Online Training

In entrepreneurship and small business management, knowledge is both power and king.  There are a myriad of details an entrepreneur or small business owner must understand in order to properly and profitably manage his or her business.  Listed below are three online resources that provide you with free seminars/lectures to help you manage your business:

Small Business University:  Hosted by the State Office of the VSBDC Network, this resource provides you with training courses in Money, Management and Marketing.  It is a great first step for those looking to start a business or for those who are looking to increase their level of knowledge.  Each course is 2.5 to 3 hours in length and includes a Powerpoint presentation coupled with a lecture.

SBA Learning Center:  Hosted by the US Small Business Administration, this site provides a plethora of online classes and videos designed to assist entrepreneurs and small business owners with almost all aspects of running a business.

IRS Tax Video Library:  Staying current with taxes and not over or underpaying is critical to a small business owner.  The IRS has an excellent collection of online videos and courses to help entrepreneurs and small business owners understand and comply with all regulations.