Houston Women's Business Center

WBC Online Business Development Courses


Online Courses for Small Business Owners starting at $99

Sharpen your skills, or learn new ones with our instructor facilitated online courses. Online Continuing Education courses run for six-weeks (with 10-day extension period available at the end). Courses are project-oriented and include lesson, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more. You can complete any course entirely from your home or office. Any time of the day or night.

Featured Self-Paced Online Learning beginning December 13, 2017
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Using practical explanations and real-life examples, this course will show you how money flows through a typical business. You will learn the basics of how a business operates, including how to develop successful business strategies and how to use financial statements to make better business decisions. Whether you're an employee, sales executive, supervisor, or manager, this course will help you understand basic financial information and use that information to make decisions that will positively affect your company's financial situation. This is a business finance course for non-financial employees and managers.
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A to Z Grant Writing is an invigorating and informative course that will equip you with the skills and tools you need to enter the exciting field of grant writing!  You'll learn how to raise needed funds by discovering how and where to look for potential funders who are a good match for your organization.  You'll also learn how to network and develop true partnerships with a variety of funders, how to organize a successful grant writing campaign, and how to put together a complete proposal package. This course speaks mainly to nonprofit organizations, schools, religious institutions, and municipalities seeking grants from foundation, corporate, government, and individual donors.
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Give yourself an employment advantage by developing analytical skills that are consistently in high demand. This course will teach you powerful quantitative methods that will have you making better, more informed, and more effective business decisions. The days of making critical business decisions by instinct or coin toss are long gone. If you are planning a career in business, you cannot afford to miss this course!
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Learn the basics of employment law so you can legally hire, evaluate and manage employees as a manager, supervisor, small business owner, human resource specialist, or corporate executive. Learn the difference between an employee and independent contractor; the basic types of employee benefits; effective hiring, evaluation, and termination procedures; methods to resolve employment disputes in and out of court; discrimination and union laws; and workplace safety rules. You'll learn effective communication techniques, negotiation strategies, and what to expect if you do go to court.





Many more courses are available to you beginning December 13, 2017

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