Northeast WI Area Classes

Expand the sections below to view classes based on your business stage, or scroll down to view a full calendar of Appleton area classes. If you’re looking for classes in other areas of the state, click here.

To download our Northeast July – December Program Guide, click here.

Your Dream

Classes for those new to WWBIC or looking for training & resources to get their business started

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  • July 31, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us to learn about our services, including business education courses and business loans. You will be introduced to the range of services and support offered by WWBIC.   (more…)


  • August 6, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Your business plan is a critical tool for communication with potential funders and as a guide to manage business growth. You will learn: what goes into a business plan, what’s important and tools to get you started.  (more…)


  • September 10, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

When talking about your business, confidence is key! You will learn the importance of an elevator pitch and how to create and evaluate your own.  (more…)


  • September 12, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn how to use your business plan as a platform to accelerate success. This class will give you a brief synopsis on what goes into a business plan, what’s important, and where to begin. (more…)


  • September 19, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn about WWBIC’s services, including business education courses and business loans. You will be introduced to the range of services and support offered by WWBIC.  (more…)


  • October 3, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Discover if becoming an entrepreneur is for you. You will learn how to assess and research your business idea, along with receive other tips and useful resources.  (more…)


  • October 24, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Your business plan is a critical tool for communication with potential funders and as a guide to manage business growth. You will learn: what goes into a business plan, what’s important and tools to get you started.  (more…)


  • November 4, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In 7-weeks learn the fundamentals of running a business and develop a completed business plan. This virtual series utilizes online LivePlan and Zoom platforms so access to computer and computer skills is required.  *Scholarships available & application process required. (more…)


  • November 8, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The session is open to active military personnel, veterans, and connected families. Join us to explore business ownership or other self-employment opportunities by learning the key steps for evaluating business concepts and providing foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan. Participants are introduced to a broad spectrum of entrepreneurial business concepts and the resources (more…)


  • November 12, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn about WWBIC’s services, including business education courses and business loans. You will be introduced to the range of services and support offered by WWBIC.  (more…)


  • November 16, 2019
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This pop-up marketplace is for small businesses and people who like to discover new items in the market place. Come explore emerging artisans, crafters, and makers right in your own backyard! This event is produced in partnership with the Fox Valley Technical College Venture Center. (more…)


  • December 12, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Certification can open doors for small business owners. Join us to learn if certification is right for you, how to complete the application process, and how to use certifications to grow your business.  (more…)

Your Foundation

Classes for those who have recently launched a business.

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  • August 22, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Numbers aren’t for everyone. Join us to learn how to create cashflow and projections sheets for your business.  (more…)


  • September 12, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Examine the basic issues and steps involved in operating an Adult Family Home. You will learn: the operational elements of an AFH, the license requirements, regulations, and steps it takes to get started.  (more…)


  • September 23, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us to learn steps involved in starting and operating a child care business. We will examine operational elements, licensing requirements and regulations, and steps it takes to get started.  (more…)


  • November 6, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Selecting the type of legal structure for your company can be complicated. This class goes in-depth on the Limited Liability Company (LLC) structure. Find out if this structure is right for your business and the steps to take to become a legal business entity.   (more…)


  • November 8, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The session is open to active military personnel, veterans, and connected families. Join us to explore business ownership or other self-employment opportunities by learning the key steps for evaluating business concepts and providing foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan. Participants are introduced to a broad spectrum of entrepreneurial business concepts and the resources (more…)


  • November 16, 2019
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This pop-up marketplace is for small businesses and people who like to discover new items in the market place. Come explore emerging artisans, crafters, and makers right in your own backyard! This event is produced in partnership with the Fox Valley Technical College Venture Center. (more…)

Your Growth

Classes for both new & experienced business owners to expand their learning and improve their results.

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  • August 27, 2019
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The decisions you make during lease negotiation can profoundly affect your business’s bottom line. You will learn how to effectively negotiate lease terms and landlord/lessee responsibilities.  (more…)


  • September 14, 2019
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Receive an introduction to setting up QuickBooks, navigating the program and basic functions. FEE: $50, or both for $85 (Quickbooks Level 2 scheduled 9/21/19). (more…)


  • September 21, 2019
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn to input customers and vendors, create lists, add employees, process payroll, and pay bills. FEE: $50, or both for $85 (Quickbooks Level 1 scheduled 9/14/19). (more…)


  • October 10, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The decisions you make during lease negotiation can profoundly affect your business’s bottom line. You will learn: your rights as a tenant and how to negotiate terms. (more…)


  • October 22, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A large National Convention is coming. Have you thought about how will it affect your business start-up or growth plans? Whether you are an existing business owner or thinking of starting a business we can help you map out your plan for thinking about if you want to take advantage of large events that are (more…)


  • November 8, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The session is open to active military personnel, veterans, and connected families. Join us to explore business ownership or other self-employment opportunities by learning the key steps for evaluating business concepts and providing foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan. Participants are introduced to a broad spectrum of entrepreneurial business concepts and the resources (more…)


  • November 16, 2019
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This pop-up marketplace is for small businesses and people who like to discover new items in the market place. Come explore emerging artisans, crafters, and makers right in your own backyard! This event is produced in partnership with the Fox Valley Technical College Venture Center. (more…)


  • December 9, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Facebook has become an essential marketing tool. Create an effective page that drives sales and builds customer loyalty. You will learn how to build a page, enhance customer connections, and effectively use Facebook ads.   (more…)

Financial Capabilities

Classes for those looking to improve their personal finances. All WWBIC financial capability programs are FREE to attendees.

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ALL UPCOMING NORTHEASTERN WI AREA CLASSES


  • July 31, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us to learn about our services, including business education courses and business loans. You will be introduced to the range of services and support offered by WWBIC.   (more…)


  • August 6, 2019
    7:30 am - 9:00 am

Fueled by caffeine and passion, this networking event is for women focused on achieving something fresh for their business and themselves. This event encourages business professionals and entrepreneurs to build and grow meaningful connections. Each event features a local strong woman! (more…)


  • August 6, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Your business plan is a critical tool for communication with potential funders and as a guide to manage business growth. You will learn: what goes into a business plan, what’s important and tools to get you started.  (more…)


  • August 22, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Numbers aren’t for everyone. Join us to learn how to create cashflow and projections sheets for your business.  (more…)


  • August 27, 2019
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The decisions you make during lease negotiation can profoundly affect your business’s bottom line. You will learn how to effectively negotiate lease terms and landlord/lessee responsibilities.  (more…)


  • September 10, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

When talking about your business, confidence is key! You will learn the importance of an elevator pitch and how to create and evaluate your own.  (more…)


  • September 12, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Examine the basic issues and steps involved in operating an Adult Family Home. You will learn: the operational elements of an AFH, the license requirements, regulations, and steps it takes to get started.  (more…)


  • September 12, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn how to use your business plan as a platform to accelerate success. This class will give you a brief synopsis on what goes into a business plan, what’s important, and where to begin. (more…)


  • September 14, 2019
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Receive an introduction to setting up QuickBooks, navigating the program and basic functions. FEE: $50, or both for $85 (Quickbooks Level 2 scheduled 9/21/19). (more…)


  • September 19, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn about WWBIC’s services, including business education courses and business loans. You will be introduced to the range of services and support offered by WWBIC.  (more…)

Prefer to view all upcoming Northeast WI area classes in list format? Click here.

WWBIC is an equal opportunity provider.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made upon request with at least two weeks’ notice. Please contact your local WWBIC office for arrangements. SBA programs are offered to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis

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