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Helping Businesses Thrive and Grow

Learn the essential skills and tools every business owner needs to take their business to the next level.

Our Building a Profitable Business Series (Marketing Strategy for Profit, Managing People & Operations for Profit, Financial Management for Profit, and Planning for Business Success) are $29/each or you can take the whole series for $100. To receive the discount you must call in with your credit card to enroll. Call 208-665-5085
Sep
25
Tue
2018
Hiring and Retention for Growth @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Sep 25 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Bringing the right people into a company, and keeping the wrongs ones out, is as important as any activity that business owners undertake.  It is the one area where even the most astute business owners fall short. The wrong hiring decision effects growth and organizational strength. This workshop will discuss best methods in recruiting, hiring, defining job duties and responsibilities, identify talent, onboarding processes, and various compliance and regulations.
Sep
27
Thu
2018
Basic Pricing Strategies for Small Business 101 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Pricing is the most powerful business tool for profitability, competitive advantage, and meeting business objectives. Many small business owners are unsure how to price their products and services to meet their business objectives. This course will discuss the basic requirements and strategies for effective pricing, the art of increasing prices, the pros and cons of discounting, along with effective pricing management techniques for sustained profitability. Prerequisites include A basic understanding of the Profit/Loss or income statements or completion of the ISBDC course: Financial Management for Profit.
Nov
6
Tue
2018
Basic Pricing Strategies for Small Business 201 @ North Idaho Small Business Development Center
Nov 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Building on the concepts covered in the 101 Pricing Class, this second course will explore some advanced pricing strategies such as supply vs demand pricing, cross-market pricing, parametric and performance base pricing, bundled product pricing, pricing for competitive bidding, and value-added pricing. The course will also build on the basic pricing management strategies covered in the previous course. PREREQUISITES INCLUDE A basic understanding of the Profit/Loss or income statement and the Basic Pricing Strategies 101 class.