Training

Our Women's Business Center hosts various workshops focused on emergency preparedness, marketing, business plans, social media, specific industries, and more.

If you represent a community group - such as a chamber of commerce, economic development agency, library, etc. - and are looking to host an event in your community, contact our Women's Business Center at wbc@cfra.org.

For a full listing of events, visit our events page. (To find just small business events, please use the filter feature at the top of the page.)

Online Training At Your Own Pace

Two online training sources are available to Nebraska small businesses, in partnership with the Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center.

DreamBuilder

DreamBuilder is a free online training program with interactive courses available on demand. Sessions focus on starting or growing a small business, and include business plan basics.

DreamBuilder courses are also available in Spanish.

Ed2Go

Ed2Go is an online training site designed to offer small business owners and managers the opportunity to sharpen skills or learn new ones, with more than 200 instuctor-led courses. The courses are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more.

Most courses are $89 and are focused on the areas of business development, accounting, and computer skills that REAP small business owners have told us they need.

Other

Visit the Small Business Association’s Small Business Online Training Network here.