COCC now taking applications for 2018 Small Business Management program

COCC’s Small Business Development Center is now accepting applications for their popular Small Business Management program (SBM) coming up in 2018. This well-established, yearlong program offers a unique combination of one-to-one business advising, customized to individual business needs, and practical, hands-on classroom instruction.

Participants will:

  • Develop a plan for sound growth or expansion
  • Understand their market and marketing plan
  • Plan for greater profit and returns for owners
  • Analyze their operations for better management

Here’s what a couple of participants have to say:


“Great Program! Really helped me to move my business forward”

— Jake Guynup, Grocery Bandit  (SBM Year I 2015 & SBM Year II 2016)

“This is the best investment I have ever made since culinary school!”

— Dave Flier, Rockin’ Dave’s Bistro & Backstage Lounge  (SBM Year I 2015 & SBM Year II 2016)

The SBM program is open to Central Oregon businesses that are at least one year old with at least one employee. Cost is $999 and classes start in February 2018; instructor approval is required. For more information and an application form, call 541-383-7290 or go to

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