Jefferson County Business Education Series

BEST Mission Statement
Business Education Series Training (BEST) is a partnership of the Jefferson County municipal and non-profit business specialists which provides high quality education seminars and training sessions to the region's business community that are relevant, diverse and affordable for the purpose of encouraging successful growth in a challenging business climate.

Best Education Series Training 2015

New Program - Starts This Week! 
For Start-Up and New Business Owners:  Launch!  Success Steps to Starting a Business
Friday mornings, March 6th - April 10th 
Cost:  $150.00
If you are thinking about opening a business or are a new business owner - This class was designed especially for you! Launch is a 6 week, ½ day program designed to provide foundational support and the necessary skills for launching and growing a successful business. Each week we will focus on a different aspect of running a successful business including: Writing a business plan, business law and legalities, all phases of marketing, bookkeeping, budgeting and business tax, business etiquette, networking and more.    

Prospecting with LinkedIn:  March 17th - 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Cost:  $25.00
Confused about LinkedIn?  Are you one of the many people who wished they knew how to use this sales tool?  Join us for this class and learn how to build your professional network and effectively gain new prospects without wasting a lot of time and energy looking for people “you may know”.  
Class size is limited – register now!


Website Design & Internet Marketing for Business:  March 24th – 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Cost: $25.00

Join us for this website development class and learn how easy it can be for you to build and maintain your own website!

We will cover all the basics including the purpose, design options, visibility and SEO optimization, customer demographics, selecting a 3rd party provider and integration - social media, on-line stores, Google apps, etc.

THRIVE Advisory Board Introductory Seminars:
4th Thursday of every month! 
Time: 1:00pm - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:  FREE
To learn more about THRIVE Advisory Boards and to register please visit:

SCORE Training - Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: March 30th, 9:00 am - 12noon
Cost: FREE

FREE introductory workshop which focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success. 

For more details and to register please use link at top of page

We look forward to seeing you in class!

BEST Support Partners