Online Resources

Plan your business, attend workshops and more. From your own kitchen table.

A wide range of online resources gives you flexibility to work on your business wherever you are. Learn at your own pace, access videos and templates, and find resources related to a number of topics. Also attend classes and consultations from the safety of your home while there are pandemic restrictions.

Online resources include:

  • Virtual Workshops and Classes
    Gain knowledge your business needs with entrepreneur training on a diverse range of topics including business basics, marketing, HR, financial, legal and more. Online classes and workshops are free to any entrepreneur. See schedule of upcoming classes.

  • Initiate Prosperity
    This resource library gives users access to a vast library of online content about entrepreneurial topics. You'll find articles, videos, and more – along with templates for everything from financial projections to social media plans. The content follows along four main areas: Marketing, money, management and COVID-19. Entrepreneurs can self-guide, or work with their WBC mentor to receive one-on-one guidance about using the resources. Must have a WBC member login to use.

  • SBA Learning Center
    SBA's online learning programs are designed to empower and educate small business owners every step of the way. Whether you're looking to start a small business or expand your current one, SBA's digital learning platform has everything you need to educate yourself on entrepreneurial best practices and available financing options. Available, on-demand for any entrepreneur. Learn more.

  • DreamBuilder Business Plan Development Course
    We are offering a unique, multi-leveled business skills training program created to help women build their dream of starting or growing their own business. You can opt to take the nine-week online course with a cohort of your women business owner peers – or it can be self-guided, with a WBC mentor available for help, and to check in on your progress. Upon completion, you will have an editable business plan. Learn more.

  • Veteran LLC video library
    From just getting started in the civilian business world, to being the commander of a company, the Veteran LLC | Leadership, Learning and Capital for Military Entrepreneurs video library walks you through the steps. Learn more.


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