Southwest WI 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 Appleton 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 29, 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! Join us to learn why a strong business plan is vital and where to find the resources to help you successfully complete your plan! (more…)


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

NOTE: This registration page is for our virtual class. Read below for details. Your business plan is critical for starting, managing, and growing your business and very necessary to secure financing! Join us to learn why a strong business plan is vital and where to find the resources to help you successfully complete your plan! (more…)


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

NOTE: This registration page is for our in person class at our WWBIC Southwest office in La Crosse. Read below for details. Your business plan is critical for starting, managing, and growing your business and very necessary to secure financing! Join us to learn why a strong business plan is vital and where to find (more…)


  • December 8, 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! Join us to learn why a strong business plan is vital and where to find the 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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  • October 28, 2021
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Topic: Business Cultural Compass – Vision The objective of this micro-series is to empower founders, leaders, startups, and organizations with the tools and resources to create a sustainable foundation to their business culture. Research shows that a systematically-developed culture leads to greater success. Through building strong foundations, we will be able to build purpose-centered, mission-driven, (more…)


  • November 1, 2021
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Setting goals effectively is harder than it sounds. Studies show nearly 70% of business goals are missed! Don’t let your business slip – stay focused and achieve your plan. In this entrepreneurial seven-part virtual workshop series, we will provide the teaching and tools to help your business get stronger in the components that you need (more…)


  • November 3, 2021
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Topic: Business Cultural Compass – Values The objective of this micro-series is to empower founders, leaders, startups, and organizations with the tools and resources to create a sustainable foundation to their business culture. Research shows that a systematically-developed culture leads to greater success. Through building strong foundations, we will be able to build purpose-centered, mission-driven, (more…)


  • November 8, 2021
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Your business needs to be measured. What if you had a scoreboard to help you track your progress and see trends quickly? What gets measured, gets done. We will provide you some of the disciplines of business metrics and measurements that will keep you eye on the ball and anticipate issues much earlier. In this (more…)


  • November 11, 2021
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Topic: Operationalize Your Business Culture The objective of this micro-series is to empower founders, leaders, startups, and organizations with the tools and resources to create a sustainable foundation to their business culture. Research shows that a systematically-developed culture leads to greater success. Through building strong foundations, we will be able to build purpose-centered, mission-driven, internally (more…)


  • November 22, 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! Join us to learn how money flows in and out of your business, and how to complete and understand cashflow and projections to set your business up for financial success. (more…)


  • December 2, 2021
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Topic: Enable and Support Performance The objective of this micro-series is to empower founders, leaders, startups, and organizations with the tools and resources to create a sustainable foundation to their business culture. Research shows that a systematically-developed culture leads to greater success. Through building strong foundations, we will be able to build purpose-centered, mission-driven, internally (more…)


  • December 8, 2021
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Topic: Sustainability Through Evolution The objective of this micro-series is to empower founders, leaders, startups, and organizations with the tools and resources to create a sustainable foundation to their business culture. Research shows that a systematically-developed culture leads to greater success. Through building strong foundations, we will be able to build purpose-centered, mission-driven, internally aligned, (more…)


  • December 15, 2021
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Topic: The Business Cultural Experience The objective of this micro-series is to empower founders, leaders, startups, and organizations with the tools and resources to create a sustainable foundation to their business culture. Research shows that a systematically-developed culture leads to greater success. Through building strong foundations, we will be able to build purpose-centered, mission-driven, internally (more…)


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

NOTE: This registration page is for our virtual class. Read below for details. Numbers sure can be scary!  When it comes to your business your numbers are vital to your success! Join us to learn how money flows in and out of your business, and how to complete and understand cashflow and projections to set your (more…)


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

NOTE: This registration page is for our in person class at our WWBIC Southwest office in La Crosse. Read below for details. Numbers sure can be scary!  When it comes to your business your numbers are vital to your success! Join us to learn how money flows in and out of your business, and how (more…)

Growing a Business

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

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  • October 27, 2021
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

NOTE: This is a 3-part session taking place on October 13, 20, and 27. For details on what each session will cover, please read below. WordPress is the most widely used website development platform in the world, allowing for the design of powerful, custom websites that are easy to edit. This beginner-level class will walk (more…)


  • October 29, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Friday Feature is a comprehensive series that provides small business owners with content, resources, and access to subject experts.  Each topic is addressed in an open forum, panel type format with plenty of time for Q & A! Certification can open doors for small business owners. Join us to learn if certification is right for you, (more…)


  • November 1, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join QuickBooks® Level 1 to receive an introduction on: setting up QuickBooks® Online, navigating the program and basic functions. (more…)


  • November 5, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Friday Feature is a comprehensive series that provides small business owners with content, resources, and access to subject experts.  Each topic is addressed in an open forum, panel type format with plenty of time for Q & A! Considering opening a franchise? Join us to explore the ins and outs of franchising, what to consider, what (more…)


  • November 13, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join QuickBooks® Level 2 for hands-on learning: Basic accounting terms, linking bank and credit card accounts, a variety of workflows, and generating accounts. (more…)


  • November 15, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Marketing Mondays: Use Your Unique Voice To Build Your Business You know your business is like no other, but it can be a challenge to translate that into unique messaging that will connect with potential customers. Join us for what is sure to be a fun conversation with Andrea Hubbert of Hub+company. We’ll explain the (more…)


  • November 19, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Friday Feature is a comprehensive series that provides small business owners with content, resources, and access to subject experts.  Each topic is addressed in an open forum, panel type format with plenty of time for Q & A! Do you need to use a commercial kitchen to legally operate your business? Join to us explore the (more…)


  • December 10, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Friday Feature is a comprehensive series that provides small business owners with content, resources, and access to subject experts.  Each topic is addressed in an open forum, panel type format with plenty of time for Q & A! Knowing the cost of your goods and services affects the pricing and overall cashflow of your business. Join (more…)


  • December 11, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for an advanced QuickBooks® session. We will collect feedback from Level 2 students to ensure we are covering advanced QuickBooks® questions our students have. (more…)


  • December 13, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Marketing Mondays: Improving Your Website’s User Experience Are you looking to reach more customers or clients through your business’s website? Many websites are missing key elements of design and usability, making them less attractive — or even confusing — to site visitors. If your website doesn’t resonate with your target audience, you’re likely missing out (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 28, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Your credit report is something that follows you for the rest of your life, why not master it?  In this session, we will break down credit and how to repair it!  No need to pay thousands of dollars to a third party, come learn all about it for yourself!  Your future self will thank you (more…)


  • November 18, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Getting access to $20,000 is revolutionary, especially when that money is someone else’s! This is the power of business credit – and how exciting would it be if you learned how to leverage this credit and turn it into cashflow?  This is the goal of business credit and in this masterclass you will learn exactly (more…)


  • December 16, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Your life can be so different in a year!  If you’re ready to super charge your game plan for the new year, come get the exact steps you need to uplevel your finances. (more…)

ALL UPCOMING SOUTHWEST WI AREA CLASSES


  • October 27, 2021
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

NOTE: This is a 3-part session taking place on October 13, 20, and 27. For details on what each session will cover, please read below. WordPress is the most widely used website development platform in the world, allowing for the design of powerful, custom websites that are easy to edit. This beginner-level class will walk (more…)


  • October 28, 2021
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Topic: Business Cultural Compass – Vision The objective of this micro-series is to empower founders, leaders, startups, and organizations with the tools and resources to create a sustainable foundation to their business culture. Research shows that a systematically-developed culture leads to greater success. Through building strong foundations, we will be able to build purpose-centered, mission-driven, (more…)


  • October 28, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Your credit report is something that follows you for the rest of your life, why not master it?  In this session, we will break down credit and how to repair it!  No need to pay thousands of dollars to a third party, come learn all about it for yourself!  Your future self will thank you (more…)


  • October 29, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Friday Feature is a comprehensive series that provides small business owners with content, resources, and access to subject experts.  Each topic is addressed in an open forum, panel type format with plenty of time for Q & A! Certification can open doors for small business owners. Join us to learn if certification is right for you, (more…)


  • October 29, 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! Join us to learn why a strong business plan is vital and where to find the resources to help you successfully complete your plan! (more…)


  • November 1, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join QuickBooks® Level 1 to receive an introduction on: setting up QuickBooks® Online, navigating the program and basic functions. (more…)


  • November 1, 2021
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Setting goals effectively is harder than it sounds. Studies show nearly 70% of business goals are missed! Don’t let your business slip – stay focused and achieve your plan. In this entrepreneurial seven-part virtual workshop series, we will provide the teaching and tools to help your business get stronger in the components that you need (more…)


  • November 3, 2021
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Topic: Business Cultural Compass – Values The objective of this micro-series is to empower founders, leaders, startups, and organizations with the tools and resources to create a sustainable foundation to their business culture. Research shows that a systematically-developed culture leads to greater success. Through building strong foundations, we will be able to build purpose-centered, mission-driven, (more…)


  • November 5, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Friday Feature is a comprehensive series that provides small business owners with content, resources, and access to subject experts.  Each topic is addressed in an open forum, panel type format with plenty of time for Q & A! Considering opening a franchise? Join us to explore the ins and outs of franchising, what to consider, what (more…)

Prefer to view all upcoming Southwest 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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