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Business Acumen & Skill-Building

TEDD offers workshops and training programs on a ongoing basis, all oriented toward new and existing small businesses.

We utilize experts in the areas of planning, accounting, marketing, legal and finance to provide affordable and convenient training opportunities.

We are always interested in hearing what your specific training needs are and trying to meet those needs through our classes. Contact us to let us know what you’re looking for or if you have expertise you'd like to share.

Learning Opportunities are Everywhere!

Training and Assistance in Eastern WA

SCORE Spokane

  • Starting & Planning a Business
  • Marketing
  • Financial Management
  • QuickBooks

SNAP Spokane calendar

  • Small Business Development  provides microenterprise business training & counseling to low-moderate income individuals starting or expanding a business

Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce

  • NxLevel for Entrepreneurs is a 13 week evening business planning program. Veteran scholarships may be available.

Greater Spokane Incorporated

  • Networking Events
  • Business to Government
  • Leadership Training
  • Startup Spokane has resources and events for startups and entrepreneurs in the Spokane area

Share Space Spokane

  • Online Presence & Marketing
  • WA State Tax Prep
  • Mobile Marketing Strategies
  • Intellectual Property & Business Law

Community Colleges of Spokane

  • Workforce Training
  • Small Business Boot Camp

Spokane Community College Entrepreneurship

  • Six month intensive course

Free Business Training

The Libraries of Stevens County has partnered with Lynda.com to provide all of their very long list of online courses and workshops for free. 

Check out Lynda.com
Contact the LOSC to get access

Women & Minority Owned Businesses

Get information about business training, certification, and bidding on government contracts.

WA Office of Minority & Women’s Business Enterprises

Technology

CoMotion, through the University of Washington, is a collaborative innovation hub. They have four focus areas:

IP advising, protection & licensing
Innovation training
Funding & partnerships
Startups & incubation

Learn more at CoMotion

There are also loads of technology-related workshops & courses on Lynda.com. You can get access to Lynda.com for free with your Stevens County library card.

Check out Lynda.com
Contact the LOSC to get access

Agriculture & Small Farms

Cultivating Success is a program of Washington State University. Their goal is to create and implement educational programs to increase the number and foster the success of sustainable small acerage farmers and ranchers. 

The offer courses, farmer mentorship, and experiential learning.

Learn more at Cultivating Success.