Our Classes

Grow your business with SBDC workshops and classes

Do you have a great idea to make your business more successful but are unsure how to implement it? Do you need a place to discuss business strategies? Do you want to learn how social media platforms can be part of your successful marketing strategy?

See how we can help! Whether it is through our free advising or our many great classes and workshops, we are here to help you build your business. Learn how to spend your time more productively while running your business and doing what you love.

Find A Class For Your Business

IDEA: You have an idea for a business, but it isn’t off the ground yet. You may have some of the pieces in place or a working plan but aren’t yet in business. This is sometimes also called “pre-venture”.

LAUNCH: Your business is up and running. You may not yet be profitable and things still feel new.

EXPANSION: Your business is generating a consistent source of income and you regularly see new customers. You are looking at new opportunities for your business.

RENEWAL: Business conditions, leadership and other factors can lead to changes in direction. This is a time to look at new processes and big decisions to move the business forward. It is often when businesses pursue new avenues for growth.

EXIT: You are ready to make a big change in the business and exit to new opportunities. Business succession plans need to be identified early to achieve your desired outcomes.

BUSINESS CONCEPT & PRODUCT: Creating and refining your business concept toward products & services that have growth potential and revenue models that propel your business.

CUSTOMER RELATIONS & BRANDING: Finding the right customers, understanding community demographics and building a brand that enhances public relations, marketing and networking are critical to your success.

ORGANIZATION & HUMAN RESOURCES: How your company is structured as a board, employees, partnerships, business processes and legal issues.

OPERATIONS & FINANCE: The operations side of your business, including financials, funding, production and deliveries, IT systems and facilities.

What can we help you with?
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  • Customer Relations & Branding
  • Operations & Finance
  • Organization & Human Resources
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  • Idea
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  • Expansion
  • Renew
  • Exit

Monday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

November 2, 2020 - June 7, 2021
Instructor: Diane Mahoney
Location: LIVE ONLINE w/ Zoom
Fees: $599 / Plus one $95

Small Business Management (SBM) Level 1:
9 sessions from November 2020 – June 2021, cohort meeting one evening a month for 2 hours. Application will be sent to attendees and scholarships and discounts will be determined upon receipt. Payment to be collected during Fall Term.

Course Content Includes:
Surviving and Thriving during COVID-19

Business Foundations

Leadership/Goal setting - You will begin the strategic planning part of your business; goal setting, both for immediate and long term, goals and objectives with tasks assignments

Finance Management series - Introduction to basic business financials; Profit and Loss statement, understanding your Cash Flow, and properly creating a Chart of Accounts in a bookkeeping program. Including EOY Tax preparation.

Sales and Marketing - Identify the difference between Sales and Marketing. Hands on creation of functional color-coded Marketing Plan and strategic layout for a Sales Plan. Industry expert speakers will outline your online digital options and the creation of low-cost social media target campaigns.

The Legal Forum - A local attorney will outline business entities, speak on minimizing your legal risks, and facilitate a robust Q&A covering a wide range of topics.

Human Resources 101 - An industry Human Resource expert will outline the art of hiring and firing while minimizing your risks and facilitate a hands on job description work session

Book Club Discussion - Each year we work through a top rated business publication throughout the course program.

Small Business Management (SBM) Level 1: 9 sessions from November 2020 – June 2021, cohort meeting one evening a month for 2 hours. Application will be sent to attendees and scholarships and discounts will be determined upon receipt. Payment to be collected during Fall Term. Course Content Includes: Surviving and Thriving during COVID-19 Business Foundations Leadership/Goal setting - You will . . . begin the strategic planning part of your business; goal setting, both for immediate and long term, goals and objectives with tasks assignments Finance Management series - Introduction to basic business financials; Profit and Loss statement, understanding your Cash Flow, and properly creating a Chart of Accounts in a bookkeeping program. Including EOY Tax preparation. Sales and Marketing - Identify the difference between Sales and Marketing. Hands on creation of functional color-coded Marketing Plan and strategic layout for a Sales Plan. Industry expert speakers will outline your online digital options and the creation of low-cost social media target campaigns. The Legal Forum - A local attorney will outline business entities, speak on minimizing your legal risks, and facilitate a robust Q&A covering a wide range of topics. Human Resources 101 - An industry Human Resource expert will outline the art of hiring and firing while minimizing your risks and facilitate a hands on job description work session Book Club Discussion - Each year we work through a top rated business publication throughout the course program.
522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

Monday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

November 16, 2020 - June 14, 2021
Instructor: Diane Mahoney
Location: Live ONLINE via Zoom
Fees: $699 Plus One $95

Small Business Management (SBM) Level 2
9 sessions from November 2020 to June 2021, cohort meeting one evening a month for 3 hours. This course builds on knowledge outlined in SBM Level 1. Application will be sent to attendees and scholarships and discounts will be determined upon receipt. Payment to be collected during Fall Term.

Course Content includes:
Surviving and Thriving during COVID-19
Systems
Strategic Leadership planning
Advanced Financial Management - Working through a Financials Road Map using Profit Mastery concepts. Introduce ratio analysis within your financials, and continue to expand on your business strategic planning so you feel more connected with your business.

Trends and analytics - Develop tracking techniques for overall Online Media plans and introduce Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and how it can benefit your business

Creating Sales Plans - Deep Dive into your sales planning goals for better traction, and work on obtaining and retaining employees

Employee Management - How to avoid the hazards of hiring and firing.

Book Club discussion - Each year a top-rated business publication is discussed throughout the course.

Small Business Management (SBM) Level 2 9 sessions from November 2020 to June 2021, cohort meeting one evening a month for 3 hours. This course builds on knowledge outlined in SBM Level 1. Application will be sent to attendees and scholarships and discounts will be determined upon receipt. Payment to be collected during Fall Term. Course Content includes: Surviving and Thriving during . . . COVID-19 Systems Strategic Leadership planning Advanced Financial Management - Working through a Financials Road Map using Profit Mastery concepts. Introduce ratio analysis within your financials, and continue to expand on your business strategic planning so you feel more connected with your business. Trends and analytics - Develop tracking techniques for overall Online Media plans and introduce Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and how it can benefit your business Creating Sales Plans - Deep Dive into your sales planning goals for better traction, and work on obtaining and retaining employees Employee Management - How to avoid the hazards of hiring and firing. Book Club discussion - Each year a top-rated business publication is discussed throughout the course.
522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

Wednesday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

January 27, 2021 - March 17, 2021
Instructor: Lisa Woods MBA
Location: LIVE ONLINE w/ Zoom
Fees: 99

Complete Your Business Plan in Just Four Class Sessions
You'll learn how to cultivate and document:
Putting Your Ideas into Words
Forecasting Sales and Expenses
How to Reach Your Target Market
Building a Team
Using Your Plan to Manage Business
This innovative class is the only one in the area providing participants with the support and software needed to successfully complete a business plan and be ready to pitch their business idea to lenders.
Program Includes:
Three Months Free Access to LivePlan® Online Business planning tool

Class Held every other Wednesday for 4-weeks of Business Plan Class Work,
One-on-one sessions held in between class sessions.

Complete Your Business Plan in Just Four Class Sessions You'll learn how to cultivate and document: Putting Your Ideas into Words Forecasting Sales and Expenses How to Reach Your Target Market Building a Team Using Your Plan to Manage Business This innovative class is the only one in the area providing participants with the support and software needed to successfully complete a business plan and . . . be ready to pitch their business idea to lenders. Program Includes: Three Months Free Access to LivePlan® Online Business planning tool Class Held every other Wednesday for 4-weeks of Business Plan Class Work, One-on-one sessions held in between class sessions.
ONLINE
, OR

Friday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

January 29, 2021 - January 29, 2021
Instructor: Lisa Woods MBA
Location: LIVE ONLINE w/ Zoom
Fees: $25

Learn from the experts what to be doing and thinking about when going into business. This live online ZOOM course will give you the information you need, and the instructor will answer your specific questions.

Learn from the experts what to be doing and thinking about when going into business. This live online ZOOM course will give you the information you need, and the instructor will answer your specific questions.

ONLINE
, OR

Wednesday, Saturday 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

February 3, 2021 - February 10, 2021
Instructor: Gale Peterson
Location: Umpqua Business Center
Fees: $149

In this 3-class course series, you'll get an orientation and learn how to navigate QuickBooks, the most-used bookkeeping program for small business.
 Create a company file
 Set up and modify the chart of accounts
 Enter check and deposit transactions
 Reconcile bank statements
 Create and Study Income Statements and Profit and Loss reports
 and More!

Live interactive class format allows you to ask questions and get specific help with your bookkeeping needs.

In this 3-class course series, you'll get an orientation and learn how to navigate QuickBooks, the most-used bookkeeping program for small business.  Create a company file  Set up and modify the chart of accounts  Enter check and deposit transactions  Reconcile bank statements  Create and Study Income Statements and Profit and Loss reports  and More! Live interactive class format allows you . . . to ask questions and get specific help with your bookkeeping needs.
522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

Friday, Saturday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

February 5, 2021 - February 6, 2021
Instructor: Lisa Woods MBA
Location: Live ONLINE via Zoom
Fees: $425.00

Preparing for the CCB exam, class provides the education required to obtain the CCB license. This program also includes the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 2nd edition. Exams consist of 4 Lessons:
Lesson 1 - OR Construction, Employees, Subcontractors
Lesson 2 - Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building Envelope
Lesson 3 - Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law
Lesson 4 - Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes Students must pass each exam with 70% or higher. Once all the exams are passed the student can then apply for their CCB license
**Fall 2020—DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, THESE CLASSES WILL BE PRESENTED USING ZOOM.**
CLIENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS CLASS:
1. COMPUTER WITH CAMERA OR A LAPTOP WITH CAMERA (CANNOT USE PHONE)
2. HIGH SPEED INTERNET
3. ABILITY TO USE ZOOM ONLINE
SHOULD YOU HAVE TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES, UCC SBDC MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE TECHNOLOGY FOR TRAINING DATES. Please Call 541-440-7824 for details.

Preparing for the CCB exam, class provides the education required to obtain the CCB license. This program also includes the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 2nd edition. Exams consist of 4 Lessons: Lesson 1 - OR Construction, Employees, Subcontractors Lesson 2 - Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building . . . Envelope Lesson 3 - Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law Lesson 4 - Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes Students must pass each exam with 70% or higher. Once all the exams are passed the student can then apply for their CCB license **Fall 2020—DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, THESE CLASSES WILL BE PRESENTED USING ZOOM.** CLIENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS CLASS: 1. COMPUTER WITH CAMERA OR A LAPTOP WITH CAMERA (CANNOT USE PHONE) 2. HIGH SPEED INTERNET 3. ABILITY TO USE ZOOM ONLINE SHOULD YOU HAVE TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES, UCC SBDC MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE TECHNOLOGY FOR TRAINING DATES. Please Call 541-440-7824 for details.

Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

February 9, 2021 - April 14, 2020
Instructor: D. Stribling II
Location: Live ONLINE via Zoom
Fees: 695.00

Start your career in Real Estate! Our 10 week Real Estate Brokers Pre-License training course meets the 150-hr State of Oregon requirement. This course is a hybrid, meeting Tuesday's online via Zoom, and coursework performed individually each week. Course Instructor and Principal Broker David Stribling also offers an optional all-day review Saturday, November 21st. All materials are included. Call 541-440-7824 for more information.

Start your career in Real Estate! Our 10 week Real Estate Brokers Pre-License training course meets the 150-hr State of Oregon requirement. This course is a hybrid, meeting Tuesday's online via Zoom, and coursework performed individually each week. Course Instructor and Principal Broker David Stribling also offers an optional all-day review Saturday, November 21st. All materials are included. Call . . . 541-440-7824 for more information.
ONLINE
Roseburg, OR 97470

Tuesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

February 16, 2021 - February 16, 2021
Instructor: Lisa Woods MBA
Location: LIVE ONLINE w/ Zoom
Fees: $25

Learn from the experts what to be doing and thinking about when going into business. This live online ZOOM course will give you the information you need, and the instructor will answer your specific questions.

Learn from the experts what to be doing and thinking about when going into business. This live online ZOOM course will give you the information you need, and the instructor will answer your specific questions.

ONLINE
, OR

Saturday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

February 27, 2021 - February 27, 2021
Instructor: Diana Tourney and Ofelia Lara
Location: Live ONLINE via Zoom
Fees: $225.00

Successful contractors learn very quickly that it takes more than being a craftsman. The mark of a thriving business is an owner that has a solid understanding of the back office processes for their business. This requires an owner with a solid foundation in business processes, recordkeeping and the ability to develop estimates that are fair to the contractor and client. Work with experienced accounting and contracting professionals to help you learn how to manage this 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, or hone in on best practices if you're already in business. This training is also accompanied by 1:1 coaching through the SBDC to provide valuable insights into the specifics of your business.Topics covered include:
•Documents required by CCB you must retain and have signed
• Learn how owners are paid by the business.
• Navigate the basics of bookkeeping
• Entering Revenues (including how to handle customer pre-payments)
• Entering Cost of Goods Sold
• Entering General and Administrative Expenses
• Assets, Liabilities & Equity
• Taxes for the self-employed
• Job Costing
• Subcontractors
• Marketing Materials & Review
• Estimating Inputs
• Estimating Tools
• Estimating: The Art & Science
• Free SBDC 1:1 Coaching

This 8 hour course provides professional development hours for your CCB License requirements.
Get started now and call 541-440-7824!

Successful contractors learn very quickly that it takes more than being a craftsman. The mark of a thriving business is an owner that has a solid understanding of the back office processes for their business. This requires an owner with a solid foundation in business processes, recordkeeping and the ability to develop estimates that are fair to the contractor and client. Work with experienced . . . accounting and contracting professionals to help you learn how to manage this 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, or hone in on best practices if you're already in business. This training is also accompanied by 1:1 coaching through the SBDC to provide valuable insights into the specifics of your business.Topics covered include: •Documents required by CCB you must retain and have signed • Learn how owners are paid by the business. • Navigate the basics of bookkeeping • Entering Revenues (including how to handle customer pre-payments) • Entering Cost of Goods Sold • Entering General and Administrative Expenses • Assets, Liabilities & Equity • Taxes for the self-employed • Job Costing • Subcontractors • Marketing Materials & Review • Estimating Inputs • Estimating Tools • Estimating: The Art & Science • Free SBDC 1:1 Coaching This 8 hour course provides professional development hours for your CCB License requirements. Get started now and call 541-440-7824!
LIVE Online Via Zoom
, OR

Wednesday, Saturday 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

March 3, 2021 - March 13, 2021
Instructor: Gale Peterson
Location: Umpqua Business Center
Fees: $179

In this 4-class course series, contractors get an orientation and learn how to navigate QuickBooks, the most-used bookkeeping program for small business.
 Create a company file
 Set up and modify the chart of accounts
 Enter check and deposit transactions
 Record debit and credit card transactions
 Track a job from estimate to invoice to receipt of payment
 Produce change orders
 Run reports including job costing

All materials and technology are included.

In this 4-class course series, contractors get an orientation and learn how to navigate QuickBooks, the most-used bookkeeping program for small business.  Create a company file  Set up and modify the chart of accounts  Enter check and deposit transactions  Record debit and credit card transactions  Track a job from estimate to invoice to receipt of payment  Produce change orders  Run . . . reports including job costing All materials and technology are included.
522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

Thursday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

March 4, 2021 - March 4, 2021
Instructor: Lisa Woods MBA
Location: LIVE ONLINE w/ Zoom
Fees: $25

Learn from the experts what to be doing and thinking about when going into business. This live online ZOOM course will give you the information you need, and the instructor will answer your specific questions.

Learn from the experts what to be doing and thinking about when going into business. This live online ZOOM course will give you the information you need, and the instructor will answer your specific questions.

ONLINE
, OR

Friday, Saturday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

March 5, 2021 - March 6, 2021
Instructor: Lisa Woods MBA
Location: Live ONLINE via Zoom
Fees: $425.00

Preparing for the CCB exam, class provides the education required to obtain the CCB license. This program also includes the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 2nd edition. Exams consist of 4 Lessons:
Lesson 1 - OR Construction, Employees, Subcontractors
Lesson 2 - Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building Envelope
Lesson 3 - Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law
Lesson 4 - Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes Students must pass each exam with 70% or higher. Once all the exams are passed the student can then apply for their CCB license
**Fall 2020—DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, THESE CLASSES WILL BE PRESENTED USING ZOOM.**
CLIENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS CLASS:
1. COMPUTER WITH CAMERA OR A LAPTOP WITH CAMERA (CANNOT USE PHONE)
2. HIGH SPEED INTERNET
3. ABILITY TO USE ZOOM ONLINE
SHOULD YOU HAVE TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES, UCC SBDC MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE TECHNOLOGY FOR TRAINING DATES. Please Call 541-440-7824 for details.

Preparing for the CCB exam, class provides the education required to obtain the CCB license. This program also includes the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 2nd edition. Exams consist of 4 Lessons: Lesson 1 - OR Construction, Employees, Subcontractors Lesson 2 - Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building . . . Envelope Lesson 3 - Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law Lesson 4 - Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes Students must pass each exam with 70% or higher. Once all the exams are passed the student can then apply for their CCB license **Fall 2020—DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, THESE CLASSES WILL BE PRESENTED USING ZOOM.** CLIENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS CLASS: 1. COMPUTER WITH CAMERA OR A LAPTOP WITH CAMERA (CANNOT USE PHONE) 2. HIGH SPEED INTERNET 3. ABILITY TO USE ZOOM ONLINE SHOULD YOU HAVE TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES, UCC SBDC MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE TECHNOLOGY FOR TRAINING DATES. Please Call 541-440-7824 for details.

Friday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

March 19, 2021 - March 19, 2021
Instructor: Lisa Woods MBA
Location: LIVE ONLINE w/ Zoom
Fees: $25

Learn from the experts what to be doing and thinking about when going into business. This live online ZOOM course will give you the information you need, and the instructor will answer your specific questions.

Learn from the experts what to be doing and thinking about when going into business. This live online ZOOM course will give you the information you need, and the instructor will answer your specific questions.

ONLINE
, OR

Friday, Saturday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

April 2, 2021 - April 3, 2021
Instructor: Lisa Woods MBA
Location: Live ONLINE via Zoom
Fees: $425.00

Preparing for the CCB exam, class provides the education required to obtain the CCB license. This program also includes the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 2nd edition. Exams consist of 4 Lessons:
Lesson 1 - OR Construction, Employees, Subcontractors
Lesson 2 - Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building Envelope
Lesson 3 - Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law
Lesson 4 - Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes Students must pass each exam with 70% or higher. Once all the exams are passed the student can then apply for their CCB license
**Fall 2020—DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, THESE CLASSES WILL BE PRESENTED USING ZOOM.**
CLIENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS CLASS:
1. COMPUTER WITH CAMERA OR A LAPTOP WITH CAMERA (CANNOT USE PHONE)
2. HIGH SPEED INTERNET
3. ABILITY TO USE ZOOM ONLINE
SHOULD YOU HAVE TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES, UCC SBDC MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE TECHNOLOGY FOR TRAINING DATES. Please Call 541-440-7824 for details.

Preparing for the CCB exam, class provides the education required to obtain the CCB license. This program also includes the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 2nd edition. Exams consist of 4 Lessons: Lesson 1 - OR Construction, Employees, Subcontractors Lesson 2 - Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building . . . Envelope Lesson 3 - Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law Lesson 4 - Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes Students must pass each exam with 70% or higher. Once all the exams are passed the student can then apply for their CCB license **Fall 2020—DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, THESE CLASSES WILL BE PRESENTED USING ZOOM.** CLIENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS CLASS: 1. COMPUTER WITH CAMERA OR A LAPTOP WITH CAMERA (CANNOT USE PHONE) 2. HIGH SPEED INTERNET 3. ABILITY TO USE ZOOM ONLINE SHOULD YOU HAVE TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES, UCC SBDC MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE TECHNOLOGY FOR TRAINING DATES. Please Call 541-440-7824 for details.

Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

April 13, 2021 - April 20, 2021
Instructor: Gale Peterson
Location: Umpqua Business Center
Fees: $149

In this 3-class course series, you'll get an orientation and learn how to navigate QuickBooks, the most-used bookkeeping program for small business.
 Create a company file
 Set up and modify the chart of accounts
 Enter check and deposit transactions
 Reconcile bank statements
 Create and Study Income Statements and Profit and Loss reports
 and More!

Live interactive class format allows you to ask questions and get specific help with your bookkeeping needs.

In this 3-class course series, you'll get an orientation and learn how to navigate QuickBooks, the most-used bookkeeping program for small business.  Create a company file  Set up and modify the chart of accounts  Enter check and deposit transactions  Reconcile bank statements  Create and Study Income Statements and Profit and Loss reports  and More! Live interactive class format allows you . . . to ask questions and get specific help with your bookkeeping needs.
522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

April 20, 2021 - May 11, 2021
Instructor: D. Stribling II
Location: Live ONLINE via Zoom
Fees: 599.00

Get prepared to take the State of Oregon Property Manager License Exam. This course is the fastest way to qualify to take the exam which covers the role of property managers, tenant relations, fair housing, lease agreements and more. You must attend all evening class sessions, and have online capacity to complete the self-study portion of this course.
Taught by an experienced Property Manager. For information call 541-440-7824 or email sbdc.info@umpqua.edu. All materials provided.

Get prepared to take the State of Oregon Property Manager License Exam. This course is the fastest way to qualify to take the exam which covers the role of property managers, tenant relations, fair housing, lease agreements and more. You must attend all evening class sessions, and have online capacity to complete the self-study portion of this course. Taught by an experienced Property Manager. For . . . information call 541-440-7824 or email sbdc.info@umpqua.edu. All materials provided.

Saturday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

April 24, 2021 - April 24, 2021
Instructor: Diana Tourney and Ofelia Lara
Location: Live ONLINE via Zoom
Fees: $225.00

Successful contractors learn very quickly that it takes more than being a craftsman. The mark of a thriving business is an owner that has a solid understanding of the back office processes for their business. This requires an owner with a solid foundation in business processes, recordkeeping and the ability to develop estimates that are fair to the contractor and client. Work with experienced accounting and contracting professionals to help you learn how to manage this 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, or hone in on best practices if you're already in business. This training is also accompanied by 1:1 coaching through the SBDC to provide valuable insights into the specifics of your business.Topics covered include:
•Documents required by CCB you must retain and have signed
• Learn how owners are paid by the business.
• Navigate the basics of bookkeeping
• Entering Revenues (including how to handle customer pre-payments)
• Entering Cost of Goods Sold
• Entering General and Administrative Expenses
• Assets, Liabilities & Equity
• Taxes for the self-employed
• Job Costing
• Subcontractors
• Marketing Materials & Review
• Estimating Inputs
• Estimating Tools
• Estimating: The Art & Science
• Free SBDC 1:1 Coaching

This 8 hour course provides professional development hours for your CCB License requirements.
Get started now and call 541-440-7824!

Successful contractors learn very quickly that it takes more than being a craftsman. The mark of a thriving business is an owner that has a solid understanding of the back office processes for their business. This requires an owner with a solid foundation in business processes, recordkeeping and the ability to develop estimates that are fair to the contractor and client. Work with experienced . . . accounting and contracting professionals to help you learn how to manage this 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, or hone in on best practices if you're already in business. This training is also accompanied by 1:1 coaching through the SBDC to provide valuable insights into the specifics of your business.Topics covered include: •Documents required by CCB you must retain and have signed • Learn how owners are paid by the business. • Navigate the basics of bookkeeping • Entering Revenues (including how to handle customer pre-payments) • Entering Cost of Goods Sold • Entering General and Administrative Expenses • Assets, Liabilities & Equity • Taxes for the self-employed • Job Costing • Subcontractors • Marketing Materials & Review • Estimating Inputs • Estimating Tools • Estimating: The Art & Science • Free SBDC 1:1 Coaching This 8 hour course provides professional development hours for your CCB License requirements. Get started now and call 541-440-7824!
LIVE Online Via Zoom
, OR

Friday, Saturday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

April 30, 2021 - May 1, 2021
Instructor: Lisa Woods MBA
Location: Live ONLINE via Zoom
Fees: $425.00

Preparing for the CCB exam, class provides the education required to obtain the CCB license. This program also includes the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 2nd edition. Exams consist of 4 Lessons:
Lesson 1 - OR Construction, Employees, Subcontractors
Lesson 2 - Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building Envelope
Lesson 3 - Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law
Lesson 4 - Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes Students must pass each exam with 70% or higher. Once all the exams are passed the student can then apply for their CCB license
**Fall 2020—DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, THESE CLASSES WILL BE PRESENTED USING ZOOM.**
CLIENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS CLASS:
1. COMPUTER WITH CAMERA OR A LAPTOP WITH CAMERA (CANNOT USE PHONE)
2. HIGH SPEED INTERNET
3. ABILITY TO USE ZOOM ONLINE
SHOULD YOU HAVE TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES, UCC SBDC MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE TECHNOLOGY FOR TRAINING DATES. Please Call 541-440-7824 for details.

Preparing for the CCB exam, class provides the education required to obtain the CCB license. This program also includes the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 2nd edition. Exams consist of 4 Lessons: Lesson 1 - OR Construction, Employees, Subcontractors Lesson 2 - Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building . . . Envelope Lesson 3 - Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law Lesson 4 - Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes Students must pass each exam with 70% or higher. Once all the exams are passed the student can then apply for their CCB license **Fall 2020—DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, THESE CLASSES WILL BE PRESENTED USING ZOOM.** CLIENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS CLASS: 1. COMPUTER WITH CAMERA OR A LAPTOP WITH CAMERA (CANNOT USE PHONE) 2. HIGH SPEED INTERNET 3. ABILITY TO USE ZOOM ONLINE SHOULD YOU HAVE TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES, UCC SBDC MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE TECHNOLOGY FOR TRAINING DATES. Please Call 541-440-7824 for details.

Wednesday, Saturday 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

May 5, 2021 - May 15, 2021
Instructor: Gale Peterson
Location: Umpqua Business Center
Fees: $179

In this 4-class course series, contractors get an orientation and learn how to navigate QuickBooks, the most-used bookkeeping program for small business.
 Create a company file
 Set up and modify the chart of accounts
 Enter check and deposit transactions
 Record debit and credit card transactions
 Track a job from estimate to invoice to receipt of payment
 Produce change orders
 Run reports including job costing
All materials and technology are included.

In this 4-class course series, contractors get an orientation and learn how to navigate QuickBooks, the most-used bookkeeping program for small business.  Create a company file  Set up and modify the chart of accounts  Enter check and deposit transactions  Record debit and credit card transactions  Track a job from estimate to invoice to receipt of payment  Produce change orders  Run . . . reports including job costing All materials and technology are included.
522 SE Washington Avenue
Roseburg, OR 97470

Saturday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

May 29, 2021 - May 29, 2021
Instructor: Diana Tourney and Ofelia Lara
Location: Live ONLINE via Zoom
Fees: $225.00

Successful contractors learn very quickly that it takes more than being a craftsman. The mark of a thriving business is an owner that has a solid understanding of the back office processes for their business. This requires an owner with a solid foundation in business processes, recordkeeping and the ability to develop estimates that are fair to the contractor and client. Work with experienced accounting and contracting professionals to help you learn how to manage this 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, or hone in on best practices if you're already in business. This training is also accompanied by 1:1 coaching through the SBDC to provide valuable insights into the specifics of your business. Topics covered include:
•Documents required by CCB you must retain and have signed
• Learn how owners are paid by the business.
• Navigate the basics of bookkeeping
• Entering Revenues (including how to handle customer pre-payments)
• Entering Cost of Goods Sold
• Entering General and Administrative Expenses
• Assets, Liabilities & Equity
• Taxes for the self-employed
• Job Costing
• Subcontractors
• Marketing Materials & Review
• Estimating Inputs
• Estimating Tools
• Estimating: The Art & Science
• Free SBDC 1:1 Coaching
This 8 hour course provides professional development hours for your CCB License requirements.
Get started now and call 541-440-7824!

Successful contractors learn very quickly that it takes more than being a craftsman. The mark of a thriving business is an owner that has a solid understanding of the back office processes for their business. This requires an owner with a solid foundation in business processes, recordkeeping and the ability to develop estimates that are fair to the contractor and client. Work with experienced . . . accounting and contracting professionals to help you learn how to manage this 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, or hone in on best practices if you're already in business. This training is also accompanied by 1:1 coaching through the SBDC to provide valuable insights into the specifics of your business. Topics covered include: •Documents required by CCB you must retain and have signed • Learn how owners are paid by the business. • Navigate the basics of bookkeeping • Entering Revenues (including how to handle customer pre-payments) • Entering Cost of Goods Sold • Entering General and Administrative Expenses • Assets, Liabilities & Equity • Taxes for the self-employed • Job Costing • Subcontractors • Marketing Materials & Review • Estimating Inputs • Estimating Tools • Estimating: The Art & Science • Free SBDC 1:1 Coaching This 8 hour course provides professional development hours for your CCB License requirements. Get started now and call 541-440-7824!
LIVE Online Via Zoom
, OR

Friday, Saturday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

June 4, 2021 - June 5, 2021
Instructor: Lisa Woods MBA
Location: Live ONLINE via Zoom
Fees: $425.00

Preparing for the CCB exam, class provides the education required to obtain the CCB license. This program also includes the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 2nd edition. Exams consist of 4 Lessons:
Lesson 1 - OR Construction, Employees, Subcontractors
Lesson 2 - Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building Envelope
Lesson 3 - Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law
Lesson 4 - Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes Students must pass each exam with 70% or higher. Once all the exams are passed the student can then apply for their CCB license
**Fall 2020—DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, THESE CLASSES WILL BE PRESENTED USING ZOOM.**
CLIENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS CLASS:
1. COMPUTER WITH CAMERA OR A LAPTOP WITH CAMERA (CANNOT USE PHONE)
2. HIGH SPEED INTERNET
3. ABILITY TO USE ZOOM ONLINE
SHOULD YOU HAVE TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES, UCC SBDC MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE TECHNOLOGY FOR TRAINING DATES. Please Call 541-440-7824 for details.

Preparing for the CCB exam, class provides the education required to obtain the CCB license. This program also includes the CCB exam which covers the content in the NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 2nd edition. Exams consist of 4 Lessons: Lesson 1 - OR Construction, Employees, Subcontractors Lesson 2 - Oregon Code, Safety, Environmental Issues, Building . . . Envelope Lesson 3 - Bids & Estimates, Contracts, Project Management, Lien Law Lesson 4 - Business Structure, Business Finance, Business Taxes Students must pass each exam with 70% or higher. Once all the exams are passed the student can then apply for their CCB license **Fall 2020—DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS, THESE CLASSES WILL BE PRESENTED USING ZOOM.** CLIENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS CLASS: 1. COMPUTER WITH CAMERA OR A LAPTOP WITH CAMERA (CANNOT USE PHONE) 2. HIGH SPEED INTERNET 3. ABILITY TO USE ZOOM ONLINE SHOULD YOU HAVE TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES, UCC SBDC MAY BE ABLE TO PROVIDE TECHNOLOGY FOR TRAINING DATES. Please Call 541-440-7824 for details.

Saturday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

June 26, 2021 - June 26, 2021
Instructor: Diana Tourney and Ofelia Lara
Location: Live ONLINE via Zoom
Fees: $225.00

Successful contractors learn very quickly that it takes more than being a craftsman. The mark of a thriving business is an owner that has a solid understanding of the back office processes for their business. This requires an owner with a solid foundation in business processes, recordkeeping and the ability to develop estimates that are fair to the contractor and client. Work with experienced accounting and contracting professionals to help you learn how to manage this 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, or hone in on best practices if you're already in business. This training is also accompanied by 1:1 coaching through the SBDC to provide valuable insights into the specifics of your business. Topics covered include:
•Documents required by CCB you must retain and have signed
• Learn how owners are paid by the business.
• Navigate the basics of bookkeeping
• Entering Revenues (including how to handle customer pre-payments)
• Entering Cost of Goods Sold
• Entering General and Administrative Expenses
• Assets, Liabilities & Equity
• Taxes for the self-employed
• Job Costing
• Subcontractors
• Marketing Materials & Review
• Estimating Inputs
• Estimating Tools
• Estimating: The Art & Science
• Free SBDC 1:1 Coaching
This 8 hour course provides professional development hours for your CCB License requirements.
Get started now and call 541-440-7824!

Successful contractors learn very quickly that it takes more than being a craftsman. The mark of a thriving business is an owner that has a solid understanding of the back office processes for their business. This requires an owner with a solid foundation in business processes, recordkeeping and the ability to develop estimates that are fair to the contractor and client. Work with experienced . . . accounting and contracting professionals to help you learn how to manage this 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, or hone in on best practices if you're already in business. This training is also accompanied by 1:1 coaching through the SBDC to provide valuable insights into the specifics of your business. Topics covered include: •Documents required by CCB you must retain and have signed • Learn how owners are paid by the business. • Navigate the basics of bookkeeping • Entering Revenues (including how to handle customer pre-payments) • Entering Cost of Goods Sold • Entering General and Administrative Expenses • Assets, Liabilities & Equity • Taxes for the self-employed • Job Costing • Subcontractors • Marketing Materials & Review • Estimating Inputs • Estimating Tools • Estimating: The Art & Science • Free SBDC 1:1 Coaching This 8 hour course provides professional development hours for your CCB License requirements. Get started now and call 541-440-7824!
LIVE Online Via Zoom
, OR

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