Business Resource Center Events

Training & Business Programs

Check out the list of training an business programs below. Check back often to stay informed as the list will be updated regularly as more dates and topics are added to our learning programs presented throughout the year.

TIPS April

Earn Your TIPS® Certification 

FREE TIPS Training & Certification

April 2 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Neeley Hospitality and Conference Center at Terra State


Pitch Challenge

2024 Pitch Challenge
(Download PPT)

Students in grades 9-12 and in Erie & Huron Counties are invited to participate in a competition to prepare and perform a
business elevator pitch!



Thursday, March 21



business law

Legal Series 1: Business Law

Too often, business owners don't find out about their legal risks until they occur. Take this session and be prepared. Presented by Chris Corpus

Thursday, November 30th at 7PM


New Product Development 3

You will have a general understanding of the QVC playbook and will learn how to get the first sale. Presented by Dave Lupyan

Tuesday, November 21st at 7PM

New Product Dev

New Product Development 2

 You will be able to establish a value proposition, the features and benefits of your product or service. In addition, you will receive a general idea of manufacturing a physical product. Presented by Dave Lupyan



Thursday, November 14th at 7PM


Jason ConKlin

On the Menu: The Basics of Budgeting

Our next topic on the menu is "The Basics of Budgeting" with speaker, Jason Conklin, owner of JConklin Consulting. 

Monday, November 13th, 2023
12-1 pm

One page plan

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide

In this webinar, you will learn how to write a one-page business plan. You'll see the elements of the one-page business plan, including identifying the problem your business solves, your value proposition, your target audience and much more.

December 6, 2023, 1:00pm EST

W2 Employee

How to Transition from W2 Employee to Employer

In this webinar, we will explore the different types of business ownership models, such as start-ups, purchasing an existing business and franchising.

November 21, 2023, 1:00pm EST


Setting the Course

Setting the Course

Sawmill Creek Resorts
Willows Hall
400 Sawmill Creek Dr.
Huron, OH 44839
Tuesday, August 8 at 4:30 p.m.

Online vs. Storefront

Online vs. Storefront

Main Street Vermilion 
685 Main St
Vermilion, OH 44089
Tuesday, July 11, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. EST

Know the Numbers

Know the Numbers

Norwalk Economic Development Center
12 Benedict Ave
Norwalk, OH 44857
Thursday, July 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. EST

Canva Class for Beginners

Canva Class for Beginners

Terra State Community College
Doepker Center
Fremont, OH
Friday, June 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Don’t see the topic you have in mind?

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