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Grow My Business

If you are already in business, the next steps to success start here. Let us help you grow your business. Check out our full class listing here!

  • NEW! Business Finance Fundamentals
    If you are a business owner or manager, understanding your company finances is the foundation of success. Mastering the fundamentals of business finance can transform your accounting from a necessary evil into a means for identifying opportunities for growth. You already know your product or service, now take the time to get to know your numbers! Dealing with the financial aspects of running your company is the key to long-term survival in the business world. Make sure you are able to extract the information you need from your business records. $69
    To sign up for the next class or to check dates and location, call 541-383-7290 or email sbdc@cocc.edu or click here.


  • Beginning & Intermediate QuickBooks classes
    We offer a variety of classes to help you master your QuickBooks accounts. Click on the titles to find upcoming class dates:

    QuickBooks Pro Beginning

    Learn to set up new customer and vendor accounts, create invoices, record sales, and enter payments. $99

    QuickBooks Pro Intermediate
    Payroll, inventory, job costing, budgets and financial statements are vital to your business. Learn how to master these and more in QuickBooks. $99 

    QuickBooks Online Beginning
    Do you need to access your QuickBooks accounts when you are out of the office? QuickBooks Online is your answer. $99

     

  • Building a Business Website
    Save money by building your own WordPress website and/or learning how to administer it. Click on the titles to find upcoming class dates:

    WordPress for Your Business - Getting Started

    Every business needs a website to be viable. Save money by building your own. This class will take you through the basics. $99

    WordPress for Your Business - Beginning

    This class is for people who already have a WordPress website and need to learn how to use it. $199

    WordPress for Your Business - Intermediate

    If you have a WordPress website and have changes you'd like to make but can't find a way to do it in your theme, this is your class. $179

    WordPress for Your Business - Advanced
    Your website is up and running but you have more sophistication in mind! Spend time with an instructor doing hands-on 'lab work.' $179

     

No-cost Confidential Business Advising
If you are already in business, or once you have completed our "Business Start-Up" class, you are ready to take advantage of our no-cost, confidential business advising. Our experienced advisers can help you with:
  • access to capital
  • market research
  • international trade
  • cash flow management
  • business planning
  • systems creation
    and other issues important to your business success. It's convenient too. We can meet at our office or yours, or via the internet. Request our no-cost business advising at BizCenter.org.

Success Stories
Paul the Computer Guy
Paul Spencer, owner of
Paul the Computer Guy

"I have the technical skills to fix computers, but I didn't have the background to run a business...
My expectations were met—exceeded, in fact."


Many small businesses have used the COCC Small Business Development Center to help their businesses thrive.   
 
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Contact Us
Phone: 541-383-7290
Email: sbdc@cocc.edu