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How to find local business classes or job skill training & improvement

Updated on July 18, 2010

 

Let your inner entrepreneur shine with these business courses and training programs.

 

  • The Small Business Training Network (SBTN) is a virtual campus providing quality and targeted online training to meet the information needs of prospective and existing small business owners.
  • SCORE helps you in mentoring advice, find an office,low-cost workshops, “How to" articles and business templates, & Online workshops and learning.
  • Business Week Online (bwcourses.com) offers training in topics ranging from technology to business. All courses are led by experts in their fields, and offer you the opportunity to interact with the instructors and other students online.
  • About University (u.about.com/) offers free email business courses on everything from public speaking to increasing business success.
  • My Own Business (myownbusiness.org) offers course  that teaches you what the common mistakes one make in the beginning and how to avoid them.
  • School for Champions (school-for-champions.com) offers free online lessons to give you a start at improving your business skills.
  • Learn That (learnthat.com/business/) offers free business tutorials and courses in a variety of subjects including career and job tutorials, small business instruction, and free management courses. Learn how to manage your business, marketing, career, and employees in these free business tutorials.
  • TrumpUniversity offers courses designed to give aspiring business owners hands-on experience in the real world and to turn the school into a resource for business leaders.
  • The Sloan School of Management provides access to hundreds of free business courses online.
  • The Entrepreneurship and Business Planning Course taught at Carnegie Mellon is a great course for new entrepreneurs.
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration offers several courses on starting a small business.
  • The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) of KutztownUniversity has one of the largest collections of free business entrepreneurship courses on the web.
  • SmallBizBee(www.smallbizbee.com) -  presents review of 85 absolutely free online business classes in Business.
  • SmallBizU (http://www.smallbizu.org)  is an online university offers a range of courses across all functional areas of small business specially for entrepreneurs and small businesses. 

Regional Help Centres:

  • The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) is a University-based economic development program which provides assistance to entrepreneurs and small businesses throughout Arkansas.
  • The SmallBusinessCenter mission is to increase the success rate and number of profitable small businesses in New Hanover and PenderCounties. They provide Seminars/classes to prospective and existing small business owners.
  • Chamber of Commerce in your region.

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      iluvceleb 

      8 years ago

      i love the tips, which includes simple yet practical tips. It was easy to follow since you already indicate the resources for online business training. Thanks and have a nice day.

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      Luna Yee - Business Courses 

      8 years ago

      Amazing writeup I'm currently looking for online business courses I can enroll to. This was very helpful I'll check out your list as soon as possible. Thanks!

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