Building Business Skills

Many of the entrepreneurs we work with are first-generation business owners who need additional support in becoming loan ready. We offer a variety of training and customized individual assistance to help our clients enhance their business skills and become successful business owners.

Whether you need help turning your idea into a viable business plan or have a specific subject area in which you’d like to sharpen your skills, our qualified staff will work with you to help you achieve your goals.

CREATE Business Training

CREATE (Cheyenne River Entrepreneurial Assistance Training and Education) is a comprehensive business development class that guides aspiring entrepreneurs step-by-step through the process of starting a business.

Business Success Coaching

Our business success coaches offer a range of ongoing services to help new and existing businesses expand their markets, promote their products and services, improve customer service, set up financial systems, use Quickbooks, and more.

Talking Circles

Talking Circles are workshops offered periodically about issues to help businesses improve their bottom line and increase their business skills.

Business Bundles

Business Bundles are strategic financial investments placed into businesses that may fund marketing activities, financial management training and assistance, technology upgrades, or other operating cash flow needs.

To start on your path of entrepreneurial growth, fill out our Customer Information Form and return it to us.

Success Stories

Seeking to Strengthen Local Markets
Seeking to Strengthen Local Markets

Next Generation of Agricultural Leaders Takes the Reins As Dace Harper and his partner, Mason Dietterle, wrap up their first month as new owners...

Celebrating the First Year in Business
Celebrating the First Year in Business

Native-Owned Restaurant on Lake Traverse Reservation Celebrates One Year One year ago, Nik (Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate) and Tracey Sing, were making...

Risk Transformed to Reward
Risk Transformed to Reward

Walt Swan Finds Success by Trying Again According to Bloomberg, 8 out of 10 entrepreneurs who start businesses fail within 18 months. For...

Creating Her Own Destiny
Creating Her Own Destiny

Michelle Antone Leaves Career as Financial Professional to Become Entrepreneur Michelle Antone (Cheyenne River Sioux) is celebrating her first...

Creating Her Own Opportunity
Creating Her Own Opportunity

Morgan Lawrence Builds a Business in Her Hometown After graduating from Cheyenne Eagle Butte High School in 2010, Morgan Lawrence, a lifetime...

Re-Discovering Life’s Simple Pleasures
Re-Discovering Life’s Simple Pleasures

  Robi Miller Starts Local Bakery with Support from Four Bands Today’s society is a far cry from the lifestyle our grandparents – or even...

Phone: 605-964-3687
Fax: 605-964-3689
Eagle Butte, SD 57625
101 S. Main Street