Business Workshops & Courses

Training Services

NEWSED’s eight-week Business Basics course is designed to give students a complete and concise guide to all the essential elements of creating and growing any type of business. The course starts by attending an Orientation and upon completing the Business Basics Course a special graduation is held and access to various specialized programming: one-on-one business coaching and mentoring, loan opportunities, financial counseling, retail incubation and continued specialized training.

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Sign-up for a free Orientation to learn more about NEWSED’s small business programs and to apply for the Business Basics Course.

Business Basics Course

This NEWSED course covers the basics of business marketing, sales, financial management, and operations.

Specialized Services

Once you’ve graduated from NEWSED’s Business Basics, you’re eligible for our other trainings, financial services, and incubation programs.

NEWSED Courses & Workshops

We encourage individuals that are prospecting opening a business to attend our monthly Start-Up Business Workshop. This two-night workshop gives attendees a brief overview of the various things to consider when pursuing or growing a business. You’ll hear from our banking partners, guest speakers and get a brief rundown of our extended eight-week Business Basics Course and Orientation.

About the Start-Up Business Workshops

If you’d like to take your business education to the next level we encourage you to attend an Orientation. At Orientation you get to know us and we get to know you and your business.

More about Orientation

The Business Basics Course is a requirement for accessing NEWSED’s services, including extended business courses, loans, coaching, and incubation. In this eight-week course, entrepreneurs meet once per week for three hours with peers and business coaches to learn the basics of business marketing, sales, financial management, and operations. After completing the Business Basics Course, entrepreneurs have access to NEWSED’s full range of small business services.

About the Business Basics Course