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Get Equipped: Training for 2019

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance    231-582-6482

Carly Bortz, Administrative/Communications Assistant


It’s a new year, which means it’s the perfect time to start fresh with new goals, and finding professional development tools to help you achieve your goals. Learn a new skill, discover new information, and brush up on skills in your field to start 2019 out with confidence.

Check out this list of free webinars, lectures, & training opportunities available this year:

Constant Contact: Learn how to market your business

Email marketing platform which offers training in communication strategies for any sized business or non-profit. Connect with our experts, including our partners, in a local class, seminar, or online webinar. Learn any program and reach your goals is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.

North Central Michigan College: Luncheon Lectures

Luncheon Lecture Series programs are held on Fridays in the Library Conference Room.  $12 includes lunch. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. Program begins at noon. Reservations are required. You must call 231-348-6600 or email to make a reservation for each program in the series

SBDC: Online Business Workshops
The Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) enhances Michigan’s economic wellbeing by providing consulting, training and market research for new ventures, existing small businesses and advanced technology companies.

SCORE Tip of the Mitt: Business Workshops and Training

Learn from the experts with SCORE’s small business training workshops. On this page you’ll find instructor-led training offered in a SCORE office or online. You can also find interactive courses to help you learn new business strategies.

For more opportunities to learn something new, discover training opportunities through your local library. This is not a comprehensive list, but if I left out any opportunities that could be included in an upcoming article, please email me at or call 231-582-6482.

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