Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

The Business Design Series was created to help you turn an idea into a business. If you already have an idea and need help getting started, this class is for you!


Business Design Series is a combination of self-study and a facilitated work groups over 6 sessions.

The first day of the program you will meet for 50 minutes where you will be given 3 things:

-A list of "21.5 questions you MUST answer before you start a business."

-Several GrowthWheel worksheets that will help you make decisions about various aspects of your business.

-A reference resource list for research on the parts you don't know much about.

Once you have gone through the worksheets and questions. You are welcome to join the Work Group.

The Work Group is facilitated by a business advisor. You'll meet once a month for 5 months with people starting their own business. Together, you'll share challenges and celebrate successes while you work on the elements of your business start.

Write down the CRNs (ex. 22398) of your selected classes to register.
CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
31396 CLIMB Ctr / CLIMB / 307 06:00 PM-08:00 PM W 08-Jul-2015 thru 29-Jul-2015
Instructor: Jarvez D Hall
Tuition: $125.00 Fees: $0.00
32087 CLIMB Ctr / CLIMB / 307 06:00 PM-08:20 PM W 02-Sep-2015 thru 23-Sep-2015
Instructor: Jarvez D Hall
Tuition: $125.00 Fees: $0.00
31397 Willow Creek Center / WCC / 208 06:00 PM-08:00 PM M 03-Aug-2015 thru 24-Aug-2015
Instructor: Analizza D Lambino
Tuition: $125.00 Fees: $0.00