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Small Business Education Program

The Small Business Education Program aims to instruct small business owners about fundamental business concepts while providing access and direction to informational resources. Small business owners, at any stage of development, can benefit from educational opportunities and awareness of all business network resources. This is where the Small Business Education Program, with its workshops and relationships with Nevada business programs, steps in to act as a guide.

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Upcoming Classes

View a list of upcoming Small Business Education classes in English and Spanish

Business Resource Partners

View our partners in our Small Business Education Program

Business Town Halls

View an excerpt from our Small Business Town Halls

Virtual Classroom

See a list of virtual classes from the Small Business Education Team

Small Business Education Team

Meet our team in the Small Business Education Program

COVID Resources

Review the cumulative list of resources by agencies in Nevada, including grants, loans and Nevada recovery mandates


Resource Partners

Name Description Email/Phone
NV Dept of Business & Industry logo

Nevada Department of Business and Industry (B&I) - led by the State of Nevada, B&I encourages and promotes the development and growth of business to protect consumers by managing a fair and competitive regulatory environment.


T: (702) 486-2750

NV Governor's Office of Economic Development logo Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) - Committed to promote a robust, diversified, and prosperous economy stimulating business expansion and retention, encouraging entrepreneurial enterprise, attracting new business, and facilitating community development. T: (702) 486-2700
Small Business Administration logo U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) - aims help small business owners and entrepreneurs and is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses. 


(702) 388-6611

(775) 222-0401

USDA Rural Development logo U.S. Department of Agriculture - Rural Development (USDA Rural Development) - Committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America with Business Programs to provide financial backing and technical assistance to stimulate business creation and growth.


T: (775) 887-1222

Small Business Development Center logo Nevada Small Business Development Center (SBDC) - guides and assists Nevadans looking to start and grow businesses, with objectives to increase business starts, create and retain jobs, and increase access to capital. One-on-one counseling services are free and confidential.

(702) 895-5019

(800) 240-7094


Upcoming Events


Recent Reports, Fact Sheets, News Articles...

Computer that says under construction with Mike Bindrup

Build a Simple and Effective Website in a Day | SBEP Marketing Class

Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own website in a day? This is a great class for you! We discuss the easiest way to get your business online by using "build-in-browser" website tools.

Hands holding money with Mike Bindrup

How to: Qualify for a Small Business Loan | SBEP Finance Guide

This video discusses credit scores and small business loan qualification. What are the minimum qualifications? This video is from the Small Business Education Program. Visit our webpage for resources, upcoming classes, and more:

Tax forms and coffee with Mike Bindrup

How to: Pay Taxes as an LLC | SBEP Finance Guide

This video will explain how to pay taxes as an LLC. This video is from the Small Business Education Program. Visit our webpage for resources, upcoming classes, and more:


Meet the Leadership Team

Mike Bindrup
Program Leader & Contact
Buddy Borden
Program Leader & Contact
Reyna Mendez
Program Leader & Contact
Juan Salas
Program Leader & Contact
Joseph Lednicky
Program Contact

Extension Director's Office | On the campus of University of Nevada, Reno