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WBCUtah online courses, tools & templates and learning library are customized to help you learn how to successfully operate a business while wearing many hats.

Webinars

Watch our pre-recorded trainings from your home on your own schedule. Register for the training to receive a video link and all class materials.

Business Essentials: Efficiently Scheduling Your Social Media from One Platform
Having trouble finding time to post social media on multiple platforms for your business? Learn how to use Buffer, an online platform for scheduling your social media.

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Coffee with Clancy: 3 Keys to Healthy HR
In this virtual session you will learn more about Expedition HR owner Jill Shroyer’s simple, straightforward, and holistic approach to HR!  Jill will share helpful hints and guidance around recruiting best practice and practical tips on how to navigate the frustrating and/or challenging employee issues we often face in our businesses. 

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Coffee with Clancy: Creating Quality Branding for Your Target Audience
CEO of Engaged Media Edee Burton discusses how to utilize social media platforms to elevate your brand and reach your target audience. She focuses on techniques to use Pinterest and Instagram to tell your brand’s story and reach a larger audience.

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Coffee with Clancy: Women-Owned Small Business Certification
What is WOSB? Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) is a company level diversity certification based on requirements defined by the Small Business Association (SBA). The purpose of the WOSB program is to ensure that woman owned small businesses have equal opportunity to federal contracting. Cody Neville from the SBA Utah office shares his knowledge in this session.

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Coffee with Clancy: Working with the Airport DBE Program
Raymond Christy, Airport Senior Planner-Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Coordinator, will cover the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and opportunities available to business owners. You will learn how to get certified, what resources are available, how it could benefit your business, and where to find the application.

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Coffee with Clancy with Jenna White, Co-Founder of Empire Body Waxing
Join our Business Advisor Clancy Stone in a casual conversation with Jenna White, co-founder of Empire Body Waxing. Learn how Jenna started her own business and used WBCUtah services to do so. Jenna explains how scary it is to be so vulnerable on social media but how ultimately she was able to create the client base she wanted by being so true to herself.

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Financial Foundations: Ask a Lender
Finding funding is crucial to the start and growth of your business, but it isn’t always easy to find funding opportunities. WBCUtah hosted a panel of awesome financial experts representing three diverse lending institutions and programs who will answer all the questions you have about their lending opportunities and how to apply for funding. 

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Financial Foundations: Understanding Pricing Strategies
No matter what type of product you sell, the price you charge your customers or clients will have a direct effect on the success of your business. In this session, we will learn the fundamentals of pricing, strategies and tactics that you can use to price your product or service. We will walk through these pricing concepts using a business example. 

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Financial Foundations: Understanding Financial Statements
Your small business’s day-to-day operations depend on having accurate financial data, and the success of your business depends on you comprehending your business’s financial documents. This interactive training will provide an explanation and understanding of the key financial statements that need to be understood in order to be successful in your business.

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Financial Foundations: Understanding Financial Statements
Your small business’s day-to-day operations depend on having accurate financial data, and the success of your business depends on you comprehending your business’s financial documents. This interactive training will provide an explanation and understanding of the key financial statements that need to be understood in order to be successful in your business.

Key Business Skills: Direct Mail Marketing, Digital Advertising and SEO Basics
Businesses need to have a multi-channel approach to their advertising strategy. That means, you cannot afford to make the mistake of putting all your advertising dollars into one basket, especially when you’re starting out or looking to grow (which you’re doing one of those all the time, right?). Jill Hunt will help you understand basic direct mail marketing options and components and why this method is still extremely vital to every marketing strategy along with also teaching key digital advertising strategies and how SEO (search engine optimization) can help your business.

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Key Business Skills: Branding and Messaging
Branding is the marketing practice of creating a name, symbol or design that identifies and differentiates a product from other products. An effective brand strategy gives you a major edge in increasingly competitive markets. Jen Holub from On Purpose Marketing will teach you how to make your business stand out, build credibility, and capture your audience with messaging that makes them the hero by purchasing your products or services. 

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Key Business Skills: Social Media for Business
You already know that social media can change your business for the better. But, how do you actually get it done, and make it worth it? Kara Laws from Small Town Hub walks you through how to make it happen, increase your sales with social media. This is a step-by-step, hands-on work for: social media engagement, turning likes into sales, & creating an online marketing plan.

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Power of the PIVOT in partnership with SBDC
The new normal means getting creative, tapping into resources and determining just how and when to pivot. It’s no secret that businesses—especially small businesses—are forced to tap into their creativity to effectively survive. SBDC and WBCUtah are partnering to highlight four entrepreneurs in the product and service industry who have successfully pivoted their business to stay afloat.

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Strengthening Our Influence as Women: Confidence, Competence, and Leadership in partnership with Utah Women & Leadership Project
This workshop is designed to help women learn how to strengthen their influence by learning more about confidence, the differences in confidence between men and women, and what we can do to strengthen it. Based on interviews conducted with top women leaders around the world, Dr. Madsen will also mention some of the challenges women face in becoming leaders and how they have navigated through them to become successful. She will also share research on imposter syndrome, women’s negative interactions with each other, and why more Utah women need to step into leadership roles.

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Solve the Business Puzzle: Chat with the Chambers
What does a Chamber of Commerce do, exactly? It doesn’t matter what your industry is or what business you are in, support is key. Support from like-minded people can help you to find success.  There are many resources that we all tap into, like online groups or social media, but a largely untapped resource is on the community level. The Chamber of Commerce in your local community can be a huge untapped resource.

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Solve the Business Puzzle: Let’s Talk Recovery for Rural Utah
It’s no secret that small businesses have been hit hard by Covid-19, this is especially true in our rural Utah communities. What is equally true is that our rural communities are strong, resilient and determined to fight to make the places we call home somewhere special to live. Our way of doing business may look markedly different for some time, but with proper planning we can get our businesses on the road to recovery.

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Solve the Business Puzzle: SMART Goals
Is your business lacking direction or goals during this crazy time? Do you have goals you are working on but can’t seem to achieve? Are your Goals SMART?  Have you spent time looking at the big picture, but still…..nothing is happening? Not all goals are created equally, but if you are SMART with your goals, you’ll be able to focus on what you truly want the outcome to be.

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Solve the Business Puzzle: The Importance of Bookkeeping for Your Business
 

This presentation will cover the basic beginning business owner to the business owner who has been in business for years. We will go over the basics of bookkeeping, how to start, what to keep for records, business entity choice, and the statements created for the business once the bookkeeping is done, the Profit & Loss Statement, and the Balance Sheet.

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Online Courses

Invest time into our guided courses and the result will be a finished business plan, growth model and so much more! To enroll, click “register” and you will receive an email with a link and instructions.

Jump Start: Intro to Entrepreneurship

In 90 minutes, find out what it takes to jump into business ownership. Learn what to consider, how to research your idea, steps to setup a legal business and keys to success.  

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Course also offered in-person in Salt Lake City.

Sponsored by:

Northern counties: Box Elder, Cache, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Morgan, Rich, Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Wasatch & Weber

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Southern counties: Box Elder, Cache, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Morgan, Rich, Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Wastach & Weber

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DreamBuilder

In Spanish & English!

DreamBuilder ofrece cursos en línea que le enseñan las habilidades y los conocimientos necesarios para iniciar o hacer crecer su propio negocio. Los cursos son interactivos, están disponibles en cualquier horario los siete días de la semana, y en ambas versiones en inglés y español. Incluyen testimonios reales de emprendedoras exitosas, una telenovela, y una certificación de Thunderbird School of Global Management. Lo mejor de todo es que es gratis.

Thanks to Chase, WBCUtah is able to offer DreamBuilder, which teaches the skills and knowledge to start or grow your own business, and results in a finished downloadable business plan. The course is interactive, convenient for your schedule and available in both Spanish and English. Best of all, it’s free.

Sponsored by:

Northern counties: Box Elder, Cache, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Morgan, Rich, Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Wasatch & Weber

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Southern counties: Box Elder, Cache, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Morgan, Rich, Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Wastach & Weber

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Build Your Dream Company

Thanks to American Express, WBCUtah is able to partner with My New Enterprise to offer you an exceptional online training experience customized for Utah women. 15 modules feature successful business owners across the country who help you build a foundation of knowledge and entrepreneurial skills, from writing a business plan to serving a broader community.

One-Time Access Fee: $99 (66% off regular price)

15 Modules

Module 1: Course Introduction
Module 2: Define Your Powerful Purpose
Module 3: Build on What You Already Know
Module 4: Launch a True Business Opportunity
Module 5: Write Your Business Plan
Module 6: Form Your Business Entity
Module 7: Create Your Company Brand
Module 8: Develop Your Supporting Cast
Module 9: Maximize All Available Resources
Module 10: Leverage Low-Cost Marketing
Module 11: Develop Your Funding Plan
Module 12: Work with Zealous Tenacity
Module 13: Build a Company of Raving Fans
Module 14: Pivot to Multiple Revenue Streams
Module 15: Serve Your Broader Community

Sponsored by:

Northern counties: Box Elder, Cache, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Morgan, Rich, Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Wasatch & Weber

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Southern counties: Box Elder, Cache, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Morgan, Rich, Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, Wastach & Weber

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Tools and Templates

We have tools to make your planning and research easier.

Map out all the moving parts of your business idea and see if it has wings.

Your plan of attack, including your product or service,  goals and how you will accomplish them.

Estimation of what you think you can earn, spend and profit for the first year. 

Learning Library

No matter where you are with your business, these articles and videos will help you learn and grow as an entrepeneur.

Financing & Accounting

Website & eCommerce

Additional Online Training

Just can’t get enough? Here are more online training programs and sites you’ll be using for a long time!

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