Business Enterprise Startup Training (BEST)


Startup dreams? You’re in the right place!

Create the business you have always dreamed of here!

Engage and interact in this live instructor-led class taught by an experienced business professional. This course is approved self-employment training through the Washington State Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP). Included in the course is a business plan workbook, recorded webinars, business start-up resources, and two months of free access to Live Plan Business Plan Application.



  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Location, Products, and Services
  • Market Research
  • Business Analysis
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Operations Management
  • Planning for Financial Success
  • Completing your Business Plan
By the end of the class you will have written a comprehensive business plan! 

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



Meet the Instructor 

Sean Moore, PhD, Program Director

Before joining the WCWB as a Business Coach, and now Program Manager, Sean spent seven years teaching a wide variety of management and marketing courses at the collegiate level.   Additionally, Sean has nine years of retail management experience and has spent a total of eighteen years working in the retail sector with specialized experience in the action sports and outdoor industries.  Five years of his experience was working in a world class customer service environment.  In his various retail positions Sean gained proficiency in social media marketing, integrated marketing, visual merchandising and inventory control. In 2012 he completed a Ph.D. in Organizational Change and Development at Southern Cross University.  He conducted research in relation to environmentally responsible organizations, knowledge management and environmental performance.

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
    • Those who are looking for an Eligible Training Provider (ETP) approved education program through CareerBridge
    • 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!)

Upcoming BEST Course Schedule

Summer 2020 | May 19-July 7 | 9:00AM-11:00AM | Register Here!

Mid-Summer 2020 | July 21-September 8 | 9:00AM-11:00AM | Register Here! 

Autumn 2020 | September 22-November 10 | 9:00AM-11:00AM | Register Here!

To reserve a space in a future class, please email [email protected].com