Business Classes for Small Business Owners, Managers, and Entrepreneurs! Get the basics of running and managing a successful business by attending Building Bitterroot Business classes offered by the Ravalli County Economic Development Authority (RCEDA) the Bitterroot College and the Bitterroot Job Service.

MS Excel Basics: 1pm – 3pm, Mondays and Wednesdays, October 17, 19, 24, 26, 31 & November 2, 2016 (the course is 6, 2 hour class meetings) – $85 Learn to navigate within Excel, enter information, and organize and manipulate data. We will cover the use of charts, graphs, formulas, fonts, borders, and other basic Excel functions. Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge. Instructor: Anthony Becker, Bitterroot College Business Technology Faculty

Business Projections Using Excel: 12:30-2:30pm, Thursdays, October 27 & November 3, 2016 (the course is 2, 2-hour class meetings) - $25 (Four 2-hour classes) This class will show you how to use the Ravalli County Economic Development Authority (RCEDA) Financial Workbook to create three year projected Cash Flow, Income and Balance Sheet statements. It includes a “Sources and Uses” sheet and an Amortization Table that can calculate loan interest and principle payments. This tool can help you to create budgets and analyze the financial advisability of expansion, taking on a business loan or purchasing equipment. A financial plan is an invaluable tool in business management and essential for obtaining business credit and attracting investors. Prerequisite: Working knowledge of Excel. Instructors: Stephanie Mapelli, MBA & John Schneeberger, RCEDA


Contact the Bitterroot College at 375-0100 or email them at REGISTER ONLINE or download a REGISTRATION FORM. Mail the registration form to the Bitterroot College, 103 South 9th Street, Box 1, Hamilton, 59840, or drop it by the College. You can also arrange credit card payment over the phone at the number above.

Deadline: Course fees and forms are due 3 days prior to the class start date.

Refund Policy: Call 375-0100 for a refund. 100% refund if class is canceled. 100% refund if requested before the 1st class.

Call the RCEDA Office at 406.375.9416 or email RCEDA General Information