Now in Waldport! Due to larger numbers of Waldport student the previously schedule Newport class have moved to the Waldport campus.

The Small Business Development Center’s powerful Small Business Management Program starts in September and culminates with a graduation ceremony in June. For the 2018-19 academic year, we plan to have cohorts in both Waldport and Lincoln City.

Join the SBM and delve deep into the topics most critical to your success. The program features monthly three-hour classes, along with monthly one-on-one advising sessions dedicated to achieving the goals you set at the start of the program along with your advisor, which may include:

  • Improved financial management
  • Human resources & independent contractors
  • A better understanding of applicable business law and administrative rules
  • Improved marketing programs … and much more

Over the course of a three-term academic year, our participants receive:

  • Ten one-to-one, two-hour meetings with an SBDC advisor
  • Meetings with an informal support group of a number of other SBM participants
  • Nine SBM classes, plus access to more than a dozen additional sessions or workshops attended by your business peers.

Find out if the SBM is right for you!  Sign up here 

Misty Lambrecht, SBM Coordinator
541-994-4166 • 541-867-8546

“The Small Business Management Program provided me with the tools, resources and, most importantly, encouragement I needed to get my new business off to a strong start.  This program is a great asset to our community!”  Jenica H., SBM Graduate, June 2016

Apply now!

“The one-on-one with Misty has been invaluable – critical, key, vital, necessary – for the success of my business!” — Jeri K., SBM Graduate, June 2016

Not all businesses are candidates for the SBM, but if your business doesn’t fit the program, have no fear. The SBDC offers a number of classes and workshops – and confidential one-on-one business advising – to help you meet your business, personal and financial goals. Find out if the SBM is right for you, by completing this online application.

To learn more, call the SBDC at 541-994-4166 or email Misty Lambrecht, the SBM Coordinator.

The Small Business Management Alumni Program is available for those businesses who have graduated from the program in the past. Membership allows your business to attend any regularly SBM class or special event during the year. There is no limit to the number of SBM classes and events you can attend.

The cost is $100

Apply below and you will be contacted for payment

I agree to pay $100 for Small Business Management Alumni Program