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The CNMI Small Business Development Center Network delivers professional, high quality, individualized business advising and technical assistance to existing small businesses and pre-venture entrepreneurs.

NMC’s Small Business Development Center to host free human resources workshop

Employers and human resources professionals looking to strengthen their knowledge in personnel and staff management are invited to attend a free training session hosted by the CNMI Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the Northern Marianas College (NMC).

The seminar, which is done in part with the Society of Human Resource Management CNMI Chapter and the Pacific State Council, will offer employers guidance on how to manage the different aspects of human resources. It will cover a wide range of human resources related topics from employment issues to workplace regulations. It will also offer tools and resources for small businesses to deal with human resources in a more manageable manner by reducing the risk of violation. Other compliance topics include: Recruitment and Hiring, Employee Classifications, Timekeeping, Record Keeping, Payment of Wages, Disciplinary Actions, and Terminations.

The free seminar will happen on Thursday, August 3, 2023, from 2:00PM to 4:00PM at Rooms K1 and K2 at NMC’s As Terlaje Campus on Saipan.

To register for the event please follow this link: Interested participants may also contact Adelpha Magofna at or call (670) 237-6888 to confirm participation. 

The CNMI SBDC Network promotes a business-friendly economic infrastructure in the community, builds entrepreneurial capacity and financial literacy within that community, and provides current and nascent small businesses with the technical assistance, counseling, training, and support they need to innovate, adapt, and grow. 

The CNMI Small Business Development Center Network (CNMI SBDC) Network comprises the CNMI SBDC lead center located in Saipan, the Rota SBDC, and Tinian SBDC. CNMI SBDC Network is partially funded by a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Northern Marianas College. All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Requests for reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals with at least two weeks advance notice. For arrangements, please contact your local SBDC at P.O.Box 501250 Saipan, MP 96950, Tel: (670) 237-6888, or email Services are extended to the public on a non-disciplinary basis.

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