Milwaukee & Waukesha 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 Milwaukee & Waukesha 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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  • 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 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. All are welcome. Join us to connect with other like-minded entrepreneurs and get inspired! Mandela Barnes serves as Wisconsin’s 45th Lieutenant Governor. He was elected on (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…)


  • January 5, 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…)


  • January 6, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

En este taller aprenderás los pros y contras de tener a tus empleados en la nómina. Reglas del estado de WI para tener y pagar empleados. Documentos necesarios para empezar la nómina. Diferencia entre pagar con descuentos y pagar en efectivo.  (more…)


  • February 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. Suggestions (more…)


  • February 5, 2021
    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! (more…)


  • February 16, 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…)


  • February 19, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 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 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…)

Managing a Business

Classes for those who have recently launched a business.

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  • December 17, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

COVID has forced customers and business online. Are you ready for online sales and protecting yourself and your customers? Join Jeffery Kersten and Francesca Johnson, Agency Liaisons for the Bureau of Consumer Protection within the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection and Sheila Berndt, Account Manager with NetVPro as we explore cyber Security and (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…)


  • January 7, 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…)


  • January 8, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

“Friday Feature is a presentation based educational offering with opportunity for Q&A throughout. January 8th 1099’s January 22nd Choosing a Business Entity February 12th Food Licensing February 26th Hiring Your Fist Employee March 26th Reading & Understanding Financial Statements April 23rd Cultural Competency May 7th Privacy Protection for Small Businesses May 21st How to Protect (more…)


  • January 19, 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…)


  • February 17, 2021
    12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

If your business is not on Facebook, you are not helping yourself. Learn what content works, what doesn’t and how to build a community. (more…)

Growing a Business

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

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  • December 15, 2020
    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. Tourism (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…)


  • January 11, 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…)


  • February 8, 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…)


  • February 12, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Friday Feature is a presentation based educational offering with opportunity for Q&A throughout. Suggestions welcome for relevant content and topics for upcoming educational offerings at info@wwbic.com (more…)


  • February 26, 2021
    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 (more…)


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

Friday Feature is a presentation based educational offering with opportunity for Q&A throughout. 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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  • 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…)


  • February 25, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Y-O-U are your first business and having your personal finances in order is the perfect launching pad to your business success. Knowing how to tabulate specific numbers can make or break you!  In this session come find out exactly how to budget, and do future projections. This session will equip you with all the basic (more…)


  • February 27, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

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…)

ALL UPCOMING MILWAUKEE & WAUKESHA AREA CLASSES


  • 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 9, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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…)


  • 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 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. All are welcome. Join us to connect with other like-minded entrepreneurs and get inspired! Mandela Barnes serves as Wisconsin’s 45th Lieutenant Governor. He was elected on (more…)


  • December 15, 2020
    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. Tourism (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 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…)

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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