Small Business Development Webinar Series

A FREE interactive learning opportunity for small businesses in Montana sponsored by Montana State University Extension, Small Business Development Centers (Montana Department of Commerce and US Small Business Administration), and the Montana Economic Developers Association.

For more information about this webinar series please email Joel Schumacher


December 3, 2020 11:00 AM Engineering Growth in the Wake of COVID
Speaker:  Jason Nitschke, Vice President of Great Falls Development Authority 

Small Business Webinar, December 3, 2020

You can either use your computer mic and speakers (if they are enabled) or phone-in at:   

+1-855-797-9485 US Toll free   
+1-415-655-0002 US Toll 
Meeting number (access code): 120 497 9683 


November 5, 2020 11:00 AM Understanding Credit Card Processing

Small Business Webinar, November 5, 2020

October 1, 2020  11:00 AM How COVID is Affecting Communities

September 3, 2020:  Accessing SBA Programs:  Your Guide to SBA Counseling, Capital, and Contracting

August 6, 2020:  Best Practices for PPP Loan Forgiveness

July 9, 2020: Tackling Unemployment Insurance

June 4, 2020: What it Means to be Open and Safe During Recovery

May 15, 2020: Protecting Your Business From Legal Liability During Reopening

May 7, 2020: Reopening Best Practices During COVID-19

April 24, 2020: Business Resiliency Guide

April 17, 2020: Hibernating Your Business During COVID-19

April 10, 2020: Prepare for Government Contracting During COVID-19

April 2, 2020: Using Opportunity Zones to Start or Grow Your Business 

March 27, 2020: Marketing, Communication and Sales During the COVID-19 Crisis

March 20, 2020: Business Crisis Toolkit: Control What You Can During COVID-19 

March 5, 2020: Three Steps to Get Your Business on a Path to Profitable Growth

February 6, 2020: A Beginner's Guide to SEO: Five Tips to Get Found Online

January 9, 2020: Quick Cybersecurity Tips to Keep Your Company Safe



December 5, 2019: Start Your Side Hustle

November 7, 2019: Business Valuation: More Art Than Science

October 3, 2019: Marketing on LinkedIn

September 5, 2019: Rethinking Innovation in Montana

August 1, 2019: Insurance for Small Business

July 11, 2019: Basic Accounting for Successful Entrepreneurs

June 6, 2019: How to Lock Down Your Sales Funnel

May 2, 2019: Creative Labor Solutions

April 22, 2019: Welcome to the LaunchPoint: A Pre-Business Webinar

April 4, 2019: Reach Customers Online with Google

March 7, 2019: Finding Customers on Instagram

 February 7, 2019: Finding Customers on Facebook

January 10, 2019: Marketing Essentials: Getting Found Online

December 6, 2018: Savvy Questions to Ask an Accountant About the New Tax Law

November 1, 2018: Strategy Sells Businesses and Buys Them Too

October 4, 2018: Crowdfunding Isn't Just Free Money

September 6, 2018: Hire For Your Peak Season & Don't Lose Money Doing It

May 3, 2018: Five Critical Customer Service Skills 

Apr. 5, 2018: Keys to Hiring the Right Employee 

March 1, 2018: Introduction to Government Contracting 

Feb. 1, 2018: Food Manufacturing 101: Get Rich and Don't GO TO JAIL!

Dec. 7, 2017: Developing Your Story: A Foundation for Funding

Oct. 5, 2017: Getting Your Small Business Online