SBA: Montana Business Smart

Learn what it takes to have a successful start up: Register for one of the SBA’s upcoming Montana Business Smart webinars!

IN THESE WORKSHOPS YOU WILL: Gain a basic understanding of the key steps to getting your business off the ground. Learn about various financing options and what banks look for when lending money. Learn about the local resources available to assist you in starting and growing a small business.

  • January 19 – Tuesday, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM MST
  • February 16 – Tuesday, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM MST
  • March 16 – Tuesday, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM MDT
  • April 20 – Tuesday, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM MDT
  • May 18 – Tuesday, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM MDT
  • June 15 – Tuesday, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM MDT

*Note: Each workshop consists of three modules (Ready, Set, Go) which are approximately one hour each. A typical workshop takes 3-4 hours with breaks. Participants that complete the entire workshop will receive a Certificate of Completion at the conclusion along with workshop materials and opportunities for additional individual business counseling if requested.

**All workshops are currently being delivered via webinar due to COVID considerations. Future workshops may be conducted at various sites and in person.


  • Martin DeWitt, Senior Area Manager, 406-459-5347 or
  • Andy Shirtliff, Outreach and Marketing Specialist, 406-249-4546 or