Business Basics – Hiring and Firing

Learn the basic rules of sound human resource management. Course covers frequent problem areas in human resources: wage and hour laws, hiring processes, progressive discipline, benefits of contractor vs. employee, tax credits when hiring, on-the-job training, incumbent worker training, wrongful termination, required employer posters, and more! Adam Sangster, Apex Human Resources, Gary Palmer, MT Dept

Business Basics – Introduction to Small Business Planning

This FREE workshop is designed to get you over the hurdle of getting started on the critical ongoing planning that is essential to business success. There will also be a short presentation on how to get some helpful market size information from free government websites. Free Light Lunch (Pizza!)John Schneeberger, RCEDA. Registration Contact the Bitterroot College at

Business Basics – Financial Management Basics

Learn the basics of creating and using profit and loss, cash flow, and balance sheet statements. Also includes how to create financial projections and financial management best practices for small business. Lisa Glenn, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Registration Contact the Bitterroot College at 375-0100 or email them at bc@umontana.edu. You can register by going to

Business Class Schedules and Information

Business Class Information Information on class schedules, cost, and registration is on the Event Calendar page. Information on class course descriptions, class instructors and their bios, as well as the local financial institution and other Montana businesses that make our classes possible through their sponsorship can be found on this page. Building Bitterroot Business –