A business primer for entrepreneurs thinking about starting or growing a business

Get the important information you need to know before you start or grow your business in southern Oregon.  This 1-hour FREE orientation provides the "nuts and bolts" and more to help you succeed and is required for new SOU SBDC clients before meeting with an advisor.  Extensive handouts will be provided.

Workshop topics include:

  • SBDC Services - tools, resources and services.
  • Feasibility - Evaluating yourbusiness idea and doing the research.
  • Legal Structures - Which one is right for you and your business.
  • Registration & Licensing - State and Local Rules, Regulations and Licensing Requirements and where to go.
  • Business Plan Basics - Where to start with writing your business plan.

Upcoming Orientations

To register, click on dates listed above or call our office at 541-552-8300.

Enrollment Services
Campus Public Safety
 (541) 552-6258 (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
 (541) 552-6911 (Evenings and Weekends)
University Housing
Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520
 (541) 552-7672
Campus Map
Follow Us
SOU facebook  Follow us on Instagram  Follow us on Twitter  Subscribe to us on YouTube