• February 4, 2021

    Using Social Media (TikTok) to Reach Your Clientele
    Presenter:  Adriane Good, MSU Agricultural Extension Agent, Pondera County
    Watch Here 45 minutes (You-Tube)
    Handouts (17 pages)

  • January 7, 2021
    Steering Your Business Through Change
    Presenter:  Christine Littig, Former Business Owner, COVID Specialist & Business Advisor, Missoula SBDC, University of Montana
    Watch Here 32 minutes (You-Tube)

  • December 3, 2020
    Engineering Growth in the Wake of COVID
    Presenter:  
    Jason Nitschke, Vice President of Great Falls Development Authority

    Watch Here 41 minutes (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (18 pages)

  • November 5, 2020 
    Understanding Credit Card Processing
    Presenter:  Stephanie Cummings, Senior Business Advisor, CardConnect
    Watch Here  1 hour and 3 minutes (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (27 pages)

  • October 1, 2020
    How COVID is Affecting Communities
    Presenter:  Steve Robertson, Liaison Officer, COVID Response Incident Command Staff, Missoula City County Health Department
    Watch Here 40 minutes (You-Tube) 
    There were no handouts for this webinar

  • September 3, 2020
    Accessing SBA Programs:  Your Guide to SBA Counseling, Capital, and Contracting
    Presenters:   Martin DeWitt, U.S. Small Business Administration; Andy Shirtliff, U.S. Small Business Administration; Kelly Dixon, U.S. Small Business Administration
    Watch Here 50 minutes (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (19 pages) 

  • August 6, 2020
    Best Practices for PPP Loan Forgiveness
    Presenter:  Jake Carter, JCCS Certified Public Accountant
    Watch Here 1 hour (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (8 pages)

  •  July 9, 2020
    Tackling Unemployment Insurance
    Presenter: Jordan Stordahl, University of Montana, SBDC Business Advisor
    Watch Here (45 Minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (10 pages)

  • June 4, 2020
    What it Means to be Open and Safe During Recovery
    Presenters:  Dena Johnson, MBA, ASBC, EDFP, Regional Director, SBDC, Entrepreneurial Development, Big Sky Economic Development; Kevin Scharfe, ASBC, Rock 31 Program, Manager, SBDC & Senior Business Advisor, Big Sky Economic Development 
    Watch Here (36 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handouts: 
    Behavorial Economics (18 pages) 
    Open and Safe (14 pages)

  • May 15, 2020
    Protecting Your Business From Legal Liability During Reopening|
    Presenter:  Bobbi Berkhof, Employment and Labor Law Attorney, Church, Harris, Johnson, & Williams, P.C.
    Watch Here (58 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (22 pages)

  • May 7, 2020
    Reopening Best Practices During COVID-19
    Presenter: Nathan Reiff, Business Officer, Great Falls Development Authority
    Watch Here (33 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (31 pages)

  • April 24, 2020
    Business Resiliency Guide
    Presenter:  Rich Gannon, Rural Business Advisor, Great Falls Development Authority
    Watch Here  (25 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (21 pages)

  • April 17, 2020
    Hibernating Your Business During COVID-19
    Presenter:  Barnett G. Sporkin-Morrison, Director, Food & Ag Development Center, Great Falls Development Authority
    Watch Here (46 Minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (26 pages)

  • April 10, 2020
    Prepare for Government Contracting During COVID-19
    Presenter: Lillian Sunwall, Montana PTAC
    Watch Here (33 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (34 pages)

  • April 2, 2020
    Using Opportunity Zones to Start or Grow Your Business
    Presenter:  Ben Hobbs, Special Assistant to President Trump, Domestic Policy Council
    Watch Here (33 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (12 pages)

  • March 27, 2020
    Marketing, Communication and Sales During the COVID-19 Crisis
    PresenterRich Gannon, Rural Business Advisor, Great Falls Development Authority
    Watch Here (25 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (22 pages)

  • March 20, 2020
    Business Crisis Toolkit: Control What You Can During COVID-19 
    Presenter:  Jason Nitschke, Vice President of Great Falls Development Authority
    (Watch Here) (1 hour) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (21 pages)

  • March 5, 2020
    Three Steps to Get Your Business on a Path to Profitable Growth
    Presenter: Geraldine Carter, SheThinksBigCoaching.com 
    (Watch Here) (36 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (17 pages)

  • February 6, 2020
    A Beginner's Guide to SEO: Five Tips to Get Found Online
    Presenter: Rich Gannon, Rural Business Advisor, Great Falls Development Authority
    Watch Here (32 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (15 pages)

  • January 9, 2020
    Quick Cybersecurity Tips to Keep Your Company Safe
    Presenter:  Justin Jones, Associate Vice President, IT Risk Manager (D.A. Davidson Companies)
    (Watch Here) (You-Tube) 34 minutes
    Webinar Handout (11 pages)

 


 

  • December 5, 2019
    Start Your Side Hustle
    Presenter:  Jason Nitschke, Vice President of Great Falls Development Authority
    (Watch Here) (26 minutes) (You-Tube) 
    Webinar Handouts:
    Business Startup Best Practices (1 page)
    Business Model Canvas Poster (1 page)
    Start Your Side Hustle Webinar (22 pages)

  • November 7, 2019
    Business Valuation: More Art Than Science
    Presenter:  Tom Kerr, CFA, Senior Investment Specialist/Financial Advisor, WestPac Wealth Partners
    (Watch Here) (35 minutes) (You-Tube) 
    Webinar Handout (15 pages)

  • October 3, 2019 
    Marketing on Linkedin
    Presenter:  Tyler Menzales, Marketing Associate & SBDC Business Advisor, Great Falls Development Authority
    Watch Here (40 Minutes) (You-Tube)
    There were no handouts for this webinar

  • September 5, 2019
    Rethinking Innovation in Montana
    Presenter:  Barnett G. Sporkin-Morrison, Director, Food & Ag Development Center, Great Falls Development Authority
    (Watch Here) (38 minutes) (You-Tube) 

  • August 1, 2019
    Insurance for Small Business
    Presenter:  Colin Lee, Commercial Insurance Producer, Cogswell Insurance Agency
    (Watch Here) (38 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (28 pages)

  • July 11, 2019
    Basic Accounting for Successful Entrepreneurs
    Presenter:  Wendy Weissman, Certified Public Accountant and Quickbooks Pro Advisor
    (Watch Here) (31 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (28 pages) 

  • June 6, 2019
    How to Lock Down Your Sales Funnel
    Presenter:  Jenna Jones, Owner, Jenna Jones Design
    (Watch Here) (31 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (10 pages)

  • May 2, 2019
    Creative Labor Solutions
    Presenter:  Kari Woods, Apprenticeship Specialist, Montana Department of Labor and Industry
    (Watch Here) (31 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (18 pages)

  • April 22, 2019
    Welcome to the LaunchPoint:  A Pre-Business Webinar
    Presenter:  Jason Nitschke, Vice President of Great Falls Development Authority
    (Watch Here) (33 minutes) (You-Tube)
    There were no handouts for this webinar

  • April 4, 2019
    Reach Customers Online with Google
    Presenter:  Corissa Saint Laurent, Speaker Trainer Consultant, Google GYBO Trainer
    (Watch Here) (55 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (34 pages)

  • March 7, 2019
    Finding Customers on Instagram
    Presenter:  Amanda Read, Founder, Read Mobile Marketing
    (Watch Here) (35 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (34 pages) 

  • February 7, 2019
    Finding Customers on Facebook
    Presenter Amanda Read, Founder, Read Mobile Marketing
    (Watch Here) (38 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (8 pages)

  • January 10, 2019
    Marketing Essentials: Getting Found Online
    Presenter:  Jenna Jones, Owner, Jenna Jones Design 
    (Watch Here) (40 minutes) (You-Tube)
    There were no handouts for this webinar

 

 

  • September 6, 2018
    Hire For Your Peak Season & Don't Lose Money Doing It
    Presenter:  Phil Quigley, Founder and President of Quigley and Associates
    (Watch Here) (38 minutes) (You-Tube) 38 minutes
    Webinar Handout (41 pages)  Recruiting Metrics

  • May 3, 2018
    Five Critical Customer Service Skills
    Presenter:  Jodi Smith, Workforce Training Director, Flathead Valley Community College
    (Watch Here) (30 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout (11 pages) 

  • Apr. 5, 2018
    Keys to Hiring the Right Employee
    Presenter:  Charla Merja, Educational Partnership Coordinator, Great Falls College, MSU
    (Watch Here) (27 minutes) (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout: (8 pages)  Keys to Hiring the Right Employee

 


 

  • Dec. 7, 2017
    Developing Your Story: A Foundation for Funding
    Presenter:  Claude Smith, Food and Process Specialist, Montana Manufacturing Extension Center
    (Watch Here) 29 minutes (You-Tube)
    Webinar Handout  Webinar_Storytelling for funding