Northeast 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 the Northeast 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 6, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Are you interested in starting a business, but not sure if you have the skills to start? In this training, we will go through a personal skills assessment, hear from someone who has turned their skills and passions into a business, and the steps they took to turn their dream into a reality. (more…)


  •  March 20, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Do you have a hobby, a business idea, or home-based business that you are looking to expand? In this training, an expert facilitator will discuss how to test if your business idea is ready to grow and guide you through the following questions: Is there a need for your product or service? Can you make (more…)


  •  April 17, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Selecting the type of legal structure for your company can be complicated. This training goes over all business structures including LLC, Partnerships, and Sole Proprietorship. Find out which structure is right for your business and the steps to take to become a legal business entity. (more…)


  •  May 29, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

A business plan is not a document to complete and stick in a drawer. If used properly, it should be an ongoing resource to help you launch, manage and grow your business. LivePlan is a business plan software that will help you to do that successfully. Join us and learn about what information goes into (more…)


  •  August 7, 2024
     5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Are you interested in starting a business, but not sure if you have the skills to start? In this training, we will go through a personal skills assessment, hear from someone who has turned their skills and passions into a business, and the steps they took to turn their dream into a reality. (more…)


  •  August 21, 2024
     5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Do you have a hobby, a business idea, or home-based business that you are looking to expand? In this training, an expert facilitator will discuss how to test if your business idea is ready to grow and guide you through the following questions: Is there a need for your product or service? Can you make (more…)


  •  September 18, 2024
     5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Selecting the type of legal structure for your company can be complicated. This training goes over all business structures including LLC, Partnerships, and Sole Proprietorship. Find out which structure is right for your business and the steps to take to become a legal business entity. (more…)


  •  October 30, 2024
     5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

A business plan is not a document to complete and stick in a drawer. If used properly, it should be an ongoing resource to help you launch, manage and grow your business. LivePlan is a business plan software that will help you to do that successfully. Join us and learn about what information goes into (more…)

Managing a Business

Classes for those who have recently launched a business.

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  •  April 17, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Selecting the type of legal structure for your company can be complicated. This training goes over all business structures including LLC, Partnerships, and Sole Proprietorship. Find out which structure is right for your business and the steps to take to become a legal business entity. (more…)


  •  April 25, 2024
     9:00 am - 10:00 am

The entrepreneurial spirit can’t be ignored – but did yours come with a leadership handbook? Have you found yourself in a leadership quandary as you grow your business with no idea how to handle delegation, professional development, and mentorship? Prioritizing and delegating a growing mountain of tasks is one of the most challenging skills a (more…)


  •  September 18, 2024
     5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Selecting the type of legal structure for your company can be complicated. This training goes over all business structures including LLC, Partnerships, and Sole Proprietorship. Find out which structure is right for your business and the steps to take to become a legal business entity. (more…)

Growing a Business

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

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  •  March 20, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Do you have a hobby, a business idea, or home-based business that you are looking to expand? In this training, an expert facilitator will discuss how to test if your business idea is ready to grow and guide you through the following questions: Is there a need for your product or service? Can you make (more…)


  •  June 12, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

In this training, we will explore the world of customers!  Clearly identifying who your customers are is the most effective way to focus your marketing effort and increase sales. We will cover value proposition, customer segments, customer relationships, and how to utilize data and conduct market research. (more…)


  •  August 21, 2024
     5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Do you have a hobby, a business idea, or home-based business that you are looking to expand? In this training, an expert facilitator will discuss how to test if your business idea is ready to grow and guide you through the following questions: Is there a need for your product or service? Can you make (more…)


  •  November 13, 2024
     5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

In this training, we will explore the world of customers!  Clearly identifying who your customers are is the most effective way to focus your marketing effort and increase sales. We will cover value proposition, customer segments, customer relationships, and how to utilize data and conduct market research. (more…)

Financial Wellness

Classes for those looking to improve their personal finances. All WWBIC financial capability programs are FREE to attendees.

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  •  March 1, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

You have decided a Kiva loan is right for you and now it is time to apply!  Spend an hour with a Kiva Capital Access Manager working on your applications including crafting your stories, visualizing your payment plans, and coming up with crowdfunding strategies. (more…)


  •  April 3, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

In this workshop, you will learn the different types of capital resources, how to be application and loan ready, how to interview and be interviewed by a banker, and how to present to a loan committee. Bank and WWBIC lending experts will lead the session and answer all your questions. (more…)


  •  May 1, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Knowing your numbers will help you manage your cash, empower your decision-making process, and give you the confidence you need to take your business to new heights.  Having your bills, payments, and sales documented and organized will help you understand your financial statements.  In this training, we will go over the importance of organized record (more…)


  •  May 15, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

When it comes to owning a business, understanding how cash flows in and out of your business is vital. Join us and discuss what makes up your cashflow, how to enhance your business’s financial strategy and decrease financial risk. (more…)


  •  September 4, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

In this workshop, you will learn the different types of capital resources, how to be application and loan ready, how to interview and be interviewed by a banker, and how to present to a loan committee. Bank and WWBIC lending experts will lead the session and answer all your questions. (more…)


  •  October 2, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Knowing your numbers will help you manage your cash, empower your decision-making process, and give you the confidence you need to take your business to new heights.  Having your bills, payments, and sales documented and organized will help you understand your financial statements.  In this training, we will go over the importance of organized record (more…)


  •  October 16, 2024
     5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

When it comes to owning a business, understanding how cash flows in and out of your business is vital. Join us and discuss what makes up your cashflow, how to enhance your business’s financial strategy and decrease financial risk. (more…)

ALL UPCOMING NORTHEASTERN WI AREA CLASSES


  •  March 1, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

You have decided a Kiva loan is right for you and now it is time to apply!  Spend an hour with a Kiva Capital Access Manager working on your applications including crafting your stories, visualizing your payment plans, and coming up with crowdfunding strategies. (more…)


  •  March 6, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Are you interested in starting a business, but not sure if you have the skills to start? In this training, we will go through a personal skills assessment, hear from someone who has turned their skills and passions into a business, and the steps they took to turn their dream into a reality. (more…)


  •  March 20, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Do you have a hobby, a business idea, or home-based business that you are looking to expand? In this training, an expert facilitator will discuss how to test if your business idea is ready to grow and guide you through the following questions: Is there a need for your product or service? Can you make (more…)


  •  March 27, 2024
     8:00 am - 9:30 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 speaker and his journey! All are welcome. Join us to connect with other entrepreneurs and get inspired. (more…)


  •  April 3, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

In this workshop, you will learn the different types of capital resources, how to be application and loan ready, how to interview and be interviewed by a banker, and how to present to a loan committee. Bank and WWBIC lending experts will lead the session and answer all your questions. (more…)


  •  April 17, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Selecting the type of legal structure for your company can be complicated. This training goes over all business structures including LLC, Partnerships, and Sole Proprietorship. Find out which structure is right for your business and the steps to take to become a legal business entity. (more…)


  •  April 25, 2024
     9:00 am - 10:00 am

The entrepreneurial spirit can’t be ignored – but did yours come with a leadership handbook? Have you found yourself in a leadership quandary as you grow your business with no idea how to handle delegation, professional development, and mentorship? Prioritizing and delegating a growing mountain of tasks is one of the most challenging skills a (more…)


  •  May 1, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Knowing your numbers will help you manage your cash, empower your decision-making process, and give you the confidence you need to take your business to new heights.  Having your bills, payments, and sales documented and organized will help you understand your financial statements.  In this training, we will go over the importance of organized record (more…)


  •  May 8, 2024
     9:00 am - 10:00 am

Fueled by caffeine and passion, this FREE virtual networking event is for women focused on achieving something fresh for their business. This event encourages business professionals and entrepreneurs to build and grow meaningful connections. Each event features a local strong woman sharing her story and insight.  All are welcome. Join us to connect with other (more…)

Prefer to view all upcoming Northeast WI area classes in list format? Click here.

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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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