Small Business Development Center

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Build a Profitable and Rewarding Small Business

The Oregon Small Business Development Center at Portland Community College has helped thousands of business owners in the Portland, OR metro region over the last 35+ years. We combine one-on-one business advising with training programs taught by business experts, giving small business clients the resources they need to grow. We’ve celebrated many successes with clients at all stages of business development.

We encourage you to attend our no-cost Intro to SBDC orientation. At orientation, you will:

  • America's SBDC OregonIdentify where your business is on the small business growth curve
  • Discover education opportunities, advising services, and other resources available to you
  • Create a plan for action to guide your next steps in your business journey

Register for Orientation

SBDC Course Schedule


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