West Virginia Department of Commerce Training

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WVSBDC Workshops

WVSBDCs provide group training to small business owners through workshops, seminars and conferences on varied topics. These training sessions are designed to improve the skills and knowledge of existing and prospective small businesses, with topics covering management issues, legal information, taxes, financial planning, technology utilization and more.  

Visit the WVSBDC Training Calendar or watch Three-Step Jump Start to learn how a workshop could benefit your business.

Online Courses

There are many useful on-line training sites.  We recommend a few of our partners' beneficial websites.

Small Business Development Training Network 

SCORE – Online Workshops

Governor's Guaranteed Work Force Program

Another training resource for existing small business owners is the Governor's Guaranteed Work Force Program. Through a special legislative grant, the Governor's Guaranteed Work Force Program will help companies enhance their competitive position by acquiring customized, specialized employee training for which the program assumes costs up to $5,000 per business.

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