Business Education Support Training (BE$T)

Kitsap Community Resources’ Business Education Support & Training (BE$T) Program is committed to providing the business training and network of supportive community services to enterprising individuals to gain self- sufficiency through small business ownership. 

Our 8-week Business Basics Program gives you the tools to launch and expand a new business or grow your existing business.

  • Develop your business concept
  • Define and understand your target customer base
  • Learn about money management and break-even point analysis
  • Study cash flow, pricing, taxes and financial statements
  • Learn how to set up operations including legal structure
  • Design a marketing and sales plan
  • Develop your own basic business plan


Class Information

 BE$T Winter Class Class Information: October 26- December 14, 2021

Pre-register NOW for The next 8-week, in-person Business Basics Training Class: Pre-Registration Form

Beginning October 26 through December 14, classes will be held weekly every Tuesday evening from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM at the Kitsap Community Resources 845 8th St Building in Bremerton.

     BE$T Flyer

     BE$T Application Process & Tuition Information

     BE$T Winter 2021 Course Calendar


For more information, you can email us at BE$ 

Tuition for the Business Basics training is based on a sliding scale to make it affordable for those with limited financial resources. Please see above Application Process & Tuition Information flyer for more information.

BE$T is an approved Self Employment Assistance Program (SEAP) helping people on unemployment start a business!

We are approved by the Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) as a SEAP Approved Provider.  Once you are approved by the Employment Security Department, you will continue to collect unemployment benefits (and no longer be required to do weekly job searches) while you receive business basis training during our 8-week program.  The Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP) does NOT cover tuition costs for the BE$T Program

For more information or to download the SEAP application, please visit ESDWAGOV-Self Employment


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