Winter programming from the PCC Small Business Development Center begins after January 1st! We've summarized upcoming programs and their start dates below. Get in touch if you'd like to learn more about a program, or need help with enrollment.
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Scroll down to learn about upcoming programs offered by the PCC SBDC. Click on the links to sign up to receive more information.
Business Design Series - Every Month!
Business Design Series gives you the tools you need to turn your idea into a profitable business. You’ll create a solid action plan, make sure you’re financially prepared for a launch, and work with an experienced business advisor to address challenges.
Encore and Solo Business Builders - January 16
Encore Entrepreneurship is on the rise for people like you. We combine this program with solopreneurs. Never before has it been easier to manage your side hustle, never before has it been easier for 50+ individuals to monetize their knowledge, skills, and experience. Learn how you can turn your experience into a rewarding small business.
Small Business Builders - January 17
Small Business Builders gives you the training and support you need to strengthen your new business for growth in the first, second and third year of business -- providing knowledge that will save you years of frustration and experimentation. Learn how you can start and manage business with confidence.
Advanced Small Business Management - February 5
Have you been a successful entrepreneur for 5 or more years? Are you driven to excel, think big, and improve your bottom line? Do you want to take your business to the million dollar level, and beyond? Get the boost you need to earn $1 million or more in revenue with our Advanced Small Business Management program. Use innovative strategies to take your business to the next level.
Retail Business Builders - March 30
The Retail Business Builders program breaks down the critical components of opening a retail business and provides practical how-to’s for making the right decisions when you’re just starting out. You’ll learn from successful local retailers, retail subject-matter experts, and work with seasoned retail business advisors.. Learn how you can create a retail business that can thrive in the highly competitive Portland market.
Getting Your Recipe to Market - March 31
Getting Your Recipe to Market is a unique, 14-week intensive program that will help you take your idea to commercial-ready food product. We've partnered with food industry experts, OSU’s Food Innovation Center, and New Seasons Market to take you step-by-step to produce, promote, and sell your product. Learn how you can get your recipe to market.
Restaurant Business Builders - April 1
Learn how to find the right location, equipment, employees, and inventory to keep your business competitive and your customers coming in and coming back. Build a network that will provide resources and advice on how to reach your goals, assist you with an action plan, and help you hold yourself accountable with Restaurant Business Builders. Learn how you can create a restaurant that can thrive in the highly competitive restaurant industry.