The Small Business Development Center at Wichita State University offers many opportunities to meet your training needs and interests, including workshops, webinars, annual conferences, customized training, and connections to area business events. 

Please note that registration for training closes at 12:00 p.m. the day PRIOR to the event. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Sophia Drouhard at 316-978-3193 or wsu.sbdc@wichita.edu.

February 2024 Events

Intro to Copyright
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Intro to Copyright –  Entrepreneurship Research Lunch and Learn

Date: Friday, February 23
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Online & Ablah Library (Hybrid)
Cost: None

Coffee & Conversation
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Coffee & Connections - Commercial Real Estate

Date: Tuesday, February 27
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Location: WSU Metroplex
Cost: $5.00 - Professional Fee
No Cost for Small Business Leaders

Business Funding
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Business Funding Essentials

Date: Tuesday, February 27
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Cost: None

March 2024 Events

Social Media
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Building Your Brand on Social Media

Date: Tuesday, March 5
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Cost: None

Federal Contracting for Women
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Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program

Date: Wednesday, March 6
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Cost: None
All Things Canva
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All Things Canva

Date: Wednesday, March 13
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Cost: $10.00 - Space is limited.
Working with Wichita
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How to Do Business with the City of Wichita

Date: Thursday, March 14
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Cost: None

Commercial Insurance Basics
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Commercial Insurance Basics

Date: Tuesday March 19
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Cost: None

Startup
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Startup and Start Right

Date: Wednesday, March 20
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Cost: None

Coffee & Conversation
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Coffee & Connections - Accounting & Finance

Date: Tuesday, March 26
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Location: WSU Metroplex
Cost: $5.00 - Professional Fee
No Cost for Small Business Leaders

E-Commerce Options
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Simple E-Commerce Options for Small Businesses

Date: Wednesday, March 27
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Cost: None
Tax
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State Taxes for Retailers

Date: Thursday, March 28
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Cost: None

Taxes
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State Taxes for Construction Contractors

Date: Thursday, March 28
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Cost: None

Trademarking Your Business
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Trademarking Your Business –  Entrepreneurship Research Lunch and Learn

Date: Friday, March 29
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Online & Ablah Library (Hybrid)
Cost: None

April 2024 Events

Pantent Search
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Patent Searching Techniques –  Entrepreneurship Research Lunch and Learn

Date: Friday, April 12
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Online & Ablah Library (Hybrid)
Cost: None

QuickBooks

QuickBooks Online – Training for Beginners 

Date: Tuesday, April 23
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Cost: $179.00

QuickBooks

QuickBooks Online – Training for Intermediate Users

Date: Thursday, April 25
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Cost: $179.00


Customized Training

Want something different? Something more? Let us know! We appreciate your feedback and are also available to develop customized training specifically for you and your employees.

NOTICE: Participants in Kansas SBDC events and workshops agree to allow the Kansas SBDC staff and official photographers to photograph and record them in the context of the event. Images captured may be used on Kansas SBDC websites, posted on social media, shared with media outlets, and/or used in future print and electronic promotional materials. For questions or concerns, please call 316-978-3193 or email ksbdc@wichita.edu.

The Kansas Small Business Development Center at Wichita State University is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.