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Risk Mitigation for Your Small Business
A new training program designed to help you understand the potential threats from disasters, pandemics, or other interruptions to your small business.
Early Childhood Education Business
Early Childhood Education is an important industry in our region. Learn to manage your center or day home with this program.
Based on the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps™ program for Lean Startups, ICAP helps inventors and entrepreneurs take the right first steps in bringing new technologies and innovations to market
Start Smart
You may have an idea what your concept is but you’re not sure if it will make a profitable company. We’ll cover the importance of creating a business plan, figuring out how to determine which licenses and permits you really need, and what other resources are available to launch your new venture.
Business of Healthcare
The Business of Healthcare is an industry leadership program developed in partnership with the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center. It is designed to give small medical businesses the tools they need to implement process improvements, understand money management, create a positive customer experience and collect and make sense of data.
A list of local, regional, state and federal level resources for small businesses.
Past Training & Events
Managing Your Business Remotely: A special Web Series developed in response to COVID – 19, these webinars are designed to help you manage your business in this difficult environment. Scroll down for the full list of topics.