Business Owner who wants to dig a little deeper
$749* Meets the 2nd Monday 5:30pm

  • How to read your financial data
  • Analyze your current profit & loss margins
  • Evaluate your data for margins & ratios
  • Calculate your breakeven point
  • Refine your sales pitch
  • Create an in-depth marketing and sales plan - separately
  • Create employee job descriptions and manuals


Level 3 - Strategic Planning

Seasoned Business Owner
$749* Meets the 4th Monday 5:30pm

  • Exploring industry trends data
  • Refining productivity skills for your team
  • In-depth financial analysis
  • Sales & marketing targets
  • Negotiating techniques
  • Succession & transition planning
  • Operations systems dive

*Partial scholarships for all levels from local community partners available. Plus additional $75 discount for: Veterans and Tribal Members


“I have used free advising and resources at SBDC extensively to help grow my business. I have especially benefited from the Small Business Management class- it helps me approach my biz from all directions.” - Georgie Pulman-Olzaski, K-9 Crack


Call us now for best placement into our program and to reserve a spot before they fill up.



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Diane M. Mahoney


Small Business Development Center


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