Business Services

Business Training

Nogales Community Development offers business training courses designed to help entrepreneurs and small business owners learn to meet the demands of a challenging economic environment. NCD staff is certified to teach NxLEVEL, a nationally recognized business curriculum that teaches the fundamentals of business management, business plan development, strategy and entrepreneurship.

NCD has partnered with training providers and other local sources to offer a variety of business classes, workshops and seminars on:

  • Business Goal Setting
  • Basic Accounting Practices
  • Business Loan Readiness
  • Business Development
  • Management
  • QuickBooks
  • Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Marketing, including Internet, Email and Social Media Strategies
  • Customer Service

Fees may apply for some of the training.

NxLEVEL Training for Start-up and Existing Businesses

Our staff is certified to teach NxLEVEL business plan development and offer one-on-one counseling to small businesses as they develop their roadmaps into the future.  Participants must complete financial management training, compile a sound business plan and work with an NCD case manager during the loan duration.

NxLEVEL is a nationally recognized curriculum provides business owners with the necessary tools to establish a new business or take a current business to the next level. 

  • Understanding Entrepreneurship
  • Planning Your Business
  • Legal Aspects of Your Business
  • Managing and Marketing Your Business
  • Financing Your Business
  • Managing Growth

One-On-One Business Coaching

If you do not need a group workshop or training, our business specialists can provide you with one-on-one business assistance to fit your individual needs.

Documents needed for enrollment:

  • Picture ID (driver’s license)
  • Social Security card
  • Proof of residence (Utility bill, etc.)
  • NCD application & action plan
  • Proof of income (last two months of pay stubs)