Due to restroom ren­o­va­tions, the Wes­ley Chapel-William C. Brown Library will be closed on Sat­ur­day, July 20.

Stay informed

Take advan­tage of these free or low-cost sem­i­nars, online cours­es and men­tor­ing programs.

DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce

DeKalb Coun­ty Cham­ber of Commerce

Check their cal­en­dar reg­u­lar­ly for free or low-cost pre­sen­ta­tions from local busi­ness lead­ers and elect­ed officials.

DeKalb Microenterprise Institute

DeKalb Microen­ter­prise Institute

The mis­sion of this orga­ni­za­tion is to pro­vide busi­ness devel­op­ment and finan­cial man­age­ment train­ing to area res­i­dents who want to start a busi­ness and/​or who need assis­tance in expand­ing an exist­ing business.

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives)

SCORE (Ser­vice Corps of Retired Executives)

SCORE offers a free work­shop on start­ing a busi­ness and free busi­ness coun­sel­ing by phone, online or in per­son. They also offer low-cost work­shops on top­ics such as busi­ness plans, fran­chis­ing and exporting.

Small Business Association Online Courses

Small Busi­ness Asso­ci­a­tion Online Courses

These free cours­es are self-paced and take about 30 min­utes to com­plete. Top­ics include e‑commerce, gov­ern­ment con­tract­ing and sur­viv­ing in a slow economy.