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Business Skills Training

2024 Business Skills Training

Ready to take your business to the next level? Join us for the North Country Chamber of Commerce's Business Skills Training Series! Tailored for small business owners, our series covers vital topics to empower entrepreneurs of all levels.

Whether you're a seasoned pro or just beginning, our in-depth seminars provide the crucial tools and insights necessary for success in today's competitive environment.

  • WHAT: One 2.5-hour class, once per week, from April 4th – May 24th, 2024. (8 classes in total)
  • WHERE: All classes will be held in-person at the North Country Chamber of Commerce located at 7061 US-9, Plattsburgh NY 12901
  • COST: $175 per person for the full training series – the price includes breakfast each morning and a framed certificate of completion at the end.
  • TO REGISTER: Contact Aaron Fregeau at (518) 563-1000 or via email at


Intro to Entrepreneurship: Dive into the exciting world of entrepreneurship and learn how to turn your ideas into a successful venture.
Thursday April 4th, 2024
Instructor: Russ Kinyon, AEDC

SalesCraft 101: Master the art of salesmanship and unleash your full selling potential with proven techniques and strategies.
Friday April 12th, 2024
Instructor: Adam Feck, Forward-46

Fundamentals of Marketing: Explore the core principles of marketing and discover how to effectively promote your business to your target audience.
Friday April 19th, 2024
Instructor: Charles Tagliarino, Growtrends

Profit First Fundamentals: Build a financially healthy business from the ground up and learn how to prioritize profits for long-term success.
Friday April 26th, 2024
Instructor: Lori Mercaldi, Financial Tally

Business Networking: Forge valuable connections and expand your professional network with expert tips on effective networking strategies.
Friday May 3rd, 2024
Instructor: Lynn Reznick, Lake City Coworking

Primer on Key Employment Laws: Stay compliant and protect your business with a comprehensive overview of essential employment laws.
Friday May 10th, 2024
Instructor: Melissa Whyman

Basic Overview of QuickBooks Online: Streamline your financial management processes with a beginner-friendly guide to QuickBooks Online tailored for business owners and entrepreneurs.
Friday May 17th, 2024
Instructor: Lori Mercaldi, Financial Tally

Stress Management: Achieve work-life balance and enhance your productivity with practical stress management techniques for both home and work environments.
Friday May 24th, 2024
Instructor: Tom Bull, Tom Bull Consulting

Don't miss out on this invaluable opportunity to sharpen your skills and take your business to new heights. Enroll in the North Country Business Skills Training Series today and invest in your success!

Contact Aaron Fregeau at (518) 563-1000 or via email at

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