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 January – June 2020 Program Guide, click here.

Starting a Business

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

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  • April 14, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Your business plan is a critical tool for communication with potential funders and a guide to manage your business growth. You will learn: what goes into a business plan and how to get started. (more…)


  • May 7, 2020
    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…)


  • June 9, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Your business plan is a critical tool for communication with potential funders and a guide to manage your business growth. You will learn: what goes into a business plan and how to get started. (more…)

Managing a Business

Classes for those who have recently launched a business.

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  • April 22, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Numbers aren’t for everyone. Join us to create 12 month cashflow and 3 year projection sheets for your business plan. (more…)


  • May 13, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Update your business with the use of exciting technologies. From software to square card readers, this class will show you how to use these tools to operate your business efficiently and smoothly. (more…)

Growing a Business

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

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  • April 13, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A sudden and unexpected loss of income, even if it only lasts for a few weeks or months, can have long-term, devastating consequences. Often the decision on how to handle and prioritize your obligations can make the difference between making it through a short-term crisis without losing assets, getting evicted, drawing on retirement savings, or (more…)


  • May 7, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us to learn more about this business funding platform. You will learn: how KIVA works, and how KIVA & WWBIC work together to provide funding for your business! (more…)


  • May 27, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Quickbooks is a powerful bookkeeping software for small business. Receive an introduction to setting up QuickBooks, navigating the program, and basic functions. One class for $50 or both Quickbooks 1 & 2 for $80 (Quickbooks Level 2 scheduled for 6/3/20). (more…)


  • June 3, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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 5/27/20). (more…)


  • June 18, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Developing a marketing plan for your small business will prove to be as beneficial as your business plan. You will learn how to research your market, target marketing, platforms for messaging and more. (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


  • April 13, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A sudden and unexpected loss of income, even if it only lasts for a few weeks or months, can have long-term, devastating consequences. Often the decision on how to handle and prioritize your obligations can make the difference between making it through a short-term crisis without losing assets, getting evicted, drawing on retirement savings, or (more…)


  • April 14, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Your business plan is a critical tool for communication with potential funders and a guide to manage your business growth. You will learn: what goes into a business plan and how to get started. (more…)


  • April 22, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Numbers aren’t for everyone. Join us to create 12 month cashflow and 3 year projection sheets for your business plan. (more…)


  • May 7, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us to learn more about this business funding platform. You will learn: how KIVA works, and how KIVA & WWBIC work together to provide funding for your business! (more…)


  • May 7, 2020
    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…)


  • May 13, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Update your business with the use of exciting technologies. From software to square card readers, this class will show you how to use these tools to operate your business efficiently and smoothly. (more…)


  • May 21, 2020
    8:00 am - 9:30 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…)


  • May 27, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Quickbooks is a powerful bookkeeping software for small business. Receive an introduction to setting up QuickBooks, navigating the program, and basic functions. One class for $50 or both Quickbooks 1 & 2 for $80 (Quickbooks Level 2 scheduled for 6/3/20). (more…)


  • June 3, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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 5/27/20). (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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