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SBM Program Schedule

Supporting your investment in the future of your business.

Dates & Time

The 2021-22 Small Business Management program will be held October-June. Classes are held one morning per month.


Topics range from leadership, HR, marketing, social media financials, taxes, laws and more. Apply now and tell us what areas you need support in most and we'll make sure you'll receive the class or advising support you need.


Chemeketa Center for Business & Industry
626 High Street NE
Salem, Oregon

Class Example - 2020-21 Schedule

SBM - 2020-21 Class Dates & Topics
Oct 1, 2020

Maximizing Your Strengths as a Leader 
Jon Mathis, Chemeketa Director for Professional Development & Title IX Coordinator

Take a 360 Look at Your Business with Growth Wheel
Joanne Scharer, Chemeketa SBDC Adviser

Nov 5, 2020

Practical Web Accessibility for Small Businesses
Peter Riley Osborn, CBT Nuggets Software Engineer and Web Developer

SEO and Analytics
Tyler Tanigawa, T-Mobile Sr. SEO Manager

Dec 3, 2020
The 3 Financial Statements you Need to Make Sound Business Decisions
Don Lundberg, SBDC Adviser
Jan 7, 2021
Laws Business Owners Need to Pay Attention to in 2021
Trevor Leahy, Small Business Ombudsman, Office of Small Business Assistance
Chris Cox, Payroll & Withholding Outreach Coordinator, Oregon Department of Revenue
Feb 4, 2021

Making Informed Business Decisions with Market Research
Bridget Whitehead, SBDC Market Research Institute

Email Isn't Dead: The best ways to use email to capture a captive audience
Micheal Dallas Miller, Marketing & Communications Coordinator, SEDCOR

Mar 4, 2021 HR and Employees: Beginning, Middle and End
Deborah Jeffries,  Co-President HR Answers
Apr 1, 2021 Business Operations & Practices 
Angie Oven, Owner Bridal Gallery and SBDC Adviser
and Jonathan Stephens, Solutions & Content Strategy for Stockpile Reports
May 6, 2021 Protecting Your Assets
Financials Don Lundberg, SBDC Adviser
Risk Management Karla Martinez, Education & Outreach, Department of Consumer & Business Services
Cybersecurity Oregon Center for Cybersecurity Mt Hood Community College SBDC
June 3, 2021

Year-End Celebration

Tools for Leading and Growth in DEI for Small Businesses
Matthew Ruddy, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Educator