Online courses have revolutionized small business learning. Entrepreneurs can now learn anytime from anywhere. Managers and employees have the flexibility to enhance their skills on their own schedule. By accessing these multimedia-rich courses, small business owners and employees can improve their skills at their own pace.
1. SBA’s free, online courses
The Small Business Administration (SBA) offers online training addressing a variety of business topics. Most courses are self-paced and should take about 30 minutes to complete. Most require a brief online registration.
- Starting a business
- Managing a business
- Financing your business
- Government contracting
- Online tutorials on the SBIR and STTR programs, including the proposal and funding process for small business technical assistance
Visit www.sba.gov/tools/sba-learning-center to access SBA’s Small Business Learning Center.
2. IRS online learning and educational products
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offers free resources to help you learn about business taxes on your own time and at your own pace. Access training:
3. Exporting webinars
Training courses and online webinars to help learn about international trade are available in the MO SBTDC International Trade Services section.