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Business Startup Training (BEST)

“I’m so grateful to have found this class!
It was thought provoking, fun, interactive and invaluable!
[The instructor] was great!!! Thank you!!!”

Engage and interact in this live instructor-led class taught by experienced entrepreneurs. This course is approved self-employment training through the Washington State Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP).

Included in the class is a workbook, recorded webinars, other course materials, resources and four individual coaching sessions. Ongoing support after the course is concluded is available at a reduced cost.  

Classes meet online via webinar at 9:00am – 11:00am

The cost of this class is $395*


  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Products
  • Clients
  • Cash Flow
  • Pricing
  • Marketing/Branding
  • Operations & Legal
  • Business Financing
 By the end of the course you will have the knowledge and basics to write a comprehensive business plan.

Who should attend?

This 8-week course is ideal for:

  • Those who want to get serious about starting their business
  • Those who need to write a business plan to qualify for financing or other purposes
  • Those who are looking for an approved Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP) provider through Washington State Employment Security Department (What’s SEAP?)
  • Those who would like to learn from a flexible location (course is live but webinar based, so you may attend from home, work, coffee shops, or anywhere!)

BEST Winter/Spring 2018 Schedule

BEST 275 – Tuesdays          January 9th – February 27th- Register Now!

BEST 276 – Tuesdays          March 6th – April 24th- Register Now!

BEST 277- Tuesdays           May 1st – June 19th- Register Now!

BEST Summer/Fall 2018 Schedule

Registration for Summer/Fall classes will open 4-6 weeks prior to the start of class 278, to reserve a space in a future class please email coach@wcwb.org 

BEST 278- Tuesdays           June 26th-August 21st

BEST 279- Tuesdays          September 4th-October 23rd

BEST 280- Tuesdays          October 30th-December 18th

(all classes meet online from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)

For questions or to register by phone, please call: 360-464-6049
Do you have questions about the ESD SEAP program? Click here for more information.
*Scholarships available based on 2X federal poverty guidelines. Contact info@wcwb.org | 360.464.6050 for more info