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eLearning Library: Aspiring Entrepreneurs

eLearning Library: Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Many On-Demand Learning Options for You

WBDC eLearning Classroom for
Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Aspiring Entrenpreneurs

Do you have an amazing idea for a business, but aren’t sure how it will work or what you need to do to start your business.

These classes are your first step toward understanding the viability of your business and how to get started.

Monetize Your Passion

Refine your ideas for side projects and passions, explore how to monetize these ventures and grow passion to profit and professional aims.
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So You Want to Buy a Business?

Have you been approached about buying someone’s business? Considering purchasing a franchise? Exploring shifting from the role of employee to the role of owner?
This workshop is geared towards evaluating whether these opportunities are a good match and what considerations can help you gain confidence in your decisions.
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Business Entity Types

Designed for aspiring entrepreneurs and early stage start-up businesses, this quick module delves into the top three considerations to evaluate as you set about determining your legal business structure.  Learn about the differences between a sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporation, and decide which is the best fit. 
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Business Plan Basics

Explore business Plan writing and the benefits of having a business plan. 
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Cyber Security

Think your business is too small to be concerned about cyber security? Think again! Typically, we only hear about data breaches at huge corporations, but the truth is most businesses that are hacked are small. Find out how you can tell if your business is vulnerable and get tips on how to make it more secure.
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How CT's New Cyber Law Affects Your Business

Learn how Connecticut’s new cyber security law, issued October 1, 2021, affects your business. 
The new law affects individual or sole proprietorships, partnerships, firms, corporations, trusts, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, joint stock companies, and joint ventures. This webinar is especially relevant for businesses that collect sensitive and personal information from their employees and clients.
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Credit Score 101

Explore personal credit scores and the steps you can take to get your financial house in order. Whether you’re starting a business or already operating one, this session will help you understand the effects of personal finances on business finances, and give you practical tips for improving your credit score. 
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Money Tips to Help Women Thrive

The “M” word doesn’t have to raise fears every time you hear it. While you may feel you have a good grasp on the basics, more refined skills are helpful in learning to build a secure financial future. Join us for an interactive discussion and leave with an action plan that will help guide your financial future. 
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Introduction to QuickBooks Online

Join Sherry Konwerski, WBDC Business Advisor and QuickBooks Pro Advisor, for a general overview of QuickBooks Online. Learn the basic features and functionality of this tool and determine if it is the best solution for your needs. This class is recommended for those who aren’t familiar with bookkeeping or accounting.
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Personal Finance Basics

The basics that every small business owner should know when it comes to personal and business finances, presented by WBDC Business Advisors. 
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What’s next?
Meet with a WBDC Advisor

Personal Financial Counseling: watch “Credit Score 101” and then request an appointment with Samantha Cross.

Business Counseling: watch “Business Entity Types” and “Business Plan Basics” and request an appointment with Sherry Konwerski or Kenyetta Banks