Oakland County Business Center is offering its monthly workshops starting with a social media marketing class. The classes will be held at Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford Township. For pre-registration, visit oakgov.com/peds/calendar, or call 248-858-0783.
Social Media Marketing Part 1 is 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 2 at The fee is $40.
Pre-Business Research is 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3. This workshop is free, but pre-registration is required.
FastTrac Growth Venture (Venture Forward) is a 10-week program designed for owners, CEOs and top management team members of businesses with at least two years of operating experience. The class is 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Fridays, March 4 through May 6. The fee is $140. Applicants need to be pre-qualified.
CEED Microloan Orientation is 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 9. This workshop is free, but pre-registration is required.
Fundamentals of Starting a Business is 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, March 10. The fee is $30.
Five Keys to Successful Financial Management for Small Business is 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 16. The fee is $25.
Fundamentals of Writing a Business Plan is 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, March 17. The fee is $40, which includes all materials.
QuickBooks Essentials is 9 to 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 24. Session I is $40 per person and Session II is $40 per person. Both Sessions are $75 per person.