Business Training FAQs
How do I enroll in a training program?
How often are the classes held?
Where are the classes held?
How much does the class cost?
Can men take the class?
I am taking the course with my business partner/spouse, so do we both have to pay the tuition?
Do I need a business idea to take the class?
I am already in business, can I take the class?
What time are classes offered?
Do you provide child care?
Are classes offered in Spanish? ¿Se ofrece cursos en español?
How do I apply for a loan?
Do I have to take a WEV class to get a loan?
Where can I get help to write a business plan?
- WEV’s Smart Entrepreneurial Training course. Attend an orientation learn more!
- Your regional Small Business Development Center (SBDC):
- Your regional SCORE chapter:
If I take a WEV class, will I get a loan?
Do you offer grants?
How do I know if I should join Thrive
Thrive is for clients who are currently in business, have a current business plan and accounting software in place, and are committed to stabilizing or expanding their business.
If you are unsure which program is the best fit for your business, one of our program staff will be happy to have a conversation with you to help decide.
How long is the program?
When can I enroll?
How much does the program cost?
Which Business Advisor will I be working with?
Upon enrollment, you will be matched with the advisor we feel will be the best fit for your business’ needs and you can read the biographies of our business advisors here on our website.