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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  • October 5, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Obtenga una introducción abarcada de como emprender una pequeña empresa. Esta serie de 11 semanas ofrece una amplia perspectiva sobre todos los aspectos de inciar y administrar una pequeña empresa. Se proveerá información complete sobre financiación empresarial y propiedad empresarial, estudios de mercadeo, estrategias de comercialización, mantenimiento de registros, flujo de caja, las operaciones comerciales (more…)


  • October 7, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Is entrepreneurism for you? Explore and discover if so and where to start. Please note, if registration has closed, please contact info@wwbic.com until the day of a class to receive access. (more…)


  • October 14, 2020
    9:00 am - 10:00 am

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! Please note, if registration has closed, please contact info@wwbic.com until the day of a class (more…)


  • October 14, 2020
    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! Please note, if registration has closed, please contact info@wwbic.com until the day of a class to receive (more…)


  • October 14, 2020
    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. Class meets on Wednesdays from October 14 to December 16. *Scholarships & reduced fees available. Space is limited; deposit required to secure (more…)


  • October 15, 2020
    8:00 am - 9:00 am

Fueled by entrepreneurs, this FREE virtual networking event is for people who are focused on growing their business, expanding their business networks, and getting fresh ideas for their business. This networking event will feature a local small business owner and his journey! All are welcome. Join us to connect with other like-minded entrepreneurs and get (more…)


  • October 24, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Un Café Fuerte siempre ayuda a estimular ideas, soñar y planear mejor. Nuestras platicas virtuales van dirigidas a los soñadores empresarios como también a los dueños de negocios en marcha. En un estilo casual e informal compartiremos este café en donde se abrirá un dialogo para debatir o simplemente compartir sobre negocios, como crecer, preocupaciones (more…)


  • November 3, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Is entrepreneurism for you? Explore and discover if so and where to start. Please note, if registration has closed, please contact info@wwbic.com until the day of a class to receive access. (more…)


  • November 10, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Is entrepreneurism for you? Explore and discover if so and where to start. Please note, if registration has closed, please contact info@wwbic.com until the day of a class to receive access. (more…)


  • November 13, 2020
    8:00 am - 9:00 am

Fueled by entrepreneurs, this FREE virtual networking event is for people who are focused on growing their business, expanding their business networks, and getting fresh ideas for their business. This networking event will feature a local small business owner and his journey! All are welcome. Join us to connect with other like-minded entrepreneurs and get (more…)


  • November 18, 2020
    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! Please note, if registration has closed, please contact info@wwbic.com until the day of a class (more…)


  • November 21, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Un Café Fuerte siempre ayuda a estimular ideas, soñar y planear mejor. Nuestras platicas virtuales van dirigidas a los soñadores empresarios como también a los dueños de negocios en marcha. En un estilo casual e informal compartiremos este café en donde se abrirá un dialogo para debatir o simplemente compartir sobre negocios, como crecer, preocupaciones (more…)


  • December 4, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Is entrepreneurism for you? Explore and discover if so and where to start. Please note, if registration has closed, please contact info@wwbic.com until the day of a class to receive access. (more…)


  • December 11, 2020
    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! Please note, if registration has closed, please contact info@wwbic.com until the day of a class to receive (more…)


  • December 16, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 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! Please note, if registration has closed, please contact info@wwbic.com until the day of a class (more…)


  • December 16, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:00 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. Food (more…)


  • December 19, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Un Café Fuerte siempre ayuda a estimular ideas, soñar y planear mejor. Nuestras platicas virtuales van dirigidas a los soñadores empresarios como también a los dueños de negocios en marcha. En un estilo casual e informal compartiremos este café en donde se abrirá un dialogo para debatir o simplemente compartir sobre negocios, como crecer, preocupaciones (more…)

Managing a Business

Classes for those who have recently launched a business.

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  • October 7, 2020
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Este taller ofrece información sobre como tener un carrito ambulante y los requerimientos para el estado de Wisconsin como también todos los documentos necesarios para los permisos requeridos y como tener acceso a diferentes incubadoras alrededor del estado. También discutiremos la importancia de tomar los cursos de Safe-serv para obtener los permisos requeridos. Tenga en (more…)


  • October 19, 2020
    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. Call or see our website for upcoming topics! Meet your (more…)


  • October 21, 2020
    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! Please note, if registration has closed, please (more…)


  • October 30, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

COVID has forced small businesses to reimagine traditional operations and pivot to reflect the changing times. WWBIC has responded by developing a fluid, comprehensive series that provides content and resources on relevant topics from reputable experts in the field. Friday Feature focuses on one topic in an open forum, panel type format and includes plenty (more…)


  • November 5, 2020
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

En este taller discutiremos el proceso de cómo iniciar un negocio de repostería/ panadería hogareña. El taller incluye información de que se puede cocinar, cuáles son los requisitos, como debe manejar y comercializar su producto, que permisos y licencias son requeridas o no para hacerlo. Tenga en cuenta que si se ha cerrado la inscripción, (more…)


  • November 16, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 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. Cyber (more…)


  • November 23, 2020
    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. Call or see our website for upcoming topics! Meet your (more…)


  • December 21, 2020
    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. Call or see our website for upcoming topics! Meet your (more…)

Growing a Business

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

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  • October 23, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

COVID has forced small businesses to reimagine traditional operations and pivot to reflect the changing times. WWBIC has responded by developing a fluid, comprehensive series that provides content and resources on relevant topics from reputable experts in the field. Friday Feature focuses on one topic in an open forum, panel type format and includes plenty (more…)


  • October 29, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:00 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. Tourism (more…)


  • November 19, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

When trying to expand your business, having access to $10,000 at a moment’s notice is revolutionary, especially when that capital is someone else’s! In this session you will learn why business credit can be so powerful when starting a business. There is a science to properly building business credit and we will equip you with (more…)


  • November 20, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

COVID has forced small businesses to reimagine traditional operations and pivot to reflect the changing times. WWBIC has responded by developing a fluid, comprehensive series that provides content and resources on relevant topics from reputable experts in the field. Friday Feature focuses on one topic in an open forum, panel type format and includes plenty (more…)


  • December 18, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

COVID has forced small businesses to reimagine traditional operations and pivot to reflect the changing times. WWBIC has responded by developing a fluid, comprehensive series that provides content and resources on relevant topics from reputable experts in the field. Friday Feature focuses on one topic in an open forum, panel type format and includes plenty (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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  • October 3, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us to explore The Power of QuickBooks online, its capabilities, and find out if it is right for your business. Please note, if registration has closed, please contact info@wwbic.com until the day of a class to receive access (more…)


  • October 6, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Topics that will be discussed: • Common types of bank fraud that impact small businesses • Common schemes used to infiltrate and actuate bank fraud • Tools banks offer businesses to protect their accounts • Other general best practices to avoid fraud losses • What is Identity Theft • What makes you at risk and (more…)


  • Part 1
    October 6, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Part 2
    October 13, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a financial empowerment series to learn: • How to create a household budget • Tips and tricks to improve your credit score • Planning household SMART goals • Identifying spending leaks • …and more! Current HACM residents may be eligible for a match savings account (restrictions apply). ***Pre-registration is required. Must have (more…)


  • October 17, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Aprenderemos lo que es y para que sirve un Informe de Flujo de Fondos “Cash Flow”. En este taller completaremos en una hoja de calculo sencilla un informe mensual y anual que nos servirá para hacer nuestro Plan de Negocios. Es muy útil esta herramienta para todos los empresarios ya sea que recién estén en (more…)


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

Having access to money at a moment’s notice is a revelation, especially when that money is someone else’s! In this power packed session, you will learn to master the credit game with pertinent tips and tricks on credit. Discover how your credit score is calculated, the different types of credit scores, learn how to deal (more…)


  • November 7, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Receive an introduction to: setting up QuickBooks Online, navigating the program and basic functions. Please note, if registration has closed, please contact info@wwbic.com until the day of a class to receive access (more…)


  • Part 1
    November 10, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Part 2
    November 17, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This series meets on Tuesday November 10th & 17th from 6:00-7:30PM Join us for a financial empowerment series to learn: • How to create a household budget • Tips and tricks to improve your credit score • Planning household SMART goals • Identifying spending leaks • …and more! Current HACM residents may be eligible for (more…)


  • November 17, 2020
    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! Please note, if registration has closed, please (more…)


  • November 18, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Aprenderemos los conceptos básicos de Contabilidad: Activo, Pasivo, Costo, Gasto y Beneficio. Veremos como llevar la El Informe Financiero Mensual en una hoja de cálculo, para obtener el resultado de las ganancias brutas y netas al final de cada período. Este taller es muy útil para poder tener información sobre los avances de la empresa, (more…)


  • December 16, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Aprenderemos lo que es y para que sirve un Informe de Flujo de Fondos “Cash Flow”. En este taller completaremos en una hoja de calculo sencilla un informe mensual y anual que nos servirá para hacer nuestro Plan de Negocios. Es muy útil esta herramienta para todos los empresarios ya sea que recién estén en (more…)


  • December 17, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Come with a pen and paper ready to WORK!  In this class you will learn to live a life by design instead of living by default.  You will leave with a customized blueprint of your future.  What are your money goals?  What income streams do you want to start next year?  Which challenges do you (more…)


  • December 18, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 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! Please note, if registration has closed, please (more…)

ALL UPCOMING MADISON AREA CLASSES


  • October 3, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us to explore The Power of QuickBooks online, its capabilities, and find out if it is right for your business. Please note, if registration has closed, please contact info@wwbic.com until the day of a class to receive access (more…)


  • October 5, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Obtenga una introducción abarcada de como emprender una pequeña empresa. Esta serie de 11 semanas ofrece una amplia perspectiva sobre todos los aspectos de inciar y administrar una pequeña empresa. Se proveerá información complete sobre financiación empresarial y propiedad empresarial, estudios de mercadeo, estrategias de comercialización, mantenimiento de registros, flujo de caja, las operaciones comerciales (more…)


  • October 6, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Topics that will be discussed: • Common types of bank fraud that impact small businesses • Common schemes used to infiltrate and actuate bank fraud • Tools banks offer businesses to protect their accounts • Other general best practices to avoid fraud losses • What is Identity Theft • What makes you at risk and (more…)


  • Part 1
    October 6, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Part 2
    October 13, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a financial empowerment series to learn: • How to create a household budget • Tips and tricks to improve your credit score • Planning household SMART goals • Identifying spending leaks • …and more! Current HACM residents may be eligible for a match savings account (restrictions apply). ***Pre-registration is required. Must have (more…)


  • October 7, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Is entrepreneurism for you? Explore and discover if so and where to start. Please note, if registration has closed, please contact info@wwbic.com until the day of a class to receive access. (more…)


  • October 7, 2020
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Este taller ofrece información sobre como tener un carrito ambulante y los requerimientos para el estado de Wisconsin como también todos los documentos necesarios para los permisos requeridos y como tener acceso a diferentes incubadoras alrededor del estado. También discutiremos la importancia de tomar los cursos de Safe-serv para obtener los permisos requeridos. Tenga en (more…)


  • October 8, 2020
    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 on (more…)


  • October 12, 2020
    8:30 am - 9:30 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 on (more…)


  • October 14, 2020
    9:00 am - 10:00 am

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! Please note, if registration has closed, please contact info@wwbic.com until the day of a class (more…)


  • October 14, 2020
    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! Please note, if registration has closed, please contact info@wwbic.com until the day of a class to receive (more…)

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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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