CCC's Small Business Development Center

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At CCC's Small Business Development Center, you can access a variety of resources to help your business start, grow or thrive. We provide classes and courses to help you take your business to the next level, as well as confidential, one-on-one business counseling for free. Discounts available for veterans.

 

 

 

  • COVID-19 update

    Fall term classes will be in-person and online. Most summer term classes, events and college operations are remote due to COVID-19. For details on the Return to Campus Guide and on-campus activities, visit the Return to Campus page.

Contact Our Team

 

The SBDC can help your business succeed. Here's how: 

  • Earn comprehensive support starting or growing your business through programs such as the Small Business Greenhouse
  • Improve business-related skills from marketing to accounting and much more
  • Take pre-education or continuing education courses for the Construction Contractors Board (CCB) or Landscape Contractors Board (LCB)
  • For more information about free business counseling or the Real Estate Broker’s License course, call 503-594-0738
  • Veteran discount available

Awards

The Clackamas SBDC has won the 2019 SBA Innovation and Center of Excellence Award for the state of Oregon and the SBA District 10 region. Long-time client, Marshall Doyle of Cal-Cert has won the 2019 Small Business Person of the Year for the state of Oregon.

Small Business Development Programs

Small Business Greenhouse
Small Business Management Ranch and Farm Succession
Small Business Management GrowthWheel
Preparing for the CCB Exam | El Examen del CCB Esta Incluido en Este Programa

Courses and Programs Calendar

As a busy entrepreneur, we know you've got a lot on your plate. That's why the Small Business Development Center offers courses and programs to help you solve problems, stay on top of emerging trends and keep up to date on your licensing. Below you'll find a comprehensive calendar of all of our in-depth courses, programs and workshops that will provide the small business help needed for success.

Continuing Education: Earn the credits you need for Construction Contractors Board (CCB) or Landscape Contractors Board (LCB).

Construction Contractors Board Continuing Education (CCB)

The following workshops have also been approved for Continuing Education for the Landscape Contractors Board.

  • QuickBooks Pro I
  • QuickBooks Pro II

    All courses are remote learning. For more information about free business counseling or programs and workshops, call 503-594-0738.

     

    • Sep 29
      To Oct 27

      QuickBooks I

      Wednesdays, Sept. 29-Oct. 27, 6-8:50 p.m.
      Cost: $269

    • Oct 1
      To Oct 2

      Preparing for the CCB Exam

      Friday, Oct. 1 and Saturday, Oct. 2     , 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
      Cost: $450

    • Oct 5
      To Nov 16

      Property Management

      Tuesdays, Oct. 5-Nov. 16, 6-8:00 p.m.
      Cost: $600

    • Oct 6
      To Jun 1

      Small Business Management Contractors

      Wednesdays (only twice a month), Oct. 6-June 1, 6:30-8 p.m.
      Cost: $450

    • Oct 7

      Going Into Business

      Thursday, Oct. 7, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
      Cost: Free

    • Oct 9
      To Oct 22

      Clase de Preparacion Para el Examen CCB

      Saturday, Oct. 9, 7-10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 15, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.,
      Saturday, Oct. 16, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 22, 7-9 a.m.
      Cost: $450

    • Oct 12
      To Jan 25

      Small Business Management Greenhouse

      Tuesdays, Oct. 12-Jan. 25, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
      Cost: $495

    • Oct 21
      To Jun 16

      Farm and Ranch SBM

      Thursdays, Oct. 21-June 16, 1-4 p.m.
      Cost: $500

    • Oct 23

      Recordkeeping and Estimating

      Saturday, Oct. 23, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
      Cost: $225

    • Oct 30

      QuickBooks II

      Saturday, Oct. 30, 9 a.m.-3:50 p.m.
      Cost: $159

    To register, please visit SBDC's Events/Workshops webpage or contact Kathy Nishimoto at 503-594-0734 or kathykb@clackamas.edu.

    QuickBooks classes with Catherine Weesner

    Construction Contractors Board classes with Ofeila Lara

    Business classes with Robert Campbell