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WBDC’s small business training and counseling educates, empowers and guides the aspiring, entrepreneur throughout their small business venture.
Click on the individual programs below for more information and to register.
Access to Capital
Access to Capital Counseling - Funding Your Business
Connecticut's Small Business Express Program
Finding Funding for Your Small Business
Launch Pad: Get Started on Your Business Plan
Passion to Profit: WBDC's Business Plan Development Program
Business Sustainability & Growth
Business Finance Boot Camp - Part 1: Basic Training
Business Financial Walk-in Day
Contractor, Consultant or Employee: What's the Difference?
Licensing & Registration in Connecticut
Lunch & Learn with WBDC
Mobile Business Advisory Team - Business Growth
Strong Coffee, Strong Women
Legal Implications of Social Media
Mobile Business Advisory Team - Marketing
Saturday Studies: Winning and Delighting Your Customers
Things Your Parents Never Taught You: Money Tips to Help Women Thrive
Online Courses (Live courses)
Online Courses (Instructor-led)
Remote Learning Hub
WBDC Policy for reduced fees, or discounts
A sliding fee scale is offered to individuals who do not have the ability to pay the full cost of services. Discounts are based upon family/household size and annual income. If you are interested in applying, please ask a member of WBDC’s program team for a reduced fee scholarship application.
NO REFUNDS. WBDC reserves the right to cancel any program WBDC is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership (OWBO) & The Office of Financial Assistance. The OWBO is established to help women become full partners in economic development through small business ownership. SBA’s cooperation does not constitute or imply its endorsement of any opinions, products and/or services. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at east two weeks in advance. All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.
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