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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*

Curriculum:

  • 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 2017 Schedule
(all classes meet online from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)

BEST 270 – Varies          June 6th – July 25th – Register Now!
Please note: the dates for the June – July class will have some variations. Dates will be: Tues 6/6, Tues 6/13, Wed 6/21, Tues 6/27, Wed 7/5, Tues 7/11, Tues 7/18, Tues 7/25. Please mark on your calendar accordingly. 

BEST 272 – Tuesdays          August 1st – September 19th+

BEST 274 – Tuesdays          October 3rd – November 21st+

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
+Registration opens 4-6 weeks prior to start of class, to reserve a space in a future class please email coach@wcwb.org