Portland Small Business Classes
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Our highly interactive business classes teach you how to start or grow a small business, at an unbeatable price.
We tailor our material to the unique needs of beginning entrepreneurs and very small businesses (1-5 employees). We get your struggle, and are eager to help you succeed.
Our small business classes include:
Foundations I: A six-week course that covers the core competencies needed to start a small business.
Foundations II: A four-week advanced class building on your business skills, using your own business as the textbook.
Mercy Corps Northwest hosts the only Women’s Business Center in Oregon, providing funds and other resources to help entrepreneurs become self-sufficient.
Mercy Corps NW is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the US Small Business Administration (SBA) All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.