Madison Area Classes

WWBIC offers classes statewide for new entrepreneurs, seasoned business owners and anyone looking to improve their financial health. Due to the Covid-19 crisis, all of our upcoming classes will be offered as webinars.  Click the “Online” calendar below to find a full listing of upcoming WWBIC workshops.

After registering, our Education Team will be in touch to share the link to the class as well as to gather our quick Client Information Form. If you have any questions, please reach out to your regional WWBIC office or email us at info@wwbic.com

Looking for webinars to take on your own time? No problem. Contact us today at 414.263.5450 to connect to WWBIC’s classes ‘on-demand’.

Expand the sections below to view classes based on your business stage, or scroll down to view a full calendar of Madison area classes. If you’re looking for classes in other areas of the state, 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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  • March 1, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us and learn what services WWBIC offers such as business education courses, business loans, one on one coaching support, and financial capability workshops. Let us guide you as you explore, start, pivot, grow or strengthen your business and your personal finances! (more…)


  • March 15, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Your business plan is critical for starting, managing, and growing your business and very necessary to secure financing! This workshop explains why a strong business plan is vital and will provide vetted resources to help you successfully complete your plan! (more…)


  • April 7, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us and learn what services WWBIC offers such as business education courses, business loans, one on one coaching support, and financial capability workshops. Let us guide you as you explore, start, pivot, grow or strengthen your business and your personal finances! (more…)


  • April 21, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Your business plan is critical for starting, managing, and growing your business and very necessary to secure financing! This workshop explains why a strong business plan is vital and will provide vetted resources to help you successfully complete your plan! (more…)


  • April 21, 2021
    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 & reduced fees available. Space is limited; deposit required to secure spot. (more…)


  • May 6, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us and learn what services WWBIC offers such as business education courses, business loans, one on one coaching support, and financial capability workshops. Let us guide you as you explore, start, pivot, grow or strengthen your business and your personal finances! (more…)


  • May 20, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Your business plan is critical for starting, managing, and growing your business and very necessary to secure financing! This workshop explains why a strong business plan is vital and will provide vetted resources to help you successfully complete your plan! (more…)


  • June 9, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us and learn what services WWBIC offers such as business education courses, business loans, one on one coaching support, and financial capability workshops. Let us guide you as you explore, start, pivot, grow or strengthen your business and your personal finances! (more…)


  • June 23, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Your business plan is critical for starting, managing, and growing your business and very necessary to secure financing! This workshop explains why a strong business plan is vital and will provide vetted resources to help you successfully complete your plan! (more…)

Managing a Business

Classes for those who have recently launched a business.

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  • March 11, 2021
    6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Why should you have a business page on this platform? How often are you looking for employees and where do you find ideas from others in your industry? Learn how a LinkedIn business page could find you customers, leads, and community support. (more…)


  • March 22, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Numbers sure can be scary! When it comes to your business your numbers are vital to your success! This workshop explains how money flows in and out of your business, as well as completing, tracking and understanding cashflow and projections to set your business up for financial success (more…)


  • April 28, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Numbers sure can be scary! When it comes to your business your numbers are vital to your success! This workshop explains how money flows in and out of your business, as well as completing, tracking and understanding cashflow and projections to set your business up for financial success (more…)


  • May 27, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Numbers sure can be scary! When it comes to your business your numbers are vital to your success! This workshop explains how money flows in and out of your business, as well as completing, tracking and understanding cashflow and projections to set your business up for financial success (more…)


  • June 30, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Numbers sure can be scary! When it comes to your business your numbers are vital to your success! This workshop explains how money flows in and out of your business, as well as completing, tracking and understanding cashflow and projections to set your business up for financial success (more…)

Growing a Business

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

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  • March 4, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

These live, interactive sessions cater to your busy schedule with BIG impact. Learn about a specific topic, ask questions, and get answers. Stay engaged as relevant topics that affect you NOW are discussed and resources are shared. Empower Hour conversations are facilitated by subject content experts and fellow small business owners across the state. Join (more…)


  • March 5, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Friday Feature is a presentation based educational offering with opportunity for Q&A throughout. Join the United States Patent & Trademark Office as we explore types of intellectual property, where to find help, and where to begin. Suggestions welcome for relevant content and topics for upcoming educational offerings at info@wwbic.com (more…)


  • March 8, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Marketing Mondays: How You Can Block & Tackle to Generate Buzz Get ready for a session bursting with high impact, low cost marketing techniques that will get your target audiences talking about your business! In March we’ll be joined by Kat Ramirez of adBidtise and SocialBuzz. Our conversation will share a plethora of marketing techniques (more…)


  • March 26, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Friday Feature is a presentation based educational offering with opportunity for Q&A throughout. Numbers have your head spinning? Join us to explore the ins and outs of financial statements. Numbers aren’t for everyone, but they are an important part of your business. Join us to gain more knowledge and confidence with the numbers that make (more…)


  • April 12, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for an exciting new Marketing Monday! A 60 minute, high energy conversation led by Ben LeFort of Dolomite Marketing. Ben will guide conversations featuring NEW marketing topics each month, along with additional experts and small business owners sharing their marketing challenges and successes. (more…)


  • April 15, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

These live, interactive sessions cater to your busy schedule with BIG impact. Learn about a specific topic, ask questions, and get answers. Stay engaged as relevant topics that affect you NOW are discussed and resources are shared. Empower Hour conversations are facilitated by subject content experts and fellow small business owners across the state. Join (more…)


  • May 10, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for an exciting new Marketing Monday! A 60 minute, high energy conversation led by Ben LeFort of Dolomite Marketing. Ben will guide conversations featuring NEW marketing topics each month, along with additional experts and small business owners sharing their marketing challenges and successes. (more…)


  • June 25, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Friday Feature is a presentation based educational offering with opportunity for Q&A throughout. Join us to learn about Women, Minority, Disabled, and Veteran owned business certifications, and what it means for your business. Suggestions welcome for relevant content and topics for upcoming educational offerings at info@wwbic.com (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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  • March 10, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This session will cover information about fair housing rights and how illegal housing discrimination happens in the present day. It will also describe ‘red flags’ of housing discrimination, and how people can stand up for their rights if they’ve been discriminated against. (more…)


  • March 18, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

“If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.” -Earl Wilson In this class, come learn how to crush debt once and for all! Which debt demolishing tools are most effective – debt snowball, debt avalanche or debt consolidation? Come learn all about it! Your future self will thank (more…)


  • April 13, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The purpose of having a great credit score goes beyond low interest rates. It also holds weight in every financial and business decision made on your behalf. In this class, you will learn what it takes to establish and maintain a great credit score and also how and when to use it. You’ll learn the (more…)


  • April 22, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Everyone wants to leave their mark in this world. In this session, you will learn how to leave a legacy that can’t be erased! We will discuss options on how to leave an inheritance for your children, and your children’s children! Learn to boss up, take ownership and be intentional with Build a legacy like (more…)


  • May 20, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

If you want to know little known secrets that will take your finances to another level, this class is for you! Banking 2.0 reveals info that you didn’t learn in school, and that you won’t get from the banks! In this session you will learn to pay off debt at an accelerated pace – with (more…)


  • June 3, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Get creative to stay within your household budget! Learn how to use coupons and meal-prep strategies to save money. (more…)


  • June 12, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

In this class we will walk through the process of what it takes to become a homeowner. Learn how to get access to grants and down payment assistance. As well as, how to get a preapproval, how to negotiate, and what it takes to close on your new home! (more…)


  • June 17, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Everyone has a moral compass they live by; likewise, for better or worse there are guiding money principles that steer your life. Come learn how to make it work for you! In this session you will see the success principles that define the way of the wealthy. If you want to acquire true financial freedom, (more…)

ALL UPCOMING MADISON AREA CLASSES


  • March 1, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us and learn what services WWBIC offers such as business education courses, business loans, one on one coaching support, and financial capability workshops. Let us guide you as you explore, start, pivot, grow or strengthen your business and your personal finances! (more…)


  • March 4, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

These live, interactive sessions cater to your busy schedule with BIG impact. Learn about a specific topic, ask questions, and get answers. Stay engaged as relevant topics that affect you NOW are discussed and resources are shared. Empower Hour conversations are facilitated by subject content experts and fellow small business owners across the state. Join (more…)


  • March 5, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Friday Feature is a presentation based educational offering with opportunity for Q&A throughout. Join the United States Patent & Trademark Office as we explore types of intellectual property, where to find help, and where to begin. Suggestions welcome for relevant content and topics for upcoming educational offerings at info@wwbic.com (more…)


  • March 8, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Marketing Mondays: How You Can Block & Tackle to Generate Buzz Get ready for a session bursting with high impact, low cost marketing techniques that will get your target audiences talking about your business! In March we’ll be joined by Kat Ramirez of adBidtise and SocialBuzz. Our conversation will share a plethora of marketing techniques (more…)


  • March 10, 2021
    8:00 am - 9:00 am

Strong Women, Strong Coffee encourages business professionals and entrepreneurs to build meaningful connections. Fueled by caffeine & passion, this free online webinar will feature a live interview with a strong woman who has achieved success in business or entrepreneurship. The audience will hear her story of success and feel a connection with other strong women (more…)


  • March 10, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This session will cover information about fair housing rights and how illegal housing discrimination happens in the present day. It will also describe ‘red flags’ of housing discrimination, and how people can stand up for their rights if they’ve been discriminated against. (more…)


  • March 11, 2021
    6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Why should you have a business page on this platform? How often are you looking for employees and where do you find ideas from others in your industry? Learn how a LinkedIn business page could find you customers, leads, and community support. (more…)


  • March 15, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Your business plan is critical for starting, managing, and growing your business and very necessary to secure financing! This workshop explains why a strong business plan is vital and will provide vetted resources to help you successfully complete your plan! (more…)


  • March 18, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

“If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.” -Earl Wilson In this class, come learn how to crush debt once and for all! Which debt demolishing tools are most effective – debt snowball, debt avalanche or debt consolidation? Come learn all about it! Your future self will thank (more…)

Prefer to view all upcoming Madison 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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