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.

Upcoming Classes View a list of upcoming Small Business Education classes in English and Spanish.
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Virtual Classroom View class listings 
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Small Business Education Team Meet our team in the Small Business Education Program.
Small Business Education Team
Business Resource Partners View our partners in our Small Business Education Program.
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Podcasts Listen to the team discuss various small business topics that might be affecting your business.
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COVID Resources Review the cumulative list of resources by agencies in Nevada, including grants, loans and Nevada recovery mandates.
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September 17, 2021,

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Learn about the core behavioral styles and skills to be successful in communication.


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. 


T: (702) 388-6611

T: (775) 222-0401

Latin Chamber of Commerce logo

Latin Chamber of Commerce - The Mission of the Latin Chamber of Commerce is to promote the success of small businesses by facilitating positive business, cultural, and educational relationships.


  •  Peter Guzman -
  • Beatriz Saenz -

T: (702) 385-7367


Upcoming Events


Recent Reports, Fact Sheets, News Articles, Videos...

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Why Small Businesses Need to Practice Quality Control | SBEP Operations Class

Learn the importance of developing and implementing a quality control process for your small business.

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How to Really Start a Business in Nevada | SBEP Startup Class

Have you ever really wanted to know how to start a small business in Nevada? If so, this is the video for you! We go over everything you need to launch your business, from entity structuring to marketing and launching your new venture.

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Taxes in an LLC and Owner's Compensation | SBEP Finance Class

Is your LLC under the correct tax structure? Are you paying yourself correctly? In this class, you'll learn how to understand your LLC tax structure, get paid as an owner, and pay employee taxes and Nevada taxes.


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
Farrah Stockett
Program Contact

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