Online 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.  See below for our calendar 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 online classes. If you’re looking for in-person classes 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 12, 2022
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In nine weeks (including graduation), learn the basics of developing and completing a business plan in order to run a successful business. This virtual series utilizes the online LivePlan and Zoom platforms. Access to a computer and basic technology skills are required. FEE: $225**   **Scholarships and reduced fees available. Space is limited and a deposit is (more…)


  • July 12, 2022
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In nine weeks (including graduation), learn the basics of developing and completing a business plan in order to run a successful business. This virtual series utilizes the online LivePlan and Zoom platforms. Access to a computer and basic technology skills are required. FEE: $225**   **Scholarships and reduced fees available. Space is limited and a deposit is (more…)


  • July 21, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this training, we will walk through the process of what it takes to become a homeowner. You will learn all the steps in the home buying process, including how much you can afford, what financing options are available, how to become preapproved, and how to successfully negotiate the purchasing process. (more…)


  • August 5, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Your business plan is key for launching, managing, and growing your business and necessary to secure business 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…)


  • August 20, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

There have been many changes in the home care industry. This two-part series outlines the basic topics and steps involved in starting and operating a home care business. Experts will guide you on examining operational elements, licensing requirements and regulations, and the steps it takes to get started. (more…)


  • September 4, 2022
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In nine weeks (including graduation), learn the basics of developing and completing a business plan in order to run a successful business. This virtual series utilizes the online LivePlan and Zoom platforms. Access to a computer and basic technology skills are required. FEE: $225**   **Scholarships and reduced fees available. Space is limited and a deposit is (more…)


  • September 13, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Your business plan is key for launching, managing, and growing your business and necessary to secure business 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…)


  • September 19, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Are you known by family and friends for that favorite barbeque sauce or those amazing cookies? The specialty food business is about getting your product on the shelf and in the hands of the customer. Knowledge of safe food-handling practices, licensing, health regulations, and product liability laws will be covered, and industry experts will answer (more…)


  • October 3, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Is starting a food truck business in your future? Before spending any of your dollars or time, come learn from experts and discover if this industry is right for you. You will learn the Success Formula, including the role of your business plan, customer experience, licensing, and unique business niche. (more…)


  • October 6, 2022
    8:00 am - 9:00 am

Join us and learn what services WWBIC offers such as: quality business training courses, business loans, one-on-one coaching support, and financial wellness training.  Whether you are exploring, prospecting, or are a practicing entrepreneur, let us guide you to pivot, grow, or strengthen your business and your financial wellness. (more…)


  • October 10, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Thinking about taking the leap of turning your “home cooking skills” into a full-blown restaurant? Come learn from expert restaurateurs and get your questions answered. Learn the steps to get licensed, and how to plan, start, and succeed in the restaurant industry. (more…)


  • October 19, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

There have been many changes in the childcare industry. This four-part series outlines the basic topics and steps involved in starting and operating a childcare business. Experts will guide you on examining operational elements, licensing requirements and regulations, and the steps it takes to get started. (more…)


  • October 20, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A major setback like a foreclosure or bankruptcy can be devastating and leave you feeling helpless. There is life after these financial setbacks. Come learn key principles that will help rebuild your life, refurbish your bank accounts, and reignite your dreams. (more…)


  • December 1, 2022
    8:00 am - 9:00 am

Your business plan is key for launching, managing, and growing your business and necessary to secure business 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…)

Your Foundation

Classes for those who have recently launched a business.

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  • July 12, 2022
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In nine weeks (including graduation), learn the basics of developing and completing a business plan in order to run a successful business. This virtual series utilizes the online LivePlan and Zoom platforms. Access to a computer and basic technology skills are required. FEE: $225**   **Scholarships and reduced fees available. Space is limited and a deposit is (more…)


  • July 12, 2022
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In nine weeks (including graduation), learn the basics of developing and completing a business plan in order to run a successful business. This virtual series utilizes the online LivePlan and Zoom platforms. Access to a computer and basic technology skills are required. FEE: $225**   **Scholarships and reduced fees available. Space is limited and a deposit is (more…)


  • August 5, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Your business plan is key for launching, managing, and growing your business and necessary to secure business 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…)


  • September 4, 2022
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In nine weeks (including graduation), learn the basics of developing and completing a business plan in order to run a successful business. This virtual series utilizes the online LivePlan and Zoom platforms. Access to a computer and basic technology skills are required. FEE: $225**   **Scholarships and reduced fees available. Space is limited and a deposit is (more…)


  • September 7, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Certifying your business as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE), Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WDE), and/or Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Enterprise (DVBE), can have a huge impact on the growth of your business. In this series, experts from the DOA and WBDE will share detailed information on the various types of certifications, certification requirements, business (more…)


  • September 14, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Certifying your business as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE), Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WDE), and/or Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Enterprise (DVBE), can have a huge impact on the growth of your business. In this series, experts from the DOA and WBDE will share detailed information on the various types of certifications, certification requirements, business (more…)


  • September 21, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Certifying your business as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE), Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WDE), and/or Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Enterprise (DVBE), can have a huge impact on the growth of your business. In this series, experts from the DOA and WBDE will share detailed information on the various types of certifications, certification requirements, business (more…)


  • October 3, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Is starting a food truck business in your future? Before spending any of your dollars or time, come learn from experts and discover if this industry is right for you. You will learn the Success Formula, including the role of your business plan, customer experience, licensing, and unique business niche. (more…)


  • October 6, 2022
    8:00 am - 9:00 am

Join us and learn what services WWBIC offers such as: quality business training courses, business loans, one-on-one coaching support, and financial wellness training.  Whether you are exploring, prospecting, or are a practicing entrepreneur, let us guide you to pivot, grow, or strengthen your business and your financial wellness. (more…)


  • October 10, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Thinking about taking the leap of turning your “home cooking skills” into a full-blown restaurant? Come learn from expert restaurateurs and get your questions answered. Learn the steps to get licensed, and how to plan, start, and succeed in the restaurant industry. (more…)


  • October 14, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This training will focus on cybersecurity for micro and small businesses in the post pandemic landscape.  Small businesses have become increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks, ransomware attacks, and phishing.  In this session, you will learn about cybersecurity threats, best practices to avoid an attack, and cybersecurity tools available to protect your business. (more…)


  • October 19, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

There have been many changes in the childcare industry. This four-part series outlines the basic topics and steps involved in starting and operating a childcare business. Experts will guide you on examining operational elements, licensing requirements and regulations, and the steps it takes to get started. (more…)


  • October 20, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A major setback like a foreclosure or bankruptcy can be devastating and leave you feeling helpless. There is life after these financial setbacks. Come learn key principles that will help rebuild your life, refurbish your bank accounts, and reignite your dreams. (more…)


  • November 7, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In an ever-changing world, scenario planning is vital to the success of your business.  Business owners must plan for both positive and challenging situations.  In this training, you will learn how to look at future scenarios, how to identify threats, trends, and potential growth areas, and how to build strategies and procedures for successful long-term (more…)

Your Growth

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

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  • July 12, 2022
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In nine weeks (including graduation), learn the basics of developing and completing a business plan in order to run a successful business. This virtual series utilizes the online LivePlan and Zoom platforms. Access to a computer and basic technology skills are required. FEE: $225**   **Scholarships and reduced fees available. Space is limited and a deposit is (more…)


  • July 12, 2022
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In nine weeks (including graduation), learn the basics of developing and completing a business plan in order to run a successful business. This virtual series utilizes the online LivePlan and Zoom platforms. Access to a computer and basic technology skills are required. FEE: $225**   **Scholarships and reduced fees available. Space is limited and a deposit is (more…)


  • July 13, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A business owner’s focus is on running the business. However, as the business grows, the need to attract, hire and retain employees becomes critical. The owner must understand policies, procedures, legal requirements, benefits, and performance management, as all are vital to the success of the business. Join us and learn from expert HR professionals. (more…)


  • July 15, 2022
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for WWBIC’s exciting Marketing and E-Comm Mondays. Learn how to leverage and use different marketing strategies and digital platforms, no matter the size of your business. Come ready for an insightful conversation with a leading marketing and E-commerce expert. (more…)


  • July 20, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A business owner’s focus is on running the business. However, as the business grows, the need to attract, hire and retain employees becomes critical. The owner must understand policies, procedures, legal requirements, benefits, and performance management, as all are vital to the success of the business. Join us and learn from expert HR professionals. (more…)


  • July 27, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A business owner’s focus is on running the business. However, as the business grows, the need to attract, hire and retain employees becomes critical. The owner must understand policies, procedures, legal requirements, benefits, and performance management, as all are vital to the success of the business. Join us and learn from expert HR professionals. (more…)


  • August 3, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A business owner’s focus is on running the business. However, as the business grows, the need to attract, hire and retain employees becomes critical. The owner must understand policies, procedures, legal requirements, benefits, and performance management, as all are vital to the success of the business. Join us and learn from expert HR professionals. (more…)


  • August 13, 2022
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

When it comes to owning a business, understanding how cash flows in and out of your business, how to complete a cashflow statement, and how to review cashflow and projections are vital to your success. Join us and learn how to enhance your business’s financial strategy and decrease financial risk. (more…)


  • September 4, 2022
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In nine weeks (including graduation), learn the basics of developing and completing a business plan in order to run a successful business. This virtual series utilizes the online LivePlan and Zoom platforms. Access to a computer and basic technology skills are required. FEE: $225**   **Scholarships and reduced fees available. Space is limited and a deposit is (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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  • July 23, 2022
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This hybrid class meets on the following days from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm: July 23rd, 2022 September 24th, 2022 *October 15th, 2022 (For ages 50 & up) 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 (more…)


  • August 18, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Get creative to stay within your household budget! Learn how to use coupons and meal-prep strategies to save money. (more…)


  • September 15, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In Partnership with JP Morgan Chase  The purpose of having a great credit score goes beyond low interest rates. It holds weight in every financial and business decision made on your behalf. In this training, you will learn what it takes to establish and maintain a great credit score and how and when to use (more…)


  • September 24, 2022
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This hybrid class meets on the following days from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm: July 23rd, 2022 September 24th, 2022 *October 15th, 2022 (For ages 50 & up) 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 (more…)


  • September 28, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In partnership with Huntington Bank  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 15, 2022
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This hybrid class meets on the following days from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm: July 23rd, 2022 September 24th, 2022 *October 15th, 2022 (For ages 50 & up) 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 (more…)


  • October 22, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

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


  • November 17, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In Partnership with JP Morgan Chase  The purpose of having a great credit score goes beyond low interest rates. It holds weight in every financial and business decision made on your behalf. In this training, you will learn what it takes to establish and maintain a great credit score and how and when to use (more…)


  • November 19, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join QuickBooks Level 2 for a hands-on learning opportunity that will cover basic accounting terms, linking bank and credit card accounts, a variety of workflows, and generating accounts. (more…)


  • December 10, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

The Level 3 course will cover topics provided by Level 2 participants including more advanced functionalities and other areas for additional learning. (more…)


  • December 15, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Analyzing and understanding where you are spending and saving your monthly income is one of the most important things you can do. Whether you are making a budget for yourself, your household or your business, a budget is your road map to reach your financial goals. Join us to learn how to spend within your (more…)

ALL UPCOMING ONLINE CLASSES


  • July 12, 2022
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In nine weeks (including graduation), learn the basics of developing and completing a business plan in order to run a successful business. This virtual series utilizes the online LivePlan and Zoom platforms. Access to a computer and basic technology skills are required. FEE: $225**   **Scholarships and reduced fees available. Space is limited and a deposit is (more…)


  • July 12, 2022
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In nine weeks (including graduation), learn the basics of developing and completing a business plan in order to run a successful business. This virtual series utilizes the online LivePlan and Zoom platforms. Access to a computer and basic technology skills are required. FEE: $225**   **Scholarships and reduced fees available. Space is limited and a deposit is (more…)


  • July 13, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A business owner’s focus is on running the business. However, as the business grows, the need to attract, hire and retain employees becomes critical. The owner must understand policies, procedures, legal requirements, benefits, and performance management, as all are vital to the success of the business. Join us and learn from expert HR professionals. (more…)


  • July 15, 2022
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for WWBIC’s exciting Marketing and E-Comm Mondays. Learn how to leverage and use different marketing strategies and digital platforms, no matter the size of your business. Come ready for an insightful conversation with a leading marketing and E-commerce expert. (more…)


  • July 20, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A business owner’s focus is on running the business. However, as the business grows, the need to attract, hire and retain employees becomes critical. The owner must understand policies, procedures, legal requirements, benefits, and performance management, as all are vital to the success of the business. Join us and learn from expert HR professionals. (more…)


  • July 21, 2022
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this training, we will walk through the process of what it takes to become a homeowner. You will learn all the steps in the home buying process, including how much you can afford, what financing options are available, how to become preapproved, and how to successfully negotiate the purchasing process. (more…)


  • July 23, 2022
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This hybrid class meets on the following days from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm: July 23rd, 2022 September 24th, 2022 *October 15th, 2022 (For ages 50 & up) 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 (more…)


  • July 27, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A business owner’s focus is on running the business. However, as the business grows, the need to attract, hire and retain employees becomes critical. The owner must understand policies, procedures, legal requirements, benefits, and performance management, as all are vital to the success of the business. Join us and learn from expert HR professionals. (more…)


  • August 3, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A business owner’s focus is on running the business. However, as the business grows, the need to attract, hire and retain employees becomes critical. The owner must understand policies, procedures, legal requirements, benefits, and performance management, as all are vital to the success of the business. Join us and learn from expert HR professionals. (more…)

Prefer to view all upcoming online 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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