Learning Overview

Are you ready to make your dream a reality, or to take your venture to the next level? For more than 25 years, Mountain BizWorks has helped thousands of entrepreneurs start, improve, or expand their businesses. Our business coaches and classes can help you build your confidence and your business skills.

Business Coaching

Mountain BizWorks offers highly-customized, peer-to-peer business coaching by an extensive network of successful local business owners. Our coaching helps entrepreneurs overcome obstacles, grow strategically, and create jobs. Coaching is available in English and Spanish. Learn more »

Business Classes

Mountain BizWorks offers a platform of three flagship courses to support aspiring and existing small business owners on their journey from startup to sustainable growth. All of our courses are led by experienced small business owners and use a participatory, supportive learning environment to deliver relevant, actionable skills and tools to further your business goals. Each program is also designed to create a network of peers from which you gain ideas, support, and feedback along the way.

 Foundations Business Planning Class Foundations helps aspiring entrepreneurs and existing business owners to create comprehensive business plans in order to start-up, expand, or enhance their businesses. The class meets once weekly for 3 hours for 6 weeks. Learn more »
 Alpine Business Planning Class Alpine is a newly designed course specifically for existing entrepreneurs (and often past Foundations participants) that recognize business planning doesn’t stop when the doors open. It provides a way assess the whole business model, advance a new idea that will fit within the larger business, and gain peer feedback in a confidential setting. The class meets once weekly for 3 hours for 5 weeks. Learn more »
 ScaleUp WNC ScaleUp WNC provides intensive growth strategy development and implementation assistance to two cohorts of 15 small businesses annually. This program is tailored for existing business with significant growth potential and some proven market success. Visit our ScaleUp WNC page to learn much more about the initiative and apply for upcoming cohorts.

Financial Series

Basic financial management is an essential skill for any successful small business owner. Improve your understanding and control of your small business finances with our Financial Tools and Quickbooks for Small Business classes. Learn more about these regularly offered classes here.

In Spanish / En Español

We have fluent Spanish speakers on staff who assist our Latino clients. To speak with someone about our Spanish-language classes, business coaching, and loans, please call Jill at 828-253-2834 Ext 10. También tenemos personal que hablan español para ayudar a nuestros clientes latinos. Para hablar con alguien acerca de nuestros servicios en español (clases, asesoria, y préstamos), por favor llame al 828-253-2834 Ext 10.

 

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