Black Hills State University



Celebrating Women in Business Luncheon & Awards

Join the SD CEO for the 7th annual Celebrating Women in Business Luncheon at the Spearfish Holiday Inn, Cedar Room. Doors open at 10:00am and the luncheon begins at 11:30am.
The early bird registration deadline is May 2nd.
 Fee: $25. Register



Adobe Photoshop Basics

Learn basic photo and graphics editing techniques using Adobe Photoshop. This workshop will be held on May 16, 2016 from 9am – 4pm at BHSU-Rapid City (4300 Cheyenne Boulevard, Rapid City, SD 57709) in room 103. Computers will be provided and you will have a one hour break for lunch on your own. Fee: $149. Register



Women in Leadership: Focusing on the Future

Our 2016 “Women in Leadership: Focusing on the Future” series will begin on May 18 and 19 with two full day classes. This series will also include full day classes on June 15 and 16. All classes will be held at Black Hills State University – Rapid City in room 105. This course is sold out. Please contact Andrea Bakeberg if you wish to be added to our waiting list (You will also be notified when registration for our 2017 course opens.).



Women in Networking Luncheon

Our nest Women in Networking (WIN) meeting is June 14th from 12:00pm - 1:00pm at Spearfish Holiday Inn in the Swarm Room. WIN is an organization for women in business that provides networking opportunities. We connect women, familiarize participants with other businesses and/or upcoming events, and support the South Dakota CEO's Women's Business Center. Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Fee: $15 Register



Sales and Use Tax

Join us for the Sales and Use Tax workshop presented by Paula Knigge, Revenue Agent with the SD Department of Revenue. This workshop will be from 9:00am – 11:00am in room 202 at Black Hills State University-Rapid City (4300 Cheyenne Blvd.). Fee: FREE



2016 WIN Membership

Don't miss out on our monthly Women in Networking meetings! Pay for your 2016 WIN membership today. Company Membership - $60; Individual Membership - $40. Get Membership



On Demand QuickBooks Beginner Recordings

An expert from Casey Peterson & Associates will present 5 topics for QuickBooks beginner users. Each recording is available online 24/7 for your convenience.

Register online or by phone at 642-6435. Fee: $35 per recording or $129 for the entire 5 webinar package. Register



On Demand QuickBooks Advanced Recordings

An expert from Casey Peterson & Associates will present 5 topics for QuickBooks advanced users. Each recording is available online 24/7 for your convenience.

Register online or by phone at 642-6435. Fee: $35 per recording or $129 for the entire 5 recording package. Register

Cancellation Policy - SD CEO Seminars and Major Events
All SD CEO registration payments are final. Your registration fee may be applied to a future event if you cancel at least 7 days prior to an event, or you may give your registration to a colleague or associate. Any registration cancellations less than 7 days prior to an event will not be applied to a future training.

Cancellation Policy - Women in Networking (WIN)
All WIN registration payments are final and cannot be applied to future events.

The SD CEO, Women's Business Center, provides training and business assistance to current and aspiring entrepreneurs from start-up to expansion.

Special areas of focus:

  • Training- developing, providing and/or recommending training, seminars and workshops to meet the needs of startup and existing businesses.
  • Counseling- facilitating how SBA might best serve client needs and encourage the best direction in pursuit of a successful business.
  • Technical Assistance- identifying resources for comprehensive training, mentoring and counseling to help entrepreneurs reach business goals.

While services are available to ANYONE interested in business, the center has a special emphasis on:

  • Women
  • Native Americans
  • Socially disadvantaged
  • Youth entrepreneurs
  • Women veterans

 What our clients are saying about us:

"I like the hands-on approach with the program."

"I learned a great deal that I can put into practice in my business."

"The presenter was excellent; very knowledgeable and helpful."

"Fabulous class- I would sit through it again!"

Connect with us



SD CEO: Women's Business Center
1200 University St. Unit 9511
Spearfish, SD 57799-9511
OFFICE: Woodburn 216
Phone: 605.642.6435
Fax: 605.642.6344

U.S. Small Business Administration - Your Small Business Resource (SBA)

The SD CEO is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration. SD CEO operates under Cooperative Agreement SBAHQ-14-W-0018. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least 2 weeks in advance. All SBA programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Contact Andrea Bakeberg at (605) 642-6435 or email SD CEO staff available on evenings and weekends per appointment.