Affordable Training

East Colorado SBDC provides business training events and workshops across thirteen counties in Northeastern Colorado. New programs are always being added so make sure to check back and connect with us on social media @eastcosbdc. 

Eaton: Becoming a Confident Communicator

September 19, 2019
5:30-7:30 pm
Free
The ability to effectively communicate is the most important life skill that individuals can develop. Effective communication is the cornerstone to strengthening relationships, building trust, getting ideas approved and resolving conflicts.

Burlington: Creating A Returning Customer

September 23, 2019
5:00-6:30 pm
Free
Investing in and delivering excellent customer service is one of the most valuable things you can do to grow your business and retain a customer. It is important to be inviting and to understand the skills involved when working and meeting with your customers.

Erie: DIY Web Development

September 24, 2019
6:00-7:45 pm
Free
Join us on September 24th, and you will learn the components that will provide you with a basic understanding of how to build a website for your business.

Evans: Google-Proofing Your Business

September 26, 2019
11:30 am-1:00 pm
Free
It’s no secret that most people feel like keeping up with Google is a moving target that shifts just when you think you have a foothold. Fortunately, several fundamental concepts of search engine optimization (SEO) have stood the test of time.

Northern Colorado Women’s Conference

October 3, 2019
7:30 am-6:00 pm
$75/attendee
Join the Colorado Small Business Development Center for a day of breakout sessions, keynote speakers, networking, one-on-one consulting, and more!

Greeley: Getting Started With Videography For Your Business

October 8, 2019
9-10 am
Free
This interactive course is for beginners and will teach you basic concepts about recording video. It will cover everything from the equipment that you need to get started on a low-cost budget, to the video software you can use to make videos that make an impact with your customers.

Windsor: ReferenceUSA – Building Business with Data Power

October 15, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Free
The Clearview Library District has ReferenceUSA, the premier online research and reference tool for area business professionals, sales reps, government agencies, marketing professionals, entrepreneurs, job seekers, and students.

Carbon Valley: Ready to Start a Business

October 15, 2019
6:00-7:45 pm
Free
This comprehensive Business Startup Orientation has been designed as a starting place for anyone who is considering jumping into business for the first or seventh time.

AgriTourism Bennett – Advance Your Community Tourism IQ!

Join Jill Corbin, Director of Destination Development with the Colorado Tourism Office, as she will discuss a broad look at all aspects of tourism in rural communities and provide you with 2019/2020 Destination Development and Grant Opportunities provided by the Colorado Tourism Office to help you get started!

Hudson: Grants Available to Small Businesses

October 23, 2019
6:00-7:45 pm
Free
Join Jesse Esparza as he provides information on how to discover the opportunities available for small business grants, resources for accessing them, and who can be eligible for these grants!

Evans: Accounting Doesn’t Need to be a Nightmare!

October 24, 2019
11:30 am-1:00 pm
Free
Learn how the Xero accounting platform can make keeping your books easier and simplify the accounting for your business with CPA Cynthia L. Finkenbinder, of Alpha Omega Accounting, LLC, and take the terror out of accounting for your business.

Erie: Business Planning Basics

November 5, 2019
6:00-7:45 pm
Free
A business plan is not only a tool for seeking finance – but it’s also a blueprint for your small business! This session explores the steps to take to complete your business plan, resources available to support this process, and how to use your business plan.

Windsor: Instagram for Small Business

November 19, 2019
12:00-2:00 pm
Free
During Instagram for Small Business, Amy Alcorn of Aspen Grove Marketing will teach about the power and potential of leveraging Instagram for business.

Erie: Ready to Start a Business

Ready to start a business in Colorado? This comprehensive Business Startup Orientation has been designed as a starting place for anyone who is considering jumping into business for the first or seventh time.