Lane Small Business Development Center
Business Advising & Training Services
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Helping Build Oregon's
Best Businesses
 

                

High Impact--Low Cost: Business Solutions

Small Business Management & Employee Management Programs Begin Soon.

The Single Most Important Factor in Employee Retention Is the Manager--Be Better

Join a Program Today!

Call 541.463.6200 or Email LaneSBDC.com.

 

Check Out Our Summer 2015 Workshop Schedule


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Boutique Feed Store Capitalizes on Success in the Backyard

Boutique Feed Store Capitalizes on Success in the Backyard

Owner, Bill Bezuk says, “The Lane SBDC provided people with business experience to hear my ideas.” and “They were particularly helpful in helping me review my business plan.”

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Broadway Apothecary

Broadway Apothecary

"The Small Business Management Program has been the absolute best investment I have made in my business and myself since becoming a business owner." —Kate James

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Century Lighting

Century Lighting

“We recommend the class [SBM] to anyone who runs a business,” Suzanne says. The class “is so worth the time.” —Joe and Suzanne Cavanagh

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Divine Cupcake

Divine Cupcake

“The success of our business is a direct result of having been challenged by the great instructors at the SBDC.”Emily Downing-Moore

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Eugene Textile Center

Eugene Textile Center

“The individual advising time continues to be enormously helpful and the opportunity to network with other new business owners has been very valuable. —Susie Liles

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Local Editor Helps Authors Self-Publish with Style

Local Editor Helps Authors Self-Publish with Style

“I know I wouldn’t be where I am now without the Small Business Management Program." —Patricia Marshal

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Massage Therapist Benefits from Participation

Massage Therapist Benefits from Participation

“I probably could have used the SBDC curricula a long time ago.” Now in her second year of the program, Jennifer says, “I didn’t realize how helpful the program would be.”—Jennifer Olsen

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Premium Efficiency

Premium Efficiency

The Small Business Management Program "has helped us to be better managers," mainly by teaching the benefits of "being more proactive…and checking-in more often" with employees. —Zach Erdmann

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Uncommon Opportunity Comes From Within

Uncommon Opportunity Comes From Within

“I think about what I learned in the Small Business Management Program every day, the need for networking, keeping the costs down, working on the margins, that everything you do is marketing.” —Eva Promen, Owner of Uncommon Scents at the Meridian

Vanilla Jill's  Frozen Yogurt Shop

Vanilla Jill's Frozen Yogurt Shop

Fall 2012 Small Business Owner Highlight

Thanks to Small Business Development Center support, owners, Megan and Tim Stevens, have the confidence to “orchestrate the risks and enjoy the adventure,” of being local business owners. They grew their business from one store to three while in the SBM program.

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The American Dream

Owner's highlights and success stories.

News, Announcements, & Events

07/28/2015 - Don’ts in Raising Capital
There are also some major “don’ts” in raising capital. These can be deal killers, so be mindful of each...
06/18/2015 - Tip of the Week - Visit to the Foreign Market
Large retailers make direct visits to foreign markets for their purchases, and small businesses can too. Buyers who...
- Business Advising Available to Assist Small Business
The Lane SBDC offers entrepreneurial education and mentorship programs, and services to Lane County Businesses. No cost, hourly business...

Serving All Stages of Business

Start a Business Start a Business
Start and grow your business into a profitable enterprise.
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Growing the Business Growing the Business

Take your business to the next level.


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Business Tools and Resources for Lane County
Resources for area businesses.



No-Cost Business Advising


Business advisors are available to guide you through the process, assist with workshop, class and resource referrals. All advising is professional, confidential, and no-cost to your business.

"I would recommend the SBDC to anyone starting a business or just wanting to grow their small business.” —Kim Powell, Avenue Tattoo


Mission

Helping Build Oregon's Best Businesses

Invest, Support, and Advance Lane County's Economy by Providing Business Development Advising and Training Services.


                      

Human Resource Management Courses Offered

SHRM® Essentials of Human Resource Management and Test Prep courses are generally held twice a  year. Call 541.463.6200 for details. Contact Dennis Carr for program information at 541.463.5585.





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Lane SBDC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Service Provider.