Business Workshops Offered by Oakland County


WATERFORD – Business owners and entrepreneurs who need assistance are encouraged to attend seminars offered by the Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center. Unless otherwise noted, all programs take place at the Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center. For pre-registration and location specifics, visit or call 248-858-0783.

Business Research: Feasibility to Expansion shows ways to find ideal customers, competitors, perform competitive analysis and more. 

Date: Nov. 1 at the Novi Public Library. Pre-registration is required.

QuickBooks Essentials is a two session introduction to small business financial management with an overview of accurate recordkeeping, report interpretation and utilization, and management of tools provided in this system. 

Date: Nov. 7 . The cost is $40/person for each session or $75 for both. A laptop is highly recommended.

CEED Microloan Orientation allows participants to discover the requirements and process necessary to apply and obtain a microloan using the MicroLoan Program. 

Date: Nov. 14. Pre-registration is required.

Fundamentals of Writing a Business Plan is for small business owners who need to discover the elements commonly found in effective plans and develop these for personal businesses. 

Date: Nov. 15. The cost is $40 per person.