Small Business Management Program


Fritz Ellett
Small Business Counseling Specialist/Small Business Management Instructor, (541) 506-6124

The Small Business Management (SBM) program teaches business owners skills on reaching goals and increasing profitability with a focus on financial control.

About the Program

The SBM program includes 30 hours of classroom instruction and 20 hours of personalized coaching.

A few benefits you can expect from the program:

  • Increased profitability
  • A more efficient organization
  • More time to work on your business, rather than in your business

Unbeatable value!  All this for only $595 per company.  This program is valued at over $3,000.  A spouse or business partner can also attend for no additional charge.

Program dates: September - June

Resources (2016 - 17)


  • Limited to 10 non-competing businesses located in the Columbia Gorge region
  • In business at least 1 year
  • Ability to produce financial statements
  • Commitment to working on improving your business

Testimonials from Past SBM Participaints

" is worth much more than I paid to participate.- Christie Galon, President, SCG Enterprises Inc.

" was well worth attending and I would encourage all businesses to take part." - Matt Seckora, Owner, Seckora Consulting LLC

"...we learned a lot about financial management techniques and would recommend this program to other business owners." Clint Harris, Pine Street Bakery, Hood River Oregon.