Business Training

Business Training programs provide an opportunity to learn in a supportive group environment.

Current Training Opportunities

Growing, Financing, or Starting All Types of Businesses

FREE  Information Session Register here

Find out how our programs can help you with Counseling, Capital and Connections to GROW YOUR BUSINESS.
Learn about available resources and walk out knowing your next step.

FIRST Wednesday of the Month    3:30 – 5:00 pm
FCCDC 324 Wells Street, Greenfield


Learn About Food Product Development and
How to Use the Western MA Food Processing Center

FREE Information Session Register here

Food Producers looking to make their products or have their products co-packed at the Western MA Food Center access the FCCDC’s expertise at a food-focused information session with a tour.  Please be sure to follow the dress requirements in the confirmation email.

Third Tuesday of the Month    10:00 – 11:30 am
WMA FPC, 324 Wells Street Greenfield


Other Business Training

Business Training is available from a variety of other organizations and consultants:

Valley CDC, Northampton MA
Business Assistance and Workshops

Hilltown CDC, Chesterfield, MA
Business Assistance

Quaboag Valley CDC, Ware MA
Workshop and Class Schedule

MA Small Business Development Network
Workshop and Class Schedule

SCORE Western MA
SCORE workshops

Greenfield Community College
Business classes and workshops are offered year round

Business associations provide another opportunity for networking and marketing:

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce
North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce
Shelburne Falls Area Business Association
Greenfield Business Association
Montague Business Association