The North Idaho SBDC offers a continual schedule of affordable workshops; each designed to teach practical, hands-on business management skills.

Our trainings range in content from introductory to advanced. Topics include marketing, cash flow, financial statements, bookkeeping, accounting, e-business, exporting and much more.


Building a Profitable Business Series

We encourage our clients interested in Business Coaching to take a core series of business fundamental workshops. Knowledge gained in the workshops enable the client and the coach to “speak the same language” and get results faster.


Building a web presence may seem like a daunting task, but our eCommerce workshops will help you navigate with ease through topics such as web presence, web site design, taking online payments, and how to improve your search engine rankings.


Business financials are not for paying taxes…they are essential for making good business decisions. In our Financial Workshops, you will gain an understanding of essential financial statements, learn how to use financial analysis tools and make decisions that will drive business success.

Industry Specific


If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. In our Managing Business workshops, you will learn key elements to improve your day to day operations. Subjects covered include business planning, hiring, operational productivity, and business efficiency.

Marketing and Sales

Marketing is the engine of your business. In our Marketing and Sales series of workshops, you’ll learn the key ingredients of a sound strategy for profit.

Start Up Assistance

Do you have an idea for a new business but are not sure where to start? Our Start-Up Assistance workshops will help you to plan for success. From selecting the best legal entity option, to writing a winning business plan, to navigating business taxes – these classes will get you on your way to being a business owner.

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