CCC's Small Business Development Center

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At CCC's Small Business Development Center, you can access a variety of resources to help your business start, grow or thrive. We provide classes and courses to help you take your business to the next level, as well as confidential, one-on-one business counseling for free. Discounts available for veterans.




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    Fall term classes will be in-person and online. Most summer term classes, events and college operations are remote due to COVID-19. For details on the Return to Campus Guide and on-campus activities, visit the Return to Campus page.

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The SBDC can help your business succeed. Here's how: 

  • Earn comprehensive support starting or growing your business through programs such as the Small Business Greenhouse
  • Improve business-related skills from marketing to accounting and much more
  • Take pre-education or continuing education courses for the Construction Contractors Board (CCB) or Landscape Contractors Board (LCB)
  • For more information about free business counseling or the Real Estate Broker’s License course, call 503-594-0738
  • Veteran discount available


The Clackamas SBDC has won the 2019 SBA Innovation and Center of Excellence Award for the state of Oregon and the SBA District 10 region. Long-time client, Marshall Doyle of Cal-Cert has won the 2019 Small Business Person of the Year for the state of Oregon.

Small Business Development Programs

Small Business Greenhouse
Small Business Management Ranch and Farm Succession
Small Business Management GrowthWheel
Preparing for the CCB Exam | El Examen del CCB Esta Incluido en Este Programa

Courses and Programs Calendar

As a busy entrepreneur, we know you've got a lot on your plate. That's why the Small Business Development Center offers courses and programs to help you solve problems, stay on top of emerging trends and keep up to date on your licensing. Below you'll find a comprehensive calendar of all of our in-depth courses, programs and workshops that will provide the small business help needed for success.

Continuing Education: Earn the credits you need for Construction Contractors Board (CCB) or Landscape Contractors Board (LCB).

Construction Contractors Board Continuing Education (CCB)

The following workshops have also been approved for Continuing Education for the Landscape Contractors Board.

  • QuickBooks Pro I
  • QuickBooks Pro II

    All courses are remote learning. For more information about free business counseling or programs and workshops, call 503-594-0738.


    • Mar 23
      To Jun 29

      Small Business Management Greenhouse

      Tuesdays, March 23-June 29, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
      Cost: $495

    • Apr 7
      To Jun 16

      Small Business Management Contractors

      Wednesdays, April 7 and 21, May 5 and 21, June 2 and 16, 6:30-8 p.m.
      Cost: $175

    • Apr 10
      To Apr 23

      Clase de Preparacion Para el Examen CCB

      Saturday, April 10, 7-10 a.m., Friday, April 16, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.,
      Saturday, April 17, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, April 23, 7-9 a.m.
      Cost: $450

    • Apr 13
      To May 25

      Property Management

      Tuesdays, April 13-May 25, 6-8:50 p.m.
      Cost: $600

    • Apr 15
      To Jun 17

      Farm and Ranch SBM

      Thursdays, April 15, May 20, June 17, 1-4 p.m.
      Cost: $175

    • Apr 21
      To May 19

      QuickBooks I

      Wednesdays, April 21-May 19, 6-8:50 p.m.
      Cost: $269

    • Apr 24

      Recordkeeping and Estimating

      Saturday, April 24, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
      Cost: $225

    • Apr 30
      To May 1

      Preparing for the CCB Exam

      Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
      Cost: $450

    • May 6

      Going Into Business

      Thursday, May 6, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
      Cost: Free

    • May 8
      To May 21

      Clase de Preparacion Para el Examen CCB

      Saturday, May 8, 7-10 a.m., Friday, May 14, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
      Saturday, May 15, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, May 21, 7-9 a.m.
      Cost: $450

    To register, please contact Kathy Nishimoto at 503-594-0734 or

    QuickBooks classes with Catherine Weesner

    Construction Contractors Board classes with Ofeila Lara

    Business classes with Robert Campbell