Business of Fish Course

Fishbiz Spring 2009 Workshop Series is a no-cost, non-credited University distance delivery business management course for the Alaska seafood sector. Fishbiz covers a number of subjects related to commercial fishing and shellfish farming operations. Workshops may be taken during actual workshop times or later in recorded versions at your own convenience.

Click on the links below for workshop description and materials.

January 20—Intro and Building Blocks of Financial Management

January 27—Determining Fishing Profits and Valuing Investments

February 3—Is Direct Marketing Right For You?

February 10—Starting a Seafood Cooperative

February 17—Seafood Markets: Alaska's Place in the Big Picture

March 3—Transferring Your Fishing Business

March 24—Lowering Your Fishing Fuel Bill

March 31—Tapping into Regional Seafood Development Associations

April 7—Tracking Shellfish Farm Profits and Production

April 14—Risk Management for a Fishing Operation

April 28—Alternative Fishing Technologies


Interested individuals may register for one or more workshops online at:

Fishbiz Spring 2009 Workshop Series Online RegistrationThis link will take you away from our site.

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Glenn Haight, (907) 796-6046 or

Registered workshop participants will receive access to the online class site and free copies of all workshop material. If workshop participants would like to receive material prior to the live class, registration is advisable at least one week prior to class time to allow for shipping.


Fishbiz workshops run on most Tuesdays from 12:00 – 1:50pm, starting January 20 through April 28. Previously aired Fishbiz workshops are available for viewing anytime over the Internet at the on-line class site.

Workshop Locations

Live Fishbiz workshops are held in class, on TV and on the Internet. Recorded FishBiz workshops are available anytime through the Internet.