Virtual Classes and Webinars

Germanna Community College

Germanna Community College will be offering courses to small business owners and anyone interested in launching a new business. The classes will cover the principle skills needed to launch and grow a successful small business. The following courses are now available online: 

  • New Small Business Owner Essentials
  • Facebook & Instagram for Business Owners
  • The Entrepreneur's Vision Board Workshop
  • Using Live Streaming Tools on Social Media
  • Intro to Small Business and Individual Taxation
  • Small Business Bookkeeping 

Classes are flexible, affordable and expertly designed and delivered by successful business owners.  For more information, you can download their schedule here.

Is your business growing?  Do you need to upskill employee teams?  Germanna's Corporate Training Solutions can provide unique solutions including:

  • Diversity in the workplace.
  • Effective Communication
  • Employee Engagement & Retention
  • And Much More!

Read all about it here.

Center for Economic Development at University of Mary Washington

The University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center (UMW SBDC) offers a wide variety of classes for small businesses owners starting out to seasoned owners.  The UMW SBDC makes every effort to adhere to the dates published below.  The fee is $30.  If it is necessary to cancel or reschedule a class date for weather or other concerns, you will be notified by phone and/or email.  Please contact our office at 540-654-1383 for questions in regards to events.

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    U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA):  Free Online Course for Small Businesses

The courses are all self-paced and should take about 30 minutes to complete.  Most of the courses require a brief online registration.  Topics covered include:

  • Business Planning and Management
  • e-Commerce
  • Financing and Accounting
  • Government Contracting
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Small Business Retirement
  • Starting a Business

Visit the U.S. Small Business Administration website to view courses.


  Virginia Small Business Development Center

Helping small businesses is our job.  Virginia Small Business Development Center offers a variety of workshops for all your needs.