resources and trainings

A few options to help you on your road to self-improvement, to improve your business or your career (from the Houston Chronicle):

Small Business Development Center

Provides counseling and training to new and established businesses. For events at other locations, contact the sponsoring college for reservations or details. The University of Houston Small Business Development Center, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200, 713-752-8488.

Computer training

Computer skills for business: getting started. Eight-session course beginning Feb. 20: Mondays and Thursdays, noon-3 p.m., or eight-session course beginning Feb. 21, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., Brazosport College, 120 Circle Way, Lake Jackson. Cost: $79. Registration: 979-230-3600.


Startup fundamentals module 5: technology. Monday, 6-9 p.m., UH SBDC. Cost: $45.

Do you have what it takes to start a business? Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m., UH SBDC. Cost: no fee.

Starting a business. Thursday, 6-9 p.m., San Jacinto College SBDC, North Campus, 5800 Uvalde. Cost: no fee. Registration:

SCORE: Counselors to America’s Small Business

Live your dream workshops. SCORE and Houston Business Development will present free seminars to help people learn about starting or expanding businesses. Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., Palm Center, 5330 Griggs Road. Information: 713-773-6565 or

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