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WCTC's Small Business Center to offer new classes for fall

Aug small biz classes

PEWAUKEE, Wis. (Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020) – Waukesha County Technical College’s Small Business Center is offering a variety of non-credit workshops and courses this fall designed for small business owners and entrepreneurs to help them achieve success in new and existing ventures.

Please note: All small business courses for fall will now be held online via Zoom in a synchronous format, with an instructor leading classes in real time. Course Zoom links will be emailed to class participants.

Classes will cover a variety of topics:

  • Start-up Basics -- FaSTart Workshop and How to Start a Food Business
  • Business Planning – Business Plan Development
  • Accounting/Taxes – QuickBooks Pro I and II, Organize Business Finances, Understanding Business Taxes, Business Tax Deductions
  • Legal/Insurance – Small Business Insurance, Law for Business Owners
  • Marketing/Sales – Digital Marketing Toolbox, Social Media for Business, Email Marketing, LinkedIn Marketing, Marketing Mastermind, Small Business Web Design

Also, a new, Digital Marketing certificate, comprised of five Marketing/Sales courses, is being offered. Those who complete the certificate will also receive a $170 scholarship and membership to the monthly Digital Marketing Club, which is exclusive to certificate recipients, starting Jan. 2021.

“The WCTC Small Business Center remains open for business as the fall 2020 semester quickly approaches. We will continue to offer all of our regular services, including free counseling, as well as our full line-up of noncredit courses delivered via Zoom,” said Russ Roberts, executive director of WCTC’s Corporate Training Center and Small Business Center. In addition, as more small businesses make the pivot to online in response to the pandemic, we are now offering the Digital Marketing Certificate.”

WCTC’s Small Business Center also offers other resources for small business owners, such as technical assistance, the Take a Professional to Lunch program, networking events and clubs, Women Entrepreneur Speaker Series, and a for-credit Entrepreneurship certificate.

Please visit the Small Business Center webpage for a complete listing of courses for fall 2020, or contact Roberts at 262.695.3468 or for more information.


About Waukesha County Technical College

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