Free Webinars for Arkansas Small Businesses

January 20th, 2015 by Gwen Green

Current and prospective small business owners can beef up their business knowledge and skills through free online training offered by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center.

The center is hosting 16 live webinars, or online seminars, through April on topics such as small business financing, marketing and legal issues. Most last one hour. The sessions are led by ASBTDC staff and subject matter experts.

The next upcoming program, “Business Modeling: What’s In It for Me?,” 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Jan. 27, will look at how to use the Business Model Canvas to brainstorm, plan and evaluate next steps for a startup or existing business.

There is no cost to participate, but pre-registration is required. Please see for the schedule and registration.

These online offerings complement ASBTDC’s full slate of classroom training. To find events in your area, visit

For more information, call (501) 683-7700.

The ASBTDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration through a partnership with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business and other institutions of higher education. ASBTDC serves new, existing and innovation-based small businesses, providing free consulting and market research services plus affordable training to the business community.