ONLINE TRAINING

SBA

SBA Small Business Learning Center

The Small Business Learning Center is a virtual campus providing quality and targeted online training to meet the information needs of prospective and existing small business owners.

  • Encore Entrepreneurship for Women
    • This introduction to business planning is directed to women over the age of 50 who are interested in pursuing a second career and launching their own business.
  • Government Contracting 101
    • This series is designed to help small businesses understand how the government buys goods and services. There are three parts to this training program which is an overview of contracting...
  • Non-Manufacturer Rule Primer
    • This course is designed to provide an overview of the Non‐Manufacturer Rule, describing what it is, why it's important and how it's applied. See the...
  • Crime Prevention: A Guide for Small Businesses
    • The course is directed to small business owners who are concerned about crimes within and around their businesses. This module will help you become aware of how crime can affect your firm and...
  • Native American Business Primer
    • This course is designed to assist Native peoples who're thinking about starting a business, or who're in the early stages of starting a business.
  • Introduction to Franchising
    • This course presents an overview of franchising, as well as how to determine if franchising is right for you, and how to choose the right one.
  • How to Write a Business Plan
    • This course explains the importance of business planning, defines and describes the components of a business plan, and provides access to sample plans and resources that can help you develop...
  • Marketing 101: A Guide to Winning Customers
    • This course is designed to provide a basic overview of marketing. It is a practical program with real-world examples and helpful tips. The course is directed to small business owners who are...
  • How to Prepare a Loan Package
    • This course is designed to provide a basic overview of loan packaging. It is a practical program with real-world examples and helpful tips. The course is directed to small business owners who...

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Other Online Resources

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