Smart Start: Small Business Development and Management

Thu 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
7 sessions ending Thu, Mar 9
Topic: Start-up Assistance

This is a small business development and management course designed specifically for those considering self-employment or the newly self-employed. We will take you from an idea to development, concept to reality. We will discuss the steps, strengths, weaknesses, and how to better develop and manage your small business for success. Through this course we will discuss the following:

  • Pre-planning, feasibility, motivation and your vision.
  • We teach conception to operation.
  • We will outline the concrete steps needed to successfully register and operate and manage your small business.
  • We discuss topics important to small business from A to Z including, business structure, registration, requirements, licensing, bonds and insurance, marketing, books, HR, financial reports, keeping records, credit, planning, management, and how to get funding.

Joe King has been a business instructor at MHCC for 12 years, teaching entrepreneurship, business, finance, accounting and economics. Joe has a wide and deep range of knowledge and experience in all areas of business, and can help you with startup, finance, marketing and management.

This course consists of 4 one hour live zoom classes with 3 video classes in between plus 4 advising sessions to help you plan and tailor the concepts, information, and material to your business.

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Please call if you have any questions or having any trouble getting registered. 503-491-7658 or email
Payment will be processed at time of registration.



Fee: $ 49.00