Milwaukee & Waukesha Area Classes

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

To download our Greater Milwaukee/Waukesha July – December 2019 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 5, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a required orientation before our 10 week business planning course running Wednesdays August 14th- October 16th. Find out if it is right for you and submit your application for the series. (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 15, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Únase a nosotros para aprender los pasos necesarios para iniciar y operar un negocio de cuidado de menores. Examinaremos los elementos operativos, los requisitos y regulaciones de licencia, y los pasos necesarios para comenzar.  (more…)


  • August 19, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for Consultants Corner for lunch with an expert. Bring your questions and we’ll provide lunch! Topic: Marketing (More information to come) *Registration is required  (more…)


  • September 9, 2019
    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…)


  • September 16, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us to tackle different aspects of small business marketing! We will explore how to brand your business for success!  (more…)


  • September 17, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for Consultants Corner for lunch with an expert. Bring your questions and we’ll provide lunch! Topic: HR (more details to come) *Registration is required  (more…)


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

Join us to tackle different aspects of small business marketing! We will explore Search Engine Optimization and how to help your business be found online! (more…)


  • October 22, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for Consultants Corner for lunch with an expert. Bring your questions and we’ll provide lunch! Theme: Taxes (more details to come) *Registration is required  (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…)


  • 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 19, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for Consultants Corner for lunch with an expert. Bring your questions and we’ll provide lunch! Topic: Marketing (More information to come) *Registration is required  (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…)


  • 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 16, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us to tackle different aspects of small business marketing! We will explore how to brand your business for success!  (more…)


  • September 17, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for Consultants Corner for lunch with an expert. Bring your questions and we’ll provide lunch! Topic: HR (more details to come) *Registration is required  (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…)


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

Join us to tackle different aspects of small business marketing! We will explore Search Engine Optimization and how to help your business be found online! (more…)


  • October 15, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn if podcasting is right for you. You will learn: learn about types of podcasts and how to get started. Also, an opportunity to be interviewed on a podcast! *In partnership with Keystone Click  (more…)


  • October 22, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for Consultants Corner for lunch with an expert. Bring your questions and we’ll provide lunch! Theme: Taxes (more details to come) *Registration is 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…)

Your Growth

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

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  • August 19, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for Consultants Corner for lunch with an expert. Bring your questions and we’ll provide lunch! Topic: Marketing (More information to come) *Registration is required  (more…)


  • September 16, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us to tackle different aspects of small business marketing! We will explore how to brand your business for success!  (more…)


  • September 17, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for Consultants Corner for lunch with an expert. Bring your questions and we’ll provide lunch! Topic: HR (more details to come) *Registration is required  (more…)


  • September 19, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

QuickBooks is a powerful bookkeeping software for small businesses, take one class for $50 or both for $85. Receive an introduction to: setting up QuickBooks, navigating the program and basic functions.    (more…)


  • September 26, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

QuickBooks is a powerful bookkeeping software for small businesses, take one class for $50 or both for $85. Learn to: input customers and vendors, create lists, add employees, process payroll & pay bills. (more…)


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

Join us to tackle different aspects of small business marketing! We will explore Search Engine Optimization and how to help your business be found online! (more…)


  • October 9, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Reciba una introducción a: configuración de QuickBooks, navegación del programa y funciones básicas.  (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
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for Consultants Corner for lunch with an expert. Bring your questions and we’ll provide lunch! Theme: Taxes (more details to come) *Registration is required  (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…)


  • October 26, 2019
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

QuickBooks is a powerful bookkeeping software for small businesses, take one class for $50 or both for $85. Receive an introduction to: setting up QuickBooks, navigating the program and basic functions.    (more…)


  • October 31, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Aprenda a: ingresar a clientes y proveedores, crear listas, agregar empleados, procesar nóminas y pagar facturas.    (more…)


  • November 2, 2019
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

QuickBooks is a powerful bookkeeping software for small businesses, take one class for $50 or both for $85. Learn to: input customers and vendors, create lists, add employees, process payroll & pay bills. (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 - 7:30 pm

Se acerca una gran convención nacional. ¿Ha pensado en cómo afectará su negocio? o sus planes de crecimiento? Obtenga más información sobre los recursos disponibles para ayudar a construir su negocio y  a prepararse para julio de 2020. (more…)


  • November 13, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us to explore your role as an employer, how to interview and onboard quality employees for your business! * In partnership with Fresh Perspective HR  (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 8, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Having the retirement of your dreams takes planning. Join us to learn: how much you should plan to have and steps to get there. (more…)


  • October 17, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Explore proven secrets that will help you achieve your credit goals. You will learn: how to clean up your credit and how to stay on top of your score.  (more…)


  • November 6, 2019
    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…)

ALL UPCOMING MILWAUKEE & WAUKESHA 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 5, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a required orientation before our 10 week business planning course running Wednesdays August 14th- October 16th. Find out if it is right for you and submit your application for the series. (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 15, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Únase a nosotros para aprender los pasos necesarios para iniciar y operar un negocio de cuidado de menores. Examinaremos los elementos operativos, los requisitos y regulaciones de licencia, y los pasos necesarios para comenzar.  (more…)


  • August 19, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for Consultants Corner for lunch with an expert. Bring your questions and we’ll provide lunch! Topic: Marketing (More information to come) *Registration is required  (more…)


  • August 21, 2019
    7:30 am - 9:00 am

Strong Women, Strong Coffee encourages business professionals and entrepreneurs to build meaningful connections. Fueled by caffeine & passion, this morning networking event is for women who are focused on achieving something fresh and new for their business and themselves. Each event features a local strong woman and her story! Alderwoman Chantia Lewis was elected to (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…)

Prefer to view all upcoming Milwaukee & Waukesha 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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